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Amy Lincourt

Amy E. Lincourt, PhDAmy E. Lincourt, PhD
Senior Scientist
Research Group Director, Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Department of General Surgery
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Prior Positions and Experience

2005 - 2007 Senior Scientist, Director of Research Operations, Department of Health Behavior and Administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
2004 - 2005 Research Faculty, R. Stuart Dickson Institute for Health Studies, Carolinas Medical Center
2001 - 2004 Research Biostatistician, R. Stuart Dickson Institute for Health Studies, Carolinas Medical Center
2001 - 2002 Instructor, Psychology Department, UNC-Charlotte
1997 - 2000 Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)

Education

PhD: 1997, Syracuse University
MS: 1993, Villanova University

Recent Publications

Schmelzer T, Mostafa G, Norton HJ, Lincourt A, Heniford BT: Profile and significance of emergency colonic resections. Am Surg 2008; in press.

Keller JE, Newcomb WL, Hope WW, Liao CZ, Lincourt AE, Heniford BT. Bursting strength evaluation in an experimental model of incisional hernia. Am Surg 2008; 74: 95-96. [PMID: 18274441]

Iannitti DA, Hope WW, Norton HJ, Lincourt AE, Millikan K, Fenoglio ME, Moskowitz M. Technique and outcomes of abdominal incisional hernia repair using a synthetic composite mesh: A report of 455 cases. J Am Coll Surg 2008; 206: 83-88. [PMID: 18155572]

Hope WW, Schmelzer TM, Newcomb WL, Heath JJ, Lincourt AE, Norton HJ, Heniford BT, Iannitti DA. Guidelines for power and time variables for microwave ablation in a porcine liver. J Gastrointest Surg 2008; 12: 463-467. [PMID: 17805939]

Schmelzer TM, Mostafa G, Norton HJ, Newcomb WL, Hope WW, Lincourt AE, Kercher KW, Kuwada TS, Gersin KS, Heniford BT. Reversal of Hartmann's procedure: a high-risk operation?Surgery 2007; 142: 598-606; discussion 606-607. [PMID: 17950354]

Current, Recent and Pending Grant Support

Grant Title: Surgical Technique as a Predictor of Length of Hospital Stay, Post-Operative Morbidity and Inpatient Cost Following Colonic Surgery
Funding Agency: Stryker, Inc
Role: Principal Investigator
Years: 2006 - 2008

Grant Title: Establishing infectability and physical characteristics of hydrophilic mesh material
Funding Agency: W.L. Gore, Inc.
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Year: 2006

Grant Title: Function and durability of absorbable tacks
Funding Agency: W.L. Gore, Inc.
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Year: 2005

Grant Title: Development of international prospective outcomes database for treatment of obesity
Funding Agency: Johnson and Johnson, Inc.
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Year: 2005

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