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E.g., 2020-10-23
Gayathri Devi, PhD
September 21, 2020

Dr. Gayathri Devi Appointed to Editorial Board for Cancers Journal

Dr. Gayathri Devi, Associate Professor in Surgery , Division of Surgical Sciences, was recently appointed to the editorial board for the journal Cancers . Published by MDPI, Cancers (ISSN 2072-6694) is an international, peer-reviewed open access journal on oncology and includes articles in basic,...Read more
Edward P. Chen, MD
August 18, 2020

Duke Surgery Appoints New Chief of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

The Duke Section of Surgical Disciplines is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward P. Chen, MD, as the new Chief of the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Chen comes to Duke from Emory University where he has served as the Section Head of Adult Cardiac Surgery and Director...Read more
Aerial shot of Duke Hospital and Duke Medical Pavilion
June 23, 2020

Transplantation at Duke in the Time of COVID-19

Photo above: Aerial shot of Duke University Hospital and Duke Medical Pavilion Transplantation remains the last hope for many patients with end-stage organ failure. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a nationwide decrease in transplants and organ donation. A recent study in The Lancet...Read more
James Meza, MD, General Surgery Resident
May 19, 2020

An Inside Look at the COVID-19 Pandemic: Dr. James Meza

This story is part of an ongoing series of reflections from Duke Surgery faculty, residents, and staff. The final year of residency holds many milestones. For general surgery administrative chief resident James Meza, MD, the COVID-19 pandemic significantly altered the last few months of his...Read more
Shelley Hwang with a patient
May 13, 2020

Balancing Act

When Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH, is in the operating room performing surgery on a patient with breast cancer, she focuses all of her considerable experience, skill, and knowledge on the task at hand: giving this individual patient the best possible outcome. At the same time, she recognizes that every...Read more
Dr. Jason Theiling and Dr. Dan Gilstrap
May 6, 2020

An Inside Look at the COVID-19 Pandemic: Dr. Jason Theiling

Photo: Dr. Jason Theiling with Dr. Daniel L. Gilstrap​ This story is part of an ongoing series of reflections from Duke Surgery faculty and staff. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Dr. Jason Theiling spends most of his time in the emergency department. As medical director, he now works most days...Read more
Dr. Amy Alger
May 6, 2020

An Inside Look at the COVID-19 Pandemic: Dr. Amy Alger

This story is part of an ongoing series of reflections from Duke Surgery faculty and staff. Before getting into her car to go home, Dr. Amy Alger begins a 3-step decontamination process. She changes out of her scrubs and personal protective equipment (PPE), scrubs her hands, and puts on new clothes...Read more

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