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Dr. Shipra Arya has received the AHA's NCRP Winter 2015 Mentored Clinical and Population Research Award for a study that will work towards developing peripheral arterial disease (PAD) predication models that will estimate risk for amputation, heart attack, stroke, and death according to various patient factors. She then plans on creating an app that will serve as a PAD decision support tool (DST). FULL STORY.
An Emory study published by the Journal of the American College of Surgeons found that residents of low-income neighborhoods with lesser numbers of high school graduates may be more likely to die after lung cancer surgery than more affluent patients. The study was the largest analysis to date of 30-day mortality in lung cancer surgery patients derived from a nationally generalizable database. FULL STORY.
Emory vascular surgeon Dr. Peter H'Doubler was named the 25th recipient of Emory Saint Joseph Hospital's annual E. Napier "Buck" Burson Physician Award of Distinction. The award is Emory Saint Joseph's highest honor for physician service and is named for the late Dr. Burson, a leader in the field of gastroenterology. FULL STORY.