The next president of RASA-America will be Professor Tatiana Bronich
Tatiana Bronich, Parke Davis Professor and Director of Center for Drug and Nanomedicine Delivery at the University of Nebraska was elected President-elect of the Russian-American Science Association (RASA-America). Bronich will assume the presidency one year from now, after the current president, Professor Alexander Kabanov, ends his two-year term.
Professor Bronich graduated in Chemistry, at the M. V. Lononosov Moscow State University and has been working at the University of Nebraska for over 20 years. Her research interests are self-assembled polymer materials and their use in Medicine and pharmaceuticals. Professor Bronich is 9th Science Laureate at the University of Nebraska and was elected as Fellow to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) in 2016.
“It is a great honor and responsibility for me. RASA is already a mature organization with its own traditions, objectives and culture. I will be happy to continue to support these traditions and contribute to the development of the Association” – said Professor Bronich.
“I am very pleased with the choice made by our Association. Tatiana is a prominent scientist with international reputation. She is also the editor-in-chief of Nanomedicine and a person with significant administrative experience in the academia. She is now Associate dean for research and graduate studies of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Nebraska. She leads the Center for Excellence in Biomedical Research for the last seven years, funded by a very large grant from the National Institutes of Health. It’s significant that Tatiana is the first woman to head our Association” – commented the current president, Alexander Kabanov.
The election took place during 10th RASA conference, which was held on November 8-10, 2019 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. At the conference, reports were heard in the fields of Medicine, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and other fields, which were made by prominent American scientists of Russian origin.