Chairman, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Surgery sections: Scientific Foundations, Organ Systems: Anatomy and Physiology
Of note: Associate Editor, Annals of Surgery; Section Editor (Endocrinology), Annals of Surgical Oncology; Section Editor, The Oncologist; Section Editor (Endocrine), Current Surgery Reports; Associate Editor, Journal of Surgical Research; Editorial Board Member: Annals of Surgery, American Journal of Translational Research, Clinical Medicine: Endocrinology and Diabetes, International Journal of Endocrine Oncology, Journal of Dialog in Endocrinology, Surgery, Turkish Journal of Surgery, and World Journal of Surgery; Past-President of Association for Academic Surgery, current Secretary-Treasurer for Surgical Biology Club II, and current President-Elect for the Society of Clinical Surgery.
Special interests: Endocrine and neuroendocrine disease with a focus on minimally invasive endocrine surgery; the role of Notch, raf-1, and GSK3 in neuroendocrine tumor proliferation and hormone production.
Financial Disclosure: The editor has no commercial relationship with manufacturers of products or providers of services discussed in this publication.