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Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open Editorial Board members have agreed and adhere to the BMJ Editor Roles and Responsibilities guidelines; including our Editor policy on competing interests.


The headshot of Social Media Editor Elliott Haut.
Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Baltimore, Maryland Declaration of Interests: Nothing to Declare Dr. Haut is Vice Chair of Quality, Safety, and Service in the Department of Surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is a Professor of Surgery with secondary faculty appointments in the Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (ACCM) and Emergency Medicine. He also has a faculty appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management at The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He has been the Acute Care Surgery Fellowship at Johns Hopkins for over a decade and was a previous Trauma Medical Director at Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital (a level II trauma center). Dr. Haut has held numerous leadership roles in trauma surgery. He is past-President of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST), chaired the EAST Guidelines Committee, and is past-Chair of Maryland TraumaNet. He was the lead author of a paper commissioned by the National Academies of Medicine titled “Military Trauma Care’s Learning Health System: The Importance of Data-Driven Decision Making” which was used to support the report titled “A National Trauma Care System: Integrating Military and Civilian Trauma Systems to Achieve Zero Preventable Deaths After Injury.” Dr. Haut was a member of the National Quality Forum (NQF) Trauma Outcomes Committee, is on the Board of Directors of the Coalition for National Trauma Research (CNTR), and was appointed to the Maryland Statewide Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (SEMSAC). He has been active in the peer-review publishing process. Dr. Haut’s editorial experience includes membership on multiple other editorial boards and has ad-hoc peer-reviewed for over 40 journals. He has authored more than 300 peer-reviewed articles, as well as dozens of invited editorials, books, and chapters.

Deputy Editors

Deputy Editor for Global Strategy / Outreach Photo of Christine Gaarder
Christine Gaarder, MD, PhD Oslo University Hospital Oslo, Norway @tinagaarder Area of expertise: Trauma clinical education including simulation, quality assurance, system development, trauma epidemiological and translational research in resuscitation, torso trauma, critical care ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-9485-1783
Deputy Editor for Global Strategy / Outreach Photo of Ajai Malhotra
Ajai Malhotra, MD UVM Medical Center Vermont, USA
Deputy Editor for Clinical Content Photo of Matthew J. Martin
Matthew J. Martin, MD, FACS, FASMBS, D.ABA Los Angeles County & USC Medical Center California, USA @docmartin22 Area of expertise: Trauma, resuscitation, military trauma, hemorrhage and coagulopathy, emergency general surgery, minimally invasive surgery ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-9169-9069
Deputy Editor for Communication Photo of Jeffry Nahmias
Jeffry Nahmias, MD, MHPE, FACS, FCCM University of California California, USA @jnahmias1 Area of expertise: High value care, surgical education, multi-center research ORCID logo orcid.org/0000 0003 0094 671X
Deputy Editor for Operations Photo of Stephanie A. Savage
Stephanie A. Savage, MD, MS University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Wisconsin, USA ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-6634-3098

Associate Editors

Associate Editor of Social Media Photo of Ronald Barbosa
Ronald Barbosa, MD, FACS Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Oregon, USA @rbarbosa91 Area of expertise: Education (surgical history and instrumentation) ORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-1358-1628
Associate Editor of History Photo of Andrew Bernard
Andrew Bernard, MD University of Kentucky Lexington, USA @bernardtrauma Area of expertise: Trauma, critical care, acute care surgery ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-6026-1286
Associate Editor of Statistical Analysis Photo of James Byrne
James Byrne, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Maryland, USA @DctrJByrne Area of expertise: Trauma structures and processes of care, trauma systems, biostatistics, geospatial analysis ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-3760-8509
Associate Editor of Informatics/Data Science
Rachael A. Callcut, MD, MSPH, FACS University of California Davis School of Medicine Sacramento CA @callcura Area of expertise: (academic, research, and or education interests): Health Services Research, Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Outcomes Research, Clinical Practice Guidelines, Resuscitation/Hemorrhage Biology ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-1582-6716
Associate Editor of Systematic Reviews / Guidelines Photo of John Como
John J. Como, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM MetroHealth Medical Center Ohio, USA @johnjcomo Area of expertise: Guidelines and systematic reviews ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-1116-8357
Associate Editor of Emergency General Surgery Photo of Michael Cripps
Michael Cripps, MD, MSCS, FACS University of Colorado Anschuts Medical Center Colorado, USA @MichaelCrippsMD Area of expertise: Emergency General Surgery, inflammation, coagulation disruption in injury and critical illness, simulation, and education ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-1263-1876</a
Associate Editor for Challenges in Acute Care Surgery Photo of Kimberly Davis
Kimberly Davis, MD, MBA Yale School of Medicine Connecticut, USA @kadtraumamd Area of expertise: General Surgery, Trauma & Surgical Critical Care ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-5660-5293
Associate Editor of Vascular Trauma Photo of Joseph J. DuBose
Joseph J. DuBose, MD, FACS, FCCM, FSVS Dell School of Medicine, University of Texas Texas, USA @Dumbstintheroom Area of expertise: Vasular injury, trauma
Associate Editor of Military Trauma Photo of Jennifer M. Gurney
Jennifer M. Gurney, MD US Army Institute of Surgical Research Texas, USA
Associate Editor Kenji Inaba
Kenji Inaba, MD, FACS University of Southern California California, USA Areas of expertise: Trauma, critical care, emergency general surgery
Associate Editor of Statistical Analysis Photo of Molly Jarman
Molly Jarman, PhD, MPH Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School Massachusetts, USA @MollyJarman Area of expertise: Trauma systems, prehospital care, geospatial analysis, health policy, injury prevention ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-7117-5869
Associate Editor of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) Photo of D'Andrea K. Joseph
D'Andrea K. Joseph, MD, FACS, FCCM NUY Langone Hospital-Long Island/NYU Long Island School of Medicine New York, USA @ddeekjos Area of expertise: Trauma outcomes, injury prevention, IPV, health equity, geriatric trauma ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-7626-370X
Associate Editor of Editorials Photo of Krista L. Kaups
Krista L. Kaups, MD, MSc, FACS, FCS (ECSA) UCSF Fresno California, USA @kkaups1 Area of expertise: Critical care, education, international surgery/global health ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-0823-6902
Associate Editor of Health Policy and Economics Photo of Lisa Marie Knowlton
Lisa Marie Knowlton, MD, MPH, FACS, FRCSC Stanford University Medical Center California, USA @LIsaMKnowlton Area of expertise: Trauma, critical care, acute care surgery, health policy, health economics, insurance, financial outcomes ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-6046-5035
Associate Editor of Translational Research Photo of Rosemary Kozar
Rosemary Kozar, MD, PhD Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine Maryland, USA Area of expertise: Research (basic and translational) ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-9198-7351
Associate Editor of Dissemination / Implementation Photo of Lacey N. LaGrone
Lacey N. LaGrone, MD, MPH, MA University of Colorado School of Medicine/Medical Center of The Rockies Colorado, USA Area of expertise: Dissemination and implementation science, global surgery, clinical guideline development and adherence, access to medical information across resource settings, mixed-methods study design ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-4749-969X
Associate Editor of Surgical Critical Care Photo of Niels D. Martin
Niels D. Martin, MD, FACS, FCCM University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania, USA @nielsmd Area of expertise: Surgical critical care, end-of-left care, organ donor management, trauma outcomes research ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-2157-0825
Associate Editor of Education Photo of Maynur Narayan
Mayur Narayan, MD, MPH, MBA, MHPE, FACS, FCCM, FICS, FAIM Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School New Jersey, USA @SurgEdMD Area of expertise: Acute Care Surgery, Education, Global Health ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-7232-7446
Associate Editor of Pediatrics Photo of David M. Notrica
David M. Notrica, MD, FACS, FAAP Phoenix Children's Hospital/University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix Arizona, USA @surgery4kids Area of expertise: Paediatric trauma, paediatric vascular trauma, blunt solid organ injury ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-2939-1119
Associate Editor of Social Media Photo of Caroline Park
Caroline Park, MD, MPH, FACS University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Memorial Hospital Texas, USA @cPark_MD Area of expertise: Surgical Education, Trauma Simulation, Machine Learning, Haptic/Tele-mentoring ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-3994-8125
Associate Editor for Organizational Engagement Photo of Babak Sarani
Babak Sarani, MD, FACS, FCCM George Washington University Washington DC, USA @saranimd Area of expertise: Chest wall injury, coagulopathy, active shooter/mass casualty death prevention ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-6247-3004
Associate Editor of Injury Prevention Photo of Leah C. Tatebe
Leah C. Tatebe, MD, FACS Northwestern University Illinois, USA @LeahTatebe Area of expertise: Injury prevention, firearm-related injuries, resuscitation, prehospital trauma care, posttraumatic stress, trauma-informed care, palliative care, ethics ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-0401-3813
Associate Editor of Media Relations Photo of Carrie Valdez
Carrie Valdez, MD The Ohio State University Ohio, USA @carrievaldezmd Area of expertise: Reduction of patient exposure to opiods, management of patients with rib fractures, destigmatizing physician suicide/addiction/mental illness ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-7124-0584
Photo of Michaela A. West
Michaela A. West, MD, PhD, FACS, FCCM, FSIS North Memorial Health/University of Minneapolis Minnesota, USA @MichaelaWest Area of expertise: trauma, critical care, surgical infections, emergency general surgery, diversity, equity, inclusion, LGBTQ+, gender confirming surgery ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-6598-4114

Social Media Interns

Julia R Coleman
Julia R. Coleman, MD, MPH The Ohio State University Ohio, US ORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0001-5610-9249 @JuliaColemanMD
Lucia Nguyen
Lucia Nguyen, MD University of Arizona Arizona, US ORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3989-7949 @Lucywhatisee

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Timothy C. Fabian, M.D., F.A.C.S. University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Surgery Tennessee, US
Twitter: @tfabian1

Global Editorial Board

Ameera AlHasan Kuwait Zsolt J. Balogh, MD, PhD, FRACS, FACS John Hunter Hospital and University of Newcastle Newcastle, Australia Timothy Craig Hardcastle, MBChB, Mmed, FCS(SA), Trauma(HPCSA), PhD(UKZN) University of KwaZulu-Natal and Durban University of Technology; Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital Durban, South Africa @Vemadoc Chien-Hung Ranson Liao, MD, FACS Chang Gung Memorial Hospital & Trauma Center Taipei, Taiwan Marc Maegele, MD Cologne-Merheim Medical Center (CMMC) Cologne, Germany
Carlos Augusto Metidieri Menegozzo, MD University of Sao Paulo, Hospital das Clinicas Sao Paulo, Brazil @carlosmenegozzo Shahin Mohseni, MD, PhD, FEBS (EmSurg), FACS School of Medical Sciences, Orebro University Orebro, Sweden @thefighter_sm Marcelo A. F. Ribeiro, Jr, MD, MsC, PhD, FACS, MAMSE, ACC(Hon) Sheikh Shakbout Medical City Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates @drmribeirojr Guixi Zhang, MD, FACS, MSc, TS, MHSM The University of Hong Kong-Shezhen Hospital Guangdong, China

US Editorial Board

Brittany K. Bankhead, MD, MS, FACS Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Texas, USA @BBankheadMD Gary Alan Bass, MD, MBA, MRCSI, PhD, FEBS (Em Surg) University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania, USA @garybassmd Stephanie Bonne, MD, FACS Hackensack University Medical Center New Jersey, USA Nikolay Bugaev, MD, FACS Tufts Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine Massachusetts, USA @BugaevNikolay Miloš Buhavac, MD, FACS Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Texas, USA @milosbuhavac Marko Bukur, MD, FACS NYU Langone Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital Center New York, USA Damien Wilson Carter, MD, FACS Tufts University School of Medicine/Maine Medical Center Maine, USA @maineburndoc Rachel L. Choron, MD, FACS Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School New Jersey, USA @RachelChoron Bryan Collier, DO, FACS, FCCM Virginia Tech Carillon School of Medicine Virginia, USA Joseph Cuschieri, MD, FACS University of California San Francisco California USA @joeC_TraumaDoc Brian J. Daley, MD, MBA, FACS, CNSC University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Knoxville Tennessee, USA Navpreet K. Dhillon, MD R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center/University of Maryland Maryland, USA @KNDhillonMD Linda A. Dultz, MD, MPH, MSc, FRCSC, FACS University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Texas, USA @lindadultz Ryan P. Dumas, MD, FACS UTSW Medical Center/Parkland Memorial Hospital Texas, USA @RPDumasMD
Samir M. Fakhry, MD, FACS HCA Healthcare & George Washington University USA Jonathan D. Gates, MD, MBA, FACS Hartford Hospital Connecticut, USA David Hampton, MD, Meng, FACS University of Chicago Medicine Illinois, USA Tareq Kheirbek, MD, ScM, FACS Brown University/Warren Alpert Medical School Rhode Island, USA @kheirbek Orlando C. Kirton, MD, FACS, MCCM, FCCP, FCPP, MBA Jefferson Health-Abington/Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University Pennsylvania, USA @orlandokirton1 Jonathan P. Meizoso, MD, MSPH University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Ryder Trauma Center Florida, USA @jpmeizoso Patrick Murphy, MD, MPH, MSc, FRCSC, FACS Medical College of Wisconsin Wisconsin, USA @pbatesmurphy Purvi P. Patel, MD, FACS Loyola University Medical Center Illinois, USA @pppatelmd Joseph F. Rappold, MD, FACS Maine Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine Maine, USA Jack Sava, MD, FACS MedStar Washington Hospital Center Washington DC, USA Dane Scantling, DO, MPH Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine Massachusetts, USA @dane_scantling Kevin M. Schuster, MD, MPH, FACS Yale School of Medicine Connecticut, USA @kevinMschuster Matthew Tadlock Erin Vanzant, MD, FACS University of Florida Florida, USA

Publishing Team

Publisher: Shannon Lewis Head of Portfolio: Kathleen Lyons