Audra Duncan, MD
Dr. Duncan is a Professor of Surgery and Chair/Chief of Vascular Surgery at Western University in London, Ontario. She received her B.S. from MIT and M.D. from Rutgers NJ Medical School, where she did her General Surgery training. She then completed her Vascular Surgery Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and continued on as faculty for 15 years before moving to Ontario in 2016. Dr. Duncan has held positions as Mayo Clinic Vascular Surgery Residency and Fellowship Program Director, Mayo Clinic Institutional Review Board Chair, Chair of the American Board of Surgery Vascular Surgery In-Training Examination Committee, Chair of the SVS Resident and Student Outreach Committee, and Chair of the American College of Surgeons Vascular Surgery Advisory Council (present). She has received the SVS Women's Leadership Grant, and the SVS President's Citation Award. In addition to being Assistant Editor of JVS, she is an Associate Editor for Rutherford's 10th Edition and has worked on several SVS guidelines including the current carotid guidelines committee, and co-chair of the thoracic outlet reporting standards committee. She is currently a co-chair of the UCLA/SVS Symposium. She has authored more than 130 papers published in peer reviewed journals and contributed to more than 30 book chapters. Her research interests and areas of expertise include: ruptured aneurysms, open management of complex aortic aneurysms, gender differences in vascular surgery outcomes, thoracic outlet syndrome in adolescents, graft infections and mentoring of clinical research for vascular surgery trainees and interested general surgical residents.