Vascular Surgeon Elected to National Council

June 12, 2008

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Kimberley J. Hansen, M.D., professor of surgery and head of the section on vascular and endovascular surgery at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, has been elected to the Fellows Council of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS).
The duties of the Council include advising the Society’s Board of Directors on strategic direction related to academic affairs, establishing eligibility criteria for fellowships and selecting scholars, special lecturers and awards recipients. Last year Hansen was elected President of The Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS).
At Wake Forest University School of Medicine, he serves as Program Director of the accredited vascular surgery residency training program and Director of the Clinical Vascular Laboratory at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, a world-class non-invasive imaging center. Hansen is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons.
The SVS seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research and public awareness. The organization was founded in 1947 and has a membership of 2,400. SVS membership is recognized in the vascular community as a mark of professional achievement.
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