General Surgery Academic Year 2016/2017
Melissa B. Linskey, M.D.
Class Year: Academic Development Year 2
Hometown: Pittston, PA
Interests: Dance, beer and wine tasting, watching television, spending time with my fiancé, my German Shepard Zeus and 3 cats
Memberships/Societies: Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons, AAS
Awards/Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha, Graduate Medical Education Innovation Grant, Association of Faculty and Friends Grant
How you spent career development time: Getting Master’s in Homeland Security-Public Health Preparedness, clinical research
Career development time mentor(s): Drs. Soybel, Armen, Allen
Undergraduate: The University of Scranton
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
Post-operative hyperglycemia, VTE prophylaxis in trauma patients with pulmonary contusions, novel hemostatic agents, Recovery after trauma, Mass Casualty Incident Preparedness
- Linskey, MB, Brunke-Reese, D, Raman, J, Kelleher, SL, Soybel, DI, Kaag, M. “Post-operative hyperglycemia is a frequent occurrence following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer.” Penn State Hershey Medical Center Resident Research Day, 2016.
- Linskey, M, Yang, X, Catchmark, J, Armen, SB. “Optimization of Polysaccharide-Polyelectrolyte Hemostatic Foam Using Fresh Human Cadaver Model: A Feasibility Study.” American Professional Wound Care Association Meeting, 2016.
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