Bidez is an internationally renowned biomedical engineer, entrepreneur and system-safety consultant. She has more than 29 years experience in serious injury investigation in the field, scientific research and teaching at the UAB School of Engineering and technology-transfer within the health-care sector.
She is a National Leadership Fellow of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, an honor bestowed on the top 2% of the field. Bidez has appeared on ABC’s 20/20 addressing child auto safety and was featured in the book Women Who Mean Business – Success Stories of Women over Forty.
Bidez is the engineering team leader for EDU-CAR, a child road user initiative in Uruguay, funded by the World Bank Global Road Safety Facility and the FIA Foundation. She holds active memberships in numerous professional engineering societies.