Congratulations to CAMEO program alum, Andrea Ippolito on being named to President-Elect Joe Biden’s transition team for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Ms. Ippolito was a Master of Engineering student in Larry Bonassar’s lab, working with PhD alum, Jeff Ballyns on a project culturing human meniscus cells from OR samples collected by Dr. Scott Rodeo. After her time at Cornell Ms. Ippolito went on to work in industry for a few years followed by a M.S. in science policy at MIT. She went on to serve as the Director of the VA Innovators Network at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Ms. Ippolito currently is a lecturer in Engineering Management and the S.C. Johnson College of Management at Cornell University, where she is teaching policy and entrepreneurship. She and her family, including husband, Dr. Alex Macualey, who did his orthopaedics residency at HSS, live in Ithaca, NY.