August '22 Department Recognition


Dr. Brett Phillips, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery

Brett Phillips, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery

Selected as Renaissance School of Medicine Alumni Board of Stony Brook University's Outstanding Recent Graduate





Jennifer Plichta, MD, MS, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

Selected as a speaker for the Association of Women Surgeons Class of 2022 Signature Speaker Series




Dr. Henry Rice

Henry Rice, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric General Surgery

Spoke to the Durham City Council about new Duke University partnership with City of Durham to study the needs of gun violence survivors and their families; the partnership and Dr. Rice's speech were featured in the News & Observer


Residents and Fellows

Krish Dewan


Krish Dewan, MD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Selected to receive the OSPD Basic Science Research Track Scholarship from the Duke Office of Physician-Scientist Development, sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Physician-Scientist Institutional Award



Staff and Administration

Erica A. Hall
Research Technician
Large Animal Resources and Training Core

Passed the veterinary technician exam