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Moon named vice president of thoracic surgery association

Will serve as organization's president in 2020

June 12, 2018

Marc Moon, MD, chief of the Section of Cardiac Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named vice president of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. He was elected this spring during the association’s annual meeting.

Moon will serve a one-year term as president of the organization in 2020. He previously served as secretary.

The John M. Shoenberg Professor of Surgery, Moon specializes in reoperative coronary and valvular surgery and diseases of the thoracic aorta. He treats patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is also director of the Thoracic Surgery Residency Program and of the Center for Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta.

The 101-year-old association focuses on clinical care, research and leadership in the field. It includes 1,300 cardiothoracic surgeons worldwide.