UNC Surgery Well Represented at ACS Resident Research Forum

July 18, 2011 -- Several general surgery residents participated in the Resident Research Forum at the North and South Carolina Chapters of the American College of Surgeons, held in Asheville, NC, on July 15-17.

Dr. Raeshell Sweeting was awarded second place for her presentation, "Intraoperative Electron Radiation Therapy Improves Local Control in Retroperationeal Sarcoma."

Other Surgery residents who presented:

  • Dr. Jeffrey Dehmer, poster presentation, "Experience and Opinions of 4th Year Medical Students in Acquiring Competence with Basic Procedural Skills"
  • Dr. Mark Joseph, poster presentation, "Use of a Hemodialysis Filter to Oxygenate as a Bridge to Extracorporeal Live Support: A Proof of Concept"
  • Dr. Shiara Ortiz-Pujols, oral presentation, "Burn Injury: The Challenge of Insufficient Facilities and Providers"
  • Dr. Shiara Ortiz-Pujols, poster presentation, "The Role of Bacterial Infection in Airway Inflammation and Acute Inhalational Injury"
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