Dr. Cato Laurencin recently spoke at the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) annual event, which is a conference that combines scientific lectures with public policy discussion. His talk highlighted the importance of black representation in the fields of Medicine, Engineering and Science. Dr. Laurencin has spent a large portion of his career in addressing issues on diversity. He served as Rapporteur for the historic Workshop Proceedings entitled “An American Crisis: The Growing Absence of Black Men in Medicine and Science” and is founding Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. Dr. Laurencin is also dedicated to mentoring underrepresented students in the fields of Medicine, Engineering and Science as well. Learn more about Dr. Cato Laurencin, and AIMBE.