Emily M. Graham

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Emily M. Graham, is a clinical research fellow in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Research Fellow

Departments and Services

Selected Publications

Manuscript Publications

2021

Graham EM, Oliver JD, Hendrycks R, Maglic D, Mendenhall SD. Alternative Tendon Repair Coaptations to the Pulvertaft Weave Technique: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Biomechanical Studies. HAND. In Press.

Graham EM, Ferrel M, Wells KM, Egan DJ, MacVane CZ, Gisondi MA, Burns BD, Madsen TE, Fix ML. Gender-based Barriers in the Advancement of Women Leaders in Emergency Medicine: A Multi-Institutional Qualitative Study. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. In press. 

Graham EM, Oliver JD, Hendrycks R, Mendenhall SD. Optimizing the Pulvertaft Weave Technique in Hand Surgery: A Comprehensive Systematic Review of Comparative Biomechanical Studies. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In press. 

Mendenhall SD, Graham EM, Anderson LA, Ying J, Liu T, Agarwal J. Impact of Chemotherapy and Radiation on Inflammatory Response, Neovascularization, and Capsule Formation of Acellular Dermal Matrix in Breast Reconstruction- Analysis of the BREASTrial Biopsy Specimens. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In press.

2020

Kim EN, Graham EM, Tuncer FB, Yamashiro DK, Siddiqi FA, Gociman BR. Alveolar Bone Graft Stabilization with Custom Maxillary Splints. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open. 2020 November 24. 

Graham EM, Merrill, KC. Sunscreen and Tanning Bed Use in High-Risk College-Aged Students. Journal of Dermatology Nurses’ Association. 2020 November 12. 

Oliver JD, Madhoun W, Graham EM, Hendrycks R, Renouard M, Hu MS. Stem Cells Regenerating the Craniofacial Skeleton: Current State-of-the-Art and Future Directions. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2020 October 15.

Oliver JD, Jia S, Halpern LR, Graham EM, Turner EC, Colombo JS, Grainger DW, D’Souza R. Innovative Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics in Cleft Palate Tissue Engineering. Tissue Engineering. 2020 Sep 28. 

Oliver JD, Chase B, Graham EM, Santosa KG, Hu MS. Functioning Free Muscle Transplantation for Brachial Plexus Injury: A Systematic Review and Pooled Analysis Comparing Functional Outcomes of Intercostal Nerve and Spinal Accessory Nerve Grafts. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 2020 June 11. 

Graham EM, Oliver JD, Agarwal CA. Creating a Space for Intersex Individuals in the Treatment of Differences of Sex Development. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. 2020 February 25.

2019

Mendenhall SD, Lufty JL, Graham E, Overschmidt B, Levin LS, Neumeister MW. Technique for Rapid Hand Allotransplant Donor Procurement Through the Elbow. Hand (NY). 2019 July 23. 

Graham E, Garlick JW, Johns D. Congenital Amniotic Constriction Band of the Pelvis: First Reported Case and Proposed Classification Criterion. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open. 2019 July 25.   

Publications

Books

2021

Graham EM, Hendrycks R, Baschuk C, Atkins D, Keizer L, Duncan C, Mendenhall SD. Restoring Form and Function to the Partial Hand Amputee: Prosthetic Options from the Fingertip to the Palm. Hand Clinics 37(1). 2021 February.

Posters and Presentations

2021

Reed ER, Hendrycks R, Graham EM, Mendenhall SD. Flexor and Extensor Tendon Repairs at the Wrist Utilizing Novel Tendon Stapler Device: An Efficiency and Biomechanical Study. 6th Annual Meeting of the Mountain West Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2021 March 6, Virtual Conference. Oral Presentation.

Graham EM, Oliver JD, Hendrycks R, Mendenhall SD. Optimizing the Pulvertaft Weave: A Comprehensive Systematic Review of Comparative Biomechanical Studies. American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Conference, 2021 January – February, Virtual Conference. Oral Presentation.

2020

Ferrel M, Graham EM, Wells K, Egan DJ, MacVane CZ, Gisondi MA, Burns BD, Madsen TE, Fix ML. Assessing Improvement in Factors Contributing to the Advancement of Women Leadership in Emergency Medicine: Multi-institutional study. American College of Emergency Physicians Annual Conference, 2020 October 26-29, Virtual Conference. Oral Presentation.

Graham EM, Ferrel M, Wells K, Egan DJ, MacVane CZ, Gisondi MA, Burns BD, Madsen TE, Fix ML. Gender-based Barriers to the Advancement of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine: A Multi-Institutional Survey Study. American College of Emergency Physicians Annual Conference, 2020 October 26-29, Virtual Conference. Oral Presentation.

Peterson MP, Firpo MA, Fleming ID, Vachet C, Huston ZT, Graham EM, Lewis G. 54 Validation of Infrared Thermography for Prediction of 21-day Burn Wound Healing. 52nd Annual American Burn Association Meeting, 2020 March 17-20, Orlando, Florida. Accepted Oral Presentation.

Peterson MP, Firpo MA, Fleming ID, Vachet C, Huston ZT, Graham EM, Lewis G. 54 Validation of Infrared Thermography for Prediction of 21-day Burn Wound Healing. Journal of Burn Care & Research, Volume 41, Issue Supplement_1, March 2020, Pages S35–S36. 2020 March 3. Abstract Publication.

Graham EM, Graham DK, Hendrycks R, Oliver JD. Orofacial Cleft Surgical Care with Implementation of Patient-Specific 3-Dimentional Printed Palate Bone Engineering Scaffold. 4th Annual Global Surgery Student Alliance National Symposium. 2020 March 14, Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster Presentation.

Awards and Honors

Medical School Awards

2021, Dr. Richard E. Hurley Scholarship. Awarded for outstanding academic achievement

2019, Dr. Edgar W. Barber and Ruth Alma Barber Scholarship. Awarded to superior students interested in surgery

2018, Hubbard Scholarship. Recruitment scholarship awarded to top 10% of applicants

Undergraduate Awards

2017, Award of Excellence and Leadership in Volunteering, United Way

2015, Honors Sigma Theta Tau, Brigham Young University

2015, Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Sigma Theta Tau, Brigham Young University

2014, Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Brigham Young University  

2012, New Century Scholarship for Excellence in Science, Utah System of Higher Education 

2012, Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Brigham Young University  

2011, New Century Scholarship for Excellence in Science, Utah System of Higher Education 

2011, Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Brigham Young University

2010, Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Utah Valley University

2009, Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Utah Valley University

Leadership and Memberships

2019-present, University of Utah School of Medicine, Big Sib - Little Sib Peer Mentor

2019-present, Department of General Surgery Student Interest Group, Pro-Suture Team

2019-present, American Society of Plastic Surgeons Medical Student Member

2019-present, American Society for Surgery of the Hand Medical Student Member

2019-present, American Academy of Facial and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Member

2019-present, The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Medical Student Member

2019-present, The International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Medical Student Member

2019-present, American Medical Association Medical Student Member

2018-present, WE WILL – Women Empowering Women in Leadership, Co-president

2015-present, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Member

2019–2020, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Student Interest Group, Co-president

2019-2020, Global Surgery Student Alliance National Symposium Executive Board, Co-president

2018-2019, Ultrasound Student Interest Group, Vice President of Research