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PANAMERICAN TRAUMA SOCIETY

SOCIEDAD PANAMERICANA de TRAUMA


Speakers (cONFIRMED)

 

 Michel Aboutanos, MD, MPH - USA 

  • Professor of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia
  • Chair, VCU Division of Acute Care Surgical Services
  • Medical Director, VCU Trauma Center, VCU Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia
  • VCU/MCV Foundation Representative to the Panamerican Trauma Society
  • Past-President, Panamerican Trauma Society


Megan Brenner, MD, MS, FACS - USA

  • Professor of Surgery at the University of California Riverside School of Medicine. Riverside, CA
 

 Eileen Bulger, MD, FACS - USA

  • Chair, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma
  • Chief of Trauma, Harborview Medical Center
  • Professor of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
 

 Andre Campbell, MD, FACS - USA

  • Professor of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • Trauma Surgeon, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, San Francisco, California
 

Federico Coccolini, MD - Italy 

  • General, Emergency and Trauma Surgery Department
  • Attending Surgeon 
  • Professor at the University of Pisa. Pisa, Italy 
 

 Raúl Coimbra, MD - USA

 

 Tercio de Campo, MD - Brazil

 

Marc A. de Moya, MD, FACS - USA

  • Chief, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 

Ana Milena del Valle, MD - Chile

  • General Surgeon
  • Trauma and Emergency Surgeon
  • Director of Trauma Chile Foundation (FTCh)
  • President of the Department of Trauma Society of Surgeons of Chile (SOCICh)
  • Félix Bulnes Hospital, Santiago, Chile  
 

Demetrio Demetriades, MD, PhD, FACS- USA

  • Professor of Surgery, USC School of Medicine 
  • Director of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care LAC and USC Medical Center Los Angeles, California
 

José J. Díaz Jr., MD, CNS, FACS, FCCM - USA

  • Professor of Surgery, Epidemiology, and Public Health
  • Vice Chair Quality & Safety
  • Department of Surgery Chief, Division Acute Care Surgery & Program Director Acute Care Surgery Fellowship
  • Program in Trauma Quality and Safety Leader
  • University of Maryland Medical Center Medicine / R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Maryland

 

Juan Carlos Duchesne, MD, FACS - USA 

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Section Chief of Trauma & Critical Care
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

David V. Feliciano MD - USA

  • Master Surgeon Educator, American College of Surgeons
  • Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of Maryland SOM
  • Attending Surgeon, Shock Trauma Center/ Department Surgery 
  • University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland.
 

Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS - USA

  • Executive Secretary, Panamerican Trauma Society
  • Professor of Surgery and Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program, VCU School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia
  • Medical Director, Surgical & Trauma Intensive Care Unit (STICU), VCU Health System
 

Esteban Foianini, MD, FACS - Bolivia

  • Treasurer, Panamerican Trauma Society
  • Director, Clinica Foianini, Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
  • Chair, ATLS Bolivia
  • Governor, Bolivia Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Chair, International Workgroup ACS
  • Member, International Relations Committee ACS
 

Gustavo P. Fraga, MD, PhD, FACS - Brazil

  • Associated Professor of Department of Surgery and Coordinator of Division of Trauma Surgery
  • Coordinator of International Office
  • School of Medical Sciences (SMS)
  • University of Campinas (Unicamp), Campinas, SP, Brazil
     

    Alberto Federico García Marin, MD - Colombia 

    • Trauma and Emergency Surgeon
    • Fundación Valle del Lili Hospital, Cali, Colombia
     

    Luis Manuel García Nuñez, MD

     

    Edgar Fernando Hernández García, MD - México

    • Major Surgeon
    • General surgeon and trauma surgeon
    • Surgeon assigned to the Department of Surgery of the Central Military Hospital, Cd. Mx.
    • Head of Trauma Surgery at Hospital Central Militar, Cd. Mx
     

    John Holcomb, MD, FACS - USA

    • Professor, Department of Surgery
    • McGovern Medical School
    • University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Texas
     

    Tal Hörer, MD, PhD - Sweden

    • Associate Professor of Surgery
    • Consulting Vascular Surgeon
    • Editor in Chief JEVTM
    • Dept. of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery and Dept. of General Surgery Örebro University Hospital and University, Sweden


     

    Rao Ivatury, MD, FACS - USA

    • Emeritus Professor Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, Virginia

    Ari Lepppäniemi, MD, FACS - USA

      • Chief of Emergency Surgery
      • Helsinki University Hospital, Meilahti, Finland
      • Past-President of ESTES and IATSIC
      • Editor-in-Chief of the Scandinavian Journal of Surgery
      • Editor in Chief of the European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
      • Associate Editor of the World Journal of Surgery.

       

      Manuel Lorenzo, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM - USA

      • Vice-Chair of Surgery
      • Director of Surgical Critical Care
      • Program Director of the SCC fellowship program
      • Methodist Dallas Medical Center
      • Dallas, Texas, USA
      • Past-President, Panamerican Trauma Society

       

      Antonio Marttos, MD - USA

      • President-elect, Panamerican Trauma Society
      • Associate Professor of Surgery
      • Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami Health System Miami, Florida
      • Co-Director, William Lehman Injury Research Center
         


        Napoleón Méndez, MD - Guatemala 

        • Profesor titular universidad de San Carlos 

        • Jefe de servicio emergencia Hospital San Juan de Dios Ciudad de Guatemala 

        • Sociedad panamericana de trauma

         

        Mauricio Millan, MD - Colombia 

         

        Ernest E. Moore, MD, FACS - USA

        • Vice-Chairman of Trauma and Critical Care Research
        • Professor of Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado
        • Editor, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
        • Past-President, Society of University Surgeons
        • Past-President, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
         

         Carlos Morales, MD, MSc - Colombia 

        • General Surgery Specialist
        • MSc Clinical Epidemiology
        • Trauma and Emergency Surgery Specialist
        • Head of the Department of Surgery School of Medicine Universidad de Antioquia 2012-2019
           

          Nicolas Namias, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM - USA

          • Professor and Vice Chair for Quality and Patient Experience 
          • DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery Chief, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
          • Robert Zeppa Endowed Chair in Trauma Surgery University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Medical Director, Ryder Trauma Center
          • President of Medical Staff, Jackson Health System 

           

          Carlos Ordoñez, MD, FACS - Colombia

          • Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon, Surgical Critical Care Specialist
          • Professor of Surgery, Trauma and Intensive Care
          • Universidad del Valle, Universidad ICESI, Fundación Valle del Lili, Cali, Colombia
          • Director of the Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Fellowship, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
          • Past-President, Panamerican Trauma Society
           

          Pablo Ottolino, MD - Venezuela 

          • Chief, Unit of Trauma of IVSS
          • Chief, Surgery Residency Program, Universidad Central de Venezuela
          • Hospital Domingo Luciani
          • Caracas, Venezuela
           

          Michael Parra, MD, FACS - USA

          • Clinical Associate Professor of General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care
          • Director, Trauma Clinical Research
          • Florida International University School of Medicine
          • Florida Atlantic University School of Medicine
          • Broward General Hospital/Level I Trauma Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
           

           Ruben Peralta, MD - Qatar

           

          Bruno M. Pereira, MD, PhD, MSc, FACS, FCCM - Brazil

          • Trauma/Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
          • Past- President of the World Society of the Abdominal Compartment (WSACS)
          • University of Campinas Campinas, Brazil
          • Treasurer- Brazilian Society of Trauma - SBAIT Chapter Sao Paulo, Brazil
          • Full Professor of Surgery - University of Vassoursas
          • Director, General Surgery Residency Program - Holy House Hospital Campinas 
          • CEO Grupo Surgical 


           

          Carlos Pilasi Menichetti, MD, MSc - England

          • Trauma and emergency surgeon, St. George's Trauma center, London, UK
          • Trauma Referral Surgeon, Doctors Without Borders
          • Instructor, and Director of emergency and trauma courses
          • Humanitarian Surgeon Mentor


           

          Martha Quiodettis, MD, FACS - Panama

          • Vice-President, Panamerican Trauma Society
          • Head of Trauma Unit; Critical Care Surgeon, Hospital Santo Tomas
          • Panama City, Panama
          • President, Sociedad Panameña de Trauma
          • Member, Asociación Panameña de Cirugía
           

          Todd Rasmussen, MD - USA

          Marcelo Ribeiro, MD, MSc, PhD, FACS - Brazil

          • General Secretary, Sociedade Brasileira de Atendimento Integrado ao Traumatizado (SBAIT)
          • Full Professor of Surgery, Catholic University of São Paulo PUCSP-Sorocaba, Brazil

          • Chief of Acute Care and Trauma Hospital Moriah - São Paulo, Brazil


           

          Sandro Rizoli, MD, FACS - Canada

          • Medical Director of Trauma at Hamad General Hospital in Doha, Qatar
          • President, Trauma Association of Canada
          • Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science
          • Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine
          • Director, Trauma Division, St. Michael’s Hospital-University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
          • Past-president, Panamerican Trauma Society

           

           Edgar Rodas, MD - USA

           

          Fernando Rodriguez Holguin, MD - Colombia  

           

          Juan Carlos Salamea, MD, FACS - Ecuador

          • Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon
          • Universidad Del Azuay
          • Professor of Surgery, University of Azuay, Cuenca, Ecuador
          • Professor of Surgery, Hospital Universitario del Río, Cuenca
          • Past-President, Ecuadorian Society of Surgery
          • Mentor and founder of the Trauma and Emergency League in Ecuador


           

          Stephanie Santin, MD - Brazil 

          • Professor of Surgery, Universidade Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo
          • Professor of Surgery, Uninove, Sao Paulo
          • Attendant of Hospital Santa Helena E Hospital Brasil
           

          Thomas Scalea, MD, FACS - USA

            • Executive Director, Panamerican Trauma Society
            • Professor of Surgery
            • Physician-in-Chief, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
            • System Chief for Critical Care Services
            • University of Maryland Medical System Baltimore, Maryland

             

            José Julian Serna, MD - Colombia 

            • Trauma and Emergency Surgeon
            • Valle de Lili Foundation Del Valle University Hospital University of the Valley Cali, Colombia.
            • Fellow in Vascular Surgery University of Antioquia. Medellin, Colombia.
             

            Felipe Vega, MD, FACS - México

            • President, Panamerican Trauma Society
            • Coordinator of the CEIC – Center for Teaching and Research in Surgery
            • General Surgeon, Division of Trauma Surgery
            • Los Angeles Lomas Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico
             

            George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD, MSEd - USA

            • John f. Burke Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
            • Chief, Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital
             

            Tanya Zakrison, MD, FACS - USA

            • Associate Professor of Surgery and Critical Care
            • Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami Health System, Miami, Florida



            SPEAKERS PREHOSPITAL SYMPOSIUM



            Dr. Mario Castillo Jimenez

              Dr. Juan Jose Melendez - Costa Rica

              • Surgeon General - University of Costa Rica
              • Trauma and Emergency Surgeon - Universidad del Valle
              • Trauma and Emergency Surgeon Trauma and Emergency Unit
              • RA Calderón Guardia Hospital
              • Adjunct Professor General Surgery
              • UCIMED (University of Medical Sciences) Adjunct Professor of COMSER (Metropolitan Emergency and Rescue Committee)
              • Costa Rican Red Cross


               

              Dr. Laureano Quintero - Colombia

              • Medical Director Imbanaco Medical Center
              • Professor Department of Surgery Universidad del Valle
              • Professor of Emergencies and Disasters ICESI University


                SPEAKERS BASIC SCIENCE PREHOSPITAL (For Students)


                Thiago Rodrigues A. Calderan, MD - Brazil 

                • General surgeon and trauma surgeon
                • Master of Science in Surgery from Unicamp
                • Assistant Physician in the Discipline of Trauma Surgery at Unicamp and CCR AutoBAn

                • Advisor to the Trauma League of Unicamp

                • Member of the SBAIT Board of Directors as Advisor to the Committee of the Brazilian Trauma League (CoBRALT)

                   

                  Gregory Peck, DO, FACS - USA

                  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
                  • Associate Director, Acute Care Surgery Fellowship
                  • Associate Director, Trauma
                  • Associate Director, Performance Improvement
                  • Division of Acute Care Surgery
                  • Department of Surgery
                  • Assistant Professor of Health Systems and Policy Department of Health Behavior, Policy, and Society Rutgers – School of Public Health (SPH)

                  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Newark, New Jersey

                   

                  Julian Varas, MD - Chile 

                  • Surgeon
                  • Associate Professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
                  • PUC Medical Simulation and Experimental Surgery Coordinator
                  • Expert in design and validation of surgical training programs with simulation.
                  • Together with his team, they have won the award for "best SAGES congress work" 3 times in 2012, 2017 AND 2019
                  • 30 ISI publications of impact and multiple awards in other international conferences
                  • Skills transfer and how to optimize it through tele-feedback.


                  SPEAKERS NURSING SYMPOSIUM 



                  Lic. Marita Acosta - Uruguay

                  • Graduate in Nursing and Specialist in Emergencies from the University of the Republic.
                  • Master's degree in Project Management and Management at the Miguel Cervantes University of Madrid
                  • Postgraduate course in Health Management and Policies at the Latin American Center for Human Economy (CLAEH)
                  • Diploma in Project Management and Development for Results from the Inter-American Institute for Economic and Social Development of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
                  • Certification in Project Management by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
                  • Training on Risk Management Systems and Quality Policies by the European School of Excellence.

                     

                    Lic. Consuelo Burbano - Colombia

                    • Master's Degree in Nursing with emphasis on Adults and the Elderly, Universidad del Valle
                    • Critical Care Nursing Specialist, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Agreement and Universidad del Valle
                    • 4th Latin American Forum on Quality and Patient Safety. 27 OES International Forum. Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Cartagena de Indias

                     

                    Lic. Elier Carrera - Cuba

                       

                      Cristiane De Alencar Domingues, PhD, MSN, RN, BSN - Brazil

                      • Trauma Team of Hospital Nove de Julho
                      • Quality Director - Brazilian Trauma Committee
                       

                      Lic. Maria Jose de la Barrera, RN, ACLS, ATCN, NLS - Argentina

                      • Degree in nursing

                       

                      Lic. Pilar Espinoza Quiróz, EU, RN, MNS, PhD. - Chile

                      • Research Director
                      • postgraduate and international relations. San Sebastian University, Chile

                         

                        Jasmine Garces, DPN, CCRN, TCRN, ACNP-BC - USA

                        • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, RWJ Barnabas Health, New Brunswick, NJ

                         

                        Sarah L. Mattocks, MSN, RN, TCRN, NE-BC - USA

                        • Trauma Program Manager, Trauma Services, UPMC Hamot 
                        • Immediate Past President of the Society of Trauma Nurses

                         

                        Maria McMahon, MSN, PNP-AC, TCRN - USA

                        • Boston Children's Hospital, Trauma Program Manager
                        • Society of Trauma Nurses, President.


                         

                        Lic. Lilia Nogueira, RN, MNS, PhD. - Brazil

                        • High fidelity simulation in emergency nurse training
                        • Associate Professor, Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing School of Nursing of the University of São Paulo

                         

                        Lic. Denison Pereira - Brazil

                         

                         Lic. Gaspar Reboredo - Uruguay

                         

                        Lic.Beatriz Toso, RN, MNS, PhD. - Brazil

                        • Associate professor at the State University of the West of Paraná. (UNIOSTE). Brazil


                        DIRECTORS-INSTRUCTORS OF PRE-CONGRESS COURSES

                         

                        Michael J. Feldman, MD — USA

                        • Assistant Professor of Surgery Medical Director, Evans- Haynes Burn Center Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, Virginia 

                         

                        Antonio Marttos, MD - USA

                        • President-elect, Pan American Trauma Society
                        • Associate Professor of Surgery
                        • Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami Health System, Miami, Florida
                        • Co-Director, William Lehman Injury Research Center

                           

                          Charles Mock, MD — USA

                          • Professor of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
                          • Professor of Epidemiology (Joint), University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
                          • Professor of Global Health (Joint), University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.
                          • Former President, International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care (IATSIC)

                           

                          Pablo Ottolino, MD — Venezuela

                          • Chief, IVSS Trauma Unit
                          • Chief, Residency Program in Surgery Central University of Venezuela Domingo Luciani Hospital, Caracas, Venezuela


                             

                            Jorge Rabat, MD — Venezuela

                            • Head of the Department of Surgery Ruiz and Paez Hospital-U.D.O.
                            • Professor of Surgery at the Universidad de Oriente (UDO) Bolivar City, Venezuela  

                               

                              Fernando Rodriguez Holguin, MD - Colombia 






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