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
 
Martin David Avery
Martin David Avery
Assistant Instructor, Trauma Surgery
Department: 336-716-2011
 
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

Peptide Fragments, Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A, Angiotensin I, Renin-Angiotensin System, Hypertension
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
 
Patrick T. Davis
Patrick T. Davis
Assistant Instructor, General Surgery
Department: 336-716-4241
 
Debra I. Diz, Ph.D.
Debra I. Diz, Ph.D.
Professor, Hypertension

Research Interests

Baroreflex, Angiotensin I, Peptide Fragments, 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, Angiotensin II, Peptide Fragments, Angiotensin I, Renin-Angiotensin System
Academic: 336-716-5849
Department: 336-716-5849
 
Ashleigh Fontenot
Ashleigh Fontenot
Assistant Instructor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

Intubation, Intratracheal, Respiration, Artificial, Respiratory Rate, Positive-Pressure Respiration, Tracheostomy
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Patricia E. Gallagher, Ph.D.
Patricia E. Gallagher, Ph.D.
Professor, Hypertension
Redox Biology & Medicine Ctr

Research Interests

Peptide Fragments, Angiotensin I, Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A, Angiotensin II, Renin-Angiotensin System
Academic: 336-716-4455
Department: 336-716-4455
 
Kayla Faith Griffith
Kayla Faith Griffith
Instructor, Surgery, General

Research Interests

Appendiceal Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Neoplasm Recurrence, Local, Antineoplastic Agents, Intraoperative Care
Department: 336-716-2011
 
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
Surgical Sciences-Oncology
Professor, Surgical Sciences-Oncology

Research Interests

Peritoneal Neoplasms, Hyperthermia, Induced, Adenocarcinoma, Chemotherapy, Cancer, Regional Perfusion, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Academic: 336-716-0545
Department: 336-716-0545
 
J. Wayne Meredith, M.D.
J. Wayne Meredith, M.D.
Director, Surgical Sciences
Professor, Trauma Surgery
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
 
Andrew Mitchell Nunn
Andrew Mitchell Nunn
Assistant Professor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

Wounds, Penetrating, Vasoconstrictor Agents, Laparotomy, Abdominal Injuries, Colon
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Giuseppe Orlando, M.D., Ph.D.
Giuseppe Orlando, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgical Sciences-Transplant

Research Interests

Liver Transplantation, Kidney Transplantation, Regenerative Medicine, Tissue Engineering, Organ Transplantation
Academic: 336-716-6903
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Joshua Scott Rickey
Joshua Scott Rickey
Assistant Instructor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Tissue Adhesions, Gastroplasty, Gastric Bypass, Obesity, Morbid, Embolism, Fat
Department: 336-716-4241
 
Rachael Tricia Springer
Rachael Tricia Springer
Assistant Instructor, Trauma Surgery
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Elisabeth A. Tallant, Ph.D.
Elisabeth A. Tallant, Ph.D.
Professor, Hypertension
Redox Biology & Medicine Ctr
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, Blood Pressure, Angiotensin II
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
Redox Biology & Medicine Ctr

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
 
Five Wake Forest Baptist Specialties Earn U.S. News RankingsComprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is RenewedMagnet Hospital Recognition2015 Best DoctorsJoint Commission Report

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.

© Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27157. All Rights Reserved.