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General Surgery Research Faculty

Sarfaraz Ahmad, Ph.D.
Sarfaraz Ahmad, Ph.D.
Instructor, Surgery, General

Research Interests

Chymases, Angiotensin II, Angiotensinogen, Peptide Fragments, Renin-Angiotensin System
Academic: 336-716-9049
Department: 336-716-9049
 
Ram Venkatesh Anantha
Ram Venkatesh Anantha
Assistant Instructor, Trauma Surgery

Research Interests

Mycobacterium bovis, Mycobacterium Infections, Sepsis, Milk, Peritoneum
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Talitha Brown
Talitha Brown
Assistant Instructor, Trauma Surgery
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Mark C. Chappell, Ph.D.
Mark C. Chappell, Ph.D.
Professor, Hypertension

Research Interests

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

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
 
Carlos M. Ferrario, M.D.
Carlos M. Ferrario, M.D.
Professor, Surgery, General

Research Interests

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

Research Interests

Angiotensin I, Peptide Fragments, 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

Carcinoma, Papillary, Appendiceal Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Neoplasm Recurrence, Local, Antineoplastic Agents
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.
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, 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

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.
Director-At-Large, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Section Head, Surgical Sciences-Oncology
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
 
Lauren Katherine McCormack
Lauren Katherine McCormack
Assistant Instructor, General Surgery
Academic: 336-716-8798
Department: 336-716-4241
 
J. Wayne Meredith, M.D.
J. Wayne Meredith, M.D.
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.
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
 
Giuseppe Orlando, M.D., Ph.D.
Giuseppe Orlando, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgical Sciences-Transplant

Research Interests

Regenerative Medicine, Tissue Engineering, Kidney Transplantation, Tissue Scaffolds, Liver Transplantation
Academic: 336-716-6903
Department: 336-716-2011
 
Thomas James Perrault Jr, Ph.D.
Thomas James Perrault Jr, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Surgery, General

Research Interests

Terminology as Topic, Neurology, Sensation, Superior Colliculi, Perception
Academic: 336-716-2187
Department: 336-716-2187
 
Christopher Lee Schaich
Christopher Lee Schaich
Instructor, Hypertension

Research Interests

Solitary Nucleus, Endocannabinoids, Baroreflex, Aging, Glycerides
Department: 336-716-2011
 
David Soto Pantoja, Ph.D.
David Soto Pantoja, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Hypertension

Research Interests

Thrombospondin 1, Burns, Wound Healing, Skin, Signal Transduction
Department: 336-716-0792
 
Elisabeth A. Tallant, Ph.D.
Elisabeth A. Tallant, Ph.D.
Asst Dir, Animal Resources Prg, Hypertension and Vascular Research Center
Professor, Hypertension

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

Research Interests

Hypertension, Peptide Fragments, Renin-Angiotensin System, Angiotensin I, Blood Pressure
Academic: 336-716-2738
Department: 336-716-2738
 
Liliya M. Yamaleyeva, M.D., M.S.
Liliya M. Yamaleyeva, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor, Hypertension
Assistant Professor, Hypertension

Research Interests

Angiotensin I, Kidney, Pre-Eclampsia, 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
Biomedical Informatics

Research Interests

Sepsis, Lipopolysaccharides, Transcription Factor RelB, Inflammation, Lung Injury
Academic: 336-716-9397
Department: 336-716-9397
 
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