Christopher J. Pannucci, M.D.
Undergraduate: Indiana University, Bloomington
Medical School: Washington University, St. Louis
Academic Development: Dr. Pannucci recently took two years out of his clinical plastic surgery training to pursue his academic and research interests. During that time, he completed a Masters degree in Health and Health Care Research through the University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School and became a Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. His primary research interests include creation and validation of risk stratification tools for venous thromboembolism using large databases and prevention of venous thromboembolism in surgical patients. Dr. Pannucci's work has recently been awarded the Best Clinical Research Paper at the 2011 Plastic Surgery Research Council, the Best National Burn Repository Paper by a Physician at the 2010 and 2011 American Burn Association meeting, and the Leonard R. Rubin Award at the 2010 American Association of Plastic Surgeons meeting. He is proud to have Dr. Edwin Wilkins, a recognized health services researcher and Professor in the Section of Plastic Surgery, as his research mentor.