John Hunter, M.D. Elected ABS Vice Chair
October 17, 2014
Mackenzie Professor and Chair John G. Hunter, M.D. has been elected American Board of Surgery Vice Chair for 2015-2016. He will serve as Chair of the Board in 2016-2017. Dr. Hunter is Chief of Surgery at OHSU and also co-directs the OHSU Digestive Health Center and is Editor-in-Chief of the World Journal of Surgery.
Originally from Hanover, New Hampshire, Dr. Hunter attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania and completed residency at the University of Utah. He has been a member of the ABS GI Surgery Advisory Council since 2004, and in 2010 was elected as an ABS director representing the Pacific Coast Surgical Association.