General Surgery Research Faculty

Sarfaraz Ahmad, Ph.D.
Sarfaraz Ahmad, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Chymases, Angiotensin II, Angiotensins, Peptide Fragments, Hypertension
Academic: 336-716-9049
Department: 336-716-9049
 
Kathleen B. Brosnihan Simmons, Ph.D.
Academic: 336-716-2795
Department: 336-716-2795
 
Mark C. Chappell, Ph.D.
Mark C. Chappell, Ph.D.
Professor, Hypertension

Research Interests

Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A, Hypertension, Kidney, Peptide Fragments, Angiotensin I
Academic: 336-716-9236
Department: 336-716-9236
 
Katherine Loree Cook, Ph.D.
Katherine Loree Cook, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Hypertension

Research Interests

Autophagy, Heat-Shock Proteins, Breast Neoplasms, Estrogen Receptor Modulators, Apoptosis
Department: 336-716-2234
 
Debra I. Diz, Ph.D.
Debra I. Diz, Ph.D.
Professor, Hypertension

Research Interests

Baroreflex, Peptide Fragments, Angiotensin I, Renin-Angiotensin System, Hypertension
Academic: 336-716-2150
Department: 336-716-2150
 
Carlos M. Ferrario, M.D.
Carlos M. Ferrario, M.D.
Professor, Surgery, General

Research Interests

Hypertension, Peptide Fragments, Angiotensin I, Angiotensin II, Renin-Angiotensin System
Academic: 336-716-5849
Department: 336-716-5849
 
Patricia E. Gallagher, Ph.D.
Patricia E. Gallagher, Ph.D.
Professor, Hypertension

Research Interests

Peptide Fragments, Angiotensin I, Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A, Angiotensin II, Renin-Angiotensin System
Academic: 336-716-4455
Department: 336-716-4455
 
TanYa Marie Gwathmey-Williams, Ph.D.
Academic: 336-716-9524
Department: 336-716-2011
 
James Hill Holmes IV, M.D.
James Hill Holmes IV, M.D.
Associate Professor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

Burns, Burn Units, Hospitalization, Referral and Consultation, Regional Medical Programs
Academic: 336-716-7021
Department: 336-716-7021
 
James Jason Hoth, M.D.
James Jason Hoth, M.D.
Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Lung Injury, Neutrophil Infiltration, Thoracic Injuries, Lung, Wounds, Nonpenetrating
Academic: 336-716-0827
Department: 336-716-0827
 
Michael Hulme, Ph.D.
Michael Hulme, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgery, General
Academic: 336-716-4241
Department: 336-716-9159
 
Edward A. Levine, M.D.
Edward A. Levine, M.D.
Director-At-Large, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chief, Surgical Sciences-Oncology
Professor, Surgical Sciences-Oncology

Research Interests

Peritoneal Neoplasms, Hyperthermia, Induced, Chemotherapy, Cancer, Regional Perfusion, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols, Breast Neoplasms
Academic: 336-716-0545
Department: 336-716-0545
 
J. Wayne Meredith, M.D.
J. Wayne Meredith, M.D.
Executive Director CIPT, Childress Institute
Director, Surgical Sciences
Professor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

Trauma Centers, Wounds and Injuries, Hospital Mortality, Quality Assurance, Health Care, Trauma Severity Indices
Department: 336-716-7579
 
Preston R. Miller, M.D.
Preston R. Miller, M.D.
Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Wounds, Nonpenetrating, Pneumonia, Bacterial, Spleen, Wounds and Injuries, Splenic Artery
Academic: 336-716-0549
Department: 336-716-0549
 
Giuseppe Orlando, M.D., Ph.D.
Giuseppe Orlando, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgical Sciences-Transplant

Research Interests

Regenerative Medicine, Liver Transplantation, Organ Transplantation, Kidney Transplantation, Tissue Engineering
Academic: 336-716-6903
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Elisabeth A. Tallant, Ph.D.
Academic: 336-716-2108
Department: 336-716-2108
 
Jasmina Varagic, M.D., Ph.D.
Jasmina Varagic, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Hypertension

Research Interests

Hypertension, Peptide Fragments, Angiotensin I, Angiotensin II, Renin-Angiotensin System
Academic: 336-716-2738
Department: 336-716-2738
 
Laura J. Veach, Ph.D.
Laura J. Veach, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, General Surgery
Department: 336-713-6926
 
Liliya M. Yamaleyeva, M.D., M.S.
Liliya M. Yamaleyeva, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor, Hypertension

Research Interests

Kidney, Renin, Hypertension, Oxidative Stress, Sodium Chloride, Dietary
Academic: 336-716-2155
Department: 336-716-2155
 
Barbara K. Yoza, Ph.D.
Barbara K. Yoza, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgery, General

Research Interests

Transcription Factor RelB, Lipopolysaccharides, Immune Tolerance, Sepsis, Contusions
Academic: 336-716-9397
Department: 336-716-9397
 
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