Mary T. Hawn, MD, MPH, FACS, profes- sor of surgery and chair, department of surgery, Stanford University, CA, is the
fifth interviewee in the “Profiles in Surgical
Research” series. Dr. Hawn specializes in minimally invasive foregut surgery and has been
a prolific health services researcher, focusing
on complications and policy in postoperative
patients. She has published more than 100 articles and currently serves on the editorial boards
of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons,
Annals of Surgery, the Journal of Gastrointestinal
Surgery, and the American Journal of Surgery.
Dr. Hawn is director, American Board
of Surgery; treasurer, Surgical Society of the
Alimentary Tract; Chair, Scientific Forum Committee for the ACS Clinical Congress; and a
member of the American Surgical Association.
Dr. Hawn earned her doctor of medicine
(MD) degree, a master of public health (MPH),
and completed her general surgery training at
the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She
completed a fellowship in minimally invasive
surgery at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), Portland.
Dr. Hawn was interviewed in September 2016 by Juliet A. Emamaullee, MD, PhD,
FRCSC, a transplant surgery fellow at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, and a member of
the Surgical Research Committee.
Profiles in surgical research:
Mary T. Hawn,
MD, MPH, FACS
by Juliet A. Emamaullee, MD, PhD, FRCSC,
and Kamal M. F. Itani, MD, FACS
Editor’s note: The Bulletin is collaborating with the American College of
Surgeons (ACS) Surgical Research Committee to present a series titled “Profiles
in surgical research.” These interviews
are published periodically and highlight
prominent surgeon-scientist members
of the ACS.