Surgery Grand Rounds, Don Nakayama, "The Sick Child: Artists’ Impressions of Mortal Illness in Childhood”

When Oct 17, 2018
from 07:15 AM to 08:15 AM
Where 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-966-3005
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GrandRounds10.11Don K. Nakayama is Professor of Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a pediatric surgeon in active clinical practice with a special interest in newborn surgery. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University, his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and his surgical training at the University of California Hospitals and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He has a master’s degree in business administration from the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has performed NIH-supported research on cellular responses to inflammatory mediators in the pulmonary vasculature. He is the author of two books, and 174 peer reviewed articles, reviews, and invited papers. He has given 27 invited lectures in the U.S. and Japan, including 7 named lectures. He serves as assistant editor of the Journal of Pediatric Surgery and associate editor The American Surgeon. He has held leadership positions at the West Virginia University, Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, and the University of North Carolina, including residency program director in general surgery for 31 chief residents in surgery. He has received a number of teaching awards at a number of institutions. His current interest is in surgical history, and serves as chair of the Surgical History Group of the American College of Surgeons. He regularly posts items on the history of surgery community page on the American College of Surgeons website.

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