Clinical Fellows

Edwin Acevedo, Jr., M.D.

Current: Clinical Fellow in BellasFATLab, Surgery Resident at Temple University, Masters of Health Administration Candidate, Fox School of Business, Temple University

 Background: M.D., Rutgers Medical School, NJ, 2015; B.A., Biology/Biological Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Rutgers University, NJ, 2011

 About Me: I am involved in multiple clinical projects, such as studying novel plastic surgery techniques, identifying socioeconomic disparities in lung transplantation, creating 3D printed models for surgical education, and defining the use of computed tomography in the setting of penetrating chest trauma.

Research Interests: Characterization of regional fat depots to improve surgical outcomes.

Favorite Fun Fat Fact: There is a sub-population of fat called “brown” fat that actively warms up human babies when they are cold and other mammals during hibernation!