December 13, 2012

Annual Rollin Daniel Lecture to be tomorrow

The Department of Thoracic Surgery presents the 34th Annual Rollin A. Daniel Jr., M.D., Lecture on Friday, Dec. 14, at 7 a.m. in 208 Light Hall.

Peter Goldstraw, M.B., honorary consultant in Thoracic Surgery at Royal Brompton Hospital, will present "Deficiencies in the 7th edition of TNM for Lung Cancer: progress toward the 8th edition."

Goldstraw is also emeritus professor of Thoracic Surgery at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College in London.

The Rollin Daniel Lecture Series was established in 1977 to recognize the medical achievements of Dr. Daniel, who graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1933 and was known as the "father of thoracic surgery in the Nashville surgical community."

The Rollin Daniel Lecture is co-hosted by the Department of Cardiac Surgery and the Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.