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 quarterly and highlight prominent surgeon-scientist members of the
ACS, with a focus on past recipients of the
Jacobson Innovation and Jacobson Promising Investigator Awards.
Profiles in surgical research:
Dorry L. Segev, MD,
by Juliet E. Emamaullee, MD, PhD,
and Gail E. Besner, MD, FACS
The third interviewee in this series is Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD, FACS, a transplant surgeon at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Segev is an internationally recognized
expert in the area of organ allocation and has
been instrumental in driving transplant policy
at the local, regional, and national levels.
Dr. Segev is associate vice-chair for research
and director, Epidemiology Research Group in
Organ Transplantation, and associate professor
of surgery and epidemiology, Johns Hopkins
University, Baltimore, MD. He completed
his undergraduate degree at Rice University,
Houston, TX, and his medical degree at Johns
Hopkins. He stayed at Johns Hopkins for both
his general surgery residency and abdominal
organ transplant fellowship. He has been on
faculty at Johns Hopkins since 2006 and pursued a master of health science in biostatistics
and a PhD in clinical investigation as a junior
faculty member at that institution. He has
published more than 250 papers in leading
journals, including the Journal of the American
Medical Association (JAMA), New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), and The Lancet. He has
received many prestigious awards, including
the Jacobson Promising Investigator Award
(JPIA) in 2009.
Dr. Segev was interviewed in April 2015
by Juliet Emamaullee, MD, PhD, a transplant
surgery fellow at the University of Alberta,
Edmonton, and the Resident and Associate
Society of the American College of Surgeons representative to the Surgical Research Committee.