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Exponent Engineer Chairs Session on Materials for Medical Devices at MD&M West


January 10, 2008

Dr. Maureen Reitman, Principal Engineer in the Mechanics & Materials practice in Bowie, MD, is the chairman of the Society of Plastics Engineers' Medical Plastics Division. She will chair a day-long session on "MultiPhase Polymer Systems and Blends and their application in Medical Devices" at the MD&M West Conference on Thursday January 31, 2008 in Anaheim CA. The session provides an understanding of fundamental and practical aspects of multiphase materials, including polyurethanes, nanocomposites and biopolymers. Attendees will hear presentations about enabling technologies, new materials, potential applications, and special considerations for medical device usage and participate in a panel discussion with industrial and academic leaders. More information on the program can be found at: www.devicelink.com/expo/west08/conference_404.html.