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Margaret Slattery

Assistant Dean for General Education
Director, Office for General Education


  • Undergraduate Education
  • Biomedical Engineering

304D Rider Building





  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, 1998
  • Ph D, Bioengineering, Penn State University, 2006


Journal Articles

  • S. Liang, Margaret J Slattery, D. Wagner, S. I. Simon and C. Dong, 2008, "Hydrodynamic shear rate regulates melanoma-leukocyte aggregation, melanoma adhesion to the endothelium, and subsequent extravasation", Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 36, (4), pp. 661-671

Conference Proceedings

  • T. Ozdemir, G. Meyers, B. Cornell, G. Gerber, Margaret J Slattery and J. L. Brown, 2013, "Integrating creative thinking into biomaterials education", Society for Biomaterials


  • M. A. Navitsky, J. O. Taylor, A. B. Smith, Margaret J Slattery, S. Deutsch, C. A. Siedlecki and K. B. Manning, 2014, "Platelet adhesion to polyurethane urea under pulsatile flow conditions", Artificial Organs

Research Projects

Honors and Awards


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The Department of Biomedical Engineering administers the undergraduate major in biomedical engineering, and is a part of the university-wide Intercollege Graduate Degree Program, offering both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioengineering. Our work combines traditional engineering principles with medicine and technology for the betterment of human health and society. 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

122 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-863-6614