Stephen Boppart, MD, PhD, is an Abel Bliss Professor of Engineering with appointments in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bioengineering, Medicine, and the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. His Biophotonics Imaging Laboratory is focused on developing novel optical technologies and translating these for cancer imaging. Professor Boppart received his PhD in Medical and Electrical Engineering from MIT, his MD from Harvard Medical School, and his residency training at the University of Illinois in Internal Medicine. He has published over 350 invited and contributed publications and has over 45 patents related to optical biomedical imaging technology. He is a strong advocate for the integration of engineering and medicine to advance human health and our healthcare systems and is playing an active role in the visioning and development of our new engineering-based College of Medicine.