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Paul Raymond Goldwyn Cunningham, M.D., F.A.C.S
Home Address: 124 Farmington Road, Grimesland, North Carolina 27837
Business Address: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
600 Moye Blvd AD52
Greenville, North Carolina 27834

Current Position: Dean, Brody School of Medicine
Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs
Date of Birth: July 28, 1949
Birthplace: Jamaica, West Indies
Marital Status: Married (Sydney Keniston Cunningham)

Undergraduate and Medical Education:
1956-1966 DeCarteret College High School - Jamaica, West Indies
1966-1972 The University of the West Indies - Jamaica, West Indies
Degree: MB, BS ECFMG # 1587088
1971 (3 months) Surgical Extern, Surgical Intensive Care
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
Sept. 1972- House Officer
June 1974 University of the West Indies, Jamaica, West Indies
July 1974- Resident in Surgery-Tri-Service
June 1978 Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital
City Hospital at Elmhurst
Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center
New York, NY
July 1978- Chief Resident, Department of Surgery
June 1979 Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center
New York, NY
Postgraduate Education:
February 1988 Participant in the Trauma Management 1988 Seminar
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
February 1988 Participant in Ninth Annual Emergency Medical Services Seminar
East Carolina University School of Medicine
May 1988 Participant, Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor Course
Duke University Medical Center
October 1989 American Automotive Medicine Association Annual Meeting
January 1990 Attended EAST Annual Meeting, Naples, FL
April 1990 Attended North Carolina Lifesavers Conference, Wrightsville Beach, NC
April 1990 Attended Development of Trauma Systems Workshop, Greenville, NC
June 1990 Attended Building Effective Hospital/Physician Relationships
American Medical Association, Chicago, IL
May 1991 Participant, Annual ATS Meeting, Washington, DC
May 1991 Participant, Physicians Forum of Eastern North Carolina, Greenville, NC
May 1991 Participant, American Society of Transplant Physicians Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL
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July 1991 Attended University of West Indies Alumni Conference and Second
International Reunion Conference, St. Michaels, Barbados
July 1991 Attended Annual Meeting of North Carolina Chapter of American College
of Surgeons, Asheville, NC
September 1991 Participant, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
(SAGES)
Training Sessions for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course
ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
September 1991 Attended Emergency Medicine '91 Today Seminar, Greensboro, NC
October 1991 Attended Annual Meeting of Association for Advancement of Automotive
Medicine, Toronto, Canada
October 1991 Attended Third Annual Conference on Injury Control:
Injury in North Carolina-Responding to the Alcohol Connection, Chapel Hill,
NC
November 1991 Attended "Trauma 91" Conference, Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
November 1991 Attended Pediatric EMS Conference, North Carolina EMS for Children
Greensboro, NC
January 1992 Attended Annual Meeting for EAST, Bermuda
January 1992 Attended National Research Council's Transportation Research Board's
25th Annual Workshop on Human Factor's in Transportation
Washington, DC
January 1992 Attended Impaired Myocardial Performance: Evaluation and Management
in the Cardiac Surgical Patient, ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
March 1992 Attended Total Quality Management Leadership Training Workshop
Greenville, NC
May 1992 Attended Second Annual Meeting, IVHS America, Newport Beach, CA
May 1992 Attended Annual ATS Meeting, Washington, DC
January 1993 Attended Annual Meeting of EAST, Longboat Key, FL
March 1993 Attended First Annual Meeting of ASMHTP, Arlington, VA
April 1993 Attended Annual Meeting of IVHS America, Washington, DC
May 1993 Attended Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy Course,
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
September 1993 Attended Annual Meeting of the American Association of the Surgery of
Trauma New Orleans, LA
October 1993 Attended Annual Meeting of the American College of Surgeons
San Francisco, CA
January 1994 Attended Annual Meeting of Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Freeport, Bahamas
February 1994 Attended Annual Meeting of the Division of Organ Transplantation
Washington, DC
September 1994 Attended North Carolina Committee on Trauma Annual Meeting
Wrightsville Beach, NC
September 1994 Attended Rural ITS Annual Conference, Blacksburg, VA
September 1994 Attended American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA
September 1994 Attended American Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine
Annual Meeting, Lyon, France
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November 1994 Attended Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center Symposium on Colorectal Cancer
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
January 1995 Attended Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Meeting
Sanibel Harbor, FL
January 1995 Completed "Ultrasound for the Trauma Surgeon" Course,
Sanibel Harbor, FL
January 1995 Attended Evaluation and Management Seminar, ECU School of Medicine
Greenville, NC
February 1995 Attended Animal Care and Use Seminar, ECU School of Medicine
Greenville, NC
March 1995 Attended Bloodborne Pathogen and Tuberculosis Training,
ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
April 1995 Teleconference Cytomegalovirus Infections: Diagnostic and Therapeutic
Challenges, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
April 1995 Attended Nissen Fundoplication Laparoscopy, University of Virginia
School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
July 1995 Attended North Carolina American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting
Asheville, NC
October 1995 Attended ITS America meeting, Miami, Florida
October 1995 Attended American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting,
New Orleans, LA
October 1995 Attended Domestic Violence Workshop, Greenville City Council,
Greenville, NC
December, 1995 Completed Intraoperative/Laparoscopic/Trauma Ultrasound Course,
Greenville, NC
January 1996 Attended Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Ninth Scientific
Assembly, Orlando, Florida
March 1996 Attended Update on Renal Transplantation, Greenville, NC
April 1996 Attended ITS (Intelligent Transportation Society) of America Sixth Annual
Meeting and Exposition, Houston, Texas
June 1996 Participated in Prather Physician Leadership Seminar,
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
June 1996 Attended New Health Care Financing Administration Regulations On
Physician Services in a Teaching Setting, East Carolina University
School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
June 1996 Attended American Society for Bariatric Surgery 13th Annual Meeting
Quebec, Canada
September 1996 Attended Minnesota Guidestar NOVA Strategic Plan Meeting,
Minnesota Department of Transportation, Duluth, Minnesota
October 1996 Attended Annual Meeting of Rural ITS, Spokane, Washington
November 1996 Attended the North Carolina Medical Society Meeting, Pinehurst, NC
November 1996 Attended the Rural Mayday Meeting, McLean, Virginia
December 1996 Attended Introduction of Informatics Seminar,
VHA Carolinas Tennessee Inc., Charlotte, NC
December 1996 Participated in Site Visit, Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Wound
Care Clinic, Birmingham, Alabama

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January 1997 Attended Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Tenth Scientific
Assembly, Ft. Myers, Florida
February 1997 Participated in BB&T Center for Leadership Development, East Carolina
University, Greenville, NC
February 1997 Attended Accelerated Improvement in Health Care Quality, East Carolina
University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
April 1997 Attended Update on Renal Transplantation, East Carolina University
School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
April 1997 Attended North Carolina Medical Society Executive Council, Raleigh, NC
October 1997 Participated in the Expert Panel for Ohio Intelligent Transportation Systems
Plan for Rural I-71 Workshop
October 1997 Participated in the Pitt County Medical Society’s Fall A97
Mini-Internship Program
November 1997 Participated in the Minority Health Conference, Cincinnati, OH
January 1998 Attended Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Eleventh
Scientific Assembly, Ft. Myers, FL
February 1998 Participated in BB&T Center for Leadership Development
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
March 1998 Participated in Research Session of the Mini-Med School
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
April 1998 Attended the NC Division of American Trauma Society Annual Meeting
Chapel Hill, NC
April 1998 Participated in Pitt County Medical Society Spring Leadership Conference
Cary, NC
April 1998 Participated and presented at the NC Surgical Assoc Mtg, Pinehurst, NC
October 1998 Attended American College of Surgeons annual meeting
October 1999 Attended American College of Surgeons annual meeting, San Francisco
December 1999 Participated as site reviewer, UNC Chapel Hill, Emergency Medicine
January 2000 Attended, participated, presented, and presided as President, EAST annual
meeting, San Sanibel, Florida
February 2000 Attended and participated in BB&T Center Board of Directors meeting,
Duck, NC
February 2000 Presented “Trauma as a Profession”, Medical Honors Students, East Carolina
University
April 2000 Participated in JCAHO Site Review, University Health Systems of Eastern
North Carolina
May 2000 Participated as site reviewer, UNC Chapel Hill, Emergency Medicine
May 2000 Attended, participated, and presided as President, EAST Board of Directors
Retreat, Florida
June 2000 Attended and participated, Bariatric Workshop, Pittsburgh, PA
July 2000 Attended NC Chapter, American College of Surgeons meeting, Myrtle Beach,
SC
September 2000 Coordinated, attended, and presided, IRB Educational Workshop, East
Carolina University, Greenville, NC
October 2000 Attended American Association for the Surgery of Trauma meeting, San
Antonio, TX
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October 2000 Attended, participated, and presided as President, EAST Board of Directors
meeting, San Antonio, Texas
January 2001 Attended, participated, and presided as President, EAST meeting, San Sanibel,
Florida
March 2001 Attended and participated, Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Course, East
Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
March 2001 Attended Info, Technology and Health Care Seminar, East Carolina
University, Greenville, North Carolina
March 2001 Attended and participated, North Carolina Medical Society Spring Conclave,
Southern Pines, North Carolina
April 2001 Attended and participated, EAST Board of Directors meeting, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania
April 2001 Attended, participated, and presented, Society of Black Academic Surgeons,
Boston, Massachusetts
May 2001 Attended and participated, CCSCI Scripting Committee, National Board of
Medical Examiners, Philadelphia, PA
June 2001 Attended and participated, American Society for Bariatric Surgery meeting,
Washington, DC
June 2001 Attended, participated, and completed, Advanced Trauma Operative
Management Course, University of Connecticut
July 2001 Attended and participated, North Carolina Chapter of American College of
Surgeons meeting, Asheville, NC
July 2001 Visiting Professor, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ
October 2001 Attended and participated, American College of Surgeons meeting,
New Orleans, LA
November 2001 Attended and participated, North Carolina Medical Society,
Greensboro, NC
December 2001 Attended and participated, Southern Surgical Association,
Hot Springs, Virginia
December 2001 Visiting Professor, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
January 2002 Attended and participated, EAST meeting, Orlando, Florida
October 2002 Attended and participated, ACS meeting, San Francisco, CA
January 2003 Attended and participated, EAST meeting, Fort Myers, Florida
April 2003 Attended and participated, American Burn Association
April 2003 Attended and participated, American Surgical Association,
Washington, DC
October 2003 Attended and participated, ACS meeting, Chicago, IL
October 2003 Attended 3
rd
Annual Teaching Day for Teachers,
SUNY Upstate Medical University
January 2004 Attended and participated, EAST meeting, Jacksonville, FL
February 2004 Attended and participated in BB&T Center Board of Directors meeting,
Duck, NC
March 2004 Attended and participated, Central Surgical Association annual mtg, Chicago,
IL
March 2004 Attended and participated, ACS Committee on Trauma, Tucson, AZ
March 2004 Attended and participated, Assoc. of Program Directors, Houston, TX

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April 2004 Attended and participated, Society of Black Academic Surgeons,
Washington, DC
June 2004 Attended and participated, NYS Program Directors meeting, NY, NY
June 2004 Attended and participated, ASBS, San Diego, CA
July 2004 Attended and participated, COT Executive Committee meeting,
Chicago, IL
August 2004 Attended and participated, National Medical Association meeting,
San Diego, CA
September 2004 Attended and participated, AAST, Maui, HI
October 2004 Attended and participated, ACS Annual meeting, New Orleans, LO
December 2004 Attended and participated, Southern Surgical meeting, Palm Beach, FL
December 2004 Attended and participated, NYS Council on GME, NY, NY
January 2005 Attended and participated, EAST, Jacksonville, FL
January, 2005 Attended and participated, Interim COT Executive Committee mtg, Chicago,
IL
February 2005 Attended and participated in BB&T Center Board of Directors meeting,
Duck, NC
March 2005 Attended and participated, NYS Program Directors meeting, NY, NY
April 2005 Attended and participated, Council on GME, New York, NY
July 2005 Attended and participated, National Medical Assoc. Annual meeting,
NY, NY
September 2005 Attended and participated, AAST, Atlanta, GA
October 2005 Attended and participated, ACS Annual meeting, San Francisco, CA
January 2006 Attended and participated, EAST, Orlando, FL
January 2006 Attended and participated, Advanced Trauma Operative Management Program
(ATOM), Hartford, CT
February 2006 Attended and participated, BB&T Center Board of Directors meeting, Duck,
NC
March 2006 Attended and participated, Central Surgical Association meeting, Louisville,
KY
March 2006 Attended and participated, COT Annual meeting, Chicago, IL
April 2006 Attended and participated, SBAS Annual meeting, Cincinnati, OH
August 2006 Attended and participated, NMA Annual meeting, Dallas, TX
September 2006 Attended and participated, AAST, New Orleans, LA
October 2006 Attended and participated, ACS, Chicago, IL
December 2006 Attended and participated, Southern Surgical meeting,
West Palm Beach, FL
January 2007 Attended and participated, EAST, Sanibel, FL
January 2007 Attended and participated, COT, Chicago, IL
February 2007 Attended and participated, BB&T Center Board of Directors meeting, Duck,
NC
March 2007 Attended and participated, COT Board of Directors meeting, Denver, CO
April 2007 Attended and participated, ACS NY Chapter, Bolton Landing, NY
May 2007 Attended and participated, ASBS, Cleveland, OH
January 2008 Attended and participated, EAST Annual meeting, Orlando, FL
January 2008 Attended and participated, Grand Rounds Baystate Hospital,
Springfield, Massachusetts
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February 2008 Attended and participated, fundamentals of Trauma Management,
Ain Shams University, Cairo Egypt
February 2008 Attended and participated, Advancements in Medicine 2008,
Ochos Rios, Jamaica
March 2008 Attended and participated, COT Meeting, Washington, DC
April 2008 Attended and participated 10
th
Annual Connecticut Trauma Conference,
Hartford, Connecticut
April 2008 Attended and participated, APDS/ASE, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
April 2008 Attended and participated, Field Triage Medical Protocol for
Telematics Committee
April 2008 Attended and participated, 30
th
annual NYS Surgical Symposium
Cooperstown, NY
May 2008 Attended and participated, CTEP Graduation, Syracuse, NY
May 2008 Attended APSA Conference, Phoenix, Arizona
October 2008 Attended and participated, ACS, San Francisco, CA
December 2008 Attended and participated in North Carolina Academy of
Family Physicians, Asheville, NC
January 2009 Attended and participate in AAMC, Washington, DC
February 2009 Attended and participated in BB&T Annual Leadership Meeting
Duck, NC
November 2010 Attended and participated in AAMC, Washington, DC
February 2011 Attended and participated in BB&T Annual Leadership Meeting
Duck, NC
April 2011 Attended and participated in AMA Boca Raton, FL
June 2011 Attended and participated in Old North State Medical Society, Greensboro, NC
July 2011 Attended and participated in ACS, Asheville, NC
September 2011 Attended and participated in ACS, San Francisco, CA
November 2011 Attended and participated in AAMC, Denver, CO
December 2011 Attended and participated in the Southern Surgical Association, Hot Springs,
VA
February 2012 Attended and participated in BB&T Annual Leadership Meeting
Duck, NC
March 2012 Attended and participated in AAMC Council of Deans meeting
June 2012 Attended and participated in Old North State Medical Society Annual Meeting
July 2012 Attended and participated in National Medical Association Annual Meeting
August 2012 Attended and participated in AAMC GFA and GDI Professional Development
September- October Attended and participated in the American College of Surgeon Annual
2012 Meeting
November 2012 Attended and participated in AAMC Annual meeting
April 2013 Attended and participated in AAMC Gathering of COD,COTH and GFP
May 2013 Attended and participated in AAMC GDI Professional Development
June 2013 Attended and participated in Old North State Medical Society Annual Meeting
July 2013 Attended and participated in NMA National Medical Association Annual
Meeting
November 2013 Attended and participated in AAMC Annual meeting


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Medical Licensure:
1977 District of Columbia #10460
1978 New York #136436 – inactive February 2011
1981 North Carolina #25124

Certifications:
1980 American Board of Surgery #25769 – (September 24, 1980)
1986 Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support
1986 Fellow, American College of Surgeons
1989 American Board of Surgery Recertified #26087
2000 American Board of Surgery Recertified #26087
2003 Advance Cardiovascular Life Support Program
2008 North Carolina Medicaid Program #5910602
2010 American Board of Surgery Recertified #026087

Employment:
July 1978-2008 Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery
June 1981-2008 Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center
New York, NY
July 1979- Assistant Director, Department of Surgery
June 198l Joint Diseases North General Hospital
New York, NY
July 1981- Attending Surgeon
August 1984 Bertie County Memorial Hospital
Windsor, NC
December 1981- Vice Chief of Staff
August 1982 Bertie County Memorial Hospital
Windsor, NC
November 1981- Clinical Instructor - General Surgery
August 1984- East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
March 2002
August 1984 Bertie County Prison System, Windsor, NC
December 1982- Consultant and Member
August 1984 Bertie County Health Dept., Windsor, NC
December 1982- Attending Surgeon-Courtesy
August 1984 Martin General Hospital, Williamston, NC
December 1983- Consultant
August 1984 Bertie County Prison System, Windsor, NC
August 1984- Assistant Professor of Surgery
June 1989 East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
1985-August Medical Director, Trauma Service
1999 Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
July 1989- Associate Professor with Tenure
June 1993 East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
August 1990- Interim Director, Division of Transplantation
December 1991 East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC

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1990-1991 Chief of Staff – Elect
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
1991-1992 Chief of Staff
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
1992-1993 Chief of Staff – Past
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
July 1993-March Professor of Surgery
2002 East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
September 1999- Chief, Division of General Surgery
March 2002 East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
2002-2008 Chair, Department of Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University
April 2002-2008 Professor & Chair, Dept. of Surgery
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York
September 2008- Dean, Brody School of Medicine
present Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina

Military Service:
1990-1991 Commissioned as Major, United States Army
Reserve Medical Corp, 3274 4th Army Hospital
April 4, 1990 Major, United States Army Reserve Medical Corp., Individual
October 15, 1998 Ready Reserve
October 15, 1998 Honorable Discharge

Grants Funded or Approved:
January 1985 Development of Effective Pulsatile Hepatic Perfusion For Enhanced Long
December 1985 Term Organ Cryopreservation. North Carolina United Way Grant. $1500
April 1988 Induction of Graft Specific Immunotolerance in Burns.
March 1989 International Association of Fire Fighters Burn Foundation Grant $20,000
September 1989 Traffic Injury Prevention Program Grant. Governor's Highway Safety
Program, $118,000; Other Investigators: Kathy Dutton, RN, MSN,
David Cline, MD, M. Beth Foil, MD
October 1989 Harm's Way Grant; Governor's Highway Safety Program. $20,000
Other Investigators: Kathy Dutton, RN, MSN, Beth Foil, MD
July 1990- Phenotypic and Functional Lymphocyte Changes After Burn Excision.
June 1991 ECU School of Medicine "Starter" Research Grant; $2,313
Other investigator: David C. Kerrigan, MD.
September 1990 Traffic Injury Prevention Program Grant Governor's Highway Safety Program
– $176,640; Burroughs Wellcome - $10,000 / Pitt County Memorial Hospital -
$17,175; Other Investigators: Kathy Dutton, RN, MSN, David Cline, MD,
Beth Foil, MD
September 1991 Traffic Injury Prevention Program Grant. Governor's Highway Safety Program
- $146,132; Pitt County Memorial Hospital - $22,725
Other Investigators: Kathy Dutton, RN, MSN, David Cline, MC, Beth Foil,
MD

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February 1992 North Carolina EMS for Children Grant, $4,500;
Other Investigators: Kathleen A. Dunn, MD, MSPH, Bonnie M.
Long Snyder, RN, David M. Cline, MD, Melvin S. Swanson, PhD
April 1992 A Preclinical Model of Allograft Tolerance; National Institute of Health Grant
March, 1993 #5 R01 AI22293-07, $314,253; Other Investigators: Judith M.
Thomas, PhD, Francis T. Thomas, MD, Carl E. Haisch, MD
September 1992- Traffic Injury Prevention Program Grant, Governor's
Highway Safety Program
September 1993 $140,231.00; Pitt County Memorial Hospital - $17,718.00
Other Investigators: Kathy Dutton, RN, MSN, David Cline, MD,
Beth Foil, MD
September 1993- Rural Preventable Mortality Study; National Highway Traffic Safety
July 1995 Administration; $160,833; Other Investigators: Beth Foil, MD, FACS, Kathy
Dutton, RN, MSN
July 1996- NHTSA Rural Enhancement and Care of Trauma (REACT)
June 1999 Funded for $299,568; Other investigator: Dr. Herb Garrison
October 1996- Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Corporation: AA Prospective, Randomized

Membership/National:
1991-1995 UNOS, Minority Affairs Advisory Committee
1991-1992 American Trauma Society, Board Member, Newsletter Committee
1992-1995 EAST, Membership Committee, Board of Directors
1993-1997 UNOS, Allocations Subcommittee
1995-1997 UNOS, Minority Affairs Advisory Committee - Ex-officio member
1995-1997 UNOS, OPTN Planning Committee
1995-1997 UNOS Kidney/Pancreas Transplantation Committee
1995-1997 UNOS Trauma Advisory Council
2000-2005 American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Standards Committee
2004-2007 ACS Executive Committee of the Committee on Trauma
2004-2006 American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Access Committee
2005-2012 National Center for Injury Prevention & Control, CDC – Initial Review Group
member
1979-present American Medical Association
1983-present National Medical Association
1985-present Association for Academic Surgery
1985-2009 American Trauma Society
1986-present American College of Surgeons
1986-present American Council on Transplantation
1986-present Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
1987-2009 The Transplantation Society
1988-present Pan-American Trauma Society
1988-2009 Societe International De Chirurgie
1989-present The Society of Critical Care Medicine
1989-2008 The Shock Society
1989-present The Society of Phi Kappa Phi
1989-present Academy of Surgical Research
1990-present Association for Surgical Education
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1991-1995 UNOS, Minority Affairs Advisory Committee
1991-1992 American Trauma Society, Board Member, Newsletter Committee
1991-present ITS America
1991-present Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine
1992-present American Society of Minority Health and Transplant
Professionals (ASMHTP) - Founding Member
1992-1995 EAST, Membership Committee, Board of Directors
1993-1997 UNOS, Allocations Subcommittee
1993-present American Association for The Surgery Of Trauma
1995-present Society of Black Academic Surgeons
1995-1997 UNOS Trauma Advisory Council
1995-1997 UNOS Kidney/Pancreas Transplantation Committee
1995-1997 UNOS, Minority Affairs Advisory Committee - Ex-officio member
1995-1997 UNOS, OPTN Planning Committee
1996-present American Society for Bariatric Surgery
1997-2004 American Burn Association
1998-2001 National Board of Medical Examiners USMLE Step 3 Test Material
Development Committee for Computer-based Case Simulation
2000-2005 American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Standards Committee
2001-2003 Southern Surgical Congress
2001-present American College of Gastroenterology
2003-2011 Central Surgical Association
2004-2010 American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma
2004-2006 American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Access Committee
2004-2007 ACS Executive Committee of the Committee on Trauma
2005-present National Center for Injury Prevention & Control, CDC – Initial Review Group
member
2013-present NBME National Board of Medical Examiners

Membership: Local/Regional Societies:
1984-2005 Southern Medical Association
1983-1984 Bertie County Medical Society
1984-2002 Pitt County Medical Society
1986-1989 Grievance Committee, Pitt County Medical Society, Greenville, NC
1988-present Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma - Charter Member
1988-1989 Consultation and Bylaws Committee
Pitt County Medical Society, Greenville, NC
1989-2002 Carolina Organ Procurement Agency, Board of
Directors, East Carolina University Representative
1991-1992 Secretary, Board of Directors
Carolina Organ Procurement Agency, Greenville, NC
1991-2002 Board of Directors, West Greenville Community
Development Corporation, Greenville, NC
1991-2002 Pitt County Ambulance Services Advisory Council
1993-2002 COPA Fellowship for Life Minority Advisory Board
1994-2002 Eastern Carolina TBI Professional Council
1994-2002 Eastern Regional Trauma Coalition
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1995-2002 American Red Cross Blood Service, For the Love of Us
1996-1998 EAST, Program Committee, Board of Directors, and CME Committee
1996-2002 Legislative Committee, Pitt County Medical Society, Greenville, NC
1996-2002 Pitt County Health Care Coalition
Pitt County Medical Society, Greenville, NC
1996-2002 Carolina Organ Procurement Agency, Nominating Committee,
Greenville, NC
1996-2002 The Living Trust Committee, Greenville, NC
1997-2002 Pitt County Safe Communities Coalition, Greenville, NC
1997-2002 Pitt County Medical Society, Executive Committee At-Large,
Greenville, NC
Pitt County Medical Society, Secretary/Treasurer
2002-2008 Onondaga County Medical Society
2002-2008 WCNY TV, Board of Directors
2009-present Southern Bank Board Member
2010-present Eastern AHEC Board
2013-present East Carolina Council Boy Scouts of America

Membership/State:
1982-2002 North Carolina Committee on Trauma
1983-2002 North Carolina Medical Society
1985-2002 North Carolina ATS Committee on Trauma
1986-1998 Trauma Registry Task Force Committee, Office of
Emergency Medical Services, Raleigh, NC
1986-1989 Carolina Organ Procurement Agency – Board of Advisors
1988-1998 Level III Trauma Center Designation Subcommittee
Office of Emergency Medical Services, Raleigh, NC
1988-1998 Trauma Patient Definition Committee
Office of Emergency Medical Services, Raleigh, NC
1989-2002 NC Chapter, American Trauma Society (ATS)
1990-1998 North Carolina Trauma Registry, Publications Committee
Office of Emergency Medical Services, Raleigh, NC
1990-1998 Injury Control Committee
North Carolina Medical Society, Raleigh, NC
1991-1998 North Carolina EMS for Children Advisory Task Force
Committee, Chapel Hill, NC
1992-2002 American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, Raleigh, NC
1993-1996 Human Tissue Donation Committee, Raleigh, NC
1995-1998 Brain Injury Association of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC
1995-2002 North Carolina Head Injury Foundation
1996-2002 Global Transpark Development Commission Task Force, Kinston, NC
1996-2002 District 19 Commissioners, NC Medical Society
North Carolina Medical Society, Raleigh, NC
1997-2002 Finance Committee, North Carolina Medical Society, Raleigh, NC
1997-2002 Patient Advocacy Task Force, North Carolina Medical Society,
Raleigh, NC
2004-2008 New York State Council on Graduate Medical Education
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2005-2008 Commission for a Healthy Central New York, member of the Obesity
Subcommittee
2008- present North Carolina Medical Society Board Member
2010-present NCIOM North Carolina Institute of Medicine member
2011- present NC State Health Plan Board member
2011-present United Methodist Retirement Home Board Member
2011-present NCMJ North Carolina Medical Journal Editorial Board Member
2012-present CCNC Community Care of North Carolina Board Member
2012-present NCIOM North Carolina Institute of Medicine Board Member

Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
1990-2001 Personnel Committee - ECU Department of Surgery
1992-2001 Rehabilitation Outpatient Services Study Group
1992-2001 Combined GI/Surgical Interest Group
1992-2001 Organization of Black Faculty and Staff
1992-2001 Clinical Transplant
1993-present BB&T Leadership Development Board of Directors
1994-2001 Space Committee, ECU Department of Surgery
1995-2001 Telemedicine Clinical Advisory Group
1996-2001 Basic Science Trauma Research
1996-2001 Research Committee
1998-2001 Committee on Evaluation and Research with Medical Students
2000-2001 Minority Host Recruitment Committee
2000-2001 Cancer Center Oversight Committee
2000-2001 Search Committee for Cancer Center Director
2000-2001 Space Allocation/Reallocation Committee
2000-2001 Department of Surgery Cumulative Review Committee
2001-2001 Visions and Systems Buildings Subcommittee, Clinical Planning Committee
2001-2001 Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Steering Committee

Pitt County Memorial Hospital
1985-2001 Emergency Services Committee
1986-2001 Trauma Research Subcommittee
1986-2001 Trauma Quality Management Subcommittee
1986-2001 Trauma Committee
1987-2001 Surgery Clinical Committee
1990-2001 Hospital Standardization Committee
1992-2001 Trauma Management Committee
1992-2001 Quality Planning Steering Committee
1992-2001 Nominating Committee
1992-2001 Disaster Planning Committee
1992-2001 Respiratory Care Committee
1992-2001 Quality Planning Executive Committee
1994-2001 Chapel Steering Committee
1994-2001 Eastern Regional Trauma Coalition
1995-2001 Infection Control Committee
1995-2001 Renal Care Committee
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1995-2001 Safe Waters Network
1995-2001 Resource Optimization Committee (ROC) Physicians Subcommittee
1995-2001 Eastern Carolina Injury Prevention Program Executive Committee
1997-2001 Infection Control Committee
2000-2001 Ethics Committee
2000-2001 Trauma Center Executive Committee
2000-2001 Skin/Wound Optimal Care Steering Committee

SUNY Upstate Medical University:
2002 – 2008 CAIS Physicians’ Advisory Committee
2002 – 2008 Dean’s Advisory Committee
2002 – 2008 Finance & Compliance Committee
2002 – 2008 Graduate Medical Education Committee
2002 – 2008 UMAS/Governing Board
2002 – 2008 University Hospital Governance Quality Committee
2002 – 2008 University Hospital Operations Advisory Committee
2002 – 2008 University Hospital Planning & Regulatory Committee
2002 – 2008 University Hospital Quality Council
2002 – 2008 Library Advisory Committee
2003 – 2008 IMT Physicians’ Advisory Committee
2003 – 2008 Clinical Program Assessment Committee (CPAC)
2003 – 2008 Academic Promotions Committee
2004 – 2005 Task Force on Indigent Care & Trauma
2004 – 2008 Capitol Priorities Committee
2004 – 2008 PACS OR Committee
2005 – 2008 Capitol Submission Review Committee
2005 – 2006 Anesthesia Search Committee
2005 – 2006 Executive Director Search Committee
2005 – 2008 UMAS Executive Committee
2005 – 2006 Search Committee for the Chief of Staff at the Syracuse
VA Medical Center
2005 – 2008 Steering Committee for the Reynolds Grant for Geriatric Education
2005 – 2008 Friend in Deed Campaign
2006 – 2008 Executive Team for the North & West Wing Renovation Program Study
2006 – 2008 Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC)
2006 – 2008 Throughput Committee
2006 – 2008 Throughput Subcommittee – ED Overflow Task Force

Offices Held
2002 - 2008 Representative, UMAS/Governing Board
2003 – 2008 Chair, IMT Physician’s Advisory Committee
2004 – 2005 Chair, Task Force on Indigent Care & Trauma
2005 – 2006 Chair, Anesthesia Search Committee
2005 – 2008 Chair, Mentoring & Leadership Advisory Committee
2005 – 2008 Internal Chair, Friend in Deed Campaign


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Previous Hospital and Medical School
1985-1994 Surgery Quality Assurance Committee
1985 Ad Hoc Medical Staff, Advisory Board
1985-1994 Dialysis Care Committee
1986-1991 Trauma Management Subcommittee
1986-1991 Human Organ Transplantation Committee
1987-1992 Faculty Senate Senator
1988-1991 Blood Transfusion Committee
1989-1990 Admissions Committee
1989-1991 Promotion and Tenure Committee
1990-1992 Institutional Purpose Working Committee
1990-1993 TIPP Advisory Council
1990-1993 Executive Committee
1990-1991 Nutrition Committee
1990-1991 Board of Trustees
1990-1991 Search Committee for Medical Director, Faculty Practice Plan
1990-1994 Bed Utilization Committee
1991-1992 Joint Strategic Planning Effort
1991-1992 Rural Health Committee
1991-1992 Professional Staff Executive Committee
1991-1992 Bioengineered Drug Utilization Committee
1991-1992 Chiefs of Service
1991-1992 Nutrition Committee
1991-1992 Medical Ethics Committee
1991-1992 Legal Affairs Committee
1991-1992 ECU-NCSU Agromedicine Program
1991-1993 Friends of the ECU Library
1991-1993 Medical Records Imaging System Committee
1991-1994 2 North B Executive Committee
1992-1993 Substance Abuse Policy Committee
1992-1993 Quality Assurance & Improvement Committee
1993-1994 Cycle Time TAG Committee
1993-1994 Personnel Committee - The Department of Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation
1993-1994 Personnel Committee - The Department of Emergency Medicine
1992-1993 Committee on Space for Clinical Faculty
1992-1993 Strategic Plan Task Force Committee To Recruit Strong Minority Faculty
1992-1993 Strategic Plan Task Force Committee To Share Diagnostics with PCMH and
Private Practice Physicians and Locate Facility Dependent Specialists
1992-1993 Strategic Plan Task Force Committee to Develop a Mechanism to Separate
Rewards for Clinical, Teaching and Research Responsibilities of Faculty
1993-1994 Quality Engineering Committee
1993-1994 Medical Staff Ad-Hoc Finance Committee
1993-1994 Quality Planning Steering Committee Subcommittee
"Purpose Statement Subcommittee"
1994 Institutional Values Assessment Committee
1994 Pediatric Disaster Planning Committee
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1995-1996 Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Faculty Subcommittee
1995-1996 Search Committee for Department of Surgery Chair
1995-1996 Minority Admissions Advisory Board, East Carolina University
1995-1996 Discretionary Research Income Task Force
1996-1997 OR Weekend Coverage Task Force
1995-1997 Rural Health Committee
1997-1998 Search Committee for Chair of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
1997- 2000 Quality Assessment & Improvement Committee

Special Honors and Awards:
1987-1989, 1991 String of Pearls Lecturer, East Carolina University,
1993, 1994, 1998 Greenville, NC
2001
February 1988 Alternate Representative for ESRD Council of the Southeast for
Pitt County Memorial Hospital - Transplant
May 1990 North Carolina American Trauma Society State Delegate,
Leader to Congress, Washington, DC
June 1990 Pitt County Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Representative,
American Medical Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
March 1991 Participant, Bond Insurers and Ratings Agency, Pitt County Memorial Hospital
April 1992 Attended Reception at the Governor's Mansion in Raleigh, NC following
Matter of Life Consortium Workshop
(Governor and Mrs. Jim Martin hosted)
September 1992 Attended University Medical Center of Eastern Carolina-Pitt County Executive
Committee of the Medical Staff/Board of Trustees Retreat, Greenville, NC
August 1993 Participant in PCMH Level I Trauma Redesignation SiteVisit,
Greenville, NC
August 1993 Participant in Federal Government Rural Trauma Grant Review,
Rockville, Maryland
August 1993 Participant in Department of Transportation ENTERPRISE meeting,
February 1988 Alternate Representative for ESRD Council of the Southeast for
Pitt County Memorial Hospital - Transplant
May 1990 North Carolina American Trauma Society State Delegate,
Leader to Congress, Washington, DC
June 1990 Pitt County Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Representative,
American Medical Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
March 1991 Participant, Bond Insurers and Ratings Agency, Pitt County
Memorial Hospital
April 1992 Attended Reception at the Governor's Mansion in Raleigh, NC following
Matter of Life Consortium Workshop
(Governor and Mrs. Jim Martin hosted)
September 1992 Attended University Medical Center of Eastern Carolina-Pitt County Executive
Committee of the Medical Staff/Board of Trustees Retreat, Greenville, NC
August 1993 Participant in PCMH Level I Trauma Redesignation SiteVisit,
Greenville, NC
August 1993 Participant in Federal Government Rural Trauma Grant Review,
Rockville, Maryland
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August 1993 Participant in Department of Transportation ENTERPRISE meeting
July 2013 Presidential Award, National Medical Association


Who’s Who Inclusion:
1988-1990 Who's Who in America
1988-1990 Who's Who in the South and Southwest
1991 Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America
1993 Who's Who in American Education
1996-present Who’s Who in Science and Engineering
1996-present Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
1996-present Who’s Who among African Americans

Abstracts:
1. Thomas J, Carver F, Gross U, Cunningham P, Thomas F, Araneda R. Suppression of
Alloantibody Response by DR Depleted Donor Bone Marrow (DBM): Correlation with Long
Term Kidney Allograft Tolerance, Proceedings of the American Society of Transplant
Surgeons, p. 257.
2. Alqaisi M, Carver M, Cunningham P, Kasten-Jolly J, Thomas F, Thomas J. Effect of
Depleting CD3
+
Cells from a DR
-
Donor Bone Marrow to Facilitate Kidney Graft Tolerance
in Recipients Given Total Lymphoid Irradiation, Proceedings of the 14th International
Congress of Transplantation Society, Paris, France, p. 518, 1992
3. Thomas J, Carver M, Cunningham P, Gross U, Verbanac K, Rebellato L, Riley R, Thomas
F. Donor Bone Marrow Infusion Suppresses Alloantibody Response in RATG Treated
Recipients: A Correlate of Long Survival, Proceedings of the 14th International Congress of
Transplantation Society, Paris, France, p. 257, 1992.
4. Reballato L, Gross U, Carver M, Cunningham P, Riley R, Ross W, Knowles R, Thomas J.
Treatment of Rhesus Monkey Allograft Recipients with a Combination of Anti-T-Cell
Monoclonial Antibodies, Proceedings of the 14th International Congress of Transplantation
Society, Paris, France, August 1992, p. 471.
5. Breen TJ, Guo TG, Ellison MD, Daily OP, Cunningham P. Blacks and Whites on the UNOS
Renal Waiting List: Waiting Times and Patient Demographics Compared, Proceedings of the
Society of Black Academic Surgeons, Napa Valley, CA, April 4-6, 1993.
6. Dunn K, Snyder B, Foil MB, Cunningham P. Excess Morbidity and Mortality From
Intentional Injuries, Proceedings of Prevention '93, St. Louis, MO, April 17-20, 1993.
7. Craft P, Foil MB, Cunningham P, Patselas P, Snyder B, Collier MS. The Use of Intravenous
Ethanol for Alcohol Detoxification in the Patient, American Trauma Society Annual Meeting,
McLean, VA, April 30-May 5, 1993.
8. Ponder M, Foil MB, Cunningham P. Rural Single Vehicle, Single Occupant Motor Vehicle
Crashes (SVSO): Results from a Comprehensive Injury Surveillance System (CISS), Second
World Conference On Injury Control Proceedings, Atlanta, GA, p. 250, May 20-23, 1993.
9. Cunningham P, Garren WS, Benson N, Dutton K. Motor Vehicular Injury Control: A Role
For Search And Rescue Transponders, Second World Conference On Injury Control
Proceedings, Atlanta, GA, May 20-23, 1993, pp. 245-246.
10. Dunn K, Snyder B, Foil MB, Cunningham P. Age Differences in Rural Injury Patterns,
Second World Conference On Injury Control Proceedings, Atlanta, GA, May 20-23, 1993, p.
351.
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11. Mayduch D, Moylan J, Snyder B, Andrews L, Rutledge R, Cunningham P. American
College of Surgeons (ACS) Trauma Quality Care Indicators: An Analysis of Outcomes in a
Statewide Trauma Registry, Proceedings of the American College of Surgeons Annual
Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 18-21, 1993.
12. Barrett L, Patselas T, Foil MB, Cunningham P. Car-Jumpers: Patients Who Fall From
Moving Vehicles, Proceedings of the American Trauma Society, McLean, VA, May 12-17,
1994.
13. deHaas A, Swanson M, Snyder B, Flowe K, Foil B, Cunningham P. Blunt Thoracic Trauma
in a Rural Elderly Population: Determinants of Outcome and Benefits of Aggressive Care,
Proceedings of the American Trauma Society, McLean, VA, May 12-17, 1994.
14. deHaas A, Swanson M, Snyder B, Flowe K, Foil B, Cunningham P. Blunt Thoracic Trauma
in a Rural Elderly Population: Determinants of Outcome and Benefits of Aggressive Care,
Proceedings of the American Trauma Society, McLean, VA, May 12-17, 1994.
15. Cunningham P, Rutledge R, Baker C, Thomason M, Clancy T, Oller D, Meredith M. An
Analysis of the Association of the Mode of Prehospital Transport with the Outcome of Injury:
A Comparison of Helicopter and Ground Ambulance Transport, Proceedings-54th Annual
Meeting of the American Association For The Surgery Of Trauma, San Diego, CA,
September 29-October 1, 1994.
16. Scheitler J, Wooden W, Dolezal J, Long-Snyder B, Cunningham P. Isolated Extremity Soft
Tissue Injury: An Occupational Hazard in Rural Eastern North Carolina, North Carolina
Medical Journal 59(2):18-20, 1998.
17. MacDonald KG, Brown PM, Cunningham P, Brown B, Swanson M, Tripp BL, Shipley S,
Pories WJ. Reduction of staple-line dehiscence in the Roux gastric bypass procedure with the
triple-staple technique, Obesity Surgery 7(4):286-7, 1997.
18. Cunningham P, Rutledge R, Baker C, Clancy T. A Comparison of the Association of
Helicopter and Ground Ambulance Transport with the Outcome of Injury in Trauma Patients
Transported from the Scene, The Journal of Trauma 43(6):940-6, 1997.
19. Pories WJ, MacDonald KG, Cunningham P, Israel RG, Dohm L, Hickey MS, Caro JF,
Barakat HA, Cory KA. A New Paradigm For Adult Onset Diabetes: Could It Be A Disease
Of The Foregut? Proceedings, 109
th
Annual Session Southern Surgical Association, 8-9;
1997
20. Scheitler JL, Wooden WA, Dolezal JM, Long-Snyder B, Cunningham P. Isolated Extremity
Soft Tissue Injury: An Occupational Hazard in Rural Eastern North Carolina, North Carolina
Medical Journal 59 (2):118-120.
21. Estrada C, McElligott J, Dolezal J, Cunningham P. Evidence-Based Medicine To Guide
Local Health Policy: Asymptomatic Patients At High Risk For Deep Venous Thrombosis
Who Receive Adequate Prophylaxis Should Not Be Screened, Proceedings of the Society of
General Internal Medicine 13:54, April 1998.
22. MacDonald KG, Swanson MS, May H, Cunningham P, Tripp BL, Shipley S, Pories WJ.
Improvement in Mental Health After Gastric Bypass is not Sustained in Long-term Follow-
up. Obesity Surgery 8:154, 1998.
23. Rouse MA, Tripp BL, Shipley S, Cunningham P, MacDonald KG. Meeting the Challenge
of Managed Care Through Clinical Pathways for Surgery. Obesity Surgery 8:135, 1998.
24. Stearns J, Pories W, Swanson M, Cunningham P, MacDonald K Dohm L, Barakat H., and
Purushothaman S. “Hypoglycemia Following Gastric Bypass: Further Evidence of the Role
of the Gut in the Ethiology of Diabetes? Obesity Surgery, 9:334, 1999.
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25. Tripp BL, Shipley S, Swanson M, MacDonald K, Pories W, and Cunningham, P. “Patient
Health Problems: 16 Years Following a Gastric Bypass”, Obesity Surgery 9:106, 1999.
26. MacDonald K, Swanson M, Cunningham P, Tripp B, Shipley S, Brown B, and Pories W.
“The Gastric Bypass: 16-Year Followup” Obesity Surgery 9:124, 1999
27. Tripp B, Shipley S, Mayo C, Bryan-Berge D, Harris C, Phelps G, Cunningham P, Pories W,
and MacDonald K. “Moving the Morbidly Obese Patient: Design of a Simple, Inexpensive
and Effective Ambulance Stretcher System”, Obesity Surgery 10:311-12, 2000.
28. Shipley S, Tripp B, Brown B, Swanson M, Pories W, Cunningham P, and MacDonald K.
“Patient Satisfaction and Compliance Following Gastric Bypass Surgery”, Obesity Surgery
10:312-13, 2000.
29. Pories W, Stearns J, Cunningham P, Swanson M, Dohm L, Barakat H, and MacDonald K.
“Episodic, severe hypoglycemia following the gastric bypass”, Obesity Research 8(1):77S,
2000.
30. Bradley JH and Cunningham PRG. “The Impact of Changes in Status on Decision Quality”,
Proceedings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences 8(3):56-59, 2001.
31. Cunningham PRG. “Leadership, Professional Heroism, and the Eastern Association for the
Surgery of Trauma: Presidential Speech at the 14
th
Scientific Assembly”, Journal of Trauma
51 (2):213-222, 2001.
32. Cunningham PRG and Moskop R. “Surgical Services in Eastern North Carolina”, North
Carolina Medical Journal 62: S31-S37, 2002.

Publications:
1. Cunningham P, Rose J, Sokol A, Bleicher M. “A Case of Neonatal Intussusception”, Journal
of Pediatric Surgery, 15 (2):203, 1980.
2. Rizzuti R, Cunningham P, Easley D, Fushiki T, Thomas F. “ A New Method of Hepatic
Preservation Utilizing Pulsatile Perfusion and Allopurinol”, Current Surgery, 43(6):492, 1986.
3. Cunningham P, Cushman M. “Management of Vascular Trauma”, Journal of the National
Medical Association 79(7):721, 1987.
4. Gross U, Cunningham P, Thomas F, Thomas J. “Differential Diagnosis of Renal Transplant
Dysfunction by Two-Color Flow Cytometric Analysis of Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsies”,
Surgical Forum 38:383, 1987.
5. Thomas J, Carver M, Sash C, Cunningham P, Thomas F. “Induction of Allogeneic
Unresponsiveness to Renal Transplants in Rhesus Monkeys”, Transplant Proceedings 19
(5):4070, 1987.
6. Thomas J, Carver M, Cunningham P, Park K, Gonder J, Thomas F. “Promotion of
Incompatible Allograft Acceptance in Rhesus Monkeys Give Posttransplant Antithymocyte
Globulin and Donor Bone Marrow. (I) In Vivo Parameters and Immuno-histologic Evidence
Suggesting Microchimerism”, Transplantation 43(3):332, 1987.
7. Thomas F, Cunningham P, Thomas J, Gaskins D, Sash C, Parker K. “Superior Renal
Allograft Survival and Decreased Rejection with Early High-Dose and Sequential
Multi-Species Anti-lymphocyte Globulin Therapy, Transplant Proceedings 19:(1):1874,
1987.
8. Gross U, Thomas F, Matthews C, Thomas J, Cunningham P, Ritter T. “In Vivo-In Vitro
Correlates of Human Rejection Using Flow Cytometry with Two-Color Fluorescence on
Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells”, Transplant Proceedings 19(1):1609, 1987.
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9. Cunningham P, Gross U, Matthews C, Thomas J, Silverman J, Thomas F. “Diagnosis of
Human Allograft Rejection by Flow Cytometry Using Two-Color Fluorescence with
Monoclonal Anti-bodies”, Transplant Proceedings, 19(1):1578, 1987.
10. Thomas J, Carver M, Cunningham P, Gonder J, McGaley C, Sash C, Thomas F. “Effect of
Azathioprine on Kidney Allograft Tolerance Induced by Rabbit ATG and Donor Bone
Marrow in Primates”, Transplant Proceedings 19(1):472-5, 1987.
11. Carver M, Thomas J, Gonder J, Cunningham P, Park K, Thomas, F. “Unresponsiveness to
Kidney Transplants (KTX) in Primates: Immunohistologic Studies of Long Surviving Grafts”,
Transplant Proceedings 19(1):501, 1987.
12. Cunningham P, Gross U, Matthews C, Sash C, Thomas F, Thomas J. “Differential Effects
Of Immunosuppressive Agents On Mononuclear Cells (MC) Infiltrating Human Renal
Allografts”, Transplant Proceedings 21(1):194-195, 1988.
13. Thomas J, Carver M, Rebellato L, Sash C, Cunningham P, Thomas, F. “Analysis of CTL
Precursor Frequency During Kidney Transplant Rejection in Rhesus Monkeys”, Transplant
Proceedings 20(2):233, 1988.
14. Fair J, Rizzutti R, Cunningham P, Thomas F. “Successful Hepatic Preservation Using
Pulsatile Perfusion and Allopurinol”, Current Surgery 45:192-194, 1988.
15. Gross U, Cunningham P, Sash C, Matthews C, Thomas J, Thomas F, Silverman J. “Two-
Color Flow Cytometric Analysis of Mononuclear Cells Infiltrating Human Renal Allografts”,
Transplant Proceedings 20(1):102, 1988.
16. Thomas F, Cunningham P, Sash C, Gross U, Thomas J. “Superior Cadaver Renal
Transplantation Survival and Increased Cost-Effectiveness Using Individualized Quadruple
Immuno-suppression”, Transplant Proceedings 20(1):412-414, February 1988.
17. Thomas J, Carver M, Sash C, Cunningham P, Thomas F. “Beneficial Effect of Cyclosporine
in Post-Transplantation Induction of Unresponsiveness of Renal Allografts in Rhesus
Monkeys”, Transplant Proceedings, 20(1):134-135, February 1988.
18. Thomas J, Cunningham P, Carver M, Sash C, Thomas F. “Promotion of Incompatible
Allograft Acceptance in Rhesus Monkeys Given Posttransplant Antithymocyte Globulin and
Donor Bone Marrow”, Transplantation 47(2):209-215, 1989.
19. Thomas J, Cunningham P, Carver M, Sash C, Thomas F. “Promotion of Incompatible
Allograft Acceptance in Rhesus Monkeys Given Posttransplant Antithymocyte Globulin and
Donor Bone Marrow”, Transplantation 47(2):209-215, 1989.
20. Daniel H, Thomas F, Cunningham P, Sash C, Stelzer C, Thomas J. “Improved
Immunosuppression For Secondary Cadaver Renal Transplants (SCT) In High Risk Patients
Using Quadruple Immunosuppression With Cyclosporine A (CyA) And Rabbit
Anti-Thymocyte Globulin (RATG)”, Transplant Proceedings (21)1:1729-1731, 1989.
21. Thomas J, Carver M, Cunningham P, Saldanha C, Thomas F. “Mechanism Of
Immunosuppression In Long Surviving (LS) Monkey Allograft Recipients,” Transplant
Proceedings 21(1):388-390, 1989.
22. Sash C, Thomas F, Cunningham P, Stelzer D, Daniels H, Thomas J. “Improved Cadaver
Graft (CT) Survival Using Individualized Quintuple Immunosuppression (IQI), Transplant
Proceedings 21(1):1615-1616, 1989.
23. Morris J, Slaton J, Gibbs D. “Vascular Organ Procurement in the Trauma Population”, The
Journal of Trauma, 29(6): 782-787, Discussion 787-788, June 1989.
24. Foil B, Cunningham P, Hale J, Benson Nicholas Treurniet S. “Civilian Field Surgery in the
Rural Trauma Setting: A Proposal for Providing Optimal Care”, Journal of the National
Medical Association, 84(9): 787-789, 1992.
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25. Sash C, Cunningham P, Thomas J, Carver M, Park K, Thomas F. “Effects of Adjuvant
Immunosuppressive Drugs”, Transplantation, (47)2:209-215, February 1989.
26. Thomas J. Gross U, Cunningham P, Thomas F. “Two Color Fluorescence Activated Flow
Cytometric Analysis of T Cells in Fine Needle Aspirates for Diagnosis of Rejection”,
Transplant Proceedings, 21(4):3611-3613, 1989.
27. Thomas J, Castellani W, Sash C, Daniel H, Cunningham P, Ferguson A, Caro J. “Studies of
Radioimmunoreactive Urinary Insulin in Humans: A New Test for Diagnosis of Pancreas
Rejection”, Diabetes, 38(1):253, 1989.
28. Garrison L, Cunningham P, Lust R, Thomas F. “Donor-Specific Tolerance (DST) Permits
Burn Allografting Without Increased Sepsis”, Journal of Surgical Research, 49:390-393,
1990.
29. Cunningham P, Foil B. “Transplantation and the Trauma Surgeon: Opportunities, Problems,
and Dilemmas”, Journal of the National Medical Association, 82(11):769-771, 1990.
30. Carver M, Alqaisi M, Cunningham P, Gross U, Thomas J. “Posttransplant TLI is Effective
in Nonhuman Primates if Combined with Rabbit ATG”, Transplant Proceedings,
23(1-1):480-481, 1991.
31. Thomas J, Carver M, Cunningham P, Olson L, Thomas F. “Veto Cells Induce Long-Term
Allograft Tolerance in Primates without Chronic Immunosuppression”, Transplant
Proceedings, 23(1-1):11-13, 1991
32. Thomas J, Carver F, Cunningham P, Olson L, Thomas F. “Kidney Tolerance in Primates
Without Chronic Immunosuppression: The Role of Veto Cells”, Transplantation,
51(1):198-207, 1991.
33. Nayduch D, Rutledge R, Mason T, Meredith W, Thomason M, Cunningham P, Baker C,
Oller D, Moylan J, Azizkhan R. “Comparison of Adult and Pediatric Trauma Score's Ability
to Predict Pediatric Trauma Outcome in the North Carolina State Trauma Registry”,
American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, The Journal of Trauma, (31)4:452-458,
April 1991.
34. Cunningham P. Trauma Surgery: Lap Belt Use and Abdominal Injury in Children, Current
Surgery, 48(2):61-64, April 1991, discussion of abstracts
35. Rutledge R, Lalor A, Thomason M, Meredith W, Oller D, Cunningham P, Clancy T, Baker
C. “The Spectrum of Abdominal Injuries Associated With The Use of Seat Belts”, American
Association for the Surgery of Trauma, May 1990, The Journal of Trauma, 31(6):820-826,
June 1991.
36. Cunningham P, Bailey K, Rogers J. “Development of a Rural Traffic Injury Prevention
Program at the University Medical Center of Eastern Carolina-Pitt County”, Emergency Care
Quarterly, 7(3):31-35, October 1991.
37. Cunningham P, Dales R., “The Persian Gulf Conflict: A Reserve Component Perspective”,
Emergency Care Quarterly, 7(4):15-19, January 1992.
38. Carroll R, Kerrigan D, Bray J, Foil B, Cunningham P. “Increase in Renal Magnesium
Overflow Following Arototomy-Induced Hemorrhage in Pigs”, Circulatory Shock,
38:103-107, October 1992.
39. Thomas J, Alqaisi M, Cunningham P, Carver M, Rebellato Gross U, Patselas T, Araneda D,
Thomas F. “Development of a Posttransplant TLI Treatment Strategy That Promotes Organ
Allograft Acceptance Without Chronic Immunosuppression”, Transplantation, 53(2):247-
258, 1992.
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40. Oller D, Rutledge R, Clancy T, Cunningham P, Thomason M, Meredith W, Moylan J, Baker
C. “Vascular Injuries in a Rural State: A Review of 978 Patients from a State Trauma
Registry”, The Journal of Trauma, 32(6):740-746, June 1992.
41. Thomason M, Messick J, Rutledge R, Meredith W, Reeves T, Cunningham P, Oller D,
Moylan J, Clancy T, Baker C. “Head CT Scan Versus Urgent Exploration in the Hypotensive
Blunt Trauma Patient”, The Journal of Trauma, 34(1):40-45, January 1993.
42. Usala AL, Madigan T, Burguera B, Sinha M, Caro J, Cunningham P, Powell J, Butler P.
“Brief Report: Treatment of Insulin-Resistant Diabetic Ketoacidosis with Insulin-Like Growth
Factor I in an Adolescent with Insulin-Dependent Diabetes”, The New England Journal of
Medicine, 327(12), September 17, 1992.
43. Cunningham P. “Differences in waiting time of minority transplant candidates in the United
States”, Journal of Transplant Coordination, 2: 78-79, 1992.
44. Rebellato L, Gross U, Carver M, Cunningham P, Riley R, Ross W, Knowles R, Thomas J.
“Treatment of rhesus monkey allograft recipients with a combination of anti-T-cell
monoclonal antibodies,” Transplantation Proceedings, 25(1 Pt 1):598-9, February 1993.
45. Alqaisi M, Carver M, Cunningham P, Kasten-Jolly J, Thomas F, Thomas J. “Effect of
depleting CD3+ cells from DR- donor bone marrow to facilitate kidney graft to tolerance in
recipients given total lymphoid irradiation,” Transplantation Proceedings 25(1 Pt 1):344-5,
February 1993.
46. Nayduch D, Moylan J, Snyder B, Andrews L, Rutledge R, Cunningham P. “American
College of Surgeons Trauma Quality Indicators: An Analysis of Outcome in a Statewide
Trauma Registry”, The Journal of Trauma, 37(4):565-575, October 1994.
47. Meredith W, Rutledge R, Hansen AR, Oller DW, Thomason M, Cunningham P, Baker CC.
Field triage of trauma patients based upon the ability to follow commands: a study in 29,573
injured patients. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care, 38(1):129-35, January
1995
48. Garrison JL, Thomas F, Cunningham P. “Improved large burn therapy with reduced
mortality following as associated septic challenge by early excision and skin allografting
using donor-specific tolerance,” Transplantation Proceedings, 27(1):1416-8, February 1995.
49. Cunningham P, Foil MB. “The Ripped Cava”, Journal of the National Medical Association,
87(4):305-307, April 1995.
50. Flowe K, Cunningham P, Foil MB. “Rural Trauma: Systems in Evolution”, 1995 Annals of
Surgery, 27:29-39, April 1995.
51. Flowe K, Cunningham P, Foil MB. “Rural Trauma”, Annals of Surgery, 1995, 27:29-39,
May 1995.
52. Cornwell EE, et als. National Medical Association Surgical Section Position Paper on
Violence Prevention, The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), 273(22):
1788-1789, June 1995.
53. Gates HS, Cunningham PR. Obstetrics and gynecology. In: Cox SS, Pories WJ, Foil MB,
Patselas TN, eds. Surgical Resident Curriculum, 2nd ed. The Association of Program
Directors in Surgery, Arlington, Virginia, 1995, 123-126.
54. Ghassemain A, MacDonald K, Cunningham P, Swanson M, Brown B, Morris P, Pories W.
“The Workup for Bariatric Surgery Does Not Require a Routine Upper Gastrointestinal
Series”. Obesity Surgery, 7:16-18, 1997.
55. Clancy T, Ramshaw D, Maxwell JG, Covington D. Churchill, MP, Rutledge R, Oller D,
Cunningham P, Meredith JW, Thomason M, Baker C, Management Outcomes in Splenic
Injury: A Statewide Trauma Center Review, Annals of Surgery 226 (1):17-24, 1997.
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56. Cunningham P, Rutledge R, Bakker CC, Clancy TV. “A Comparison of the Association of
Helicopter and Ground Ambulance Transport with the Outcome of Injury in Trauma Patients
Transported from the Scene” [see comment], Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical
Care 43(6):940-6, December 1997.
57. Cunningham P, Rouse A, Tripp, BL, Shipley S, Pories W, MacDonald K. “Meeting the
Challenge of Managed Care Through Clinical Pathways for Bariatric Surgery”. Obesity
Surgery 8:530-34, 1998.
58. Cunningham P, Foil B, Hoey B, Philpott J. “Splenic Injury Management as the New
Millennium Approaches”. Current Surgery, 55(4):134-37.
59. Estrada CA, McElligott J, Dolezal JM, Cunningham P. “Asymptomatic Patients at High
Risk for Deep Venous Thrombosis Who Receive Inadequate Prophylaxis Should Be
Screened”. Southern Medical Journal 92(12):1145-1150, 1999.
60. Cunningham P, Gates HS. Gynecology and Obstetrics. In: Cox SS, Pories WJ (eds),
Surgical Resident Curriculum (3
rd
ed). Arlington, Virginia: Association of Program Directors
in Surgery, 1999; 179-183.
61. Cunningham P and Dolezal J. “Seat Belts and Trauma: Clinical Clues for the Surgeon”,
Current Surgery 56 (1/2) 20-24, 1999.
62. Tanner C, Barakat, H, Dohm, G, Pories, MacDonald K, Cunningham P, Swanson M,
Houmard J. “Muscle fiber type is associated with obesity and weight loss”, Am J Physiol
Endoccrinol Metab 282: E1191-E1196, 2002.
63. Ramos EJB, Campos AL, Coelho JCU, Das UN, Meguid MM, Cunningham P. Intriguing
finding of post-operative smell and taste deficit after upper GI cancer operations. J Surg
Oncol 2003; 82:150-153.
64. Meguid MM, Ramos EJB, Suzuki S, Xu Y, George ZM, Das UN, Hughes K, Quinn R, Chen
C, Marx M, Cunningham P. “A Surgical Rat Model of Human Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass”,
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 2004 Jul-Aug; 8(5):621-30.
65. Orlando FA, Goncalves CG, George ZM, Halverson JD, Cunningham PR, Meguid MM.
“Neuro-Hormonal Pathways Regulating Food Intake and Changes after Roux-en-Y Gastric
Bypass,” Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 2005; 5:486-495.
66. Baxley E and Cunningham P. “Meeting North Carolina’s Health Care Needs Through
Interprofessional Education and Practice”, North Carolina Medical Journal, 2014 Jan/Feb;
75(1): 65-67.
67. Cunningham P and Flye B. “A Surgeon’s Skills Become Business Skills”, International
Journal of Appreciative Inquiry, Feb 2014 16(1): 25-28.

Book Reviews:
1. Cunningham P. Book Review - Clinical Evidence, Issue 4, Current Surgery Vol 59, No. 1,
Jan/Feb 2002.

Book Contributions:
1. Cunningham P. Contributor – Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM), Surgical
Strategies for Penetrating Trauma, “Tips From the Masters – Cricothyroidotomy: Precise
Anatomic Aide to Dissection Technique,” 2004

Journal Reviews:
1. Cunningham P. Journal Review, January 2003 – Impact of Police and Legislative Initiatives
on Urban Gunshot Wound Admissions,” The Journal of Trauma
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2. Cunningham P. Journal Review, April 2003 – “Influence of Helicopter Transport on Health
Outcomes for Patients with Acute Traumatic Brain Injury,” The Journal of Trauma
3. Cunningham P. Journal Review, June 2003 – “Non-Operative Management of Liver
Compartment Syndrome,” The Journal of Trauma
4. Cunningham P. Journal Review, October 2003 – “A Focused Education Intervention Can
Promote the Proper Application of Seat Belts During Pregnancy,” The Journal of Trauma
5. Cunningham P. Journal Review, October 2003 – “Episodic, Severe Hypoglycemia
Following Gastric Bypass,” Annals of Surgery
6. Cunningham P. Journal Review, February 2004 – “Periduodental Haematoma Secondary to
Blunt Abdominal Trauma,” The Journal of Trauma
7. Cunningham P. Journal Review, May 2004 – “Effectiveness of a “Doctor-Helicopter)
System in Japan,” The Journal of Trauma
Cunningham P. Journal Review, June 2005 – “Traumatic Injuries in Amish Children:
The Impact of Pediatric Trauma in the Amish Community,” The Journal of Pediatrics

Presentations:
Papers
July 1990 Cunningham P, The Ripped Cava, National Medical Association
Scientific Assembly, Las Vegas, NV
November 1995 Flowe K, Dolezal J, Cunningham P, Snyder B, Does Blood Bank
Utilization for Injured Sickle Cell Disease Patients Mandate Tertiary
Care Evaluation? Southern Medical Association, Kansas City, MO
Medical Association, Kansas City, Missouri
April 1996 Cunningham P, Dolezal J, Foil M, Snyder B, Long S. Cost Outlier
Threats for Rural Trauma Centers? The Society of Black Academic
Surgeons 6th Scientific Session, Denver, CO
October 1997 Cunningham P, Rutledge R, Emery S, Thomason M. Simplified Field
Triage Based upon AAVPU@, Patient Age, and Blood Pressure
Outperforms the Revised Trauma Score, American Association for the
Surgery of Trauma, Waikoloa, Hawaii
April 2001 Cunningham P, MacDonald K, Houmard J, Barakat H, Pories W. Ethnic
Differences in Weight Loss Patterns for the Morbidly Obese: A Red and White
Issue, Society of Black Academic Surgeons, Boston, Massachusetts

Panels
September 1986 Moderator, Tenth Annual North Carolina Chronic Renal Disease Symposium
May 1987 Moderator, North Carolina Chapter-American College of Surgeons,
Trauma-Critical Care Panel
September 1988 Moderator, Twelfth Annual Chronic Renal Disease Symposium,
Wilmington, NC
September 1989 Moderator, Trauma Symposium, Greenville, NC
September 1989 Trauma Team Site Visit Reviewer for Level I Trauma Center Designation,
Charlotte Memorial Hospital
April 1992 Lifesavers 10, Traffic Safety Conference, “Implementation of a Traffic
Traffic Injury Prevention Program," Denver, CO
July 1992 Moderator, North Carolina American College of Surgeons Meeting,
Kingston Plantation, North Myrtle Beach, SC
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July 1992 Participant/Reviewer, Division of Organ Transplantation Grants to
Increase Organ Donation Program, Department of Health and Human
Resources, Rockville, MD

September 1994 Participant, UNOS Executive Director Search Committee,
Washington, DC
February 1995 Participant, Emergency Services Strategic Planning Meeting,
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
January 1996 Trauma Team Site Visit Reviewer for Level I Trauma Center
Designation, North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, NC
January 1996 Moderator, EAST Ninth Scientific Assembly, Orlando, Florida
April 1996 Panelist, 1996 ITS Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas
January 1997 Panel, Ad Hoc Manuscript Reviewers, Journal of Trauma,
San Antonio, TX
May 1998 Moderator, Old North State Medical Society, Greensboro, NC
October 1999 Co-Chairperson, Abstract Presentation Session: Transport of
Patients at Risk,
12
th
Annual Congress European Society of Intensive Care Medicine,
Berlin, Germany
May 2000 Participant, Minority Group Health Care, Access to Health Care: Moral,
Political and Clinical Challenge, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
October 2002 Panelist, Stump the Experts on Trauma, American College of
Emergency Physicians
August 2003 Panelist, Resident Work Hours…A New Day, National Medical Association
Annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA
June 2005 Panelist, Community Forum on Health Disparities, Southwest Community
Center, Syracuse, NY
July 2005 Panelist, Issues in Residency Training, National Medical Association Annual
meeting, New York, NY
January 2006 Panelist, Emergency Surgery: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Eastern
Association for the Surgery of Trauma meeting, Orlando, FL
March 2006 Panelist, Health Disparities, Rebecca Lee Pre-Health Society,
Syracuse, NY
February 2009 Organization of African American Staff, East Carolina University
Greenville, NC
October 2010 Panelist, Where are the Teachers and the Time, American College of Surgeons
Annual Meeting, san Francisco, CA
August 2013 Panelist, A Menu of Options: Institutional Leaders in Action, Just Health and
Food Summit, Rocky Mount, NC

Visiting Professorships or Lectureships:
November 1985 Lecture, Surgery Day 1985, "The Management of Trauma – an Update”
November 1985 Lecture, Association of Surgical Technologist Workshop,
"Liver Transplantation"
December 1985 Speaker, Physician's Forum, "Trauma in Rural Eastern North Carolina”
February 1986 Speaker, Pre-Professional Health Alliance
May 1986 Speaker, EMS Advisory Committee, "Trauma Outreach Program”
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May 1986 Speaker, Physician/Clergy Breakfast, "Organ Transplant”
July 1986 Speaker, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY,
"The Transplant Experience at East Carolina University”
July 1986 Speaker, National Medical Association, New York, NY
"Management of Vascular Trauma"
November 1986 Speaker, Surgery Update 1986, "Trauma Center Update"
April 1987 Speaker, Coastal Plains Occupational Health Nurses’ Association,
"Transplantation"
January 1988 Speaker, The ECU Chapter of the Student National Medical Association
Medical Association, "1988 Martin Luther King, Jr./Senior Recognition
Banquet"
January 1988 Invited Discussant, "Vascular Organ Procurement in the Trauma Population”
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Longboat Key, FL
June 1988 Speaker, North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons,
"Renal Failure " and “Critical Care and Trauma", The St. Regis Resort,
North Topsail Beach, NC
August 1988 Visiting Professor, New Hanover Memorial Hospital, Wilmington, NC
August 1988 Speaker, 93rd Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly of the National
Medical Association, "Problems in Rural Trauma Centers",
Los Angeles, CA
October 1988 Speaker, Eastern Orthopedic Group, Inc., Greenville, NC
April 1989 Speaker, "Challenges in Rural Trauma Care," Pitt County Memorial Hospital
September 1989 Presenter, "Trauma Prevention" and "Pediatric Trauma Case Studies,”
Eighth Annual EMS Beach Seminar
October 1989 Presenter, "Prehospital Management of the Pediatric Trauma Patient”,
Vanceboro Rescue Squad
January 1990 Speaker, Clinical Ladder Recognition Ceremony, East Carolina University
School of Medicine 1990.
January 1990 Speaker, Student National Medical Association, Senior Recognition
Banquet,
Greenville, NC
February 1990 Presenter, "Trauma Case Studies Penetrating/Blunt," Eleventh Annual ical
Services Seminar
March 1990 Speaker, Teen Leadership Institute, Health Care for Eastern
North Carolina,
Pitt County Memorial Hospital
March 1990 Participant and Invited Speaker of the National Highway Safety
Administration's Video Production on Highway Safety, National PSA
March 1990 Speaker, Clinical Ladder Promotional Ceremony,
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
April 1990 Speaker, "Vascular Trauma," Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
May 1990 Presenter, Annual American Trauma Society Meeting, Washington, DC
November 1990 Speaker, "Farm Injuries," United Methodist Men’s Group, Snow Hill, NC
March 1991 Presenter, "Role of EMS and Organ Donation," EMS Participants
Greenville, NC
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April 1991 Speaker, "Army Experiences," Medical Students, East Carolina University,
Greenville, NC
June 1991 Presenter, "Pediatric Trauma," to EMS Participants, Pitt County
Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
August 1991 Presenter, "Pediatric Trauma," EMS Participants,
Roanoke-Chowan Community College, NC
September 1991 Presenter, "Organ Donation," Annual Meeting Division of EMS,
Atlantic Beach, NC
September 1991 Presenter, "Pregnancy and Trauma Outreach," Heritage Hospital,
Tarboro, NC
September 1991 Speaker, Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Patient Bed Tower,
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
September 1991 Presenter, "Trauma Outreach," Eastern Prosthetic Study Club,
Greenville, NC
November 1991 Speaker, Pitt County Memorial Hospital's 15-20 Year Employees
Recognition Ceremony, Greenville, NC
November 1991 Speaker, Pitt County Memorial Hospital's 10 Year Employees
Recognition Ceremony, Greenville, NC
December 1991 Speaker, Medical Honors Seminar, "Rural Trauma Care”, Greenville, NC
December 1991 Instructor, Transplant Lecture, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
February 1992 Speaker, Division of Organ Transplantation, Federal Initiatives in
Transplantation, Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA
February 1992 Presenter, Third Annual Trauma Symposium, “Prehospital Management
of the Trauma Patient," Wilmington AHEC, Wilmington, NC
February 1992 Speaker, Minority Transplant Professionals Meeting, "Minorities and
Transplantation," Houston, TX
March 1992 Speaker, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Transplantation and Minorities,
Greenville, NC
April 1992 Speaker, Matter of Life Consortium Workshop, "Minority Issues in Donation
and Transplantation," Capital Building, Raleigh, NC
April 1992 Speaker, Minority Resident Association of Jackson Memorial Hospital,
"The Importance of Transplantation for Minorities," Miami, FL
April 1992 Speaker, Annual Spring Banquet, Student National Medical Association,
University of Miami School of Medicine, "Role Models in Career Choices,"
Miami, FL
November 1992 Speaker, The President's Executive Seminar On Inspiring Organ Donation in
The African-American Community, Shaw University, Raleigh, NC
December 1992 Speaker, High School Honors Medicine Program, Rural Trauma Surgery,
ECU Family Practice, Greenville, NC
January 1993 Speaker, EMRT Lecture, Burroughs Wellcome, Greenville, NC
January 1993 Speaker, CQI For Medical Staff, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base
Goldsboro, NC
February 1993 Speaker, CQI for Medical Staff, Onslow Memorial Hospital
Jacksonville, NC
February 1993 Speaker, Preprofessional Health Alliance Annual Induction Ceremony
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

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February 1993 Speaker, "Fellowship For Life" Conference,
Phillipi Church of Christ, Greenville, NC
February 1993 Speaker, National Rural IVHS Conference, Keystone, CO
March 1993 Speaker, "Fellowship For Life" Breakfast, Organ Transplantation,
ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
March 1993 Speaker, Student Leadership, ECU, Greenville, NC
April 1993 Speaker, President's Conference on Organ Donation, Shaw University,
Raleigh, NC
May 1993 Speaker, EMS Appreciation Banquet, Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie,
NC
May 1993 Speaker, EMS Outreach C Program, "EastCare EMS '93"
Presented "Prehospital Care of the Pediatric Trauma Patient”
Williamston Fire & Rescue, Williamston, NC
June 1993 Quality Assurance Lecture, House Staff Orientation,
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
August 1993 Speaker, NC-DOT, Board of Transportation meeting,
Emerging Issues and Safety Committee, “Applications of IVHS
Technology in Emergency Response Systems", Hilton Inn, Greenville, NC
September 1993 Speaker, Chancellor's Minority Student Leadership Program
ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
September 1993 Speaker, Burroughs-Wellcome, "Team Work and Case Scenarios”
Greenville, NC
October 1993 Speaker, AHEC, "Challenges in Rural Trauma Care,"
Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro, NC
November 1993 Speaker, Fellowship For Life Breakfast, Carolina Organ Procurement
Agency, Kinston, NC
November 1993 Presenter, EMS Outreach Program, "Shock and Fluid Resuscitation,"
Currituck County/Corolla EMS, Lower Currituck, NC
November 1993 Lecturer, M-1 Gross Anatomy Course, Hernias
ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
November 1993 Presenter, "Packaging the Trauma Patient," AHEC,
Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern, NC
November 1993 Presenter, Surgical Research Conference, "Rural Trauma Research,"
ECU School of Medicine Department of Surgery, Greenville, NC
January 1994 Presented, "Pediatric Chest and Abdominal Trauma,"
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
February 1994 Presenter, Division of Organ Transplantation Annual Meeting,
"Minority Organ Donation," Washington, DC
March 1994 EMT Intermediate Class, Trauma Initial Assessment,
Div. of Emergency Medical Services, Greenville, NC
March 1994 Presenter, Duke University Medical Center 4
th
Annual Trauma Conference,
"Rural Trauma Issues," Durham, NC
March 1994 Speaker, EMT Lecture, Division of EMS, Greenville, NC
June 1994 Lecture on "Trauma Management", Family Practice Center,
ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
September 1994 Speaker, Rural ITS Annual Conference, Blacksburg, VA
October 1994 Speaker, EMS Today '94, Greensboro, NC
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November 1994 Participant, EAST Board of Directors Retreat, Sanibel, FL
November 1994 Speaker, NC Academy of Physician Assistants' Second Annual Minority
Health Symposium, "Violence", Research Triangle Park, NC
January 1995 Speaker, Pediatric Trauma & Hodgepodge Lectures, Pitt County
Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
February 1995 Lecturer, Second Year Medical Students Practicum Exam,
ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
March 1995 Speaker, 16th Annual Emergency Medicine Seminar,
"Violence", ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
March 1995 Speaker, Roanoke High School Biology Class, "Animal Care Issues in
Research," Robersonville, NC
March 1995 Lecturer, "Gram Negative/Infections in Trauma," Fayetteville VA Hospital and
Womack Army Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC
April 1995 Speaker, "Burns," Burroughs Wellcome, Greenville, NC
April 1995 Speaker, "Stabilization and Transport" and "Practical Skill Station," Advanced
Trauma Life Support Course, Department of Emergency Medicine, East
Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
May 1995 Speaker, Advanced Trauma Core, "Shock & Fluid Resuscitation,"
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
May 1995 Speaker, "Student Choice Lecture," Department of Surgery,
East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
May 1995 Speaker, "Level I Trauma Centers," Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro,
NC
June 1995 Speaker, Medical Students-2 Clinical Skills Course, Department of Family
Medicine, East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
September, 1995 Speaker, "Student Choice Lecture," Department of Surgery,
East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
November 1995 Speaker, Student Choice Lecture, Department of Surgery,
East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
November 1995 Speaker, Dealing with Trauma: A Seminar for Clergy,
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
December 1995 Presenter, Surgery Grand Round, Department of Surgery,
East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
February 1996 Visiting Professor, Surgery Grand Round, Mount Sinai Hospital
and Medical Center, New York City, NY
February 1996 Lecturer, 7th Annual Trauma Symposium, New Hanover Regional
Medical Center, Wilmington, NC
February 1996 Speaker, Current Concept in Family Medicine, Farm Injuries,
Greenville, NC
February 1996 Speaker, 17th Annual Emergency Medicine Seminar, The Incredible Journey
Of the Trauma Patient, Greenville, NC
March 1996 Speaker, 6th Annual Trauma Conference, Duke University Medical
Center, Durham, NC
March 1996 Speaker, Student Choice Lecture, Department of Surgery,
East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
April 1996 Lecturer, Burns, Glaxo Wellcome, Greenville, NC

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May 1996 Visiting Professor, Surgery Grand Rounds, New Hanover Regional
Medical Center, Wilmington, NC
October 1996 Visiting Professor, Rapid Decision Making Under Fire, Surgery
Grand Rounds, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC
October 1996 Lecturer, Clinical Correlation: Hernias, Medical Gross Anatomy,
East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
November 1996 Lecturer, Advanced Pediatric Life Support Course, Trauma and
Trauma Cases, ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
November 1996 Speaker, Advanced Trauma Core, A Rapid Decision-Making Under
Fire, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
November 1996 Speaker, Medical Alumni Weekend-Dilemmas in Practice,
Managed Care and Trauma, ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
February 1997 Lecturer, Trauma: Decision Making Under Fire, 18th Annual Emergency
Medicine Seminar, ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
May 2, 1997 Speaker, 8th Annual May Day Trauma Conference, University of
North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
May 1997 Lecture, Packing The Trauma Patient for Transportation, Cherry Point Naval
Hospital, Havelock, NC
May 1997 Lecture, Advanced Pediatric Life Support (APLS)
ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
June 1997 Lecture, A Renal Core: From Renal Failure Through Transplantation
ECU School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
February 1998 Lecture, A Pediatric Trauma
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC
May 1998 Presenter, A Trauma Rehab Integration and Research in Mild TBI
Trauma Care in the 21st Century, Asheville, NC
November 1998 Lecture, A Rural Trauma
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
November 1998 Presenter, A Transport of the Critically Ill Trauma Patient
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
November 1998 Presenter, A Rural Preventable Mortality-The Role of Airway A
College Park, MD
February 2000 Presented “Office Surgery – Tricks of the Trade”, Current Concepts in Family
Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
March 2000 Presented “Violence and Guns”, Craven Medical Society, New Bern, NC
March 2000 Visiting Professor, University of Buffalo, “Rural Trauma: Is Mortality
Preventable?” Buffalo, NY
May 2000 Presented “Challenges in Rural Trauma Care”, Pungo District Hospital,
Belhaven, NC
September 2000 Visiting Professor, Makassed Medical Congress, “Long-Term Full Remission
of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Following the Gastric Bypass Operation” and
“The Modern Management of Small Bowel Obstruction”, Beirut, Lebanon
December 2001 Visiting Professor, Coastal Area Health Education Center, “Rural Trauma:
Why Is It Different?”, Wilmington, NC
August 2002 Speaker, White Coat Ceremony for Class of 2006, “Welcome to the Profession
of Medicine,” SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine
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September 2002 Speaker, Faith Values Forum, “Violence in the Streets! Why Should I Care?”
SUNY Upstate Medical University
October 2002 Speaker, Thoracic Lecture serices, “Thoracic Trauma” Dept of Surgery, SUNY
Upstate Medical University
November 2002 Grand Rounds Presenter, “Rural Trauma, Why is it Different?”, Dept. of
Emergency Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University
November 2002 Speaker, Gastroenterology 2002 Conference, “Surgery for the Obese Patient”,
SUNY Upstate Medical University
January 2003 Speaker, Upstate Medical University Chapter of the American Medical Student
Association, Humanistic Lecture Series, “Residency Work Hours”
January 2003 Grand Rounds Presenter, “Rural Trauma, Why is it Different?,” SUNY Stony
Brook, New York, NY
March 2003 Speaker, 3
rd
Annual Emergency Medicine Conference, “Rural Trauma, The
Basics and the Background,” Syracuse, NY
April 2003 Speaker, Departmental meeting – Environmental Services at University
Hospital, Syracuse, NY
May 2003 Speaker, Annual Trauma Conference, Bethlehem, PA
May 2003 Speaker, University Hospital’s 11
th
Annual Clergy Day, “Adult Obesity,”
Syracuse, NY
May 2003 Speaker, University Hospital’s Bariatric Teaching Day, Syracuse, NY
June 2003 Speaker, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Sponsor Appreciation Luncheon,
Presentation with Michael Meguid, MD, “Bariatric Program Overview,”
Syracuse, NY
October 2003 Speaker, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Medical Student Surgery Club
October 2003 Speaker, SUNY Upstate Medical University Fifth Annual Critical Care
Nursing Symposium, “What’s New in Medical Education: Building Great
Multi-disciplinary Teams,” Springside Inn, Auburn, NY
November 2003 Speaker, SUNY Upstate Medical University Mini Medical University lecture
January 2004 Presenter, Dept. of Surgery Bariatric Program, SUNY Council meeting,
Syracuse, NY
February 2004 Speaker, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Dept. of Surgery Resident
Lecture series, “Acute Management of Trauma,” Syracuse, NY
May 2004 Speaker, 26
th
Annual NYS Surgical Symposium, “Surgical Education in Crisis:
What it Means to be a Trauma Surgeon,” Cooperstown, NY
May 2004 Speaker, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Annual Pediatric Teaching Day,
“Obesity Surgery: An Update,” Syracuse, NY
October 2004 Speaker, St. Jospeh’s Hospital Health Center, Medical Grand Rounds,
“Obesity: A Worldwide Epidemic,” Syracuse, NY
October 2004 Speaker, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Teaching Day for Teachers,
“Surgeons Pushing the Envelope,” Syracuse, NY
November 2004 Speaker, Saint Francis Hospital & Health Center, 7
th
Annual Trauma
Conference, “The Obese Trauma Patient: The Challenges for Today’s Trauma
Team,” Poughkeepsie, NY
January 2005 Speaker, University Hospital, Dept. of Urology, Grand Rounds, "Modern
Management of Trauma - A Surgeon's Perspective," Syracuse, NY
April 2005 Speaker, 27
th
Annual NYS Surgical Symposium, “The 80-Hour Work Week:
How Has It Changed Training?” Albany, NY
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April 2005 Speaker, The NY Academy of Medicine, Mentoring Minority Medical
Students, “Benefits of and Support for Mentoring,” New York, NY
June 2005 Speaker, Forum on Health Disparities, Southwest Community Center,
Syracuse, NY
July 2005 Speaker and faculty site visitor, Rural Medical Education Program, “Treating
the Nation’s Growing Health Epidemic: Morbid Obesity,” Schyler Hospital,
Watkins Glen, NY
July 2005 Matory Lecturer, National Medical Association Annual mtg, “Minding Our
Own Business: Surgeons and the Public Health,” New York, NY
February 2006 Grand Rounds presenter, SUNY Buffalo, Department of Surgery, “What’s Up
Doc? The Changing Face of Surgery,” Buffalo, NY
April 2006 Visiting Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee,
Knoxville, TN
July 2006 Presenter, Medical Procedure video, Welch Allyn Engineering Camp -
Healthcare Day, Skaneateles, NY
August 2006 Speaker, AMSA/ADDM LTP: “Learning from Each Other: Cultural
Competency in Medicine and Dentistry Conference, University Hospital,
“Medical Disparities and the IOM Report, Syracuse, NY
April 2007 Keynote Speaker, CSTEP, Bolton Landing, NY
December 2008 Keynote Speaker, 2
nd
Annual Albernaz Lecture, Greenville, NC
January 2009 Speaker, Dean’s on Deck, Raleigh, NC
February 2009 Speaker, Dean’s on Deck, Wilmington, NC
Speaker, Health and Food Summit, Rocky Mount, NC
May 2012 Speaker, NAACP Banquet, Williamston, NC
February 2014 Speaker, Leadership NC meeting, Provider Shortage,” Charlotte, NC
February 2014 Speaker, Surgical Grand Rounds, “Perspectives: Past Present and Future,” with
Dr. David Herman, Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC