July is a time of farewells and welcomes as the academic year turns over! It is remarkable how time flies, since we are all having fun!
Welcome to Dr. Vanessa Niba, UM General Surgery Resident and National Clinician Scholar!
Welcome to Melina Varlamos, who is off to a great start as our study coordinator! Melina has been doing a fantastic job recruiting participants for the Frailty Phenotyping study through our clinics!
Welcome to Samay Patel, an undergraduate student visiting us this summer from Georgia Tech as a summer research assistant! Samay has been working diligently on image analysis related to skin tone.
We would like to wish Dr. Gloria Kim the best as she heads to Seattle to join the faculty at the University of Washington! We hope to continue our collaborative work and are very proud of you!
Congratulations to Dr. Chloe Powell for completing her academic development time and returning to the clinical rotations for her final two years of training.
Vanessa Niba MD
Thanks to the Michigan Surgical Innovation Accelerator Program for funding our project "Artificial Intelligence Video Screening for Perioperative Risk." The program nudged us forward in a big way, and our team's pitch presentation by Dr. Chloe Powell demonstrated what is possible when you have a great team! Looking forward to the next phase!
Excited for a couple publications this summer that we are very proud of...thanks to our residents and students who contributed to these projects! Check out the snazzy maize and blue figures!
Best Lab meeting ever! NBA finals during Vascular Annual Meeting in Boston!!
Congratulations to Chloe Powell for an excellent presentation at the 2022 Academy Health Research Meeting and acknowledgement with an award
Congratulations to Dr. Gloria Kim for outstanding presentations at the Georgia Vascular Society meeting. We also got a chance to shoot some targets and hang out with my Dad :)
We are excited to welcome Dr. Chloe Powell to her academic development time! She will be a fellow at the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy, working on a master's degree, and of course doing lots of cool research with us over the coming years. She is already off to a great start!!!
Dr. Gloria Kim has wrapped up her academic development time (not sure where the time went) and returning to the clinical rotations. We had a great paintball outing to celebrate!
Congratulations to Dr. Gloria Kim for rocking multiple plenary presentations at Vascular Annual Meeting 2021! Her oral presentations included
Gender disparities in major depression among patients with peripheral artery disease and associations with mortality
Surgical decision regret is higher for patients undergoing lower extremity versus other vascular procedures
Great job representing our lab and our section with some very innovative work!
Thanks to Dr. Gloria Kim , Dr. Esther Cho, and students Tiffany Bellomo, Keith Garber, Charles Hwang, and Taylor Wood for their contributions to the Moses Gunn 2020. Nice job!!!
This month we passed the 4,000 participant mark for routine grip strength measurement in Cardiovascular Center Clinics at Michigan Medicine
Welcome to Dr. Gloria Kim, our Vascular Integrated Resident beginning her dedicated research tour supported by the UM Section of Vascular Surgery's T32 . Dr. Kim will be focusing on our ongoing frailty phenotyping work supported by the Frankel Cardiovascular Center Innovation challenge (and other cool stuff). Check out our inaugural quarterly newsletter!
Thanks to Dartmouth medical student Arati Gangadharan for visiting this summer and contributing to this work. You are welcome back any time!
We had a great project visit from Tim Craven MSPH (best statistician ever) from Wake Forest. The day was spent working on the Project VOICE analysis, brainstorming multicenter studies related to peripheral artery disease and frailty, and arguing over biostatistics for old times' sake .
This year is off to a busy start! Congratulations to the following students for their recent presentations and accomplishments...
Tiffany Bellomo presented our analysis of conflicts of interest among highly-cited peripheral artery disease manuscripts at the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery meeting in Boca Raton. Tiffany was also recently notified that she has been selected as a Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation Fellow as well as a recipient of the Society for Vascular Surgery student research fellowship. Way to go!!
Charles (Chuck) Hwang presented our social media analysis of physician burnout at 2019 Academic Surgical Congress in Houston
Thanks to everyone who joined us for the inaugural lab bowling party. Perhaps we will do trophies and shirts next year...
Welcome to Linda (our new coordinator) and Ashley our (our new project manager). We are excited to have them join our team, and their arrival has been accompanied by a flurry of activity.
Thanks to Health Leaders Media ,US News & World Report, and AARP for mentioning our research on grip strength for assessment of frailty, sarcopenia, and cardiovascular risk among patients with vascular disease!