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Zhenyu Qin, MD, requested as consultant for NSF (4-1-14)

Devon Harris, former VMRL research asst, accepted into UTHSCSA Dental School (3-4-14)

Amita Shah, MD, PhD, 2013 graduate, to present at 2014 American Burn Association mtg (1-28-14)

House Staff Council Traveling Scholarships for Residents & Fellows (1-28-14)

Heather Harrison, MS3, to present at 2014 Southwestern Surgical Congress (11-6-13)

Meenakshi Rani, PhD, presents at 2013 FloTex conference (11-6-13)

 

Recent publications

Villamaria CY, Morrison JJ, Fitzpatrick CM, Cannon JW, Rasmussen TE. Wartime vascular injuries in the pediatric population of Iraq and Afghanistan: 2002-2011. J Ped Surg. 2014 Mar;49(3):428-432.

Villamaria CY, Eliason JL, Napolitano LM, Stansfield RB, Spencer JR, Rasmussen TE. Endovascular Skills for Trauma and Resuscitative Surgery (ESTARS) course: Curriculum development, content validation, and program assessment. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Apr;76(4):929-36.

Villamaria CY, Fries CA, Spencer JR, Roth M, Davis MR. Hydrogen sulfide mitigates reperfusion injury in a porcine model of vascularized composite autotransplantation. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 May;72(5):594-8.

Durant RW, Wenzel JA, Scarinci IC, Paterniti DA, Fouad MN, Hurd TC, Martin MY. Perspectives on barriers and facilitators to minority recruitment for clinical trials among cancer center leaders, investigators, research staff, and referring clinicians: Enhancing minority participation in clinical trials (EMPaCT). Cancer. 2014 Apr 1;120 Suppl 7:1097-105. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28574. PMID:24643647[PubMed - in process]

Lazar DA, Fallon SC, Benson EM, Hassan SF, Brandt ML. Scarless laparotomy in children: a transumbilical technique with umbilicoplasty. Am Surg. 2013 Dec;79(12):1304-5.

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Surgery Research - Publications of Historic Note:

 

Aust, JB. Presidential Address to the Southern Surgical Association, December 2000: Odyssey of an Academic Surgeon. (Ann Surg. 2001 May; 233(5): 597-602.)

 

Aust JB, McFee AS. University of Texas Health Science Center (Commentary). (Arch Surg. 2005;140:526-528)

 

McFee AS. Presidential Address to the Western Surgical Association: Lessons (Archives of Surgery May 2006)

 

Pruitt, BA. Presidential Address to the Southern Surgical Association: Combat Casualty Care and Surgical Progress. (Annals of Surgery 2006;243: 715-729)

 

Surgery Research - Recently Published (July 2013-present)

 

  1. Villamaria CY, Morrison JJ, Fitzpatrick CM, Cannon JW, Rasmussen TE. Wartime vascular injuries in the pediatric population of Iraq and Afghanistan: 2002-2011. J Ped Surg. 2014 Mar;49(3):428-432.
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  3. Villamaria CY, Eliason JL, Napolitano LM, Stansfield RB, Spencer JR, Rasmussen TE. Endovascular Skills for Trauma and Resuscitative Surgery (ESTARS) course: Curriculum development, content validation, and program assessment. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Apr;76(4):929-36.
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  5. Villamaria CY, Fries CA, Spencer JR, Roth M, Davis MR. Hydrogen sulfide mitigates reperfusion injury in a porcine model of vascularized composite autotransplantation. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 May;72(5):594-8.
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  7. Durant RW, Wenzel JA, Scarinci IC, Paterniti DA, Fouad MN, Hurd TC, Martin MY. Perspectives on barriers and facilitators to minority recruitment for clinical trials among cancer center leaders, investigators, research staff, and referring clinicians: Enhancing minority participation in clinical trials (EMPaCT). Cancer. 2014 Apr 1;120 Suppl 7:1097-105. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28574.PMID:24643647 [PubMed - in process]
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  9. Lazar DA, Fallon SC, Benson EM, Hassan SF, Brandt ML. Scarless laparotomy in children: a transumbilical technique with umbilicoplasty. Am Surg. 2013 Dec;79(12):1304-5.
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  11. Aguilar-Gaxiola S1, Ahmed S, Franco Z, Kissack A, Gabriel D, Hurd T, Ziegahn L, Bates NJ, Calhoun K, Carter-Edwards L, Corbie-Smith G, Eder MM, Ferrans C, Hacker K, Rumala BB, Strelnick AH, Wallerstein N. Towards a Unified Taxonomy of Health Indicators: Academic Health Centers and Communities Working Together to Improve Population Health. Acad Med. 2014 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]
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  13. Ulloa JG, Kirkpatrick VE, Wilson SE, Williams RA. Stent Salvage of Arteriovenous Fistulas and Grafts. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2014 Jan 14.
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  15. Kirkpatrick VE, Wilson SE, Williams RA2, Gordon IL. Surveillance Computed Tomographic Arteriogram (CTA) Does Not Change Management before Three Years in Patients Who Have a Normal Post-EVAR Study. Ann Vasc Surg. 2013 Dec 18. pii: S0890-5096(13)00681-X. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2013.09.017. [Epub ahead of print]
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  17. Bensink ME, Ramsey SD, Battaglia T, Fiscella K, Hurd TC, McKoy JM, Patierno SR, Raich PC, Seiber EE, Warren-Mears V, Whitley E, Paskett ED, Mandelblatt S. Costs and outcomes evaluation of patient navigation after abnormal cancer screening: Evidence From the Patient Navigation Research Program. Cancer. 2013 Oct 25. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28438. [Epub ahead of print]
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  19. Willis RE, Curry E, Gomez PP. Practice schedules for surgical skills: the role of task characteristics and proactive interference on psychomotor skills acquisition. J Surg Educ. 2013 Nov-Dec;70(6):789-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2013.06.014. Epub 2013 Aug 6.
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  21. Bayer J, Das NA, Baisden CE, Rani M, Dearmond DT, Peters JI, Johnson SB. Effect of inhaled tacrolimus on ischemia reperfusion injury in rat lung transplant model. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Nov;146(5):1213-9. Epub 2013 Sep 9.
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  23. Sunil TS, Hurd T, Deem C, Nevarez L, Guidry J, Rios R, Guerra H, Ortiz J, Jones L. Breast Cancer Knowledge, Attitude and Screening Behaviors Among Hispanics in South Texas Colonias. J Community Health. 2013 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]
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  25. Darlington DL, Craig T, Gonzales MD, Schwacha MG, Cap AP, Dubick MA (2013) Acute coagulopathy of trauma in the rat. Shock 39:440-446. PMID: 23481505
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  27. Schwacha, M.G., Rani, M., Zhang, Q., Nunez-Cantu, O., Cap, A.P. (2013) Mitochondrial damage- associated molecular patterns (DAMPs) activate gamma delta (??) T-cells. Innate Immunity (epub ahead of print). PMID: 23757324
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  29. Fallon SC, Hassan SF, Larimer EL, Rodriguez JR, Brandt ML, Wesson DE, Palazzi DL, Lopez ME. Modification of an evidence-based protocol for advanced appendicitis in children. J Surg Res. 2013 Jun 19. pii: S0022-4804(13)00570-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.05.088. [Epub ahead of print]
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  31. Fallon SC, Brandt ML, Hassan SF, Wesson DE, Rodriguez JR, Lopez ME. Evaluating the effectiveness of a discharge protocol for children with advanced appendicitis. J Surg Res. 2013 May 22. pii: S0022-4804(13)00450-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.04.081. [Epub ahead of print]
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  33. Hassan SF, Stephens E, Fallon SC, Schady D, Hicks MJ, Lopez ME, Lazar DA, Rodriguez MA, Brandt ML. Characterizing pilomatricomas in children: a single institution experience. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jul;48(7):1551-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.08.007
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