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Surgery Office of Clinical Research (SoCR) Team
March 1, 2016

Surgery Office of Clinical Research (SoCR) Open House

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held during the Surgery Office of Clinical Research (SoCR) Open House on February 25. Dr. Julie Thacker, Medical Director of the SoCR, cut the ribbon, overseen by Beth Hollister, RN, Research Practice Manager; Ellen Burkett, Mary Beth Davis, and Christy Walters,...Read more
Brian Ezekian, MD
February 22, 2016

Robotic Colectomy Takes Longer, Comparable Results

In the largest analysis to date, General Surgery Resident Dr. Brian Ezekian reports that robotic-assisted colectomy was associated with longer operative times than laparoscopic surgery but comparable short-term clinical outcomes. Dr. Ezekian reported the findings at the Association for Academic...Read more
Dr. Shelley Hwang performing surgery
February 2, 2016

Study Aims to Resolve How To Manage Pre-Cancers of the Breast

The first large U.S. study aimed at resolving an ongoing debate about the best way to treat an early sign of breast cancer will launch later this year under the direction of a Duke Cancer Institute investigator. The study, entitled COMET (Comparison of Operative to Medical Endocrine Therapy) for...Read more
David C. Sabiston, Jr. with residents and a patient
January 29, 2016

The History of Duke Thoracic Surgery

Drs. Peter Smith and Thomas D'Amico, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, and Dr. Michael Mulvihill, General Surgery Resident, penned a terrific article on the history of the thoracic surgery program at Duke. The article appears in a special issue of Seminars in Thoracic and...Read more
Sreeja M. Natesan, MD, Division of Emergency Medicine
November 15, 2015

Sreeja Natesan, MD, Receives 2016 CORD Faculty Teaching Award

Please join Duke Surgery in congratulating Sreeja M. Natesan, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, who was selected by the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) to receive the 2016 CORD Faculty Teaching Award! The Faculty Teaching Award recognizes...Read more
Harrison Jones, PhD
November 12, 2015

Harrison Jones, PhD, Receives Funding to Study Late-Onset Pompe Disease

Dr. Harrison Jones , Division of Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Sciences, has received funding from Genzyme for his investigator-sponsored study concept “Determining the diagnostic utility of the identification of tongue involvement in late-onset Pompe disease (LOPD).” With this award, Dr...Read more