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CTSA Visiting Scholar Program: A Surgeon Scientist’s Approach to Prevention of Morbidity and Mortality from Gallstone Disease
July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A Digestive Disease Requiring Emergency General Surgery: A Surgeon Scientist’s Approach to Prevention of Morbidity and Mortality from Gallstone Disease
Gregory L. Peck, DO, MPH, FACS, is a first-generation college graduate with a primary appointment as an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS). He is a CTSA Visiting Scholar from the New Jersey Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science (NJ ACTS) where he has an Institutional KL2 Career Development Award funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Science. Peck will present his KL2 research findings of a lack of an association between the 2014 Medicaid Expansion Policy and the decreasing cholecystectomy case fatality rate found in New Jersey.
The CTSA Visiting Scholar Program brings clinical and translational scholars from across the CTSA Consortium to NC TraCS Institute for research seminars and virtual campus visits.