Author Archives: Sheerah Coe
Adeyemi Ogunleye, MD, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor, in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, He sat down to discuss what inspired him to become a surgeon, his aspirations and goals while at UNC Surgery, and the advice he would share with his younger self.
Luigi Pascarella, MD, Clerkship Director, along with Drs. Barnhouse and Klipstein won The Whitehead Medical Society of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine award for Best Application Phae Course Award. The award acknowledges and recognizes the Hospital, Interventional, and Surgical Care among the courses in the Application Phase curriculum, as it was effectively … Continued
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ikonomidis for receiving a NIH R21 award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for the project entitled, “Exploration of key proteases and validation of biomarkers in genetically triggered thoracic aortic aneurysms”, in the amount of $233,250 for the period 8/1/2019 to 7/31/2021.
Mark Farber, MD, chief of vascular surgery at the UNC School of Medicine, is the national principal investigator for the study and performed the trial’s first implant of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis, an investigational device, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC.
Paula Strassle, Ph.D., M.S.P.H joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor. She sat down to discuss her childhood dream of becoming an anthropologist, the events that inspired her to become an epidemiologist, and the goals she has for herself as a faculty member at UNC.
Mia Klein, MD, 4th-year Surgical Resident, won first place for the North Carolina chapter of the American College of Surgeons as well as best trauma presentation overall. The conference was held at Pinehurst on July 19th. The name of her presentation was “Development of Optimized Tissue Factor-Targeted Peptide Amphiphile Nanofibers to Slow Non-compressible Torso Hemorrhage”. … Continued