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One Breath at a Time: Part 2

By: Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, FACS | August 16, 2021

In June, Dr. Taylor S. Riall, professor and interim chair of the Department of Surgery, was diagnosed with lung cancer. In part 2 of her blog series, she shares how the challenges of transitioning from physician to patient have given her a new perspective to integrate into her practice.

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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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