Andrea Ippolito

Andrea Ippolito named to Biden’s Transition Team

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.


40th anniversary celebration

40 Years of Knowledge Sharing

We recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of a very important program at HSS – the Cornell-HSS Program in Biomechanical Engineering. This week, I invited Dr. Timothy Wright, Director of Biomechanics, to write a guest blog about the program and his experience at a special event celebrating the anniversary. Read full Article in HSS Making Rounds.