Tuesday, February 22, 2011

OHSU History of Medicine Society Lecture: "Forward Surgery and Whole Blood Transfusion Saving Wounded Soldies in World War II"

Our last History of Medicine Lecture of the 2010/2011 season is this Friday:


"Forward Surgery and Whole Blood Transfusion Saving Wounded Soldiers in World War II"

Guest speaker: Richard Mullins, M.D.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Public lecture: 12:15pm

Refreshments served at noon

Location: Old Library Auditorium

Dr. Mullins earned an M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1974 and completed internship and residencies at University of Oregon Health Sciences Center in 1974-1980. He received additional training and research experience at Wayne State University’s Department of Surgery, Albany Medical College’s Department of Physiology, and Emory University’s Department of Surgery. Dr. Mullins’s first academic position was at the University of Louisville where he served as Assistant Chief of Surgery at Louisville’s V.A. Medical Center. In 1989 he returned to Oregon Health & Science University as Associate Professor, Department of Surgery. He was appointed Chief, Trauma/Critical Care Section in 1989, and Professor of Surgery in 1994.

His teaching at OHSU has been recognized with the Hiram C. Polk Award for Teaching Excellence (1987), the OHSU Dean’s Teaching Award (1996), and the Marquam Hill Faculty Teaching Award (2006). He has also earned the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the OHSU Department of Surgery (2000), the Barry Goldwater Service Award for a Reserve Surgeon from the Uniform Services Surgical Association (2007), and the Trauma Achievement Award from the Committee on Trauma, American College of Surgeons (2007). His professional affiliations include Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Senior Member of the Society of University Surgeons, and Fellow of the American Surgical Association. Dr. Mullins holds the rank of Captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve and has been deployed twice to Iraq.

The lecture is free and open to the public. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to attend or participate in this event please contact Maija Anderson (503-418-2287) at least five business days prior to the event.

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