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Faculty

J. Wayne Meredith, M.D.
J. Wayne Meredith, M.D.
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.
Instructor, Surgery, General

Research Interests

Chymases, Angiotensin II, Peptide Fragments, Angiotensinogen, Myocardium
Academic: 336-716-9049
Department: 336-716-9049
 
Martin David Avery
Martin David Avery
Martin David Avery
Assistant Instructor, Trauma Surgery
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Dana Lynn Beall Brown
Dana Lynn Beall Brown
Assistant Professor, General Surgery
Department: 336-716-4241
 
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

Teratoma, Carcinoma, Papillary, Choristoma, Thyroid Neoplasms, Ovarian Neoplasms
Academic: 336-716-3968
Department: 336-716-0547
 
Michael C. Chang, M.D.
Michael C. Chang, M.D.
Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Wounds and Injuries, Pneumonia, Bacterial, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Hospital Mortality, 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, Renin-Angiotensin System, Angiotensin I, Peptide Fragments, Kidney
Academic: 336-716-9236
Department: 336-716-9236
 
Akiko Chiba, M.D.
Akiko Chiba, M.D.
Akiko Chiba, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgical Sciences-Oncology

Research Interests

Brain Stem Neoplasms, Carboplatin, Glioma, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols, Bradykinin
Academic: 336-716-0545
Department: 336-716-0545
 
Clancy Jake Clark, M.D.
Clancy Jake Clark, M.D.
Clancy Jake Clark, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgical Sciences-Oncology

Research Interests

Hepatectomy, Bile Duct Neoplasms, Retrospective Studies, Carcinoma, Pancreatic Ductal, Pancreatectomy
Department: 336-716-0545
 
Katherine Loree Cook, Ph.D.
Katherine Loree Cook, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Hypertension
Comprehensive Cancer Center, Redox Biology & Medicine Ctr

Research Interests

Autophagy, Breast Neoplasms, Heat-Shock Proteins, Drug Resistance, Neoplasm, Estrogen Receptor Modulators
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, Angiotensin II
Academic: 336-716-2150
Department: 336-716-2150
 
Shenelle Alyse Edwards-Hampton, Ph.D.
Shenelle Alyse Edwards-Hampton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, General Surgery
Substance Addiction& Abuse Ctr, Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Research Interests

Bariatric Surgery, Anxiety Disorders, Postoperative Complications, Healthcare Disparities, Delivery of Health Care
Academic: 336-716-7255
Department: 336-716-4241
 
Alan C. Farney, M.D.
Alan C. Farney, M.D.
Professor, Surgical Sciences-Transplant

Research Interests

Kidney Transplantation, Pancreas Transplantation, Tissue Donors, Graft Rejection, Graft Survival
Academic: 336-716-6371
Department: 336-716-6371
 
Adolfo Z. Fernandez, M.D.
Adolfo Z. Fernandez, M.D.
Adolfo Z. Fernandez, M.D.
Associate Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Gastric Bypass, Obesity, Morbid, Gastroplasty, Micronutrients, Energy Intake
Academic: 336-716-7255
Department: 336-716-7255
 
Carlos M. Ferrario, M.D.
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

Angiotensin I, Peptide Fragments, 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: 336-716-9272
Department: 336-716-4241
 
Kayla Faith Griffith
Kayla Faith Griffith
Instructor, Surgery, General

Research Interests

Carcinoma, Papillary, Appendiceal Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Neoplasm Recurrence, Local, Antineoplastic Agents
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Jessica Lynn Gross, MBBAOBCh
Jessica Lynn Gross, MBBAOBCh
Assistant Professor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

Spleen, Wounds, Nonpenetrating, Foreign-Body Migration, Wounds, Gunshot, Vena Cava, Inferior
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.
Amy N. Hildreth, M.D.
Assistant Program Director, Trauma Surgery
Associate Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Cholecystitis, Acute, Cholecystectomy, Wounds, Nonpenetrating, General Surgery, Manikins
Academic: 336-716-0549
Department: 336-716-0549
 
James Hill Holmes IV, M.D.
James Hill Holmes IV, M.D.
Professor, General 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, err

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, Mastectomy, Carcinoma, Papillary, Carcinoma, Lobular, Breast Neoplasms, Male
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

Research Interests

Income, Specialties, Surgical, Fellowships and Scholarships, Internship and Residency, Career Choice
Academic: 336-716-4241
Department: 336-716-9159
 
Edward A. Levine, M.D.
Edward A. Levine, M.D.
Surgical Sciences-Oncology
Director-At-Large, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Surgical Sciences-Oncology

Research Interests

Peritoneal Neoplasms, Hyperthermia, Induced, Chemotherapy, Cancer, Regional Perfusion, Adenocarcinoma, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Academic: 336-716-0545
Department: 336-716-0545
 
Robert Shayn Martin, M.D.
Robert Shayn Martin, M.D.
Robert Shayn Martin, M.D.
Associate Professor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

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

Research Interests

Obesity, Morbid, Gastric Bypass, Hernia, Abdominal, Laparoscopy, Compartment Syndromes
Academic: 336-716-7255
Department: 336-716-5854
 
Preston R. Miller, M.D.
Preston R. Miller, M.D.
Preston R. Miller, M.D.
Professor, General Surgery
Substance Addiction& Abuse Ctr

Research Interests

Wounds, Nonpenetrating, Spleen, Pneumonia, Bacterial, Embolization, Therapeutic, Wounds and Injuries
Academic: 336-716-0549
Department: 336-716-0549
 
Nathan T. Mowery, M.D.
Nathan T. Mowery, M.D.
Associate Professor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

Critical Illness, Wounds and Injuries, Blood Glucose, Insulin, Hyperglycemia
Academic: 336-716-7021
Department: 336-716-7021
 
Andrew Mitchell Nunn
Andrew Mitchell Nunn
Assistant Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Wounds, Penetrating, Vasoconstrictor Agents, Laparotomy, Abdominal Injuries, Colon
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, Kidney Transplantation, Tissue Engineering, Tissue Scaffolds, Liver Transplantation
Academic: 336-716-6903
Department: 336-716-2011
 
John K. Petty, M.D.
John K. Petty, M.D.
John K. Petty, M.D.
Associate Professor, Surgical Sciences-Pediatrics

Research Interests

Wounds and Injuries, Venous Thromboembolism, Craniocerebral Trauma, Child, Hemorrhage
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

Laparoscopy, Splenic Diseases, Cysts, Splenectomy, Gastric Bypass
Academic: 336-716-0547
Department: 336-716-0547
Thomas Pranikoff, M.D.
Thomas Pranikoff, M.D.
Professor, Surgical Sciences-Pediatrics

Research Interests

Appendicitis, Appendectomy, Hospitals, Pediatric, Tomography, X-Ray Computed, Foreign Bodies
Academic: 336-716-0546
Department: 336-716-0546
 
Jeffrey Rogers, M.D.
Jeffrey Rogers, M.D.
Program Director, Surgical Sciences-Transplant
Professor, Surgical Sciences-Transplant

Research Interests

Kidney Transplantation, Pancreas Transplantation, Tissue Donors, Kidney Failure, Chronic, Graft Survival
Academic: 336-716-0548
Department: 336-716-0548
 
Christopher Lee Schaich
Christopher Lee Schaich
Instructor, Hypertension

Research Interests

Solitary Nucleus, Endocannabinoids, Baroreflex, Aging, Glycerides
Department: 336-716-2011
 
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, Colorectal Neoplasms, Chemotherapy, Cancer, Regional Perfusion, 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

Pyloric Stenosis, Pylorus, Laparoscopy, Appendicitis, Neoplasms
Department: 336-716-0546
 
David Soto Pantoja, Ph.D.
David Soto Pantoja, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Hypertension

Research Interests

Antigens, CD47, Thrombospondin 1, Burns, Wound Healing, Skin
Department: 336-716-0792
 
Robert J. Stratta, M.D.
Robert J. Stratta, M.D.
Professor, Surgical Sciences-Transplant

Research Interests

Pancreas Transplantation, Kidney Transplantation, Graft Rejection, Immunosuppressive Agents, Tissue Donors
Department: 336-716-0548
 
Elisabeth A. Tallant, Ph.D.
Elisabeth A. Tallant, Ph.D.
Asst Dir, Animal Resources Prg, Hypertension and Vascular Research Center
Professor, Hypertension
Redox Biology & Medicine Ctr

Research Interests

Peptide Fragments, Angiotensin I, Angiotensin II, Muscle, Smooth, Vascular, Receptors, Angiotensin
Academic: 336-716-2108
Department: 336-716-2108
 
Jasmina Varagic, M.D., Ph.D.
Jasmina Varagic, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Hypertension
Office of Women in Medicine and Science, Redox Biology & Medicine Ctr

Research Interests

Hypertension, Peptide Fragments, Angiotensin II, Renin-Angiotensin System, Blood Pressure
Academic: 336-716-2738
Department: 336-716-2738
 
Laura J. Veach, Ph.D.
Laura J. Veach, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Substance Abuse Treatment Centers, Ambulatory Care, Substance-Related Disorders, Patient Compliance, Socioeconomic Factors
Department: 336-713-6926
 
Konstantinos Votanopoulos, M.D.
Konstantinos Votanopoulos, M.D.
Associate Professor, Surgical Sciences-Oncology

Research Interests

Peritoneal Neoplasms, Hyperthermia, Induced, Chemotherapy, Cancer, Regional Perfusion, Stomach Neoplasms, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Academic: 336-716-0545
Department: 336-716-0545
 
Gregory S. Waters, M.D.
Gregory S. Waters, M.D.
Associate Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Sacrococcygeal Region, Oophoritis, Xanthomatosis, Sigmoid Diseases, Intestinal Obstruction
Academic: 336-716-0547
Department: 336-716-0547
 
Carl J. Westcott, M.D.
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

Uterus, Angiotensin I, Kidney, Peptide Fragments, Renin
Academic: 336-716-2155
Department: 336-716-2155
 
Barbara K. Yoza, Ph.D.
Barbara K. Yoza, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, General Surgery

Research Interests

Sepsis, Transcription Factor RelB, Lipopolysaccharides, Inflammation, Lung Injury
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

Child Abuse, Spleen, Embolization, Therapeutic, Wounds, Nonpenetrating, Accidents
Department: 336-716-0546

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