Announcements

New Administrator for Department of Surgery

 

The Department of Surgery would like to welcome back Robert Nix, M.B.A., who will be taking on a new role as department administrator.

Surgery Staffers Help With Vaccinations

 

Please join us in thanking the Department of Surgery staff members who have volunteered to work in vaccination clinics throughout Dallas.

New Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 

Please join the Department of Surgery in welcoming Rawle Philbert, D.D.S., FACD, FACS, as chief of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Announcing New Vice Chair of Quality and New Chief of Surgical Oncology

 

The Department of Surgery is pleased to announce that John Mansour, M.D., has been appointed to the position of vice chair of quality in our department and that his role as chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology will be assumed by Adam Yopp, M.D.

Dr. Hennessy Launches Nutrition Service Line

 

The nutrition support team brings together experts from surgery, medicine, nursing, dietetics, and pharmacy to coordinate care and nutritional support.

Dr. MacConmara Develops Organ Lab at UT Southwestern

 

Dr. Malcolm MacConmara, assistant professor in the Division of Surgical Transplantation, is leading the development of an organ research lab at UT Southwestern to address the shortage by increasing the number of viable livers suitable for transplant.

CORT: The Center for Organogenesis Research and Trauma

 

CORT is an exciting new initiative that will establish the premier basic science/translational research program in the world for the study of organogenesis and response to trauma.

New Director of Critical Care Fellowship and Intensive Care Unit

 

Dr. Linda Dultz has been appointed as the program director of UT Southwestern’s surgical critical care fellowship and medical director of Parkland Hospital’s surgical intensive care unit (SICU).

UTSW and Children’s On a Mission to Enhance Pediatric Care in North Texas

 

After collaborating for nearly 60 years, UT Southwestern and Children’s Health have entered into a more formal partnership that promises to enhance pediatric care in North Texas.

Pancreatic Cancer Patient Summit

 

The third annual Pancreatic Patient Summit is establishing itself as a regular and anticipated event for UT Southwestern. The summit provides an opportunity for patients who have been affected by or are living with pancreatic cancer to learn about disease management from the experts.