Quick Snips: Topics in Surgery

Dr. Zakaria talking in lab

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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Dr. James Warneke conducting outreach on behalf of the Skin Cancer Institute

Skin Cancer: Not Just a Summer Concern

Just because the days are shorter and it’s not as hot out doesn’t mean we shouldn’t still be taking measures to protect ourselves from exposure to the sun and its potential health consequences, such as melanoma and other types of skin cancers. Skin surgical oncologist Dr. James Warneke discusses why we should be concerned about skin cancer and how to prevent it.

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