Conference Faculty



Thomas Abbruzzese, MD, FACS*
Director of Trauma & Patient Safety & Quality
Department of Surgery
Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT

Kimberly Barre, BSN, RN*
Trauma Program Manager
Yale New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Stacey A. Bass, MD, PhD
Vice Chief of Interventional and Vascular Radiology
Jefferson Radiology
Hartford, CT

Charles L. Bosk, PhD
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Bruce A. Cairns, MD
John Stackhouse Distinguished Professor
of Surgery/ Microbiology and Immunology
Medical Director, North Carolina Jaycee Burn
Center & Respiratory Care, UNC Medical Center
Immediate Past Chair of the Faculty
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Brendan Campbell, MD, MPH, FACS*
Associate Professor of Surgery & Pediatrics
UCONN School of Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Trauma Program
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Hartford, CT

William Cioffi, MD
J. Murray Beardsley Professor of Surgery
Brown University
Executive Surgeon-in Chief
Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI

Michael “Micky” Collins, PhD
Executive Director, Sports Medicine Concussion Program
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Kimberly Davis, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM*
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Chief of the Section of General Surgery,
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Department of Surgery
Yale School of Medicine
Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Marissa Defreese, MD*
General Surgery
Stamford Hospital
Stamford, CT

Maura DeJoseph, DO
Deputy Chief Medical Examiner
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Farmington, CT

Robbie Dumond, BSN, RN, TCRN, AEMT
Director of Trauma Services
University of Colorado Hospital
Aurora, CO

Colonel Mary J. Edwards, MD, MC, USA
Chief Pediatric Surgery
General Surgery Residency Program Director
San Antonio Military Medical Center
San Antonio, TX

Stefan Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota
Medical Director, Department of Pain Medicine,
Palliative Care & Integrative Medicine
Children’s Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Shea Gregg, MD, FACS*
Chief of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care Surgery
Bridgeport Hospital
Bridgeport, CT

Mary Guerrera, MD
Professor of Family Medicine
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Hartford, CT

Lenworth Jacobs MD, MPH, FACS
Professor of Surgery
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Director, Trauma Institute
Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT

Susan R. Johnson, MD, MS
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
and Epidemiology
Associate Provost for Faculty
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Gary Kaml, MD, FACS*
Director of Trauma Services
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Hartford, CT

Deborah A. Kuhls, MD, FACS, FCCM
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Section of Critical Care
Division of Acute Care Surgery
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Department of Surgery
University of Nevada
Las Vegas School of Medicine

Adrian A. Maung, MD, FACS, FCCM
Associate Professor of Surgery
Section of General Surgery, Trauma and Surgical
Critical Care, Department of Surgery
Yale School of Medicine
Adult Trauma Medical Director
Yale New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Jacqueline McQuay, RN, BSN, MS*
Trauma Program Manager
Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT

David Mooney, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Director, Trauma Center
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, MA

F. Carl Mueller, MD, MPH, FAPA
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Yale School of Medicine
Associate Chairman, Psychiatry
Stamford Hospital

Alisa Savetamal, MD, FACS
Department of Surgery
Surgical Critical Care
Bridgeport Hospital
Bridgeport, CT

Kevin Schuster, MD, MPH, FACS*
Associate Professor of Surgery
Section of General Surgery, Trauma and
Surgical Critical Care
Yale School of Medicine
Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

David Shapiro, MD, FACS, FCCM*
Vice Chair, Surgery Service Line
Chair, Medical Staff Oversight
St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center
Hartford, CT

Jo Shapiro, MD
Director, Center for Professionalism and Peer Support
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Harvard Medical School
Brigham & Women’s Hospital Boston, MA

Jennifer Tabak, RN, MSN*
Trauma Program Manager
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Hartford, CT

*Board of Directors





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