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Dr. Heather Adkins

Diplomate, American Board of Surgery

Undergraduate Work:

University of Florida
B.S. 2002
Major: Nurtitional Sciences/Pre-med
Minor: Business
Graduated with Honors

Graduate Work:

Xavier University
M.B.A. 2006
Focus: Business Administration

Medical School:

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio
M.D. 2010


Indiana University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Resident, General Surgery 2010 - 2015
Administrative Chief Resident 2014 - 2015

Employment / Research Experience:

Research Assistant 2002 -2006
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Department of Nephrology
Preceptor: Larry T. Patterson, M.D.
Research Project: "Evaluation of reciprocal inductive pathways between the
metanephric mesenchyme and ureteric bud throughout kidney
development including at the cessation of nephrogenesis"

Research Project:

Transparency of Surgeons: Preferences vs. Cost Savings
How Choices Affect Direct Variable Costs in General Surgical Procedures
Heather Adkins, M.D., M.B.A., Thomas Hardacker, M.S.I.V. Eugene P. Ceppa, M.D.
Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine
, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Schwab K, Hartman HA, Liang HC, Aronow BJ, Patterson LT, Potter SS.
Comprehensive microarray analysis of Hoxa11/Hoxa11 mutant kidney development.
Dev Biol. 2006 May 15;293(2):540-54 Apr 11.

Schwab KR, Patterson LT, Hartman HA, Song N, Lang RA, Lin X, Potter SS.
Pygo1 and Pygo2 roles in Wnt signaling in mammalian kidney development.
BMC Biol. 2007 Apr 10;5:15.

Potter SS, Hartman HA, Kwan KM, Behringer RR, Patterson LT.
Laser capture-microarray analysis of Lm1 mutant kidney development.
Gensis. 2007 Jul;45(7):432-9.

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