Secretary-Treasurer Nominee (3-year progressive term)
Phillip P. Shadduck, MD, FACS
Dr. Phillip Shadduck received his medical degree from UCLA and his surgical training and research fellowship at Duke University. He has served as Division Chief, General Surgery, Durham Regional Hospital; Attending Surgeon, Durham VA Medical Center; Attending Surgeon, North Carolina Specialty Hospital, and Assistant Consulting Professor of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Shadduck's clinical and research interests include minimally invasive surgery, hernia surgery, and product development. He serves as instructor to surgery residents, MIS fellows, medical students, FNP students, and PA students. He has lectured locally, nationally and internationally. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and member of numerous professional societies. He is a JSLS Editorial Board member and guest editor for Surgical Endoscopy, Hernia, and JACS. Dr. Shadduck serves on the SLS Board of Directors, scientific program and course faculty, and several committees.
Trustee Nominees (2-year term)
Mona Orady, MD, FACOG
Dr. Mona Orady currently serves as Director of Robotic Surgery Education at the Cleveland Clinic Obstetrics & Gynecology & Women’s Health Institute. She has been actively involved with educational activities surrounding the advancement of minimally invasive and robotic surgery, holding positions within several societies. She previously spent three years as a Senior Staff Physician in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. She is a member of the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecology and Robotic Surgery and was faculty for the AAGL accredited Minimally Invasive Gynecology fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital. She is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents. After completing a B.Sc. from McMaster University and an M.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 2001, she completed her residency in OB/GYN at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Board Certified from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2007, she is a current a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She was trained in Robotic Surgery in 2009 completing more than 300 complex cases to date. Her research focus is benign hysterectomy and robotic surgery applications.
Richard M. Satava, MD, FACS
Prior positions include Professor of Surgery at Yale University, military appointment as Professor of Surgery (USUHS) Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Program Manager at Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Senior Science Advisor at US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command in Ft. Detrick, MD. Undergraduate training was Johns Hopkins University, medical school at Hahnemann University of Philadelphia, internship at Cleveland Clinic, surgical residency at Mayo Clinic with a Master of Surgical Research. During 23 years of military surgery he has been an active flight surgeon, an Army astronaut candidate, MASH surgeon for the Grenada Invasion, and a hospital commander during Desert Storm, all the while continuing clinical surgical practice.
He has served on the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Committee on Health, Food and Safety. He is on numerous committees of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), is past-president of many surgical societies, on the editorial board of numerous surgical and scientific journals, and active in numerous engineering societies. He has been continuously active in surgical education and surgical research, with more than 200 publications and book chapters in diverse areas of advanced surgical technology, including Surgery in the Space Environment, Video and 3-D imaging, Architecture for the Next Generation of Healthcare, Plasma Medicine, Telepresence Surgery, Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation, and Objective Assessment of Surgical Competence and Training.
Jessica Ybanez-Morano, MD, MPH, FACOG, CPE
Dr. Jessica Ybanez-Morano practices in Wheeling, West Virginia, and is the Medical Director for Women’s Health Specialists in Wheeling Hospital. She is the Obstetrics and Gynecology Director for the Family Practice Residency Program of Wheeling Hospital. She specializes in reduced site gynecologic laparoscopic surgical techniques, especially focused with single-site benign gynecology procedures.
Dr. Ybanez-Morano is doubly boarded with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American College of Physician Executives. She maintains academic clinical assistant professorship affiliations with West Virginia University School of Medicine, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and Marietta College Physician Assistant Program.
She graduated her dual degrees MD and MPH from West Virginia University and the Johns Hopkins University. She is a Fellow in the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is a Certified Physician Executive from the American College of Physician Executives.