David Robert Salter

David Robert Salter

M.D., F.R.C.S. (c), F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.

School of Medicine

SMU Dean of Clinical Sciences, Chairman of the Department of Surgery

Courses:

Clinical Curriculum in Surgery (Patient Note assignments. Patient log assignments, Interprofessional Education assignments, Clinical Cases assignments, Non-Hospital Based Clinical Online elective – Modern Clinical Practice, q-semester clinical orientation program)

Biography:  

Dr. Salter joined St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine in 2007 as the Chief of the Department of Surgery, a position that he still holds.  In 2014, Dr. Salter was named the Dean of Clinical Sciences. 

A graduate of University of Toronto magna cum laude, he spent two years in family practice in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia before returning to University of Toronto for a fellowship in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Cardiac Surgery. Following his fellowship he spent two years doing basic cardiac research at Duke University. Dr. Salter has taught medical students from 8 medical schools and in 3 countries, and his teaching ability has been widely acknowledged by those with whom he has worked.

He reached the academic rank of full professor with tenure. Dr. Salter has done more than 30 heart transplants. He ran a surgical intensive care unit for 10 years, a research lab, dealt with trauma and a wide spectrum of cardiac and vascular surgery. He was the director of the Clinical Curriculum at MCV for 10 years.

Additional information

- Dr. Salter bought and for 10 years ran an adjacent auto repair garage (27’ x 95’) as a hobbyist garage for guys with classic cars including his own. He called it “Carma Classics.” 

- Taught for 10 years in the Harvard Macy Institute program at Harvard with Dr. Elizabeth Armstrong and the late Clayton Christensen.

- Used telemedicine in the prison system

- A founding member of the Washington D.C. Churchill Society

- Donated his personal collection of 600 Churchill books and artifacts to the George Washington University Gelman library newly established Churchill Center for students and scholars.

- Earned his athletic letter University of Toronto medical school

- President of the University of Toronto Medical Athletic Association

- Lives in an 1899 two-level, 5,000 sq. ft. building that was built as a stable

 

Principles of medical education including online education

Simulated online medical practice in small groups 

Telemedicine

Principles of academic leadership

Historic preservation

Classic cars and auto mechanics

Canadian Cardiovascular Society, Young Investigator Award  - 1987

Richmond Surroundings Magazine "Doctors of the Year" – 1991

Research Fellow award - Cornelius M. Dyke MD,  David M. Hume Research Award - Humera Surgical Society  - 1991

Research Fellow award - Cornelius M. Dyke MD,  Biggar-Lehman Award 2nd prize - Virginia Surgical Society - 1991

Nominated Medical College of Virginia Faculty AOA -1992

Research Fellow award - Tim Broderick MD, Young Investigator Award (SmithKline Beecham) -1993

Research Fellow award - Tim Broderick MD David M. Hume Research Award - Humera Surgical Society - 1993

Nominated "Best Attending" by M-94 Class  MCV - 1994

MCV M-III Attending of the Year - 1997  

MCV M-III  Excellence in Teaching Faculty Award - 1998                 

Nominated “Best Attending “ by M-99 Class MCV - 1999

Nominated “The Golden Apple Award” by M-99 Class MCV - 1999

The Whitby Award in Clinical Teaching MCV (recognizes superior teaching in clinical medicine taught in the last two years of medical school and encourages excellence in an increasingly complicated and challenging educational environment.) - 1999

Outstanding Course and Clerkship Teacher Pin Awards "Best teacher in the Surgery Clerkship" – 1999

Instructional Development Center Award ($7,000) "Mentoring 2000" VCU 

Computing Program to enhance expertise in Technology and its application in education. "Integrating Web-Enhanced Education in the Clinical Years of Medical School."

Chief of Police Award of Merit Medal  “In recognition of your outstanding service to the citizens of the District of Columbia and your contributions to the Metropolitan Police Department in accomplishing its mission.” – 2008

The DC Historic Alley Building Survey, DC Historic Preservation Office, 2014. https://planning.dc.gov/publication/dc-historic-alley-buildings-survey Acknowledgement: - The HPO would also like to acknowledge Dr. David Salter who shared his vast knowledge on alley history and alley revitalization with the office and continues to send articles, blog posts, and other information on alley happenings across the country and in Canada. Dr. David Salter has his own blog, PreservingDCStables and … a resident of Blagden Alley/Naylor Court. His alley research and interest in alley building preservation and revitalization has inspired this study and will continue to inform the office in its future alley studies and projects. 

Health Heroes nomination District of Columbia Hospital Association  (celebrating the local heroes that impact the health and wellness of the DC community) - 2019

Papers

Naqvi MA and Salter DR:  Regional Intensive Care Unit. Nova Scotia Medical Bulletin, April-June, 1979.

Salter DR and Bassett A: The Role of Needle Aspiration in Reducing the Number of Unnecessary Breast Biopsies. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 24: 311, 1981.

Burnstein M, Salter DR, Cardella C, and Himal HS: Necrotizing Pancreatitis in Renal Transplant Patients Canadian Journal of Surgery. 25:574, 1982.

Goldstein JP, Salter DR, Abd-Elfattah AS, Murphy CE, Morris III JJ and Wechsler AS: Protective Effect of Coronary Sinus Cardioplegia During Two Hours of Cardiac Arrest. Surg Forum 36:195-197, 1985.

Morris III JJ, Goldstein JP, Salter DR, Murphy CE, Abd-Elfattah AS, and  Wechsler AS: Pulmonary Artery Balloon Counterpulsation for Predominant Right Ventricular Ischemic Injury Dysfunction. A Pressure-dimension analysis of the mechanism of action. Surg Forum 36:303-305, 1985.

Salter DR, Goldstein JP, Abd-Elfattah AS, Murphy CE, Morris III JJ and Wechsler AS: The Efficacy of Continuous Retrograde Coronary Sinus Cardioplegia Without Topical Hypothermia in the Normal and Hypertrophic Ventricle. Surg Forum 36:192-194, 1985.

Murphy CE, Goldstein JP, Salter DR, Morris III JJ, Abd-Elfattah AS and Wechsler AS: The Selective Effects of Amrinone on Right and Left Ventricular Function. Surg Forum 36:287-289, 1985.

Goldstein JP, Salter DR, Murphy CE, Abd-Alfattah AS, Morris III JJ, and Wechsler AS: The Efficacy of Blood versus Crystalloid Coronary Sinus Cardioplegia During Global Myocardial Ischemia. Circulation 74: (5 Pt 2): III99-104, 1986

Salter DR, Pellom GL, Murphy CE, Brunsting LA, Goldstein JP, Morris III JJ, Abd-Elfattah AS, and Wechsler AS: Papillary-Annular Continuity and Left Ventricular Systolic Function Following Mitral Valve Replacement. Circulation 74(3 Pt 2): I121-9, 1986.

Abd-Elfattah AS, Salter DR, Murphy CE, Goldstein JP, Brunsting LA, and Wechsler AS:  Metabolic Differences Between Retrograde and Antegrade Cardioplegia after Reversible Normothermic Global Ischemic Injury. Surgical Forum 37, 267, 1986

Wechsler AS, Abd-Elfattah AS, Murphy CE, Salter DR, Brunsting LA and Goldstein JP: Myocardial Protection. (review article). J of Card Surg Sept 1:(3), 271-306, 1986

Brunsting LA, Dyke CM, Salter DR, Murphy CE, Abd-Elfattah AS and Wechsler AS:  Preload Dependence of Myocardial Blood Flow in Hypertrophied and Postischemic Canine Right Ventricles. Surgical Forum 38, 241-3, 1987

Murphy CE, Salter DR, Morris III JJ, Goldstein JP, Wechsler AS, and Abd-Elfattah AS: Age-Related Differences in Adenine Nucleotide Metabolism During IN VIVO Global Ischemia. Surg Forum, 38, 288, 1986.

Dyke CM, Brunsting LA, Salter DR, Murphy CE, Abd-Elfattah AS, and Wechsler AS.:  Preload Dependence of Right Ventricular Blood Flow: I. The Normal Right Ventricle. Ann Thorac Surg 43 (5):478-483, 1987

Salter DR, Goldstein JP, Abd-Elfattah AS, Murphy CE, Brunsting LA, and Wechsler AS.: Ventricular Function After Atrial Cardioplegia. Circulation Nov; 76 (5 Pt 2): V129-40, 1987 

Brunsting LA, Salter DR, Goldstein JP, Murphy CE, Abd-Elfattah AS and Wechsler AS:  Ventricular Interaction During Right Ventricular Assist. Transactions of the American Society of Artificial Internal Organs. (ASAIO), Jul-Sep; 33 (3) :162-168, 1987

Morris JJ, Pellom GL, Murphy CE, Salter DR, Goldstein JP and Wechsler AS: Quantification of the Contractile Response to Injury: Assessment of the Work-Length Relationship in the Intact Heart. Circulation 76(3): 717-27, 1987

Brunsting LA, Salter DR, Murphy CE, Abd-Elfattah AS, Goldstein JP and Wechsler AS.:  The Importance of Load-Independent Analysis in Assessment of the Inotropic Effect of Prostaglandin E1 In-vivo. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 95: (3) 432-34, 1988

Burns RJ, Gladstone P, Tremblay P, Feindel CM, Salter DR, Lipton IH and David TE: Myocardial infarction determined by Technetium - 99m pyrophosphate single photon tomography complicating elective coronary artery bypass grafting for angina pectoris. Am. J. Cardiol, June 15, 63(20)1429-34, 1989.

Swanson E, Salter DR, and Freiberg A: Radial Artery Infections and Aneurysms After Catheterization. J.Hand Surg: 15(1) 166-171 Jan 1990.

Naylor CD, Baigrie RS, Goldman BS, Cairns JA, Beanlands DS, Berman N, Borts D, Fitchett DH, Haq A, Hess A, Hughes W, Swan J, Tinmouth A, Gunstensen J, Lichtenstein SV, Salter D, Weisel RD, Andersoin GM, Basinski A and Lomas J: Assigning Priority to Patients Requiring Coronary Revascularization: Consensus Principles from a Panel of Cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons. Can J Cardiol 7 (5), 207- 213, 1991

Dyke CM, Yeh T, Lehman J, Dignan R, Ding M, Abd-Elfattah A, Wechsler A, and Salter DR: Triiodothyronine (T3) Enhanced Left Ventricular Performance After Ischemic Injury. Ann Thorac Surg, 52 (1):14-19, 1991     

See YP, Weisel RD, Mickle DAG, Teoh KH, Wilson GJ, Tumiati LC, Mohabeer MK, Madonik MM, Axford-Gatley RA and Salter DR: Prolonged Hypothermic Cardiac Storage for Transplantation: The Effects on Myocardial Metabolism and Mitochondrial Function. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 104:817-24, 1992

Rubin DC, Carliner NH, Salter, Plotnick CD and Hawke MW: Unruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm diagnosed by transesophageal echocardiography. Am Heart J 124(1):225-7  1992

McGuire H.H, Horsley S, Salter D.R. and Sobel M: Measuring and Managing Quality of Surgery:  Statistical vs Incidental Approaches. Arch Surg, 127 (3):733-737; discussion 738,1992

Salter DR, Dyke CM and Wechsler AS: Triiodothyronine (T3) and Cardiovascular Therapeutics:a review. J Card Surg 7(4):363-74, 1992

Dyke CM, Ding Mai, Abd-Elfattah, Loesser K, Dignan RJ, Wechsler AS and Salter DR: Effects of Triiodothyronine Supplementation after Myocardial Ischemia. Ann Thorac Surg 56:215-22, 1993

Bajaj S, Crandall C, Disciascio G, Tatum J, El Lahham S, Ibrahim H, Guerraty A, Vetrovec G, Salter D, Mohanty PK. Collateral Circulation in the Transplanted Heart. Circulation 88( Pt 2):II263-9, 1993

Akosah K, Kirchberg D, Funai JT, Salter DR, Guerraty A and Mohanty PK. Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography in Heart Transplant Recipients: Does it Offer Prognostic Information?  The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 13:S48, 1994

Katta S, Akosah K, Stambler B, Salter D, Guerraty A and Mohanty P: Atrioventricular Fistula: An Unusual Complication of Endomyocardial Biopsy in a Heart Transplant Recipient. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 7:405-9, 1994

Hanrahan, J.S., Ibrahim H., Tolman D., Kirchberg D., Salter D., Guerraty A. and Mohanty P.K.: Relative Clinical Impact of Cyclosporine vs Steroid Induction Therapy on Renal Function and Allograft Rejection in Heart Transplant Recipients.  Transplantation Proceedings 28: (4), 2107-2108, 1996

Akosah K.O., Olsovsky M., Kirchberg D., Salter D.R. and Mohanty P.K.: Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography Predicts Cardiac Events in Heart Transplant Patients.  Circulation 1996 Nov 1; 94(9 Suppl) II 283- II 288

Topaz O, Salter DR, Janin Y and Vetrovec G: Emergency Bypass Surgery for Failed Coronary Interventions. Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn 40(1):55-65, 1997

Dyke C M, Yeh Jr. T, Lehman J.D., Abd-Elfattah A., Ding M., Wechsler A.S. and  Salter D.R.  As Originally Published in 1991: Triiodothyronine-enhanced left ventricular function after ischemic injury. Updated 1998. Ann Thorac Surg. 1998 Oct;66 (4): 1450

Mahgoub M.A., Guo J., Gao S., Taher M., Salter D.R., Wechsler A.S. and Abd-Elfattah: Hyperdynamic Circulation of Arteriovenous Fistula Preconditions the Heart and Limits Infarct Size. Ann of Thorac Surg 1999 68 (1): 22  Salter D.R.: 

Harvard Office of Educational Development Newsletter requested article reviewing and analyzing the Richmond Colloquium (March 2000) and outlining the development of the International Virtual Academy of Medical Education Scholars (IVAMES) -  October 2000

Salter D.R.: "Are We Failing Our Students?" published in "Mentor" Newsletter of the Medical Education Unit, Queens University Belfast. Issue 3, May 2002 Kieran McGlade Editor

Salter D.R., Stone C.G. and McGlade K.J.:  Creating Virtual Workplaces to Share and Solve Problems with Distant Colleagues ,  FOCUS – Journal of the Association for Surgical Education 2003

Katz, N.M.; Tempesta, B.J.; Gharagozloo, F.; Margolis, M.; Salter, D.; Alexander, E.P. Routine Pre-Operative Stress Testing For Patients Without Cardiac Symptoms Undergoing Major Thoracic Surgery. Chest 124(4)  Supplement: 76S, 2003.  

Tempesta, B.J.; Gharagozloo, F.; Katz, N.; Margolis, M.; Salter, D.; Alexander, E.P. Routine Pre-Operative Venous Studies in Thoracic Surgical Patients to Identify Those at High Risk for Pulmonary Embolus. Chest 124(4) Supplement: 232S, 2003.  

Margolis M, Tempesta BJ, Facktor M, Salter D, Katz N, Cole V, Najam F, Gharagozloo F. Thoracic Surgery in Patients With HIV Disease. Chest 2004 126(4) Suppl; 919S

Wohler A, Margolis M, Tempesta B, Facktor M, Salter D, Katz N, Gharagozloo F. Descending Mediastinal Infection – Presentation and Management. Chest 2004 126(4) Suppl; 803S 

Salter D.R. Telemedicine in the American Prison System. In the Proceedings of the International Telemedicine Conference India 2005 Sponsored by the Government of India and the Indian Space Research Organization March 2005

Salter D.R., Najam F. Gharagozloo F, Katz N, Facktor M and Margolis M. The Rationale and Future of Robotic Surgery. In the Proceedings of the International Telemedicine Conference India 2005 Sponsored by the Government of India and the Indian Space Research Organization March 2005

Topaz O., Rutherford M.S., Mackey-Bojack S., Prinz A.W., Katta S., Salter D.R. and Titus J.L.   Giant aneurysms of coronary arteries and saphenous vein grafts: angiographic findings and histopathological correlates   Cardiovascular Pathology, 14:6 298-302 2005

Abd-Elfattah AS, Guo J-H, Gao S-P, Salter DR, Hegab I, Abd-Elfattah N, Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Virginia, Elwatidy A, Alfagih M, Prince Sultan Cardiac Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Preconditioning of Healthy, Stunned, Infarcted, Hypertrophied and Failing Hearts: Role of Conditioning Reserve in Supplemental Cardioprotection. Clinics in Surgery Feb 09, 2019

Abstracts

Vanderlinden RG, Salter DR, and Peacock W: Articular Facet Rhyzotomy by Percutaneous Electrocoagulation. Canadian Journal of Neurological Science 5: 349 1978.

Wechsler AS, Morris III JJ, Murphy CE, Salter DR, Pellom GL, and Goldstein JP: Effect of Left Ventricular Pump Assist on the Right Ventricle with Varying Levels of Dysfunction. Proceedings of the International Symposium "The Right Heart" Phoenix Arizona 1985.

Abd-Elfattah AS, Murphy CE, Salter DR, Goldstein JP, Morris III JJ, and Wechsler AS:  Biochemical Bases for Tolerance of the Newborn Heart to Ischemic Injury. Developmental Differences in adenine myocardium.  A possible role of 5`  nucleotidase. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Myocardial Protection. Boston Mass., 1985.  

Goldstein JP, Salter DR, Abd-Elfattah AS, Murphy CE, Morris III JJ, and Wechsler AS:  Efficacy of Coronary Sinus Cardioplegia Without Topical Hypothermia During Two Hours of Cardiac Arrest. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Myocardial Protection. Boston Mass. 1985.

Salter DR, Goldstein JP, Abd-Elfattah AS, Murphy CE, Morris III JJ, and Wechsler AS:  The Efficacy of Coronary Sinus Cardioplegia to Protect the Right Ventricle During Global Ischemia.54th Annual Meeting of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Clinical and Investigative Medicine. 8:ASI-R74, 1985.

Goldstein JP, Salter DR, Murphy CE, Abd-Elfattah AS, Morris III JJ, and Wechsler AS: The Efficacy of Blood versus Crystalloid Cardioplegia During Global Myocardial Ischemia. Circulation 72 (part II), III - 395, 1985.

Salter DR, Goldstein JP, Murphy CE, Pellom GL, Morris III JJ, and Wechsler AS:  Left Ventricular Function Following Mitral Valve Replacement With and Without Papillary-Annular Attachment. Circulation 72 (part II), III - 211, 1985.

Abd-Elfattah AS, Murphy CE, Salter DR, Goldstein JP, Godwin CK, and Wechsler AS: Age and Species Related Differences in Adenine Nucleotide Degradation During Myocardial Global Ischemia. Fed Proc 45: 1039, 1986.

Murphy CE, Salter DR, Goldstein JP, Brunsting LA, Wechsler AS, and Abd-Elfattah AS: Adenine Nucleotide Metabolism During Global Ischemia in Lambs and Sheep. Circulation Supplement Part II Vol. 74, No. 4 Oct/86.

Abd-Elfattah AS, Murphy CE, Salter DR, Brunsting LA, Goldstein JP, and Wechsler AS: Developmental Role of Myocardial 5' Nucleotidase and AMP Deaminase Isoenzymes in the Increased Tolerance of Immature Hearts to Ischemic Injury. Circulation Supplement Part II, Vol. 74. No. 4 Oct/86.

Salter DR, Goldstein JP, Murphy CE, Abd-Elfattah AS, Brunsting LA, and Wechsler AS: Atrial vs Coronary Sinus Cardioplegia.Circulation Supplement  Part II, Vol. 74. No.4 Oct/86.

Tucker SL, Brunsting LA, Abd-Elfattah AS, Murphy CE, Salter DR, Wechsler AS: Orotic Acid Stimulates Myocardial Protein Synthesis Following Regional Ischemia. Circulation Supplement Part II, Vol 74, No. 4. Oct/86.

Murphy CE, Salter DR, Morris JJ, Goldstein JP, Brunsting LA, and Wechsler AS: Pressure-Dimension Analysis of Right Ventricular Function During Cardiac Surgery. Circulation Supplement Part II, Vol 74 No. 4 Oct/86.

Abd-Elfattah AS, Sheffield C, Forsberg DA, Murphy CE, Salter DR, and Wechsler AS: Myocardial Protection with Bromo-Adenosine Monophosphate (BR-AMP) During Global Ischemia and Reperfusion.  A Novel inhibitor of 5' Nucleotidase in Cardiomyocytes. Circulation Supplement Part II, Vol. 74 No. 4 Oct/86.

Burns RJ, Trembley PC, Caterini C, Gladstone JP, Salter DR, Lipton IH, David TE, Feindel CM: Incidence and Correlates of Myocardial Technetium Pyrophosphate Uptake Using Spect After Elective Coronary Bypass. Society of Nuclear Medicine,  January 8, 1987.

Brunsting LA, Salter DR, Goldstein JP, Murphy CE, Abd-Elfattah AS and Wechsler AS: Ventricular Interaction During Right Ventricular Assist. ASAIO May,  New York, 16:3, 1987

Burns RJ, Gladstone PSJ, Tremblay PC, Salter DR, Lipton IH, David TE and Feindel CM: Irreversible Myocardial Injury Complicating Elective Coronary Bypass: Incidence, Correlates and Significance. Clinical and Investigative Medicine, Suppl C, 10 (183):C74, 1987

Brûlé M, Salter DR, David TE, Glynn FX, Feindel CM and Lipton IH: Autotransfusion after Cardiac Surgery (a randomized prospective analysis of 100 patients). Clinical and Investigative Medicine 12:5; C82 1989

Salter DR, Murphy CE, Brunsting LA, Pellom GL, Goldstein JP, and Wechsler AS: Mitral Valve Replacement in the Failing Ventricle. Supplement II Circulation Vol 80, No 4. October 1989, page II-424 Abstract # 1686

Chung F, Seyone C, Cheng DCH, Sullivan D, Dorian P, Salter D and Pollick C Premedication and metoprolol :A transesophageal echocardiographic study: Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia, 36:3 (Pt II) S162, 1989

Hanrahan JS, Taylor DO, Mohanty PK, Szentpetery S, Guerraty A and Salter DR: Should Prior Substance Abuse be a Contraindication for Cardiac Transplantation? J Heart and Lung Transplantation  Jan-Feb 10:(1 Pt 2), 158, 1991 

Salter DR and Clarke AS. Coronary Bypass Surgery (CABG) Without Cardiopulmonary Support. Va Med Q 119: 180, 1992

Bajaj S, Crandall C, Ibrahim H, Vetrovec, DiSciascio G, Ellaham S, Salter D, Guerraty A, Mohanty PK: Clinical Significance of Coronary Collateral Circulation in Cardiac Transplant Recipients. Circulation 86(4): I-35, 1992

Salter DR, Hanrahan J, Crandall C.W., McGuire H.H., Mohanty P.K. and Guerraty A. Cholelithiasis after Cardiac Transplantation. Va Med Q 120: 154, 1993

Shah A, Crandall C.W., Bajaj S, Salter D.R., Guerraty A, Ibrahim H and Mohanty P.K. Influence of Coronary Collaterals on Left Ventricular Systolic Function in Cardiac Transplant Recipients. Clin Res 41: 20 A, 1993

Akosah K, Mohanty PK, Funai JT, Jesse RL, Minisi AJ, Crandall CW, Kirchberg D, Guerraty A, Salter D. Noninvasive Detection of Transplant Coronary Artery Disease by Dobutamine Stress. J  of Heart and Lung Transplant 13: 1024-38, 1994

Olsovsky M, Akosah K, Funai J, Salter D and Mohanty P: Clinical Significance of Angina in Denervated Cardiac Transplant Patients. VA Med Q 121:1 45 1994

Denlinger B, Akosah  K, Funai J, Salter D and Mohanty P: Use of Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography as Screening for Transplant Coronary Artery Disease. VA Med Q 121:1 46 1994

Holdaway BK, Akosah KO, Kontos MC, Minisi AJ, Salter D, Funai JT, Mohanty PK: Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography: A Reasonable Alternate Non-invasive Test Coronary Bypass Graft Stenosis. Chest 108(3): 160S, 1995

Dattilo JB, Dattilo MPM, Spratt JA, Yager DR, Matsuura J, Salter DR and Makhoul R: Differential Expression of the Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase (iNOS) Gene in Human Vein Grafts. Surgical Forum XLVII, 387-389, 1996 

Abd-Elfattah A. and Salter DR: Effects of Chronic Hyperdynamic Circulation Induced by Arteriovenous Fistula on Vascular Reactivity of Conduits Commonly Used in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting,  Surgical Forum XLVIII  March 1997

L.B. Mohanty, B.K. Holdaway, K.O. Akosah, D. R. Salter, D. Brands and P.K. Mohanty, The Role of Transmyocardial Biopsy in Predicting Myocardial Viability.  American Society of Pathology Meeting , Nice, France,  1998

Salter DR, Costanzo L, Hoban D, Stone CG, Reynolds R, Medina A and Plott A: Understanding Barriers to the Implementation of Web-Enhanced Medical Education -- An institutional experience viewed through Kotter's* 8-stage process (* Leading Change, Harvard Business School Press 1996, and "Why Transformation Efforts Fail" Harvard Business Review March-April 1995, John P. Kotter) Richmond Colloquium March 2000

Abd-Elfattah A.S., El-Watidy A., Taher M., Mabrouk I. A., Hegab, A. Mohamed and Salter D.R.: Digitalis provides an Early, but not Late Window of Preconditioning in Rat Model of Acute MI   J. Mol Cell Cardiology 2000  (presented at the International Society of Heart Research Conference   Louisville Kentucky, June 2000) 

Abd-Elfattah AS, Fraykor M, Alves OL, Bullock RM, Salter DR: Utility of CMA Microdialysis System in Measuring Interstitial and Plasma Levels of Glutamate, Adenosine, Glucose, Lactate, Pyruvate in a Rabbit Model of an Acute MI, in vivo. The 3rd International Symposium on Surgical Myocardial Ischemic and Reperfusion Injury. Asheville, NC June 2002, Annals of Thoracic Surgery

Books, Chapters and Requested Publications

Salter DR and Wechsler AS:  Intraoperative Evaluation of Myocardial Protection. - Proceedings of the International Symposium on Myocardial Protection. Title: Myocardial Protection in Cardiac Surgery  Ed: A.J. Roberts M.D. 1986.Wechsler AS, Salter DR, Murphy CE, Brunsting LA, Goldstein JP, and Abd-Elfattah A

Salter D.R., Abd-Elfattah A.S. and Wechsler A.S.: Metabolic Differences Between Retrograde and Antegrade Cardioplegia. Chapter - Coronary Sinus. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Myocardial Protection. Ed: Mohl and Werner.  1986.

Salter DR and Wechsler AS: Apicoaortic Conduits for Complex Left Ventricular Outflow Obstruction: 10 Year Experience. Editorial -  Ann of Thorac Surg.  42: 607, 1986.

Salter DR: Expanding Application of Coronary Angioplasty. Challenges in Cardiovascular Medicine. Spring, 1:11-14, 1988

Foster AH and Salter DR: Pathophysiologic Considerations in Patients With Coexisting Coronary and Carotid Disease. In Advances in Cardiac Surgery  Vol 2 - Mosby Year Book, 203-225,  Karp, Laks and Wechsler eds. 1990

Salter DR and Dyke CM: Cardiopulmonary Dysfunction after Brain Death: Anesthesia for Organ Transplantation. 81-94, J.B. Lippincott Co., J.A. Fabian Ed 1992

Salter DR: Acquired Valvular Heart Disease: Current Practice of Surgery IX Cardiac Surgery: Eds Levine Sugerman et al. Churchill Livingstone 1993

Abd-Elfattah A.S., Salter D.R. and Wechsler A.S.: Purine Metabolism in the Ischemic Canine and Human Immature Myocardium Deficient of 5'-Nucleotidase: in  Purines and Myocardial Protection: Eds Abd-Elfattah A.S. and Wechsler A.S. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1996

Associate Editor Project 2000 (book) - RB Young Editor - a 4-year chronicle of the graduating class of 2000 at the Medical College of Virginia  

Salter DR, Stone CG, McGlade KJ  Creating a Virtual Sanctuary for Scholars  in Establishing Telemedicine  in Developing Countries: From Inception to Implementation Latifi (ed) IOS Press 2004 

Salter D.R., Is it True that Information Technology has hit a Brick Wall in Education? Thoughts for students and leaders in education and business. http://careerandleadership.com/ October 2006 

Salter D.R., Counting Change Theories and Change Theories that Count, http://careerandleadership.com/  December 2006

Salter D.R. (book review) of  Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths and Total Nonsense – Profiting from evidence-based management. By Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I Sutton. Published by Harvard Business School Press. 2006 – Published in http://careerandleadership.com/ March 2007

Salter D.R. The Metrics of Value in Business. Accepted for  publication in “Career and Leadership”  http://careerleadership.com Fall 2007

Salter D.R. A Police Stable in Blagden Alley a proposal to the Mayor’s Office January 3rd 2008

Salter D.R. Randall J, Green G, McCutcheon G, Vaithilingam A, Noonan J and Hammond S. Student Responses To International Online Medical Education Submitted to the AAMC Research in Medical Education Section February 22nd 2008

Past interests

The effect of brain death on myocardial performance and modulation with triiodothyronine

Animal models of congestive heart failure

Mitral valve mechanics and the role of papillary-annular continuity in valve replacement

Retrograde myocardial perfusion through the coronary sinus

The metabolism of myocardial ischemia

International Virtual Association of Medical Educators and Scholars concept - IVAMES 

Cloistered Learning Organization of International Scholars Teachers Educators and Researchers concept - CLOISTER


Current interests

Dynamics of small group teaching 

Web-based learning dynamics versus traditional learning approaches

Understanding organizations as personalities

Treating students as we treat our patients. A symptom is not a diagnosis.

A new model to understand the nature of change

Bespoke medical education “The Real ME” (medical education) model

Superficial versus deep learning 

Created and organized the conference  - Dewey@Digital 

"Is Technology Overwhelming the Basic Principles of Medical Education?"  Roslyn Center Richmond Virginia, Oct 14th 2000

Created and organized the conference Richmond Colloquium 2000 - an International Meeting to explore major issues affecting alumni of the Harvard-Macy Physician Educators and Leaders in Medicine programs. Richmond Virginia, March 10th - 12th 2000   

Salter D.R. and Stone C.S.  Digital Office Correspondence (D.O.C.S.) for M-3 Students (A way to bring Problem-Based Patients to Life).   Presented at Association for Surgical Education 2002 Joint Spring Meeting with the Association of Program Directors in Surgery Baltimore MD April 4th - 6th 2002

Abd-Elfattah AS, El-Watidy AF, Hegab I, Salter DR, Mohamed A: Ischemic Preconditioning of the Infarcted Hearts: Role of ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channels The 3rd International Symposium on Surgical Myocardial Ischemic and Reperfusion Injury. Asheville, NC June 2nd - 6th 2002, Annals of Thoracic Surgery

Salter D.R. and Abd-Elfattah A.D.: Surgical Support of the Acutely Ischemic Myocardium and Metabolic Resuscitation. Presented before the FDA Advances in Medicine committee. June 11th 2002 Bethesda MD.

Salter D.R. and Stone C.G.: The Agar Culture Theory of Institutional Metamorphosis .   Presented at the Mayo Medical Symposium - Mayo Clinic September 27th - 30th 2002

Salter D.R. and Stone C.G.:  Reconciling Public Internet-Mediated Medicine with Traditional Medical Education. Presented at the Mayo Medical Symposium - Mayo Clinic September 27th - 30th 2002

Salter D.R., Aziz I., Doherty M: The Role of Asynchronous Online Self-video During Orientation to Clinical Clerkships. Presented at the Family Medicine Education Consortium, November 1-3 2019. https://www.fmec.net/2019-annual-meeting

Dr. M. Doherty, Dr. T. Reid, Dr. A. Basu, Dr. D. Salter,  Interactive Online Coaching to pass USMLE Step 2 CS - I.C.E. Accepted for presentation at the Family Medicine Education Consortium,  Thursday October 1st, 2020. https://www.fmec.net/2020-annual-meeting

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