Congratulations to the six new Councilors who will be representing the classes of 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019. We look forward to their future leadership!
Thank you to all the outstanding candidates who self-nominated. There are many opportunities to get involved in the AAS, including the committee self-nomination process that is currently underway.
If you have any questions on how to participate, please contact JJ Jackman, AAS Executive Director, at [email protected].
2009 – Russell K. Woo, MD
Dr. Russell Woo is a Pediatric Surgeon at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is also an Associate Professor of Surgery and serves as the Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Surgery at the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Woo completed his residency training in General Surgery at Stanford (2007) and his fellowship training in Pediatric Surgery at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (2009).
2011 – Marion C.W. Henry, MD
Dr. Marion Henry is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Previously, she was a Commander in the US Navy and was stationed as a pediatric surgeon at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego where she was Intern Advisor, Transitional Year Program Director, and served as the Director for Surgical Services aboard the USNS Mercy in 2015. An experienced surgical educator, she is the Assistant Program Director for the General Surgery residency program a role in which she focuses on the skills simulation curriculum, the residents as leaders and teachers curriculum, and on feedback/evaluations. She is also involved in the undergraduate medical education curriculum and serves as Vice-Chair of the Tucson Education Program Committee at the college of medicine. For AAS, she serves on the education committee and participated as a speaker in the Fall Courses. She is also an active member of the Association for Women Surgeons where she chairs the Publications Committee, the American Pediatric Surgical Association where she is the past chair of the Policy and Advocacy Committee and the current chair of the Benjy Brooks Committee and she is a member of the Health Policy and Advocacy Council for the American College of Surgeons and serves on the ACS Board of Governors.
2013 – Ugwuji Maduekwe, MD
Dr. Maduekwe is a surgical oncologist at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research interests are in surgical oncology outcomes and disparities in access to surgical oncology care.
2015 – Angela “Angie” Ingraham, MD
Dr. Angela Ingraham is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Ingraham completed her general surgery residency at the University of Cincinnati and her acute care surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. She currently holds a Career Development Award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality studying interhospital transfers of emergency general surgery patients.
2017 – Rebecca A. Snyder, MD
Dr. Rebecca Snyder is an Assistant Professor of Surgery and Public Health at Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. She graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed a general surgery residency at Vanderbilt, followed by a surgical oncology fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Snyder’s clinical area of interest is in hepatobiliary and pancreatic malignancies, and her primary research interest is focused on cancer care delivery, specifically racial and rural disparities in cancer care.
2019 – Stephanie Greco, MD
I am Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer. My position began in the fall of 2019 after completing my fellowship in surgical oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. My clinical practice focuses on the treatment of patients with gastrointestinal cancers as well as melanoma and sarcoma. I also participate in clinical and translational research. I am excited to contribute to the AAS as a new Councilor.