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DR. NELSON (u) is Fred C. Andersen
Professor of Surgery and Chair,
department of surgery, Mayo Clinic, and
Past-Program Director, ACS CRP.
DR. PELLEGRINI (v) is The Henry N.
Harkins Professor and Chair, department of
surgery, University of Washington, Seattle,
and Immediate Past-President of the ACS.
MR. PEREGRIN (w) is Senior Editor,
Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons, ACS
Division of Integrated Communications.
DR. RICH (x) is a vascular surgeon and
professor of military medicine, USUHS, and
director of the Vietnam Veterans Registry.
DR. RIVERA (y) is a surgical critical
care fellow, Advocate Illinois Masonic
Medical Center, Chicago, and a member
of the American Burn Association.
DR. RUBIN (z) is a general surgeon in
private practice in Columbia, SC. He
is Chair, ACS General Surgery Coding
and Reimbursement Committee and is
the ACS representative to the American
Medical Association Specialty Society
Relative Value Scale Update Committee.
DR. SALANDER (aa) is a vascular
surgeon at Suburban Hospital, Bethesda,
MD, and associate professor, USUHS.
DR. SHARP (bb) is professor of surgery and
vice-chair for faculty affairs, department of
surgery, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center,
Nashville, TN, and ACS Foundation Officer.
MS. TIEBERG (cc) is Manager, Chapter
Services, ACS Division of Member Services.
DR. VEERAMACHANENI (dd) is a
general thoracic surgeon, University of
Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City.
DR. WILLIAMS (ee) is Lieutenant
Colonel, U. S. Army, Joint Task Force
Bravo, and MEDEL Trauma/General
Surgeon, Soto Cano Air Base. He is Editor,
ACS Diversity Community, and Chair,
ACS Committee on Diversity Issues.
DR. YOU (ff) is assistant professor, section
of colorectal surgery, department of
surgical oncology, and medical director,
Familial High Risk Gastrointestinal
Cancer Clinic, University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center.