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    Meet The Scientist: Professor Ronald Tompkins

    Ronald Tompkins is the Summer M. Redstone Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is the founding director of the Center for Surgery, Innovation & Bioengineering at Massachusetts General Hospital. Ronald Tompkins is also Chief Medical Officer of the Open Medicine Foundation and...