Speakers

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Carlos V.R. Brown, MD
Associate Professor and Vice-Chairman of Surgery
University of Texas Southwestern – Austin
Trauma Medical Director
University Medical Center Brackenridge

Katie M. Foarde, RN, MSN, CCNS
Trauma Education & Injury Prevention
University Medical Center Brackenridge

Invited Faculty, Alphabetical by Last Name

Dave Ciesla, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director of Acute Care Surgery Division
University of South Florida
Tampa Bay, Florida

Matthew L. Davis, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Texas A&M University
Director of Trauma
Baylor Scott & White System, Central
Temple, Texas

Daniel L. Dent, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas

Alexander Eastman, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Chief of Trauma Surgery (Interim)
Parkland Memorial Hospital
Dallas, Texas

James Geracci, MD
Colonel, Medical Corps, United States Army
Senior Military Clinical Consultant
Army Medical Department
San Antonio, Texas

Oscar Guillamondegui, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Trauma Medical Director
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Kenji Inaba, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery and Emergency Medicine
Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

R. Todd Maxson, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Trauma Medical Director
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Little Rock, Arkansas

Matthew Martin, MD
Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps
United States Army
Trauma Medical Director
Madigan Medical Center
Tacoma, Washington

Peter Rhee, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Arizona
Chief of Trauma, Critical Care
Burns and Emergency Surgery
University Medical Center
Tucson, Arizona

Ali Salim, MD
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Division Chief, Trauma, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Jack Sava, MD
Trauma Medical Director
Medstar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC

Alison Wilson, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief of Trauma
Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia

Local Faculty

Jayson Aydelotte, MD
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
University Medical Center Brackenridge
Seton Surgical Group

Reginald Baptiste, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Capital Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Jose Cabanas, MD
Deputy Medical Director
Austin-Travis County EMS

Ben Coopwood, MD
Medical Director Surgical Critical Care
University Medical Center Brackenridge
Seton Surgical Group

Michael Craun, MD
Trauma Medical Director
St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center

Mitchell J. Daley, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care
University Medical Center Brackenridge

David Dolinak, MD
Chief Medical Examiner
Travis County Medical Examiner

W. Drew Fielder, MD
General Surgery and Trauma
University Medical Center Brackenridge
Seton Surgical Group

Daniel L. Fortes, MD
Thoracic Surgeon
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons

Nilda Garcia, MD
Trauma Medical Director
Dell Children’s Medical Center

Christopher Garrison, MD, MBA
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University Medical Center Brackenridge
Seton Brain and Spine Institute

Jonathan Hecht, MSN, RN, CNS
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Critical Care
University Medical Center Brackenridge

Austin Hill, MD
Trauma Orthopedics
University Medical Center Brackenridge
Austin Skeletal Trauma Specialists

Paul Hinchey, MD, MBA
Medical Director
Austin-Travis County EMS

Patrick Kelley, MD
Chief of Craniofacial and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Dell Children’s Medical Center
Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery of Central Texas

James Kempema, MD
Medical Director
Travis County STAR Flight
Associate Medical Director Emergency Services
Emergency Service Partners
University Medical Center Brackenridge

David Laverty, MD
Trauma Orthopedics
University Medical Center Brackenridge
Austin Skeletal Trauma Specialists

Anthony J. Manuel, MD
Anesthesiologist
Capitol Anesthesiology Associates

John Politz, MD
Vascular Surgeon
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons

Andrew C. Reifsnyder, MD
Radiologist
Austin Radiological Associates

Oscar Rios, MD
General Surgery and Trauma
University Medical Center Brackenridge
Seton Surgical Group

John Sabra, MD
General Surgery and Trauma
University Medical Center Brackenridge
Seton Surgical Group

John Uecker, MD
General Surgery and Trauma
University Medical Center Brackenridge
Seton Surgical Group

Alex Valadka, MD
Neurosurgeon, Chief Executive Officer
Seton Brain and Spine Institute

Drue N. Ware, MD
Trauma Medical Director
Seton Medical Center Williamson
Seton Surgical Group-Williamson

Lynda Watkins, MPH, BSN, RN, CIC
Interim Director, Infection Prevention and Control
Seton Healthcare Family

Janna Welch, MD
Emergency Medicine
Emergency Service Partners
University Medical Center Brackenridge

Marnie Wheeler, BSN, RN
Physician Liaison/Site Lead
Process Improvement & Clinical Transformation
University Medical Center Brackenridge

Chris Ziebell, MD
Medical Director Emergency Department
Emergency Service Partners
University Medical Center Brackenridge

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