Dr. Buchanan Awarded Excellence in Mentoring Award

On August 25, 2012,  The Perry Initiative was pleased to present Dr. Tom Buchanan with an award for Excellence in Mentoring in recognition of his established and continuing efforts to encourage women to pursue careers in engineering and the sciences.

Dr. Buchanan checks out his award

Dr. Tom Buchanan directs the Delaware Rehabilitation Institute (DRI) and holds faculty appointments in the Biomechanics & Movement Science Program and the Center for Biomedical Engineering Research.  Dr. Thomas S. Buchanan has also served as a Deputy Dean of the University of Delaware College of Engineering as well as Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.  A long-time champion of women in engineering and other STEM fields, Dr. Buchanan has mentored many students, including Perry Initiative Co-Founder, Dr. Jenni Buckley, and has encouraged gender equity and the increase in numbers of women in science and engineering programs.

Thank you, Dr. Buchanan!

We wholeheartedly thank Dr. Buchanan for all of his efforts spent encouraging the women leaders of tomorrow!

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8:30 am POP – Dallas, TX @ UTSW Medical Center
POP – Dallas, TX @ UTSW Medical Center
Nov 22 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Dallas, Texas which will take place at UTSW Medical Center on November 22, 2014. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]
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4:30 pm MSOP – Rochester, MN @ Mayo Clinic
MSOP – Rochester, MN @ Mayo Clinic
Dec 5 @ 4:30 pm – Dec 5 @ 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in Rochester, Minnesota which will take place at the Mayo Clinic on December 5, 2014. We will be holding our MSOP event for medical students in the greater Rochester area. Women[...]
Dec
6
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8:30 am POP – Rochester, MN @ Mayo Clinic
POP – Rochester, MN @ Mayo Clinic
Dec 6 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Rochester, MN which will take place at the Mayo Clinic on Dec 6, 2014. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in[...]
Dec
12
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2014
4:30 pm MSOP – New York, NY @ Bellevue NYSIM Center
MSOP – New York, NY @ Bellevue NYSIM Center
Dec 12 @ 4:30 pm – Dec 12 @ 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in New York, NY hosted by NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, which will take place at Bellevue NYSIM Center on December 12, 2014. We will be holding[...]
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13
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2014
8:30 am POP – New York, NY @ Bellevue NYSIM Center
POP – New York, NY @ Bellevue NYSIM Center
Dec 13 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in New York, New York, hosted by NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, which will take place at Bellevue NYSIM Center on December 13, 2014. We will[...]

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