Dr. Maria Siemionow – Leader of the First U.S. Face Transplant

“How do you determine the value of a face? Imagine, for a moment, being unable to touch the face of someone you love. Now you are beginning to grasp something of the burden a disfigured person carries,” asserts Dr. Maria Siemionow in her book Transplanting a Face: Notes on a Life in Medicine. True to her beliefs, Siemionow led a team of ... Read More...

Honoring Army Brigadier General Rhonda L. Cornum, PhD, MD as a Soldier and Physician

Rhonda Cornum’s thirty-one years in the army is a story of courage and survival. Her accomplishments are an inspiration to both the military and the country she serves. According to Vitals, Cornum received her PhD in nutrition and biochemistry at Cornell in 1978. She obtained her medical degree at the Uniformed Services University 1986 and ... Read More...

Dr. Arikana C. Chihombori Identified as the Niece of South African Prime Minister

Much controversy circled around the inaugural ceremony of South African new President, Jacob Zuma.  The issue centered around the Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, who was seen walking hand in hand with a mysterious woman. As it was revealed shortly after, the mysterious woman, happened to be his niece, Dr. Arikana Chiyedzo Chihombori.  ... Read More...

Avoid Swine Flu in Style

As the growing epidemic of the swine flu surrounds us, we've got the ultimate weapon, the mask.  Perhaps it's just a precautionary step, but we are ready to fight it in style and for a good cause. In an attempt to lighten up the global paranoia that has set in, artist Irina Blok, has produced fun and cheerful surgical masks for $10 dollars each ... Read More...

Dr. Dustin Ballard is Seeking a Cure for Gun Violence

The tragic Binghamton shooting, which occurred April third claiming thirteen lives and leaving two seriously wounded, is the most recent mass murder committed in our country. Dr. Dustin Ballard, an emergency physician in Northern California, advocates treating gun violence as a health issue rather than a political one. “Experts in the field ... Read More...