Veves appointed Rongxiang Xu, MD Professor of Surgery

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Veves appointed Rongxiang Xu, MD Professor of Surgery

Aristidis Veves, MD, DSc, has been named the inaugural incumbent of the Rongxiang Xu, MD Professorship in Surgery in the Field of Regenerative Therapeutics. The Xu family and the National Rongxiang Xu Foundation established this professorship at HMS and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in honor of the late Rongxiang Xu, MD, an innovator of regenerative therapeutics who died in 2015.

Edward M. Hundert. MD ’84, dean for medical education and Daniel D. Federman, MD Professor in Residence of Global Health and Social Medicine and Medical Education at HMS; Veves; and Kevin Xu, founder of the National Rongxiang Xu Foundation
Veves joined the HMS faculty as an instructor in medicine in 2000 and achieved therank of full professor in 2012. His research focuses primarily on diabetes complications, including cardiovascular disease, neuropathy, and foot ulceration. His unique research methods in the study of diabetic lower extremity complications have resulted in the development of new products and techniques that are being used in clinical practice. Veves also serves as director of the Rongxiang Xu, MD Center for Regenerative Therapeutics at BIDMC, also established by the Xu family.

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