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Michael E. Halkos Appointed New Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery

July 2017

Effective July 1, 2017, Michael E. Halkos, MD, MSc, has been named Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory Department of Surgery. Dr. Halkos joined the Department in 2009 after completing his Emory Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency. He is a highly experienced and productive academic cardiac surgeon-scientist with expertise in minimally invasive cardiac surgery, particularly robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass surgery and robotic mitral valve surgery, hybrid coronary revascularization, and hybrid atrial fibrillation ablation.



June 2017

CORE Simulation Program Meets Operating Room Infrastructure Training Need

2017-2018 Residency/Fellowship Transitions

Douglas Murphy Receives Highest Physician Honor from Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Steven Roser Honored with AAOMS Donald B. Osbon Award for an Outstanding Educator

May 2017

Barbara Pettitt Wins Papageorge and Best Clerkship Director Awards

Resident Craig McCready Places 2nd at Grady Research Day

Robert Guyton and Subhadra Shashidharan Receive Health Care Heroes Awards, Tim Buchman a Finalist

Raymond Lynch-Led Study Describes Link to More Deaths for Vulnerable Patients Under UNOS Proposals for Broader Liver Sharing

NIH Awards Chris Larsen and Team $12.6M for Improved Post-Transplant Regimens

Cathy Graham Named New Director of Breast Surgery at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

April 2017

CMS Report Highlights Successes of Emory's eICU

Ravi Rajani National PI of Trial Evaluating Relay PRO Stent-Graft for Trauma to Descending Thoracic Aorta

Resident Adekemi Egunsola Places for SBAS Claude Organ Award

CSAT's Anatomy of the Male Pelvis App Now Available

Mehul Raval to Lead AHRQ-Funded Study of Value of Surgical Care at Children’s and Non-Children’s Hospitals

Fellowship & MD/MSCR Enrollment Support M3 Sujin Lee’s Mentored Work in Shipra Arya’s Lab

March 2017

V Foundation Grant Will Aid Preeti Subhedar's Effort to Increase Minority Enrollment in Breast Cancer Trials at Grady Hospital

Emory's Liver Transplant Program Ranks Second in U.S. and First in Georgia

Robert Guyton Honored with ACC Award

February 2017

Sheryl Gabram Co-PI of $2M Merck Foundation Award

Emory Surgery Residents Receive Awards at SESC Annual Meeting

Emory Transplant Center Performs its 1st HIV-Positive Kidney Transplant From HIV-Positive Deceased Donor

Emory CT CCR Investigators Acknowledged at STS Meeting

Young Investigator Award Will Send Brendan Lovasik to American Transplant Congress