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PRS Global Open Keynotes

Jul 24, 2019

In this episode of the PRS Global Open Keynotes Podcast, Canadian plastic surgery resident Mélissa Roy MD discusses how a plastic surgery patient’s nutritional status can impact wound healing and outcomes.

The PRS Global Open article discussed is available to read for free on

“Nutrition and the Plastic Surgeon: Possible Interventions and Practice Considerations” by Melissa Roy, Julie Perry, Karen Cross.

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Dr. Mélissa Roy is a plastic and reconstructive surgery resident at the University of Toronto who recently completed a Master’s in clinical epidemiology. Dr. Roy has been working with Dr. Cross at St. Michael's Hospital to promote plastic surgeons' awareness of the importance of identifying malnutrition, and strategies for addressing it in order to obtain optimal surgical outcomes.


Your host, Dr. Damian Marucci, is a board certified plastic surgeon and Associate Professor of Plastic surgery at the University of Sydney in Australia.


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