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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MSOP – Minneapolis, MN @ Zimmer Spine
Mar 6 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in Minneapolis, MN which will take place at Zimmer Spine on March 6, 2015. We will be holding our MSOP event for medical students in the greater Minneapolis area. Women in first[...]
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8:30 am POP – Minneapolis, MN @ Zimmer Spine
POP – Minneapolis, MN @ Zimmer Spine
Mar 7 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Minneapolis, MN which will take place at Zimmer Spine on March 7, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the[...]
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8:30 am POP – Albuquerque, NM @ University of New Mexico
POP – Albuquerque, NM @ University of New Mexico
Mar 14 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Albuquerque, New Mexico which will take place at University of New Mexico on March 14, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school[...]
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4:30 pm MSOP – Atlanta, GA @ Emory University
MSOP – Atlanta, GA @ Emory University
Mar 20 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We are pleased to announce a Medical Student Outreach Program in Atlanta, GA which will take place at Emory University on March 20, 2015. We will be holding our MSOP event for medical students in the greater Atlanta area. Women in first[...]
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8:30 am POP – Atlanta, GA @ Emory University
POP – Atlanta, GA @ Emory University
Mar 21 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
We are pleased to announce a Perry Outreach Program in Atlanta, GA which will take place at Emory University on March 21, 2015. We will be holding our POP event for high school students in the greater[...]

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