Dr. Stephen Chan Appointed as New Director of Vascular Medicine Institute

The Department of Medicine has announced the appointment of Dr. Stephen Chan, MD, PhD, as the new Director of the Vascular Medicine Institute beginning January 2020.

The TRACIR Project: TRAuma Care In a Rucksack

Dr. Ron Poropatich and team are developing a fully autonomous medical backpack to assist soldiers who treat trauma victims in the field.

Department of Medicine 18th Annual Research Day

DOM Research Day will be held on April 27-28, 2020.

Dr. Alison Morris named Chief of the Division of PACCM

Alison Morris, MD, MS, has been appointed chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine (PACCM) beginning July 1, 2019. She is currently the vice chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Medicine.


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Faculty and staff are actively engaged in training the next generation of physicians and scientists at all stages of medical education.


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Dr. David Binion Receives Sherman Prize

Dr. David Binion Receives Sherman Prize

David G. Binion, MD received the coveted Sherman Prize for his analysis of “Big Data” to better understand IBD and to optimize treatment strategies for patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.  Dr. Binion received this competitive award at the December...

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