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Dr. Morgan Cox, General Surgery Resident
February 7, 2018

General Surgery Resident to Present at ACS Surgical Simulation Summit

Congratulations to Dr. Morgan Cox , General Surgery Resident, on having her abstract accepted for a presentation at the 2018 Annual Surgical Simulation Summit of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) . Dr. Cox will present her abstract titled “Utilizing Brain Stimulation to Enhance Laparoscopic...Read more
Surgeons picking up surgical scissors off a table
January 26, 2018

A Push To Get Older Adults In Better Shape For Surgery

Surgery can be hard on older adults, resulting in serious complications and death far more often than in younger patients. But many seniors aren’t adequately prepared for the risks they might face. Innovative hospitals, such as Duke University Medical Center , the University of California-San...Read more
Andrew Barbas, MD, Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery Georgia Beasley, MHSc, Division of Advanced Oncologic and Gastrointestinal Surgery Eda Holl, PhD, Division of Surgical Sciences Lola Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS, Division of Advanced Oncologic and Gastrointestinal Surgery Maryellen Kelly, DNP, CPNP, Division of Urology
January 12, 2018

Duke Surgery Faculty Selected for 2018 Duke LEADER Program

Five faculty members from the Duke Department of Surgery have been selected to participate in the 2018 Duke Leadership Development for Researchers (LEADER) program sponsored by the Duke University School of Medicine Office of Faculty Development. Duke Surgery’s participants include the following...Read more
Georgia Tomaras, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Surgery and director of research at Duke Human Vaccine Institute
December 21, 2017

Duke-Led Team Develops More Accurate Tool to Track New HIV Infections

Population-based model would benefit research and public health initiatives worldwide Researchers at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute have led an effort to develop a more accurate way to gauge the incidence of HIV infections in large populations, which will improve research and prevention...Read more
 Dr. Lisa Pickett, Chief Medical Officer of Duke University Hospital, presents the award to Dr. Gaca in a surprise ceremony
December 13, 2017

Jeffrey Gaca, MD, Receives Strength, Hope, and Caring Award

In recognition for his extraordinary efforts to accommodate a patient’s needs, Jeffrey Gaca , MD , Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, has received the Strength, Hope, and Caring Physician Award from Duke University Hospital. This award honors employees...Read more
Georgia Tomaras, PhD, Professor of Surgery, and David Montefiori, PhD, Professor of Surgery, of the Division of Surgical Sciences
November 27, 2017

Duke Surgery Faculty Members Among World’s Most Cited Researchers

Georgia Tomaras, PhD , Professor of Surgery, and David Montefiori, PhD , Professor of Surgery, of the Division of Surgical Sciences, are among the world’s most cited researchers in microbiology according to a report by Clarivate Analytics . Duke researchers made up approximately 1 percent of the...Read more