SENEFFE, Belgium—Jim Curtis, senior AETS specialist for Dow Corning's health care business, has been awarded the C. William Hall Award by the Society for Biomaterials in recognition of his efforts to develop, establish, maintain and promote the society's objectives and goals.
“Jim is a key consultant for health care colleagues globally, with a strong history and extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry,” Tami Heilman-Adam, North America health care AETS manager, Dow Corning said in a news release. “We are proud to see him recognized for his expertise and long-standing contributions to the Society for Biomaterials.”
Curtis' 35-year career in the medical device and materials field includes 29 years with Dow Corning. He has published more than 30 papers and served as a keynote speaker at biomaterial and silicone technology meetings.
According to the release, Curtis is a 25-year member of the Society for Biomaterials, a network of academic, health care, governmental and business professionals dedicated to promotion and advancing all aspects of biomaterial sciences. In that time he has served as a peer reviewer, session chair and officer. Currently, he serves with the Biomaterials & Medical Products Commercialization Special Interest Group.