Faculty

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
 
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
 
Jaime L. Bohl, M.D.
Jaime L. Bohl, M.D.
Assistant Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Jaundice, Obstructive, Duodenum, Pancreatic Ducts, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Stomach
Academic: 336-716-0664
Department: 336-716-0547
 
Kathleen B. Brosnihan Simmons, Ph.D.
Academic: 336-716-2795
Department: 336-716-2795
 
Jennifer Cannon, M.D.
Jennifer Cannon, M.D.
Assistant Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Oxyphil Cells, Thyroid Diseases, Humans
Academic: 336-716-3968
Department: 336-716-0547
 
Jeffrey Eric Carter, M.D.
Jeffrey Eric Carter, M.D.
Jeffrey Eric Carter, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

Burns, Burn Units, Referral and Consultation, Guideline Adherence, Hospitalization
Academic: 336-716-7021
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Jorge Humberto Castro-Ortero
Department: 336-716-0546
 
Michael C. Chang, M.D.
Michael C. Chang, M.D.
Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Wounds and Injuries, Pneumonia, Bacterial, Hospital Mortality, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid
Academic: 336-716-7021
Department: 336-716-7021
 
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
 
Clancy Jake Clark, M.D.
Clancy Jake Clark, M.D.
Clancy Jake Clark, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgical Sciences-Oncology

Research Interests

Pancreatic Neoplasms, Pancreatectomy, Cholangiocarcinoma, Bile Ducts, Intrahepatic, Bile Duct Neoplasms
Department: 336-716-0545
 
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
 
Shenelle Alyse Edwards-Hampton, Ph.D.
Shenelle Alyse Edwards-Hampton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Bariatric Surgery, Anxiety Disorders, Postoperative Complications, Somatoform Disorders, Personality Inventory
Academic: 336-716-7255
Department: 336-716-4241
 
Adolfo Z. Fernandez, M.D.
Adolfo Z. Fernandez, M.D.
Associate Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Gastric Bypass, Obesity, Morbid, Gastroplasty, Weight Loss, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Academic: 336-716-7255
Department: 336-716-7255
 
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
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
 
Jennifer Jean Graves, M.D.
Jennifer Jean Graves, M.D.
Assistant Professor, General Surgery
Academic: 336-716-7255
Department: 336-716-4241
 
Jessica Lynn Gross, MBBAOBCh
Jessica Lynn Gross, MBBAOBCh
Assistant Professor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

Foreign-Body Migration, Pulmonary Embolism, Wounds, Gunshot, Vena Cava, Inferior, Embolization, Therapeutic
Department: 336-716-7021
 
TanYa Marie Gwathmey-Williams, Ph.D.
Academic: 336-716-9524
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Amy N. Hildreth, M.D.
Amy N. Hildreth, M.D.
Assistant Program Director, Trauma Surgery
Associate Professor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

Wounds and Injuries, Wounds, Nonpenetrating, Heart Rupture, Medical Order Entry Systems, Early Ambulation
Academic: 336-716-0549
Department: 336-716-0549
 
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
 
Marissa M. Howard-McNatt, M.D.
Marissa M. Howard-McNatt, M.D.
Director, Breast Care Center
Associate Professor, Surgical Sciences-Oncology

Research Interests

Breast Neoplasms, Breast Neoplasms, Male, Genetic Testing, Mutation, Genes, BRCA2
Academic: 336-716-0545
Department: 336-716-0545
 
Russell M. Howerton, M.D.
Russell M. Howerton, M.D.
Russell M. Howerton, M.D.
WFUBMC Chief Medical Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Professor, Surgery, General

Research Interests

Liver Neoplasms, Hepatectomy, Colorectal Neoplasms, Pancreatic Neoplasms, Adenocarcinoma
Academic: 336-716-9592
Department: 336-716-0547
 
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
Academic: 336-716-0545
Department: 336-716-0545
 
Robert Shayn Martin, M.D.
Robert Shayn Martin, M.D.
Associate Professor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

Medical Order Entry Systems, Early Ambulation, Intensive Care Units, Chemokine CXCL1, Chemokine CXCL2
Academic: 336-716-7398
Department: 336-716-7398
 
Stephen S. McNatt, M.D.
Stephen S. McNatt, M.D.
Associate Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Obesity, Morbid, Gastric Bypass, Hernia, Abdominal, Laparoscopy, Abdomen
Academic: 336-716-7255
Department: 336-716-5854
 
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
 
Nathan T. Mowery, M.D.
Nathan T. Mowery, M.D.
Associate Professor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

Wounds and Injuries, Critical Illness, Blood Glucose, Insulin, Hyperglycemia
Academic: 336-716-7021
Department: 336-716-7021
 
John K. Petty, M.D.
John K. Petty, M.D.
John K. Petty, M.D.
Associate Professor, Surgical Sciences-Pediatrics

Research Interests

Fundoplication, Shock, Craniocerebral Trauma, Gastroplasty, Vomiting
Academic: 336-716-0546
Department: 336-716-0546
 
Myron Powell, M.D.
Myron Powell, M.D.
Myron Powell, M.D.
Assistant Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Gastric Bypass, Fibroma, Ossifying, Soft Tissue Neoplasms, Obesity, Morbid, Laparoscopy
Academic: 336-716-0547
Department: 336-716-0547
Thomas Pranikoff, M.D.
Thomas Pranikoff, M.D.
Professor, Surgical Sciences-Pediatrics

Research Interests

Appendicitis, Appendectomy, Tomography, X-Ray Computed, Hospitals, Pediatric, Foreign Bodies
Academic: 336-716-0546
Department: 336-716-0546
 
Perry Shen, M.D.
Perry Shen, M.D.
Perry Shen, M.D.
Program Director, Surgical Sciences-Oncology
Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Peritoneal Neoplasms, Hyperthermia, Induced, Chemotherapy, Cancer, Regional Perfusion, Colorectal Neoplasms, Liver Neoplasms
Academic: 336-716-0545
Department: 336-716-0545
 
Leah Marie Sieren, M.D.
Leah Marie Sieren, M.D.
Leah Marie Sieren, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgical Sciences-Pediatrics

Research Interests

Appendicitis, Neoplasms, Digestive System Neoplasms, Appendiceal Neoplasms, Acute Disease
Department: 336-716-0546
 
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
 
Konstantinos Votanopoulos, M.D.
Konstantinos Votanopoulos, M.D.
Associate Professor, Surgical Sciences-Oncology
Academic: 336-716-0545
Department: 336-716-0545
 
Gregory S. Waters, M.D.
Gregory S. Waters, M.D.
Associate Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Colonic Neoplasms, Crohn Disease, Image Enhancement, Intestines
Academic: 336-716-0547
Department: 336-716-0547
 
Carl J. Westcott, M.D.
Carl J. Westcott, M.D.
Associate Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Laparoscopy, Fundoplication, Gastroesophageal Reflux, Esophageal Achalasia, Lithotripsy, Laser
Academic: 336-716-0547
Department: 336-716-7255
 
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.
Academic: 336-716-9397
Department: 336-716-9397
 
Kristen A. Zeller, M.D.
Kristen A. Zeller, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgical Sciences-Pediatrics

Research Interests

Nevus, Neoplasms, Multiple Primary, Scalp Dermatoses, Head and Neck Neoplasms, Skin Neoplasms
Department: 336-716-0546

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