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Title: Biomedical Engineer
Definition: Biomedical engineers advance knowledge in engineering, biology and medicine, and improves human health through cross-disciplinary activities that integrate the engineering sciences with the biomedical sciences and clinical practice. They apply engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes (e.g. diagnostic or therapeutic), combining the design and problem solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to advance health care treatment, including diagnosis, monitoring, and therapy.
Definition (More Info):
• TryEngineering.org - BioEngineer
Education Program: Masters program:
• Dalhousie University
First Credential: Typically a masters in Biomedical Engineering is required.
• Canada (Sept 2015): Entry Low: $40,126. Entry Median: $55,313.
Salary (More Info):
• PayScale: Biomedical Engineer
Bioengineer, Biomechanical engineer
• Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society
• Canadian Society for Engineering in Agricultural, Food & Biological systems (CSBE - SCGAB)
• Atlantic Canada Clinical Engineering Society