Carrie K. Chu, MD

Houston, TX

MD Anderson

1515 Holcombe Blvd, 5th floor
Houston, TX 77030

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Undergrad: Cornell University School of Arts & Sciences
Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Emory University
Certifications: Member, Junior Faculty Committee, 2020 - Present Plastic Surgery Liaison, Combined Breast Conference, 2020 - Present Member, Department of Plastic Surgery Travel Advisory Committee Task Force, 2019 - Present Member, Academic Review Committee, 2019 - Present Member, Perioperative Informatics Operating Room Subcommittee, 2017 - Present
Awards: 2020 Recipient, MD Anderson Office of Women & Minority Faculty Inclusion sponsorship award for the Association of American Medical Colleges Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 2020 "Best Case" Award, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Plastic Surgery Annual Case Competition, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 2016 "Best Save" Award, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Plastic Surgery Annual Case Competition, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 2012 Department of Surgery Douglas R. Murray Award for Professionalism 2011 Department of Surgery Douglas R. Murray Award for Professionalism 2009 Finalist, Best Clinical Science Research Poster, Society of Surgical Oncology Annual Meeting 2009 1st Place Award, Clinical Science Research, Emory Department of Surgery Annual Research 2009 1st Place Award, Clinical Science Research, GA Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Resident Presentation 2009 Atlanta Clinical Translational Science Institute, $45,376, Recipient of NIH-subsidized scholarship for completion of post-doctoral master’s degree in clinical research 2004 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 1998 Dean’s List, Cornell University

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