Thomas Howdieshell, MD, FACS, FCCP
Professor of Surgery
Russell Hall 154, 1425 Prince Avenue, Athens, Georgia 30602
NM Fellowship in Trauma and Burn Surgery: The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1987 – 1988
Residency in General Surgery: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 1982 – 1987
MD: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 1978 – 1982
BS in Biochemistry: University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1974 – 1978
Honors / Awards / Achievements
Invited Lecture, Chest Trauma, Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons Meeting, Chicago, Illinois – 2015
Section Editor (Wound healing), PLoS One – 2014
Program Coordinator, Current Concepts in General Surgery and Trauma Update Conference, UNM Continuing Education – 2006 – 2008
Associate Examiner for Certifying Examination, American Board of Surgery – 2006
President, New Mexico Chapter, American College of Surgeons – 2006
Invited Lecture, 5th Annual Southwest Thrombosis and Hemostasis Symposium, Albuquerque, New Mexico – 2005
Outstanding Manuscript for 2003, Wound Healing Society – 2003
Keynote Lecture, 32nd Annual National Conference, Association of Surgical Technologists, Dallas, Texas – 2001
Invited Lecture, 58th Annual Technical Conference, The Fiber Society, Philadelphia – 1999
Invited Lecture, 45th International Congress on the Immune Consequences of Trauma, Shock, and Sepsis, Munich, Germany – 1997
Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, MCG – 1995
Outstanding Young Clinical Science Faculty Member, School of Medicine, MCG – 1993
Keynote Address, 60th Annual Induction Ceremony, Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Med Honor Society, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia – 1992
Merck Award (Graduated fourth in class of 180); Alpha Omega Alpha; Medical College of Georgia – 1982
Phi Beta Kappa, University of Georgia – 1978
Howdieshell, T.R., Riegner, C., Gupta, V., Callaway, D., Grembowicz, K., Sathyanarayana, McNeil, P.M.: Normoxic Wound fluid Contains High Levels of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor. Ann Surg 228(5):707-715, 1998.
Webb, W.L., Howdieshell, T.R., Pollock, J.S.: VEGF Isoform Expression in Wound Granulation Tissue. FASEB 14(4):A144, 2000.
Pollock, J.P., Webb, W., Callaway, D., Sathyanarayana, O’Brien, W., Howdieshell, T.R.: NOS Isoform Expression in a Model of Granulation Tissue Formation. Surgery 129:341-350, 2001.
Howdieshell, T.R., Callaway, D., Webb, W.L., Gaines, M.D., Procter, C.D., Sathyanarayana, Brock, T., Pollock, J.S., McNeil, P.L.: Antibody Neutralization of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Inhibits Wound Fluid Formation and Angiogenesis. J Surg Res 96(2):173-182, 2001.
McGuire, P. G., Howdieshell, T. R.: The Importance of Engraftment in Flap Revascularization: Confirmation by Laser Speckle Perfusion Imaging. J Surg Res (E-pub ahead of print, doi 10.1016j.jss/2010.07.059; 2010).
Howdieshell, T.R., McGuire, L., Maestas, J., McGuire P.G.: Pattern Recognition Receptor Gene Expression in Ischemia-Induced Flap Revascularization. Surg 150:418-428, 2011.
Khan, B., Rangasamy, S., McGuire, P.G., Howdieshell, T.R.: The Role of Monocyte Subsets in Myocutaneous Revascularization. J Surg Res 2013, doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2013.02.019.
Clark, R.M., Coffman, B., McGuire, P.G., Howdieshell, T.R.: Myocutaneous Revascularization Following Graded Ischemia in Lean and Obese Mice. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes 9: 325-336, 2016.
CTSC 009-8, Howdieshell (Co-PI), 4/16-3/17
Clinical and Translational Science Center, Innovation/Commercialization Award
Pelvic Ring Emergency Stabilizer System (PRESS)
Role: Clinician, Co-PI. (Collaboration with the Center for Biomedical Engineering)
CTSC 009-7, Howdieshell (PI), 2/16-3/17
Clinical and Translation Science Center, Innovation/Commercialization Award
Innovation in Feeding Tube Visualization
Role: Clinician, PI. (Collaboration with the Center for Biomedical Engineering)