The Western Society of Engineers celebrates Engineers Week by honoring Richard A. Berger, M.D., as the 102nd recipient of the Washington Award. The prestigious award is conferred upon an engineer whose accomplishments have preeminently advanced the welfare of humankind.
“I’m honored to stand among the ranks of such impressive previous award recipients as Henry Ford, Orville Wright and Neil Armstrong,” said Dr. Berger. “As a medical doctor, I’m fortunate to have the engineering background to make real innovations in the way we look at joint replacement.”
With a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, a Residency in Pittsburgh, PA ,and Fellowship from Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Dr. Berger has extensive knowledge of human motion.