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October 8, 2020

Q&A with Daniel Guerrón, MD, Metabolic Weight Loss Surgeon

Dr. Guerrón, second from the right, with research fellows in the OR From September 15 to October 15, the United States observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the positive contributions of Hispanic Americans to the nation’s achievements, culture, and history. In honor of the...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Black Voices in Healthcare: Hadiza S. Kazaure, MD, New Faculty Member

This piece is part of a series featuring Black voices from the surgical and emergency medicine communities at Duke. About Dr. Hadiza Kazaure Dr. Kazaure was born in Nigeria and moved to the United States to attend college. She received a bachelor of science at Temple University, followed by medical...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Black Voices in Healthcare: Bryanna Stukes, Medical Student

This piece is part of a series featuring Black voices from the surgical and emergency medicine communities at Duke. About Bryanna Bryanna Stukes was born and raised in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. She attained a B.A. in philosophy from Spelman College before volunteering with Peace Corps...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Crisis of Care: Defining and Dismantling Health Disparities

Photo above: Dr. Rachel Greenup holds a consultation with a patient regarding financial options for treatment (Pre-COVID-19) With tens of millions of Americans currently unemployed, a raging global pandemic affecting races disproportionately, and a widespread national acknowledgment of deeply...Read more
Cecilia Ong, MD
October 1, 2020

COVID-19 and Patient Care: A Resident’s Perspective

Photo above: Dr. Cecilia Ong, General Surgery Chief Resident, preps for surgery For many healthcare professionals, news of the COVID-19 pandemic arrived from multiple channels and on many different levels: policies from their institutions, global news, CDC guidelines, and first-hand accounts from...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Great COVID-19 Saves: Rapid Testing in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit

Photo above: Intubated patient receives oxygen from manual resuscitation bag The emergence of the highly infectious SARS-CoV-2 virus posed a new challenge to caring for trauma patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, trauma surgeons faced a serious dilemma:...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Surgery Research Grant Activity and Awarded Clinical Trials

Abdominal Transplant Surgery Andrew S. Barbas, MD "Therapeutic Strategies to Improve Function of High-Risk Liver Grafts" National Institutes of Health Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD "SC2i Renewal" Henry Jackson Foundation/USU "Neonatal Porcine Islet Xenografts for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes" National...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Publications in High Impact Factor Journals

Publications in Journals with an Impact Factor of 10.0 or Greater Hiding in plain sight. Fayanju OLM . JAMA . 2019 Dec 10;322(22):2173-2174. Antigen-loaded monocyte administration induces potent therapeutic antitumor T cell responses. Huang MN, Nicholson LT, Batich KA, Swartz AM, Kopin D, Wellford...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Faculty Recognition

Faculty Promotions Matthew Hartwig, MD Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Associate Professor of Surgery with Tenure Hadiza S. Kazaure, MD Division of Surgical Oncology Assistant Professor of Surgery Kevin O. Saunders, PhD Division of Surgical Sciences Associate Professor of Surgery Faculty Honors...Read more