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Surgical Demonstration Day


Surgical Demonstration Day, Friday, May 18 2018.

Surgical Demonstration Day went very well with over 393 students from 22 high schools and 2 colleges. The presentations were on Resuscitative Thoracotomy, Carotid Endarterectomy, and Single Anastomosis Duodenal Switch.

The high schools that attended were the following: Tacoma Baptist, Wilson, Bethel, White River, Gig Harbor, SAMI (Science and Math Institute)  Life Christian, Puyallup,  Lakes, Graham Kapowsin, Franklin Pierce, Spanaway Lake, Central Kitsap, Klahowya,  Bremerton, Stadium, Peninsula, Black Hills, South Kitsap, Rodgers, Curtis, and Cascade Christian.

Colleges that attended were: Bates Technical College and Centralia College.

  The Student Presenters under the instruction of Professor Gavan Albright. Dr. Rowan Sheldon, Resident Surgeon, at Madigan Army Medical Center also presented during the quarter in preparation for Surgical Demonstration Day.

The day went very well with a visit from our own Dr. Ivan Harrell. There were also a range of interactive presentations from our Engineering 104 students, thank to the coordination of Dr. Mari Orama. The Association of Students of Mechanical Engineering also conducted presentations. We want to thank the

Student presenters below:

Aaron Schaefer                                                             
Alexis Moore
Allyson Ericksen
Ashley Laughlin
Cecilia Luna
Gretchen Neuert
Kaitlin Calvert                                                                
Kaitlin Gale                                                                     
Kanitra Jones
Mariya Shapran
Megan Gurr
Parker Rojas
Sarah MacInnis
Tami Lepping                                                                
Tatyana Vysotskiy

Faculty Guides

Professor Mark Allen
Professor Ken Cushman
Professor Matt Anderson
Professor Anna Cunningham
Professor Heather Cushman
Professor Jeff Engle
Professor Pattie Green
Professor Kim Harrington
Professor Kristen Harrison
Professor Phil Hunter
Professor Kim Metzler
Professor Diane Palmquist
Professor Adrian Singh

Student Guides                                              Staff
Rain Coley                                                       Diane Valdez
Gabe Santana                                                 Susan Bennett
Brandon Carlson-Clarke                               Lora Oas

Patrice Bunge
Tracy Thomas

Student Organizers                                      
Xieergai Jiang
Charlie Cox                                              
Amanda Howard                                          
Amanda Brinkley                                          
Shae Godwin                                                 
Marin Usurelu                                               
Fry McKittrick                                                

Engineering Club Reps
Will Travis
Jamie Johnson
Fry McKittrick     

Day Volunteers
Ronja Johnson
Jj Ortega
Scott Hill
Jeremy Warren
Riley Buxton
John Obaid
Paul Gavrilovskiy
Maxim Malyshev
Ziri Santiago
Tanner Reiche  
Lauren Johnson
Hailey Criscola
Karlie Davis
Lorraine Descheenie
Rashi Thesia

Also we want to point out that the Division for Allied Health Careers Team provided popular tours for about half the high schools, those who could attend. These tours were very well received.

The Math, Science, and Engineering Division will see you all again next year in 2019!!


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