Quick Snips

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One Breath at a Time: Part 1

By: Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, FACS | August 1, 2021

What happens when a surgical oncologist learns they have lung cancer? Dr. Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, FACS, professor of surgery and interim chair of the department, shares how she is facing her diagnosis with perseverance and patience.

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Lending a Hand: Transforming Transplant Possibilities

By: Olivia Miltner | July 7, 2021

With the help of grant funding from the U.S. Department of Defense, Dr. El Rasheid Zakaria, an assistant professor of trauma, surgical critical care, burns, and acute care surgery in the Department of Surgery, has developed a new technique that will help improve treatment for combatants injured in the battlefield.

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Why I Got Vaccinated

By: Maddie Russo | February 16, 2021

Still have qualms about getting your COVID vaccine? Our surgeons are here to share why they chose to get vaccinated and to help clear up some of the misconceptions.

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