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  • Charles J. Yeo, MD, Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair of Surgery, is Editor-in-Chief of the latest (sixth) edition of Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, published in 2007 by Elsevier. Dr. Yeo also received the 2006 Distinguished Physician Award from the Hellenic Medical Society of New York.

  • Jonathan Brody, PhD, has joined the Division of Surgical Research. He comes to Jefferson from Johns Hopkins University, where he was an Instructor in advanced programs in biotechnology. Dr. Brody's laboratory aims to optimize chemotherapy treatments for pancreatic cancer.

  • Lisa Marcucci, MD (JMC Class of 1991),has joined the Division of Acute Care Surgery. She recently completed a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Marcucci's Avoiding Common ICU Errors, the second of an eight-book series, was published in December 2006 by Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

  • Keith Mesline, MDKeith Meslin, MD, has joined the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Dr. Meslin completed a fellowship in colorectal surgery at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT, and several years in private practice before coming to Jefferson. He specializes in minimally invasive techniques.

  • Francis E. Rosato Sr., MD, pioneering Jefferson surgeon, teacher, and chairman of surgery for 22 years died of blood cancer on October 18, 2006. For more information about Dr. Rosato, visit www.jefferson.edu/surgery/news.cfm.

  • Maurizio Iaria, MD, a Clinical Fellow in the Division of Transplant Surgery, received the Young Investigator Award from the 2006 World Transplant Congress held in Boston, MA.

  • A new virtual tour of surgical services offered by the department can be viewed online at www.JeffersonHospital.org/surgery.