Past Officers

IMPORTANT DATES

March 5, 1952 – First meeting of the IRE Professional Group on Medical Electronics.
February 15, 1960 – Name change to IRE Professional Group on Bio-Medical Electronics.
March 27, 1963 – Name change to IEEE Professional Technical Group on Bio-Medical Electronics.
March 23, 1965 – Name change to IEEE Group on Engineering in Medicine and Biology.
April 1, 1978 – Name change to IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.

EMB-18 OFFICERS

1952
Chairman
Secretary
Treasurer
L. H. Montgomery, Jr.
Harry Grundfest
Julia F. Herrick
1953
Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
L. H. Montgomery, Jr.
Julia F. Herrick
1954
Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
L. H. Montgomery, Jr.
Julia F. Herrick
1955 (officers to 7-1-55)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
Julia F. Herrick
Otto H. Schmitt
Wilson Greatbatch
1956 (officers to 7-1-56)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
Vladimir K. Zworykin
Lee B. Lusted
Wilson Greatbatch
1957 (officers to 7-1-57)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
Vladimir K. Zworykin
Lee B. Lusted
Wilson Greatbatch
1958 (officers to 7-1-58)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
Lee B. Lusted
Urner Liddel
Walter E. Tolles
1959 (officers to 7-1-59)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
Urner Liddel
Walter E. Tolles
Carl Berkley
1960 (officers to 7-1-60)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
Walter E. Tolles
L. E. Flory
George N. Webb
1961 (officers to 7-1-61)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
Herman P. Schwan
R. S. MacKay
George N. Webb
1962 (officers to 7-1-62)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
George N. Webb
Herman P. Schwan
R. L. Schoenfeld
1963 (officers to 7-1-63)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
O. H. Schmitt
R. L. Schoenfeld
Position Vacant
1964 (officers to 7-1-64)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
R. L. Schoenfeld
Murray Eden
J. H. U. Brown
1965 (officers to 7-1-65)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
Murray Eden
Herman P. Schwan
R. A. Floyd
1966 (officers to 7-1-66)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
Murray Eden
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1967 (officers to 7-1-67)
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
John E. Jacobs
Herman P. Schwan
R. A. Floyd
1968
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
Herman P. Schwan
David G. Fleming
Peter Edmonds
1969
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
David G. Fleming
Alan R. Kahn
Peter Edmonds
1970
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
David G. Fleming
R. J. Johns
E. C. Lowenberg
1971
Chairman
Vice Chairman
Secretary-Treasurer
R. J. Johns
Robert Plonsey
E. C. Lowenberg
1972
President
Vice President
Secretary-Treasurer
R. J. Johns
Robert Plonsey
E. C. Lowenberg
1973
President
Vice President
Secretary-Treasurer
Robert Plonsey
L. L. Wheeless, Jr.
Eli Fromm
1974
President
President Elect
Vice President
Secretary-Treasurer
Robert Plonsey
L. L. Wheeless, Jr.
R. J. Gowen
Eli Fromm
1975
President
President Elect
Vice President
Secretary-Treasurer
L. L. Wheeless, Jr.
R. J. Gowen
Thelma A. Estrin
Eli Fromm
1976
President
President Elect
Vice President
Secretary-Treasurer
R. J. Gowen
Thelma A. Estrin
Eli Fromm
Morton D. Schwartz
1977
President
President Elect
Vice President
Secretary-Treasurer
Thelma A. Estrin
Eli Fromm
T. C. Pilkington
Morton D. Schwartz
1978
President
Vice President (Technical Activities)
Vice President (Chapter Activities)
Secretary-Treasurer
Eli Fromm
T. C. Pilkington
Morton D. Schwartz
Dean C. Jeutter
1979
President
Vice President (Technical Activities)
Vice President (Chapter Activities)
Secretary-Treasurer
Eli Fromm
Morton D. Schwartz
Lee E. Ostrander
Dean C. Jeutter
1980
President
Vice President (Technical Activities)
Vice President (Chapter Activities)
Secretary-Treasurer
Eli Fromm
Morton D. Schwartz
Lee E. Ostrander
Dean C. Jeutter
1981
President
Vice President (Technical Activities)
Vice President (Member & Chapter Activities)
Secretary-Treasurer
Morton D. Schwartz
Lee E. Ostrander
Bernard A. Cohen
Dean C. Jeutter
1982
President
Vice President (Technical Activities)
Vice President (Member & Chapter Activities)
Secretary-Treasurer
Lee E. Ostrander
Alfred R. Potvin
Glen C. Gerhard
Dean C. Jeutter
1983
President
Vice President (Technical Activities)
Vice President (Member & Chapter Activities)
Secretary-Treasurer
Alfred R. Potvin
Joseph D. Bronzino
Bernard A. Cohen
Dean C. Jeutter
1984
President
Vice President (Technical Activities)
Vice President (Member & Chapter Activities)
Secretary-Treasurer
Alfred R. Potvin
Joseph D. Bronzino
Dov Jaron
Robert A. Peura
1985
President
Vice President (Technical Activities)
Vice President (Member & Chapter Activities)
Secretary-Treasurer
Joseph D. Bronzino
Willis J. Tompkins
Dov Jaron
Robert A. Peura
1986
President
Vice President (Technical & Conference Activities)
Vice President (Publications & Member Activities)
Vice President (Long Range & Financial Planning)
Secretary
Dov Jaron
Willis J. Tompkins
Michael R. Neuman
Robert A. Peura
Position Vacant
1987
President
Vice President (Technical & Conference Activities)
Vice President (Long Range & Financial Planning)
Vice President (Publications & Member Activities)
Secretary
Dov Jaron
Michael R. Neuman
Robert A. Peura
Willis J. Tompkins
Glen C. Gerhard (pro tem)
1988
President
Vice President (Technical & Conference Activities)
Vice President (Long Range & Financial Planning)
Vice President (Publications & Member Activities)
Secretary
Willis J. Tompkins
Charles J. Robinson
Robert A. Peura
George V. Kondraske
Vacant
1989
President
Vice President (Technical & Conference Activities)
Vice President (Long Range & Financial Planning)
Vice President (Publications & Member Activities)
Secretary
Willis J. Tompkins
Charles J. Robinson
Robert A. Peura
George V. Kondraske
Susan M. Blanchard
1990
President
Vice President (Technical & Conference Activities)
Vice President (Financial Planning)
Vice President (Publications & Member Activities)
Secretary
Charles J. Robinson
Barry N. Feinberg
Gerald F. Harris
Cedric F. Walker
Susan M. Blanchard
1991
President
Vice President (Technical & Conference Activities)
Vice President (Financial Planning)
Vice President (Publications & Member Activities)
Secretary
Charles J. Robinson
Robert Plonsey
Gerald F. Harris
Cedric F. Walker
Susan M. Blanchard
1992
President
Vice President (Technical & Conference Activities)
Vice President (Financial Planning)
Vice President (Publications & Member Activities)
Secretary
Past President
Gerald F. Harris
Janie M. Fouke
Cedric F. Walker
Murray Eden
Susan M. Blanchard
Charles J. Robinson
1993
President
Vice President (Conferences)
Vice President (Financial Planning)
Vice President (Member & Student Activities)
Vice President (Publications & Technical Activities)
Secretary
Past President
Gerald F. Harris
Janie M. Fouke
Cedric F. Walker
John D. Enderle
Jean-Louis Coatrieux
Sally D. Chapman
Charles J. Robinson
1994
President
Vice President (Conferences)
Vice President (Financial Planning)
Vice President (Member & Student Activities)
Vice President (Publications & Technical Activities)
Secretary
Past President
Janie M. Fouke
Swamy N. Laxminarayan
Cedric F. Walker
Susan M. Blanchard
Jean-Louis Coatrieux
Sally D. Chapman
Gerald F. Harris
1995
President
Vice President (Conferences)
Vice President (Financial Planning)
Vice President (Member & Student Activities)
Vice President (Publications & Technical Activities)
Secretary
Past President
Janie M. Fouke
Swamy N. Laxminarayan
Cedric F. Walker
Susan M. Blanchard
John D. Enderle
Sally D. Chapman
Gerald F. Harris
1996
President
Vice President (Conferences)
Vice President (Financial Planning)
Vice President (Member & Student Activities)
Vice President (Publications & Technical Activities)
President -Elect
Past President
Secretary
Susan M. Blanchard
Banu Onaral
Cedric F. Walker
Charles S. Lessard
Alan V. Sahakian
John D. Enderle
Janie M. Fouke
Sally D. Chapman
1997
President
Vice President (Conferences)
Vice President (Financial Planning)
Vice President (Member & Student Activities)
Vice President (Publications & Technical Activities)
President -Elect
Past President
Secretary
John D. Enderle
Banu Onaral
Andrew Y. J. Szeto
Charles S. Lessard
Alan V. Sahakian
Robert Kearney
Susan M. Blanchard
Sally D. Chapman
1998
President
Vice President (Conferences)
Vice President (Financial Planning)
Vice President (Member & Student Activities)
Vice President (Publications & Technical Activities)
President -Elect
Past President
Secretary
Robert Kearney
Christian Roux
Andrew Y. J. Szeto
Gerald L. Coté
Alan V. Sahakian
Banu Onaral
John D. Enderle
Sally D. Chapman
1999
President
Vice President (Conferences)
Vice President (Financial Planning)
Vice President (Member & Student Activities)
Vice President (Publications & Technical Activities)
President -Elect
Past President
Secretary
Banu Onaral
Christian Roux
Robert Galloway
Gerald L. Coté
Henrietta L. Galiana
Andrew Y. J. Szeto
Robert Kearney
Sally D. Chapman
2000
President
Vice President (Conferences)
Vice President (Financial Planning)
Vice President (Member & Student Activities)
Vice President (Publications & Technical Activities)
President -Elect
Past President
Secretary
Andrew Y. J. Szeto
Yuan-Ting Zhang
Robert Galloway
Ronald Summers
Henrietta L. Galiana
Christian Roux
Banu Onaral
Laura J. Wolf
2001
President
Vice President (Conferences)
Vice President (Financial Planning)
Vice President (Member & Student Activities)
Vice President (Publications & Technical Activities)
President -Elect
Past President
Executive Director
Christian Roux
Yuan-Ting Zhang
Roger C. Barr
Ronald Summers
Donna L. Hudson
Henrietta L. Galiana
Andrew Y. J. Szeto
Laura J. Wolf
2002
President
President Elect
Past President
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications & Technical Activities
Executive Director
Henrietta L. Galiana
John W. Clark, Jr.
Christian Roux
Ronald Summers
Roger C. Barr
Nigel Lovell
Donna L. Hudson
Laura J. Wolf
2003
President
President Elect
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications & Technical Activities
Executive Director
Past President
John W. Clark, Jr.
Roger C. Barr
Ronald Summers
Donna L. Hudson
Nigel Lovell
Bernard S. Hudgins
Laura J. Wolf
Henrietta L. Galiana
2004
President
President Elect
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications & Technical Activities
Executive Director
Past President
Roger C. Barr
Yongmin Kim
Nigel Lovell
Donna L. Hudson
Barbara A. Oakley
Bernard S. Hudgins
Laura J. Wolf
John W. Clark, Jr.
2005
President
Society President-Elect
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications & Technical Activities
Past President
Executive Director
Yongmin Kim
Position Vacant
Nigel Lovell
Donna L. Hudson
Barbara A. Oakley
Bin He
Roger C. Barr
Laura J. Wolf
2006
President
President-Elect
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications & Technical Activities
Past President
Executive Director
Yongmin Kim
Donna L. Hudson
Zhi-Pei Liang
Craig J. Hartley
Jorge E. Monzon
Bin He
Position Vacant
Laura J. Wolf
2007
President
President-Elect
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications & Technical Activities
Past President
Executive Director
Donna L. Hudson
Position Vacant
Zhi-Pei Liang
Craig J. Hartley
Jorge E. Monzon
Bin He
Yongmin Kim
Laura J. Wolf
2008
President
President-Elect
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications & Technical Activities
Past President
Executive Director
Donna L. Hudson
Bin He
Zhi-Pei Liang
Craig J. Hartley
Jorge E. Monzon
Andrew Laine
Position Vacant
Laura J. Wolf
2009
President
President-Elect
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications & Technical Activities
Past President
Executive Director
Bin He
Position Vacant
Zhi-Pei Liang
Craig J. Hartley
Jorge E. Monzon
Andrew Laine
Donna L. Hudson
Laura J. Wolf
2010
President
President-Elect
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications & Technical Activities
Past President
Executive Director
Bin He
Zhi-Pei Liang
Nigel Lovell
Craig J. Hartley
Gudrun Zahlmann
Andrew Laine
Donna L. Hudson
Laura J. Wolf
2011
President
President-Elect
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications & Technical Activities
Past President
Executive Director
Zhi-Pei Liang
Position Vacant
Nigel Lovell
Robert Butera
Gudrun Zahlmann
Andrew Laine
Bin He
Laura J. Wolf
2012
President
President-Elect
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications & Technical Activities
Past President
Society Executive Director
Zhi-Pei Liang
Bruce Wheeler
Nigel Lovell
Robert Butera
Gudrun Zahlmann
Andrew Laine
Position Vacant
Laura J. Wolf
2013
President
President-Elect
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications & Technical Activities
Past President
Society Executive Director
Bruce Wheeler
Position Vacant
Nigel Lovell
Robert Butera
Gudrun Zahlmann
Paolo Bonato
Zhi-Pei Liang
Laura J. Wolf
2014
President
President-Elect
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications
Vice President – Technical Activities
Past President
Society Executive Director
Bruce Wheeler
Andrew Laine
Michael Khoo
Robert Butera
Barbara Oakley
Paolo Bonato
Jose Principe
Position Vacant
Laura J. Wolf
2015
President
Vice President – Conferences
Vice President – Financial Planning
Vice President – Member & Student Activities
Vice President – Publications
Vice President – Technical Activities
Past President
Andrew Laine
Michael Khoo
Walt Besio
Barbara Oakley
Paolo Bonato
Jose Principe
Bruce Wheeler

Last Updated: 9 January 2015

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