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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.

Salary Range:
• Canada (Sept 2015): Entry Low: $40,126. Entry Median: $55,313.

Salary (More Info):
• PayScale: Biomedical Engineer

Related Specialties:
Bioengineer, Biomechanical engineer

Professional Associations:
Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society
Canadian Society for Engineering in Agricultural, Food & Biological systems (CSBE - SCGAB)

Other Resources:
Atlantic Canada Clinical Engineering Society


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