Faculty Spotlights

Keneeshia Williams, MD

Keneeshia Williams, MDDr. Keneeshia Williams is a trauma surgeon, emergency/elective general surgeon, and surgical critical care intensivist at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Williams did a one-year research residency in the NIH-funded training program in trauma and burn research at the Burn and Shock Trauma Research Institute of Loyola University Medical Center, and completed her surgical critical care/acute care surgery fellowship at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson.

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Lei Zhu, PhD

Lei Zhu, PhDPrior to becoming an assistant professor in Dr. Lily Yang's Nanomedicine Research Lab, Dr. Lei Zhu was a research fellow at Winship Cancer Institute. He received his PhD in cell biology and his MS in molecular biology from the Department of Life Science at Jilin University, China.

His current research is focused on highly translational projects related to pancreatic cancer and breast cancer theranostics with nanotechnology.

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Top Surgery News

Emory Cardiac Surgery Achieves Elite Distinction

Emory cardiac surgery faculty surgeonsThe cardiac surgery program at Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, and Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital achieved top performance compared with benchmarks in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and mitral valve repair and replacement (MVRR) in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database.

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Trainee Spotlights

Dr. Brett TracyIn the space of a few weeks, Reuters Health News circulated a study beyond standard medical forums that was led by Emory surgical critical care fellow Brett Tracy, MD, on metabolic syndrome in severely injured trauma patients, and Dr. Tracy was presented with the Health System Science Resident Award at the American Medical Association Research Symposium EXPO in San Diego. He was the only surgical trainee out of more than 100 presenters to win the award.

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Dr. Martha-Conley IngramMartha-Conley Ingram, MD, MPH, was selected to receive research and mentoring support from the Multidisciplinary Training Program in Child and Adolescent Health at Feinberg School of Medicine, a TL1 award-funded training program of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the NIH.

Under the mentorship of Mehul Raval, MD, Dr. Ingram proposes to apply novel industrial engineering and management science methodologies to assessing quality and outcomes for children undergoing surgery. 

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