John H. Linehan
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Dr. Linehan was appointed vice president of The Whitaker Foundation on August 1, 1998. Prior to joining the foundation, he was the Bagozzi professor of biomedical engineering and the founding chairman of the department of biomedical engineering at Marquette University. He also was adjunct professor of physiology and medicine (pulmonary and critical care) at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He was president (1999-2000) and a founding fellow (1993) of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. He was president of the Biomedical Engineering Society (1992-93) and named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (1991). His interests in educational issues include leadership, curriculum development, teaching materials, and continuing education. He has published over 300 research articles, chapters and abstracts and served as major professor for thirty-six graduate students.