A/Prof. Dr. Kate McGinigle

Associate professor of Surgery

University of North-Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Dr McGinigle is an Associate Professor of Surgery and practicing vascular surgeon with special research and clinical interests in chronic limb threatening ischemia (CLTI). She has an existing research collaboration through grant funded work with the UNC Department of Biostatistics in order to use precision medicine to define adaptive treatment strategies for patients with CLTI and to address healthcare disparities facing this patient population. Dr McGinigle has participated in several clinical trials and serves as the site principal investigator for the BEST CLI (Randomized, Multicenter, Controlled Trial to Compare Best Endovascular versus Best Surgical Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia) Trial and the BEST-CLI Registry. A fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), she is the chair of the SVS Enhanced Recovery Working Group and a member of the Document Oversight Committee, the Pain Management Task Force, and the Public Health Task Force. Dr McGinigle also serves on the Governing Council of the SVS Vascular Quality Initiative and is the Medical Director of the Carolinas Vascular Quality Group. Dr McGinigle is an Executive Council member for the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Society and is chair of the Research Committee and a member of the Protocols and Guidelines Committee.