JVS Author Spotlight- Bose, Hicks, and Chou

Audible Bleeding editor Matt Chia (@chia_md) is joined by MD/PhD student Rahul Ghosh (@ghoshrx), JVS Assistant Editor Dr. Paul Dimuzio (@pdimuziomd), and JVS-VS Associate Editor Dr. John Curci (@CurciAAA) to discuss two great articles 

in the JVS family of journals. This episode hosts Dr. Sanuja Bose (@SanujaBose), Dr. Caitlin Hicks (@CaitlinWHicks), and Dr. Elizabeth Chou  (@LizChou), the authors of the following papers discussing sex disparities in medical management around carotid revascularization and smooth muscle cell pathobiology in carotid atherosclerosis.



Females are less likely to receive best medical therapy for stroke prevention before and after carotid revascularization than males” by Bose et al.

Vascular smooth muscle cell phenotype switching in carotid atherosclerosis” by Chou et al. 


Show Guests:

Dr. Sanuja Bose (@SanujaBose) is a graduate from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Vascular Surgery at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Caitlin Hicks (@CaitlinWHicks) is an associate professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins Department of Vascular and Endovascular surgery and the research director of the multidisciplinary diabetic foot and wound service.

Dr. Elizabeth Chou (@LizChou) completed her vascular training at Mass General Hospital in 2022 and is currently a vascular surgeon at Cedars Sinai. Dr. Chou’s research interests include translational research in therapeutic outcomes of aortic and peripheral vascular disease and vascular disease amongst under-represented minorities and women.



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