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Mia Klein, MD, Wins First Place

July 22, 2019

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”. … Read more

JAMA Surgery #1 surgery journal in the world with Dr. Melina Kibbe as Editor-in-Chief

July 1, 2019

JAMA Surgery journal receives a record high impact factor of 10.668 making it the #1 surgery journal in the world and the distinction of being the 1st surgery journal to achieve a double-digit impact factor. JAMA Surgery recently announced that its impact factor rose significantly from 8.5 to 10.688 making it the highest ranked surgery journal in the world, as well as the first surgery journal to … Read more

Drs. Bruce Cairns and Anthony Charles Receive NIH T32 award

June 28, 2019

Please join us in congratulating Drs. Bruce Cairns and Anthony Charles for receiving NIH T32 award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences for the project entitled, “Trauma Research Fellowship”, in the amount of $925,399 from 7/1/2019 to 6/30/2024. The award they received will provide for 3 fellows in Yr1 and 2 per year … Read more

Nathan A. Womack 2019 Graduation Celebration

June 14, 2019

Graduating Residents and Fellows, accompanied by their families, attended the Department of Surgeries Graduation Ceremony on June 7, 2019 at the Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill. This year’s event included fellows from Critical Care, Advanced Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Complex General Surgical Oncology, and Vascular Surgery as well as residents from General Surgery, and Plastic … Read more

4th Annual Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Research Day

June 14, 2019

The Department of Surgery hosted its 4th Annual Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Research Day on Friday, June 7, 2019. Over 70 faculty members, alumni, residents and medical students in the Department took part in the day. There were 54 poster presentations and eight oral presentations from across the nine divisions that showcased an array … Read more

Melanoma survivor shares story to inspire hope

June 11, 2019

When Judith Edmonds discovered an itchy, raised freckle on her leg, she knew something was wrong. At that time, she didn’t realize how important this was going to be to her life. Edmonds, who now lives in Bullock, N.C., was diagnosed with melanoma, a potentially deadly form of skin cancer, and she had the cancer … Read more