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Six Trauma Research Projects Selected for Presentation at Military Health System Research Symposium (2017-08-27)

Funding News for Dr. Ismail Jatoi (2017-08-01)

Congratulations to the 2017 winners of the Resident Papers Competition at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society! (2017-06-16)

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Al Fayyadh MJ, Hassan RA, Tran ZK, Kempenich JW, Bunegin L, Dent DL, Willis RE. Immediate auditory feedback is superior to other types of feedback for basic surgical skills acquisition. J Surg Educ. 2017 Aug 30. pii:S1931-7204(17)30263-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.08.005. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28865902 View the abstract

Stewart RM. Basil A. Pruitt Jr. MD and the US Army Institute for Surgical Research: Five Decades of Science, Clinical Care, Mentorship, and Leadership. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 Aug 24. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001681. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28846547

Johnson M, Alarhayem A, Convertino V, Carter R 3rd, Chung K, Stewart R, Myers J, Dent D, Liao L, Cestero R, Nicholson S, Muir M, Schwacha M, Wampler D, DeRosa M, Eastridge B. Compensatory Reserve Index: Performance of a novel monitoring technology to identify the bleeding trauma patient. Shock. 2017 Aug 1. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000959. [Epub ahead of print]

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Photo Six Trauma Research Projects Selected for Presentation at Military Health System Research Symposium
Six trauma-related research projects from the Department of Surgery will be presented at the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) held in Kissimmee, FL in August 2017. The studies are authored or co-authored by 19 faculty, staff, and research residents. Presenters and co-authors include: Dr. Abdul Alarhayem, Dr. Andre Cap, Dr. Dani Cobb, Dr. Christopher Crane, Mark DeRosa CRT, Dr. Brian Eastridge, Dr. Eva Galvan, Dr. Donald Jenkins, Dr. Michael Johnson, Rachelle Jonas RN, Dr. Aaron Lewis, Dr. Lillian Liao, Daniel Merrill, Dr. John Myers, Dr. Susannah Nicholson, Dr. Meenakshi Rani, Dr. Nicholas Robbins, Dr. Martin Schwacha, and Shannon Scroggins. The MHSRS is the Department of Defense’s premier scientific meeting, and draws approximately 2,300 attendees. It provides a venue for presenting new scientific knowledge resulting from military-unique research and development. The MHSRS is the only military or civilian meeting that focuses specifically on the unique medical needs of the warfighter.
August 27, 2017


Photo Funding News for Dr. Ismail Jatoi
Congratulations to Dr. Ismail Jatoi, Director of the Division of Surgical Oncology, who is a co-investigator in a recently awarded, five-year NIH grant. He will work with Dr. Rong Li of Molecular Medicine on a National Cancer Institute-funded R01 study titled “Crosstalk between BRCA1 and Transcription in Breast Cancer.” Dr. Jatoi role will provide his clinical expertise and insight to the study which aims to determine the lineage-specific etiology of BRCA1-associated breast cancer.
August 01, 2017


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