Wake Forest Baptist Names Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery
H. (Ted) Kincaid, M.D., has been appointed chair of
cardiothoracic surgery at Wake
Forest Baptist Medical Center. Kincaid is a cardiothoracic
surgeon at Wake Forest Baptist.
Kincaid also serves as director of thoracic
transplantation at Wake Forest Baptist.
In addition to cardiothoracic, cardiovascular and general
thoracic surgery, his clinical interests include valvular heart disease and
arrhythmia surgery with emphasis on less invasive techniques.
Wake Forest Baptist Names Chair of Pediatrics
A. Poehling, M.D., M.P.H. has been
named chair of the department of pediatrics at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Poehling is a pediatrician at Brenner Children’s Hospital, part of Wake Forest Baptist.
Poehling has served as interim chair
since May 2015.
Her research includes
vaccine-preventable diseases in children, such as influenza, pneumonia and
whooping cough. Wake
Forest Baptist Physical Therapist Awarded for Stroke Care
Woods Duncan, P.T.,
Ph.D., professor of neurology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has been selected as the recipient of the
2016 Excellence in Post-Acute Stroke Award by the American Congress of
Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Stroke.
The award is co-sponsored by the American
Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) and the National Stroke Association
(NSA) and recognizes Duncan’s clinical, intellectual and service contributions
in the area of stroke.
is an organization of rehabilitation professionals dedicated to serving people
with disabling conditions by supporting research that promotes health and
quality of life. The NSA provides stroke education and programs to stroke
survivors, caregivers and health care professionals.
Commissioner Visits Wake Forest
Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle
of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recently met with the pediatric
trauma team of Brenner
Children’s Hospital, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
her September visit, Buerkle toured the facility and praised Brenner Children’s
efforts in injury prevention and safety.