March 31, 2015   School Closings
Listen Live WCPN / WCLV
ideastream Home
Mission 4
Values 1
Values 2
Values 3
Vision 3
Vision 4
Vision 5
Values 4
Values 5
Values 6
Vision 1
Vision 2

Choose a station:

90.3 WCPN
WCLV 104.9
WVIZ/PBS

The New Frontier of Face Transplants

The Sound of Ideas
Thursday, December 31, 2009 - 9:00am
Share on Facebook Share Share on Twitter Tweet

Twenty-first century advances have left many exploring the moral, cultural, and emotional boundaries of the medical field. Dr. Maria Siemionow, director of plastic surgery research at the Cleveland Clinic, is on the cusp that with her team's groundbreaking work in facial transplants. In her book, Face to Face: My Quest to Perform the First Full Face Transplant, Dr. Siemionow discusses how the surgery was accomplished and the many challenges of this radical procedure. We'll talk with Dr. Siemionow about that as well as the psychological and social affects of severe disfigurement. Join us Thursday for SOI at 9:00 on 90.3.

Guests

Dr. Maria Siemionow, Director of Plastic Surgery Research, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Main Topic

Tags List