Author Biography

Cynthia Weber

Cynthia Weber is an award-winning educator and researcher, with more than 20 years experience in writing, editing, and project management within the publishing and marketing communication fields. She’s fascinated by the way language is articulated to convey meaning, and her current research projects examine ethics and technology and look at the social and political future of humanity. She holds both a master’s and Ph.D. in rhetoric and technical communication from Michigan Technological University, and has been an editor for IEEE Pulse since 2009.

Author Articles

On the Verge of Neuro-Motion

Chad Bouton, director of the Center for Bioelectronic Medicine and vice president of advanced engineering at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, which serves as the research arm of one of the largest health systems in the United States, has spent nearly two decades developing innovative medical technology and products that help diagnose and treat conditions including cancer, stroke, diabetes, and paralysis.

Editor's Pick

The Year in Review

As we look back over 2016 at IEEE Pulse, we can proudly say that our efforts to bring you up-to-date and informative articles that span the EMB spectrum have paid off. IEEE Pulse began the year with a comprehensive look at what’s new in wearables,

Sharing the Knowledge

Project ECHO is a collaborative model of medical education and care management that empowers clinicians by providing the mentoring they need to treat their patient’s complex conditions where they live.

Open Solutions to Healthcare Challenges

IEEE Pulse talks with Michael Wasser, co-founder of HealthSherpa and CEO of BloomAPI, about the changing landscape for electronic medical records, and the future of healthcare interoperability and innovation.
IEEE Pulse: You have founded at least four companies already, correct? How did you get in the

Cover Story

What the Future Holds

When it comes to biomedical engineering (BME) today, innovation might just be the most important buzzword around. That’s not because it happens to be the trend of the day across industries already; it’s because in the face of skyrocketing healthcare costs, a rapidly aging global population, and multiplying cases of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer, we have no other choice. If our goal is ultimately to create a healthier, more vibrant global society, we must innovate—and radically.