Lauren G. Anderson, PhD
Dr. Anderson holds a PhD in Neurobiology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BA in Neuroscience from The Johns Hopkins University. She came to Duke in 2010 as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Neurology. During her graduate studies, Dr. Anderson worked in Research and Sponsored Programs at UNC General Administration, analyzing research activity across 16 campuses, serving as a liaison for the opening of the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, and evaluating the UNC Research Administration Management System & eSubmission (RAMSeS) platform for launch throughout the UNC System. Dr. Anderson joined the School of Medicine’s Office of Research Development in June 2013 before transferring to Surgery in October 2015.
Krista Haines, MA, DO
Krista Haines, MA, DO is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Trauma, Acute, and Critical Care Surgery.
Kunoor Jain-Spangler, MD
Kunoor Jain-Spangler, MD is Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery and Director of the Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship.
Trevor A. Lentz, PT, PhD, MHA
Trevor A. Lentz, PT, PhD, MHA is an Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery. He received his PhD in rehabilitation science and MPH with a concentration in health care management and policy from the University of Florida. His research focuses on outcomes prediction following orthopedic surgery and other musculoskeletal pain-related treatments. In particular, his work aims to identify individual and health care system-level factors that influence patient-reported outcomes, health care utilization and costs. Dr. Lentz recently completed a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in musculoskeletal research at the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI).
Lisa M. McElroy, MD, MS
Lisa M. McElroy, MD, MS is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery and Population Health Sciences. Her research examines the influence of organizational characteristics on clinical outcomes of high cost, high acuity patients. Her current work aims to improve equity in access to transplantation by reducing bias in processes of care and is funded by the Duke Center for Research to Advance Healthcare Equity, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Surgical Association.
Leila Mureebe, MD, MPH
Leila Mureebe, MD, MPH, is Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. She serves as the associate program director (APD) for the Vascular Surgery Residency Program. She earned her Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Mureebe’s research interests include the influence of care processes on outcomes and decision-making in vascular surgery.
Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, MPH, PhD
Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, MPH, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences, Assistant Research Professor of Global Health, and Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences. He is a transdisciplinary researcher, trained dentist, a certified head education specialist, and a head and neck cancer (HNC) epidemiologist. In his research career, he has used a population lens in investigating cancer prevention, from primary to tertiary prevention and cancer health outcomes. Across this prevention spectrum, he has investigated head and neck cancer prevention through risk mitigation, early detection, surveillance, control, survivorship, and quality of life. His current research is at the intersection between HNC survivorship and supportive care and psychosocial outcomes.
Jennifer K. Plichta, MD, MS
Jennifer K. Plichta, MD, MS is Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology and Population Health Sciences.
Jonathan C. Routh, MD, MPH
Jonathan C. Routh, MD, MPH is the Paul H. Sherman, MD Associate Professor of Surgery and Associate Professor in Pediatrics. Dr. Routh completed his urology residency at the Mayo Clinic. He finished his training at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where he completed simultaneous fellowships in Pediatric Urology and Pediatric Health Services Research. Dr. Routh also obtained a Master's of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Routh's research focuses primarily on health care delivery issue for children being treated for vesicoureteral reflux, urolithiasis, genitourinary malignancies, and neurogenic bladder. Dr. Routh was also a recipient of the 2016 SCORES Scholars award.
Betty Tong, MD, MHS, MS
Betty Tong, MD, MHS, MS, is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and Associate Director of the Thoracic Surgery Residency Programs. Following her training in thoracic surgery, she earned her Master of Health Science (MHS) degree at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Tong’s research interests include patient preferences and health care decision-making, comparative effectiveness for surgical diseases, survey research, health disparities and simulation in graduate medical education. Her work has been funded by the NICHD through the Duke Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Grant and the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network.
Brittany Zwischenberger, MD
Brittany Zwischenberger, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. She is also Associate Director of the Thoracic Surgery Residency Program.