Congratulations to William Chapman, MD, the new Eugene M. Bricker Chair of Surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.
Dr. Chapman is chief of the division of general surgery and section of transplantation and the surgical director of the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Transplant Center Program. Dr. Chapman was recruited to Washington University as professor and chief of the section of abdominal transplantation in 2002. In 2009, he was named surgical director of the newly established Transplant Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
The Eugene M. Bricker endowed chair was established by the Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital in memory of Dr. Eugene M. Bricker, a brilliant surgeon and renowned professor of surgery whose medical career at Barnes-Jewish and Washington University School of Medicine spanned more than 60 years. Hundreds of medical students trained under Dr. Bricker, who is remembered as a compassionate teacher and role model.
Dr. Chapman specializes in liver transplantation for adults and children (living donor, living adult donor and adult-to-adult donor), hepatobiliary surgery and liver surgery. Support from the Bricker chair will enable Dr. Chapman to further his research in ischemia reperfusion injury and molecular markers of hepatocellular cancer.
For more about Dr. Chapman, watch this video here: