2019 - 2020 Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

The Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series hosts clinician scientists who are exploring frontiers of medicine. The lectures, held from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in Room M106 at Virginia Tech Carilion, are principally intended for Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine students and graduate students in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health. Also welcome to attend are interested Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff; Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine faculty and staff; and Carilion Clinic faculty, staff, and trainees.

Biologic Replacement of the Knee

Event was held August 30, 2019 at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
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James Stannard, M.D.

Hansjörg Wyss Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery
Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical Director, Missouri Orthopaedic Institute
Associate Dean and Chief Medical Officer for Clinical Strategic Initiatives
University of Missouri Health Care

President, AO North America

Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) Cases

Event was held September 6, 2019 at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
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John A. Phillips, III, M.D.

David T. Karzon Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Biochemistry, Medicine and Pathology
Medical Genetics and Genomic Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

A Decade’s Work in Radically Transforming the Resuscitation of Hemorrhagic Shock in Trauma

Event was held October 25, 2019 at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Bryan Cotton, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.

The John B Holmes Professor and Chair in Clinical Sciences
McGovern Medical School

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Director of Surgical Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery, and Trauma Surgery
The Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann Hospital

Understanding Dyspnea: 30 years of asking questions

Event was held November 15, 2019 at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Richard Schwartzstein, M.D.

Ellen and Melvin Gordon Professor of Medicine and Medical Education
Harvard Medical School

Associate Chief
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Addressing Social Needs to Achieve Kidney Health Equity

Event was held February 7, 2020 at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Deidra C. Crews, MD, ScM

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Associate Director for Research Development, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: From Diagnosis to Treatment

Event was held February 21, 2020 at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Timothy Pawlik, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, the Urban Meyer III and Shelley Meyer Chair for Cancer Research in The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Targeting the kynurenine pathway in brain tumors, epilepsy, and other neurological disorders

Event was held April 17, 2020 at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Sandeep Mittal, M.D.

Chief of Neurosurgery, Carilion Clinic
Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

CANCELLED: Medical Scholar Lecture by Dr. Krishnankutty Sathian

Event was held May 1, 2020 at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Krishnankutty Sathian, MBBS, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology
Professor, Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences
Professor, Psychology
Director, Penn State Neuroscience Institute
Penn State

Developing a Hippocampal Neural Prosthetic

Event was held May 5, 2020 at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Mark R. Witcher, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurosurgeon, Carilion Clinic
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine