Department of Surgery News Archive

Dr. Estell Williams Receives the 2021 Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Estell Williams

January 25, 2021 UW Health Sciences and UW Medicine pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. yearly and during this challenging time of the COVID pandemic it is being done with a dynamic and engaging website celebrating his life and the diversity at the UW. As part of this celebration, the committee confers a “Distinguished…

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Redmond woman recovering from rare transplant surgery to cure cancer

Dr. Mark Sturdevant

KOMO7 News | Monday, January 4, 2021 In a transplant unprecedented in the Pacific Northwest, Kris Anderson received a lobe of liver from her daughter in hopes of ending 9 years of metastatic. Features UW Department of Surgery’s Dr. Mark Sturdevant, Associate Professor, Division of Transplant Surgery. Watch video >>

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Rare transplant aims to resolve woman’s long bout of cancer

Drs. Mark Sturdevant and Ramasamy Bakthavatsalam prepare Lauren Anderson's lobe of liver for transplant

UW Medicine | Newsroom | December 31, 2020 UW Medicine team performs first-in-Pacific Northwest living-donor liver transplant for metastatic colorectal cancer. Features Drs. Mark Sturdevant, Associate Professor, Patrick Healey, Professor, and Ramasamy Bakthavatsalam, Professor, Division of Transplant Surgery A Washington state woman is recovering after a landmark organ transplant that she hopes will end her nearly…

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Dr. Kristine Calhoun Receives 2020 UW School of Medicine Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women Faculty

Dr. Kristine Calhoun

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Dr. Kristine Calhoun, Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery, received the 2020 UW School of Medicine Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women Faculty. “I was absolutely shocked that I was not only nominated for this award but that I actually was awarded it. There are so many fantastic mentors throughout our…

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