MANHASSET, NY – Ping Wang, MD, investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and vice chair for research in the North Shore-LIJ Department of Surgery, has been selected as president-elect of the Shock Society. Dr. Wang will serve as president-elect through part of 2016, at which time he will become president through part of 2017.
The 38th Annual Conference on Shock will be held June 6-9 in Denver, CO.
Dr. Wang oversees the Center for Translational Research at the Feinstein Institute and serves as vice chair of the health system’s Department of Surgery. By leading these two areas in science and medicine, he has experience in bridging these two sectors with technology and drug development to meet clinical and patient needs. Dr. Wang has actively participated in the Shock Society for 25 years.
Most recently, he was scientific program chair of the 2013 Annual Conference on Shock and continues to serve on the SHOCK Journal Editorial Board. The key mission of the Shock Society is to promote dynamic interactions between basic science investigators and clinicians in trauma, hemorrhage and sepsis research.
“I am extremely honored to be elected president of the Shock Society,” said Dr. Wang. “As president, I will strive to integrate bench-and-bedside research activities and nurture a platform to strengthen physician-scientist collaborations.
About The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Headquartered in Manhasset, NY, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research is home to international scientific leaders in many areas including Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer’s disease, psychiatric disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, sepsis, human genetics, pulmonary hypertension, leukemia, neuroimmunology, and medicinal chemistry. The Feinstein Institute, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, ranks in the top 6th percentile of all National Institutes of Health grants awarded to research centers. For more information, visit www.FeinsteinInstitute.org.