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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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Surgical Research Conference – 2013-2014

 

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Current & past NIH-funded residents


 

Thursdays at noon, 409L Medical School

Presentations are available by videoconference to the Library at the Institute of Surgical Research.

 


 

Photo Thursday, April 24, 2014
John Admire, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Negative impact of the nightfloat system on surgical intern procedural experience: Can we fix this?
More about Dr. Admire's research

 


 

 

Research Residents – Past Presentations

 

Photo Thursday, April 10, 2014
David G. Baer, PhD
Director of Research, US Army Institute of Surgical Research
Topic: Peer review, open access and the ongoing revolution in medical publishing

 

 


Photo Thursday, April 3, 2014
Rachel S. Morris, MD, UT Surgery Research Resident
Topic: Immunopathological response to severe trauma and burn - Changes in platelet activitiy in acutely burned patients
Abstract | More about Dr. Morris's research

 


Photo Thursday, March 27, 2014
Pedro Pablo Gomez, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic(s): Colonoscopy simulator training and transfer of skills to clinical practice
AND
Development of a virtual reality robotic surgical curriculum using the Da Vinci Surgical System
Resident profile | More about Dr. Gomez's research | Abstract

 


Photo Thursday, March 20, 2014
Andrew Adams, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: A comparison of high, medium and low fidelity simulation for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Training — Preliminary results
More about Dr. Adams's research | Abstract

 


Photo Thursday, March 13, 2014
Hannahy Harrison, UT School of Medicine MS3
Topic: An experimental model of hemothorax autotransfusion: Impact on coagulation | Abstract

 


Photo Thursday, March 6, 2014
Raman Babayeuski, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Frozen section biopsy in the management of necrotizing fasciitis and necrotizing soft tissue infection
More about Dr. Babayeuski's research | Abstract

 


Thursday, February 27, 2014 — No conference

 


 

Thursday, February 20, 2014 — No conference

 


Photo Thursday, February 13, 2014
Meenakshi Rani, PhD, Surgery Research Scientist
Trauma Immunopathology Research Laboratory
Topic: T-cells and the burn wound inflammatory response
More about Dr. Rani | Abstract

 


Photo Thursday, February 6, 2014
John Admire, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Validity and description of a low fidelity training platform for vascular surgery
More about Dr. Admire's research | Abstract

 


Photo Thursday, January 30, 2014
Andrew Adams, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Management of hereditary breast cancer
More about Dr. Adams's research | Abstract

 


Thursday, January 23, 2014 — No conference

 


Photo Thursday, January 16, 2014
Martin G. Schwacha, PhD, Professor of Trauma Research and
Director of Surgical Research Resident Program
Topic: Who wrote this paper anyway? "The Ethics of Scientific Authorship"
More about Dr. Schwacha

 


Photo Thursday, January 9, 2014
Pedro Pablo Gomez, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Evaluation of a dedicated skills development rotation for General Surgery interns
Resident profile | More about Dr. Gomez's research | Abstract

 


Thursday, January 2, 2014 — No conference

 


Thursday, December 26, 2013 — University Holiday — No conference

 


Photo Thursday, December 19, 2013
Raman Babayeuski, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: TBA
More about Dr. Babayeuski's research
Location change this date only — 211C

 


Photo Thursday, December 12, 2013
John Admire, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Proficiency-based open surgical skills for medical students: Can it be done and do the skills decay?
More about Dr. Admire's research
Location change this date only — 211C

 


Photo Thursday, December 5, 2013
Andrew Adams, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Simulation model for microsurgery training
Abstract | More about Dr. Adams's research

 


Thursday, November 28, 2013 — University Holiday — No conference

 


Thursday, November 21, 2013 — No conference

 


Photo Thursday, November 14, 2013
Rachel Morris, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Immunopathological response to severe trauma and burn - A pilot study in progress
Abstract | More about Dr. Morris's research

 


Photo Thursday, November 7, 2013
Jean A. Orman, ScD, MPH
Chief, Statistics and Epidemiology, US Army Institute of Surgical Research
Ft. Sam Houston TX
Topic: Outcomes measurement: Assessing health-related quality of life
Location change this date only — 211C

 


Photo Thursday, October 31, 2013
Raman Babayeuski, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Intraoperative mesenteric block in the management of postoperative ileus
Abstract | More about Dr. Babayeuski's research

 


Photo Thursday, October 24, 2013
John Admire, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Recombinant Factor VIIa to Correct Coagulopathy in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury Presenting to Outlying Facilities Before Transfer to the Regional Trauma Center
Abstract | More about Dr. Admire's research

 


Photo Thursday, October 17, 2013
Andrew Adams, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: A comparison of high, medium and low fidelity simulation for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training
Abstract | More about Dr. Adams's research

 


Thursday, October 10, 2013 — No conference

 

Photo Thursday, October 3, 2013
CPT Thomas A. Mitchell, MD
Surgery Research Resident, SAMMC
Topic: Is early vaccination after splenectomy effective at preventing later infections by encapsulated organisms? | Abstract

 

Photo Rachel Morris, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Impact and timing of bilateral adrenalectomy for refractory ACTH-dependent Cushing Syndrome
Abstract | More about Dr. Morris's research

Location change this date only — 211C

 


Photo Thursday, September 26, 2013
Pedro Pablo Gomez, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Development of a virtual reality robotic surgical curriculum using the Da Vinci Si Surgical System
Resident profile | More about Dr. Gomez's research | Abstract
Location change this date only — 211C

 


Photo Thursday, September 19, 2013
Ross Willis, PhD, Associate Professor and Director, Surgical Education
Director, Johnson Center for Surgical Innovation | More about Dr. Willis
Topic: Surgical Education Research: What is it? How is it conducted? What have we learned?

 


Photo Thursday, September 12, 2013
Raman Babayeuski, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Alternate approaches to the management of blunt injury chest trauma
More about Dr. Babayeuski's research | Abstract
Location change this date only — 211C

 


Photo Thursday, September 5, 2013
John Admire, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Proficiency-based open surgical skills for medical students - Can it be done and do the skills decay?
Abstract | More about Dr. Admire's research

 


Photo Thursday, August 29, 2013
Andrew Adams, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Quality of life following breast conservation therapy vs. mastectomy with reconstruction in women with primary breast cancer
Abstract | More about Dr. Adams's research

 


Photo Thursday, August 22, 2013
Rachel Morris, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Gene expression in hyperparathyroidism: Molecular differences in the sporadic adenomas of older vs. younger MEN1-Negative patients
Abstract | More about Dr. Morris's research

 


Thursday, August 15, 2013 — No conference

 


Photo Thursday, August 8, 2013
Pedro Pablo Gomez, MD, UT General Surgery Resident
Topic: Colonoscopy simulator training and transfer of skills to clinical practice
Abstract | Resident profile | More about Dr. Gomez's research

 


Thursday, August 1, 2013 — No conference

 


Thursday, July 25, 2013 — No conference

 


Photo Thursday, July 18, 2013
Martin G. Schwacha, PhD, Professor of Trauma Research and
Director of Surgical Research Resident Program
Topic: Effective Powerpoint presentations — It's not rocket science
More about Dr. Schwacha
Location change this date only — 444B

 


Photo Thursday, July 12, 2013
Martin G. Schwacha, PhD, Professor of Trauma Research and
Director of Surgical Research Resident Program
Topic: Orientation
More about Dr. Schwacha
Location change this date only — 444B

 


 

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