All Press Releases for April 05, 2018

John Hammon, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Hammon has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the cardiothoracic surgery industry

Dr. Hammon serves as professor emeritus of surgery for the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, where he started as a professor in 1995.

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC, April 05, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present John Hammon, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Hammon celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Backed by an impressive 50 years of practiced industry experience, Dr. Hammon serves as professor emeritus of surgery for the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, where he started as a professor in 1995. At the start of his career, he joined Duke University's Medical Center. For the next decade, he held a number of roles there, including intern, resident and teaching scholar. Subsequently, he lent his expertise to Vanderbilt University, the VA Hospital in Nashville, TN, and Bowman Gray School of Medicine.

A graduate of Drury College and Tulane University, Dr. Hammon holds a Bachelor of Arts and an MD, respectively. In order to remain alert of changes in the field, he is affiliated with the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the American Association of Thoracic Surgery and the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association when he was president in 2008. Throughout his lengthy career, he served on the editorial boards of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the Journal of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, and The European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. He has published more than 200 articles in peer reviewed publications and has had 26 visiting professorships in well thought of universities.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, John Hammon, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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