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Faculty Recognition

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
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Faculty Promotions

 

Dr. Joshua Broder
Joshua S. Broder, MD

Division of Emergency Medicine
Professor

 

Dr. Lola Fayanju
Lola Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS

Division of Surgical Oncology
Associate Professor of Surgery

Dr. Guido Ferrari
Guido Ferrari, MD

Division of Surgical Sciences
Professor in Surgery

Dr. Tamara Fitzgerald
Tamara N. Fitzgerald, MD, PhD

Division of Pediatric Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery

 

Dr. Chad Hughes
G. Chad Hughes IV, MD

Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Professor of Surgery with Tenure

Dr. Alexander Limkakeng
Alexander T. Limkakeng Jr., MD, MHS

Division of Emergency Medicine
Professor

Dr. Paul Mosca
Paul J. Mosca, MD, PhD, MBA

Division of Surgical Oncology
Associate Professor with Tenure

 

Dr. Justin Pollara
Justin J. Pollara, PhD

Division of Surgical Sciences
Associate Professor in Surgery

Dr. David Powers
David B. Powers, MD, DMD

Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery
Professor of Surgery

Dr. Laura Rosenberger
Laura H. Rosenberger, MD

Division of Surgical Oncology
Associate Professor of Surgery

 

Dr. Catherine Staton
Catherine A. Staton, MD

Division of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor with Tenure

Rebecca George Theophanous, MD
Rebecca G. Theophanous, MD

Division of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor

Dr. Betty Tong
Betty C. Tong, MD, MHS

Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery with Tenure

Faculty Honors
 

Alexander Allori, MDAlexander C. Allori, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery

Received a Duke-NUS grant along with Dr. James Mok (Duke-NUS) to help onboard SingHealth into the expanding multi-center ACCQUIREnet longitudinal cleft registry developed by Dr. Allori.

 

Georgia M. Beasley, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

Selected to serve as a panelist for a virtual debate hosted by the Society of Surgical Oncology titled "Surveillance and Adjuvant Therapy in Stage IIIA Patients: All In or Less is More?"

 

Dan BlazerDan G. Blazer III, MD
Chief, Section of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

Elected into the Southern Surgical Association. Founded in 1887, the association has dedicated itself to disseminating research and improving surgical techniques, outcomes, and applicable knowledge.
 

Dr. Dawn BowlesDawn E. Bowles, PhD
Assistant Professor in Surgery
Division of Surgical Sciences

Received an award for her research project "Radiation resistance conferred by small proline-rich repeat proteins (SPRRs)" from the NASA Human Research Program. Dr. Bowles was also selected to serve as chair on the grant review panel for the Human Exploration Research Opportunities (HERO) initiative that will support the NASA Human Research Program.

 

Dan BucklandDaniel Buckland, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Emergency Medicine

Selected as the new Deputy Human System Risk Manager for the Johnson Space Center Human Health and Performance Directorate (HHPD) at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

 


Thomas A. D'Amico, MD
Gary Hock Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Selected as the Medical Director for the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.
 

 

Joseph S. Fernandez-Moure, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Trauma, Acute, and Critical Care Surgery

Received a Duke MEDx award along with Matthew L. Becker, PhD, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Material Science, for their project titled, "Resorbable, Phosphorylated Poly(ester urea) Surgical Adhesive to Enhance Fracture Healing."

 

Dr. Krista HainesKrista L. Haines, MA, DO
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Trauma, Acute, and Critical Care Surgery

Elected as Chair of the Ethics Committee for the Association of Academic Surgeons. Dr. Haines also received a major clinical trial award with Paul E. Wischmeyer, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, for "Metabolic Cart-Guided Early Parenteral Nutrition and Structured Nutrition Pathway in Acute Care Abdominal Surgery and Trauma to Decrease Underfeeding and Complications: The PASTDUe Nutrition EcoSystem Project."

 

Dr. Shelley HwangE. Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH
Mary and Deryl Hart Distinguished Professor of Surgery, in the School of Medicine
Vice Chair of Research
Chief, Section of Breast Surgery

Received "Best Manuscript" at the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Meeting for "Phase II Single-Arm Study of Preoperative Letrozole for Estrogen Receptor-Positive Postmenopausal Ductal Carcinoma In Situ: CALGB 40903 (Alliance)."

 

Dr. Hadiza KazaureHadiza S. Kazaure, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

Received an Innovation Project Award from the Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI) for her project “A Geriatric-Specific Mortality Risk Stratification Tool for Older Surgical Adults.”

 

Dr. Jeffrey MarcusJeffrey R. Marcus, MD
Professor of Surgery and Chief
Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery

Received "Best Talk" at World Rhinoplasty Day, a 23-hour virtual meeting with 140 presentations from rhinoplasty surgeons around the world. Dr. Marcus' talk was titled "Decision-Making in Primary Rhinoplasty."

 

Lisa McElroy, MDLisa M. McElroy, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery

Received an Innovation Project Award from the Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI) for her project "Identifying Inequities in Access to Organ Transplantation."

 

Andrew Peterson, MD
Andrew C. Peterson, MD, MPH

Professor of Surgery
Division of Urology

Selected to serve as a Southeastern Section representative on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Urology.

 

Laura RosenbergerLaura H. Rosenberger, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology

Had a manuscript accepted by the Journal of Clinical Oncology (Impact Factor 32.956). Dr. Rosenberger's manuscript is titled "Contemporary Multi-Institutional Cohort of 550 Cases of Phyllodes Tumors (2007-2017) Demonstrates a Need for More Individualized Margin Guidelines."

 

Jonathan Routh, MD
Jonathan C. Routh, MD, MPH​

Paul H. Sherman, M.D. Distinguished Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Urology

Appointed to the AUA-American Board of Urology Examination Committee.

 

 

Dr. Debra SudanDebra L. Sudan, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery

Was the first woman to receive the Master Surgeon Award, an honor bestowed to individuals who embody the ideals of Duke Surgery and whose career will serve as a guidepost for those who follow in the art and science of surgery.

 

Dr. Kevin Saunders
Kevin O. Saunders, PhD

Associate Professor in Surgery
Division of Surgical Sciences

Featured on WRAL News as a "change maker" in the development of vaccines.

 

New Faculty
 

Dr. Edward P. Chen
Edward P. Chen, MD

Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Chief and Professor of Surgery with Tenure
 

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