- 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.
- Congratulations to Peris Castaneda and Danielle Sutzko for their outstanding work presented at the 2018 Winter Meeting of the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society.
- 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!