Raymond M. Dunn, MD

Dunn


Academic Role:
 Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery
Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Faculty Appointment(s): Division of Plastic Surgery, Division of Cell Biology
Other Affiliations: Affiliate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
Office: S4- 751
Phone/ Fax: (508) 856 5280/ (508) 856 5250
E- Mail: Raymond.Dunn@umassmemorial.org

  

Clinical Interests - Training - Research Interests - Publications - Awards and Honors

 

1. Clinical Interests
Microsurgery, wound surgery, hand and upper extremity surgery, Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery

2. Training

  • Education
    • 1978-1982 Albany Medical College M.D. Albany, New York
    • 1974-1978 Worcester Polytechnic Institute B.S. Honors Worcester, Massachusetts 
  • Graduate Medical Training 
    • 1987-1990 Resident in Plastic Surgery Eastern Virginia Medical School Norfolk, VA
    • 1982-1987 Resident in General Surgery University of Massachusetts Medical Center Worcester, MA
  • Certifications 
    • 1983 National Board of Medical Examiners #260874
    • 1988 American Board of Surgery #33824
    • 1993 American Board of Plastic Surgery #4432
    • 1994 American Board of Plastic Surgery
    • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery #317
  • Medical Licensure
    • 1986 Massachusetts #55227
  • Appointments
    • 1992-1998 Co-Director, Venous Clinic University of Massachusetts Medical Center
  • Postgraduate Training
    • 2001 Project Management Fundamentals
    • 1997 Residency Review Committee Site Visit Training
    • 1996 ASPRS Board of Directors Development Training
    • 1996 MacAdemy (MacIntosh Computer Training)
    • 1995 Young Plastic Surgeons Leadership Course (invited participant)
    • 1995 ASPRS Media Training
  • International Surgical Experience
    • 1991 Federico Trilla Foundation, Puerto Rico
    • 1990 Haife, Israel (Maimomides Fellow)
    • 1989 Operation Smile, Philipines
    • 1989 Interplast - Physicians for Peace, Turkey
    • 1988 Operation Smile, Liberia

3. Research Interests

Research Grants (Funded Chronologic) 

  1. Microvascular Free Flap Monitoring: Evaluation and Comparison of Tissue PCO2 and pH Measurement for Early Detection of Flap Failure. EVMS I88-21: $4,000. (1988) Principal Investigator.
  2. The Rat Rectus Abdominus Myocutaneous Flap Model: A True Myocutaneous Flap Model. EVMS I89: $4,832.75. (1989) Principal Investigator. 
  3. PH Monitoring in Experimental Compartment Syndrome: ASSH 1991-1: $4,915.00. (1991) Principal Investigator. 
  4. Evaluation of Calcium Alginate on In-Vitro Wound Healing. Dow B. Hickham I93-001 $37,500, (1992) Sugarland, TX. Co-Principal Investigator. 
  5. Evaluation of the Expression of Growth Factors and Their Receptors in Human Chronic Wounds. Institute of Molecular Biology (Worcester, MA) HSC #2457:$6,000.00. (1994) Principal Investigator. 
  6. A Randomized Trial of Two Compressive Dressings for the Management of Venous Stasis Ulceration. Smith & Nephew United: HSC #2745 $185,000. (1994) Principal Investigator. 
  7. Development of Tissue pH Microsurgical Flap Monitor. Translational Research Program (1995) (UMMC) $20,000. Principal Investigator. 
  8. Correlation Between pH and Quantitative Bacteriology. PSEF (1999) $5000. Co-Principal Investigator. 
  9. Engineering of Autologous Skin: A Bilayer Approach to Use of Hydrogel. PSEF (2000) $5000. Co-Principal Investigator. 
  10. Development of a Multi-Disciplinary Hospital Based Wound Center. Fuller Foundation. (2002) $85,000 Principal Investigator

4. Publications

PATENTS:

1. Tissue Spreading Forceps
Patent #5,449,374. Issued September 12, 1995
2. Method and Device for Eliminating pH Electrode Drift
Patent #5766432. Issued June 16, 1998

PATENTS PENDING:

1. Malleolar Donut, 2002

PUBLICATIONS:

1. Pavlik, J.W., Dunn, R.M. Photoisomerization of 2, 6-di-t-butyl 4-OH Pyrilium Cations.
Evidence of a Dewar Type Intermediate. Tetrahedron Letters, 51, 1071-74, 1978.

2. Dunn, R.M., Mancoll, J., I. Experimental Comparison of Direct and Tonometrically
Measured Tissue pH Monitoring. II. Clinical Use of Tissue pH in Free Flaps. Plastic
Surgery Educational Foundation Essay, 1990.

3. Dunn, R.M., Mancoll, J. Flaps in the Experimental Rat: A Review. Plast. Reconst. Surg.
90:319-328, 1991.

4. Dunn, R.M., Mancoll, J. The Rat Tram Flap: A True Myocutaneous Flap Model. Ann.
Plast. Surg. 31:352-357, 1993.

5. Dunn, R.M., Mancoll, J., Kaplan, I, Terzis, JK, Trengove-Jones, G. Experimental and
Clinical Use of pH Monitoring of Free Tissue Transfers. Ann. Plast. Surg. 31:
539-545, 1993.

6. Rothkopf, D.M., Chu, B., Gonzalez, F., Borah, G., Ashmead, D., Dunn, R.M.: Radial and
Ulnar Artery Repairs: Assessing Patency Rates with Color Doppler Ultrasonagraphic
Imaging. J. Hand Surg. 18A: 626-8, 1993.

7. Dunn, R.M., Fudem, G. and Walton, R: Free Flap Valvular Transplantation for
Refractory Venous Ulceration. J. Vasc. Surg., Vol. 19, No. 3: 525-531, 1994.

8. Matory, W.E., O'Sullivan, J., Fudem, G., Dunn, R.M.: Panniculectomy as an Adjunct to
Abdominal Surgery in the Morbidly Obese. Plast. Reconst. Surg. 94:7, 976-87.

9. Dunn, R.M., Fudem, G., Walton, R.L. Free Flap Valvular Transplantation for
Refractory Venous Ulceration. Phlebology Digest. 1: 28-31, 1995.

10. Ahararinejad, S., Dunn, R.M. and Fudem, G., Vernadakis, A., Beck, P., Furbas, W.,
Marks, S.: The Microvenous Valvular Anatomy of the Human Dorsal Thoracic Fascia,
Plast. Reconst. Surg. 99:78-86,1997.

11. Doyle, J.W., Roth, T.P., Smith, R.M., Li, Y.Q., Dunn, R.M. The Effect of Calcium Alginate
on Cellular Wound Healing Processes Modeled In Vitro. J. Biomat. Res. (32:561-568)
(1996).

12. Dunn, R.M. Free flap Reconstruction in Chronic Venous Ulcers. Young Microsurgeons
Perspective, Reconstructive Microsurgery 7:1, pg. 6. 1996.

13. Dunn, R.M. Overview of Terms: Microsurgery and Flap Physiology. PSRC,
pg. 16-17, 1997-2001.

14. Gumbrel, F.P., Peura, R.A., Kun, S., Dunn, R.M. Development of a pH Based Tissue
Ischemia Monitor: Preliminary Clinical Results. Proceedings of International IEEE
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, 1996.

15. Dunn, R.M. Clinical Guidelines and Outcomes, Reconstructive Microsurgery 12, 1997.

16. Aharinejad, S., Dunn, R.M., Nomani, F., Vernadakis, A.J., Marks, S.C. Morphological
and Clinical Aspects of Scapular Fasciocutaneous Free Flap Transfer for Treatment
of Venous Insufficiency in the Lower Extremity. Clin. Anat. 11:38-41, 1998.

17. Dunn, R.M., Vernadakis, A.: Long-Term Results Following Free Tissue Transfer
for Venous Stasis Ulcers. Invited Discussion. Annals Plastic Surg. 41:2, 137-139. 1998.

18. Li, Y.Q., Doyle, J.D., Roth, T.P., Dunn, R.M., Lawrence, W.T.: IL-10 and GM-CSF
Expression and the Presence of Antigen-Presenting Cells in Chronic Venous
Ulcers. J. Surg. Res. 79:128-135, 1998.

19. Gumbrel, G., Kun, S., Peura, R., Dunn, R.M.: Evaluation of a Minimally
Invasive pH Based Microvascular Ishcemia Monitor. Journal of Clinical
Engineering, Vol. 23:5, pp.344-353, 1998.

20. Lundberg, J.E., Roth, T.P., Dunn, R.M., Doyle, J., Lawrence, W.T Western blot
Analysis of IL-10 in Chronic and Acute Wound Tissue. Plastic Surgery
Research Council, Salt Lake City, UT; Wound Repair and Regeneration
v6, #3, pA260, 1998.

21. Muller, P., Peura, R., Mendelson, Y., Dunn, R.M., Kun, S: An In Vitro and
In Vivo Comparative Analysis of Four Tissue pH Monitoring Systems.
Journal of Biomedical Instrumentation and Technology. Biomedical
Instrumentation and Technology 1998, 32:656-667.

22. Kun, S., Ristic, B., Peura, R.A., Dunn, R.M. Real-Time Extraction of Tissue
Impedance Model Parameters for Electrical Impedance Spectrometer. Medical
And Biologic Engineering and Computing, 428-432. 1999.

23. Aharinejad, S., Nedwed, S., Michlets, W., Dunn, R.M., Abraham, D., Vernadakis, S.,
Marks, S.C. Valvular Density Alone Cannot Account for Sites of Chronic Venous Insufficiency and Ulceration in the Lower Extremity. Microcirculation 2001, 8:347-54.

24. Shorrock, S., Kun, S., Peura, R.A., Dunn, R.M. Determination of a Relationship
Between Bacteria Levels on Tissue pH in Wounds: Animal Studies, N.E.I.E.E.E.,
April 2000.

25. Dunn, R.M., Lowenstein, A. A New Classification for the Standardization
of Nomenclature in Free Flap Wound Closure. Invited Discussion.
Plast. Reconst. Surg. (in press).

26. Kun, S., Ristic, B., Peura, R.A., Dunn, R.M. Real Time Extraction of Tissue
Impedance Model Parameter for Electrical Impedance Spectrometry.
Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing (Submitted 12/98).

27. Dunn, R.M., Laddis, T., Rohrer, M.J.: Postural and Regional Variations in
Microcirculation of Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Assessment by Laser Doppler
Flowmetry (in preparation).

28. Dunn, R.M., Maguire K., LeClair, W.S., Fudem, G.M. Cross-Leg Vascularized
Osteomyocutaneous Tibial Transfer for Lower Extremity Reconstruction
(In Preparation).

29. Silverman, R., Dunn, R.M.: The Semimembranosis-Semitendinosis Myocutaneous Flap:
Anatomy and Clinical Applications (In Preparation).

30. Dunn, R.M., Nguyen, T.: pH Monitoring in Experimental Compartment Syndrome
(In Preparation).

31. Dunn, R.M., Nguyen, T.: Fasciotomy Wound Closure (In Preparation).

32. Dunn, R.M. Tissue Spreading Forceps for Facilitated Wound Debridement
(In Preparation).

33. Pap, S.A., Dunn, R.M. Gracilis Myocutaneous Flap Closure of Recurrent Ischial-
Pubic Decubitus Ulcer (in preparation).


BOOK CHAPTERS:

1. Weinzweig, N., Dunn, R.M., Leg Ulcers. In Plastic Surgery Secrets, Weinzweig, J.
(ed.) Hanley & Belfus, 1998.
2. Dunn, R.M., Rohrer, M.T., Vernadakis, A. Management of the Venous Ulcer
Wound: Excision, Skin Grafting and Microsurgical Flaps. In Severe Chronic
Insufficiency: Diagnosis and Treatment. Ballard, J.L., Bergan, J.J. eds. 2000.

3. Rohrer, M., Dunn, R.M., Bergan, J. (ed.), Vernadakis, A.: Leg Ulcers: A Practical Approach
to Management.

PRESENTATIONS:

1. Dunn, R.M. Overview of Monitoring in Free Tissue Transfer. Presented at the
Workshop on Immediate and Early Breast Reconstruction, Norfolk, VA , 3/90.

2. Dunn, R.M., Mancoll, J., Kaplan, I., Terzis, J. Experimental and Clinical Use of Tissue pH
Monitoring. Presented at the Plastic Surgery Research Council Meeting, Washington, DC,
3/90, Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference, NY, NY, 4/90, and the ASPRS Annual
Meeting, Boston, MA, 10/90.

3. Dunn, R.M., Horton, C.E., Jones, G.T. One-Stage Total Penoscrotal Reconstruction.
New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual
Meeting, 6/90.

4. Dunn, R.M., Silverman, R. The Semimembranosis-Semitendinosis Myocutaneous Flap.
New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 6/91, Senior Residents
Meeting, 5/92.

5. Dunn, R.M., Fudem, G.M., Walton, R.L. Free Flap Valvular Transplantation for
Refractory Venous Stasis Ulceration. New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgeons, 6/92, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 10/92.

6. Nguyen, T., Dunn, R.M., pH Monitoring in Experimental Compartment Syndrome.
New England Hand Society, 12/92.

7. Dunn, R.M., Fudem, G.M., Walton, R.L. Free Flap Valvular Transplantation for
Refractory Venous Stasis Ulceration. American Venous Forum, Orlando, FL, 2/93.

8. Laddis, T., Dunn, R.M. Postural and Regional Variations in Microcirculation of Chronic
Venous Insufficiency: Assessment by Laser Doppler Flowmetry. National Medical
Student Research Forum, Galveston, TX, 4/93.

9. Dunn, R.M., Fudem, G. The Microvenous Valvular Anatomy of the Human Dorsal
Thoracic Fascia, New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 6/93.

10. Dunn, R.M., Nguyen, T. Fasciotomy Wound Closure. New England Society of Plastic
and Reconstructive Surgeons, 6/93.

11. Vernadakis, A., Aharingejad, S., Dunn, R.M., Fudem, G., Marks, S.: The Role of the
Scapular Veins in Patients with Venous Insufficiency, American
Association of Clinical Anatomy, 6/93.

12. Dunn, R.M., Fudem, G., Walton, R., Anderson, F., Malhotra, F.: Free Flap Valvular
Transplantation for Refractory Venous Ulceration, American Society for
Reconstructive Microsurgery, 9/93.

13. Marble, K., Rothkopf, D.M., Lach, E., Dunn, R.M., Nerve Compression Secondary to
Ganglions of the Hand. New England Hand Society, 12/93.

14. Dunn, R.M., Fudem, G., Vernadikis, A., Aharingejad, S., Marks, S. The Microvenous
Valvular Anatomy of the Human Dorsal Thoracic Fascia, First prize research award.
American Venous Forum, 2/94.

15. Dunn, R.M., Laddis, T., Rohrer, M.J. Postural and Regional Variations in
in Microcirculation of Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Assessment by Laser Doppler
Flowmetry. American Venous Forum, 2/94.

16. O'Sullivan, J., Matory, W.E., Dunn, R., Fudem, G., Panniculectomy as an Adjunct to
Abdominal Surgery in the Morbidly Obese, American Association of Plastic Surgery
New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 6/94.

17. Li, Ya-Qi, Doyle, J.W., Schenko, J., Dunn, R.M., Roth, T.P., Malhotra, R. Pro- and
Anti-Inflammatory Cytokines in the Skin of Patients with Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Plastic Surgery Research Council, 5/95.

18. Dunn, R.M., Shufflebarger, J., Gonzalez, F., LeClair, W.J. Double-Barrel Fibula
Reconstruction of Tibial Defects, New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgeons Annual Meeting, 6/95.

19. Smith, R.M., Doyle, J.W., Roth, T.P., Li, Y-Q., Dunn, R.M. Glucose Inhibition of Microvascular
Enddothelial Cell Proliferation is Enhanced by Insulin. Wound Healing Society, 5/96.

20. Doyle, J.W., Smith, R.M., Roth, T.P., Dunn, R.M., Lawrence, W.T. Glucose Directly Inhibits the Contraction of Fibroblast Populated Collagen Lattices. Wound Healing Society, 5/96.

21. Mooney, E.K., DiFrancesco, L., Dunn, R.M., Mills, S., Caulkins, M., LeClair, W.
Outcome of Tibial Shaft Fractures Requiring Bone Graft Reconstruction. New England
Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 6/96.

22. Gumbrel, F.P., Peura, R.A., Kun, S., Dunn, R.M. Development of a pH Based Tissue Ischemia Monitor: Hardware Realization. 22nd Annual IEEE Biomedical Engineering Conference, 3/96.

23. Doyle, J.W., Li, Y-Q., Roth, T.P., Dunn, R.M. The Expression of Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Cytokines in Chronic Venous Ulcers. Deutscher Phlebologenkongress 9/96.

24. Gumbrel, F.P., Peura, R.A., Kun, S., Dunn, R.M. Development of a pH Based Tissue Ischemia Monitor: Preliminary Clinical Results. 18th Annual International IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, 11/96.

25. Ristic, B., Kun, S., Peura, R.A., Dunn, R.M. Muscle Tissue Ischemia Monitoring
Using Impedance Spectroscopy: Preliminary Animal Studies. Proceedings for
IEEE/EMBS 18th International Conference, 11/96.

26. Ristic, B., Kun, S., Peura, R.A., Dunn, R.M. Muscle Tissue Ischemia Monitoring
Using Impedance Spectroscopy: Quantitative Results ofAnimal Studies.
Proceedings for IEEE/EMBS 19th Annual Conference, 5/97.

27. Dunn, R.M., Gumbrel, G.P., Peura, R.A., Kun, S. Microelectronic Reduction of pH Drift in Free Flap Monitoring. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, 1/97.

28. Lundberg, J., Doyle, J., Roth, T., Dunn, R.M. Western Blotting Analysis of IL-10
Concentrations in Human Chronic and Acute Wounds. WPI BME Conf. 3/97.

29. Gumbrel, G.P., Peura, R.A., Kun, S., Dunn, R.M. Development of a Minimally
Invasive Microvascular Ischemia Monitor: Clinical Detection of Ischemia.
23rd Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conf. 5/97.

30. Pap, S., Dunn, R.M., O'Sullivan, K. Gracilis Myocutaneous Flap Reconstruction of an
Ischio-Pubic Decubitus Ulcer, New England Society of Plastic and Reconsturctive
Surgeons, 6/97.

31. O'Sullivan, K., Rothkopf, D., Silverman, R., Dunn, R.M., Fudem, G. Orbital Reconstruction with Titanium Mesh. New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 6/97.

32. Gumbrel, G.P., Peura, R.A., Kun, S., Dunn, R.M. Development of a Minimally Invasive Microvascular Ischemia Monitor: Drift Reduction Results. 19th Annual International Conf. of the IEEE Engineering of
Medicine and Biology Society, 11/97.

33. Doyle, J.W., Smith, R.M., Roth, T.P., Dunn, R.M., Lawrence, W.T.: Interleukin-1 Alpha and Its Type I Receptor are Induced in Human Epidermal Cells by Wounding. Plastic Surgery Research Council, 4/98.

34. Li, Y.Q., Doyle, J.W., Dunn, R.M., Lawrence, W.T.: High Affinity IgE Binding to Mast Cells in Acute
and Chronic Wounds. Plastic Surg. Res. Council, 4/98.

35. Lundberg, J., Doyle, J., Roth, T.P., Dunn, R.M., Lawrence, W.T.: Western Blot Analysis of IL-10 in
Chronic and Acute Wound Tissue. Wound Healing Society, 6/98.

36. Doyle, J.W., Roth, T.P., Smith, R.E., Lawrence, W.T., Dunn, R.M.: Wounding of Cultured Human Epidermal Cells Induces the Signaling Patway for IL-1 but not for TNF-Alpha. Wound Healing Society 6/98.

37. Leclair, W., Wixted, J., Patterson, N.P., Dunn, R.M., Yost, S., McCarthy, J., A Recent Look at Osteomyelitis Outcomes, Critical Issues in Surgery, 12/98.

38. Roth, T., Doyle, J., Smith, R., Li,Y.Q., Dunn, R.M., Lawrence, W.T. IL-10 Inhibition of APC Function in
Cultured Human Monocytes.Presented at ACS, 10/98.

39. Dunn, R.M., Yost, S., Leclair, W., Shufflebarger, J.V., Rothkopf, D.M., Mady, B., Patterson, M., Hayden, D.B. Chronic Tibial Osteomyelitis Outcomes of Free Flap Reconstruction, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgeons, 1/99.

40. Dunn, R.M., Walton, R.L., Vernadakis, A., Fudem, G.M. Long Term Results of Fasciocutaneous Flap Reconstruction of Chronic Venous Ulceration, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgeons, 1/99.

41. Diaz, M., Dunn, R.M. TAP Flap: Anatomy and Clinical Uses of Tibial Artery Perforator Flaps: New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 6/01.

42. Microsurgery Panel: Chronic Venous Reconstruction, ASPS, 11/01.

43. Dunn, R.M., Diaz, M. TAP Flap: Anatomy and Clinical Uses of Tibial Artery Perforator Flaps: American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgeons, Jan 02.

44. Dunn, R.M., Shorrock, S., Kun, S., Peura, R.: Use of Impedance in Tissue pH Monitoring. American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Jan 02.

45. Rodriguez, AM., Dunn, R.M., The Use of a Hydrogel in the Engineering of Skin: A Bilayer Approach. The Plastic Surgery Research Council, 46th Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 6/01.

46. Fudem, G.F., Dunn, R.M., Rothkopf, D.M., Castle, J., Shufflebarger, J., and Lach, E. Outpatient Reduction Mammaplasty – A Protocol for the Modern Era, New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 6/02.

47. Dunn, R.M. Microsurgery in Chronic Wound Management: Germany Society of Plastic Surgery, Frankfurt, 9/02.


PRESENTATIONS (VIDEO):

1. Dunn, R.M. Free Flap Reconstruction of Venous Ulceration. American Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgeons, 1/99.

2. Kelly, J., Litwin, D., Dunn, R.M. Handoscopic Omental Flap Reconstruction of Sternal Defect.
SAGES, 1999.


POSTERS:

1. Muller, P., Dunn, R.M., Peura, R.: Experimental Comparison of IFSET, Polymer and Glass Micro-
pH Electrodes. Northeast Biomedical Engineering (Poster) - 1992.

2. Vernadakis, A., Aharinejad, S., Dunn, R.M., Fudem, G., Marks, S.: The Role of the Scapular Veins in Patients with Venous Insufficiency, Presented at the Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School Senior Scholar's Day 1993.

3. Dunn, R.M., Maguire, K., LeClair, W.J., Fudem, G.M. Cross-Leg Vascularized Osteomyocutaneous Tibial Transfer for Lower Extremity Reconstruction. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, 1/95.

4. Li, Ya-Qi, Doyle, J.W., Schenko, J., Dunn, R.M., Roth, T.P., Malhotra, R. Pro- and
Anti-Inflammatory Cytokines in the Skin of Patients with Chronic Venous Insufficiency. Plastic Surgery Research Council, 5/95.

5. Marble, K., Rothkopf, D.M., Lach, E., Dunn, R.M., Nerve Compression Secondary to
Ganglions of the Hand. New England Hand Society, 12/94. American Society for
Reconstructive Microsurgeons. 1/95.

5. Gumbrel, F.P., Peura, R.A., Kun, S., Dunn, R.M. Development of a pH Based Tissue Ischemia
Monitor: Hardware Realization. WPI Graduate BME Conference 3/20/96.

7. Mooney, E.K., DiFrancesco, L., Dunn, R.M., Mills, S., Caulkins, M., LeClair, W.Outcome of Tibial Shaft Fractures Requiring Bone Graft Reconstruction. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery 1/97.

6. Doyle, J.W., Roth, T.P., Smith, R.M., Li, Y-Q, Dunn, R.M. The effect of calcium
alginate on cellular wound healing processes modeled in vitro, Wound Healing Society 5/95 Symposium on Advanced Wound Care on May 1-3, 1995.

9. Kashyap, A., Doyle, J.W., Y.Q., Dunn, R.M. Identification of IL-10 as an Immunosuppressive Factor in Chronic Wound Fluid, Plastic Surgery Research Council, 2/97.

10. Dunn, R.M. "Freeze" Flap: Cryologic Free flap Compromise and Salvage. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgeons, 1/99.

11. Rodriguez, A.M., Dunn, R.M., Claytor, B., Kamil, S., Bonassar, L., Vacanti, M., and Vacanti, C. “The Use of a Hydrogel in the Engineering of Skin: A Bilayer Approach.”, Annual Scientific Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 11/2002.

5. Awards and Honors

2002 “America’s Top Surgeons”
2002 Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2002
2002 ASRM Godina Traveling Fellow Award
1998 "Best Doctors in America"
1994 Research Award, American Venous Forum - 1st Place
1993 Ichabod Washburn Award - WPI
1990 Maimomides Fellowship Award, Norfolk, VA
1990 PSEF Senior Resident Presentation Award - Best Paper
1988 AMA Resident Leadership Award
1978 NSF Senior Seminar Associate
1977 Phi Lambda Upsilon Chemistry Honor Society
1977 Phi Gamma Delta Educational Award Winner
1976 Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society (Junior Year Initiation)