Former Fellows

Name Years Research Current Position
Kelly Sanders, DO 2022-2024 Trauma-related endothelial dysregulation Surgical resident, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Ava Mokhtari, MD 2023-2024 Endothelial regulation of inflammation in trauma and hemorrhagic shock Research resident, University of Colorado Medical School Anschutz Campus
Jacob Schriner, MD 2021-2023 Anticoagulant choice for storage of blood products affects platelets activation measured by flow cytometry; Platelet Function in Trauma: Is current technology in function testing missing the mark in injured patients Surgical resident, Baylor College of Medicine
Heather Kregel, MD 2020-2022 Modifiable risk factors in geriatric trauma patients to improve discharge to home alive Surgical resident, Houston Methodist Hospital
Joseph Krocker, MD 2020-2022 Genomic and proteomic phenotypes in traumatic injury Surgical resident, University of Miami/JFK Medical Center Palm Beach Regional GME Consortium
M. Collins Scott, MD 2020-2022 Comparing outcomes of blunt traumatic brain injury in male vs. female rats Surgical resident, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Christopher Bolden, PhD 2019-2021 Utilization of an in vitro Blood Brain Barrier model to understand the cellular mechanisms involving permeability after TBI Assistant Professor, Biology, Xavier University
Henry Caplan, MD 2018-2020 Secondary inflammation response associated with TBI Pediatric Surgery Fellow, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Gabrielle Hatton, MD 2018-2020 Improving outcomes from complications after trauma within the context of a learning trauma system Acute Care Surgery Fellow, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Erica Underwood, PhD 2018-2020 Assessment of mitochondrial respiration across discrete brain regions after TBI Instructor, Neurobiology and Anatomy, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Mark Maynard, PhD 2017-2018 Effect of carnosic acid treatment after concussive injury Lecturer, Psychological Sciences, Rice University
Shuyan Wei, MD 2017-2019 Epidemiology and prevention of infectious complications in trauma patients Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Mitchell George, MD 2016-2018 Platelet contraction force assay Vascular Surgeon, Christus Hospital Tyler
Ronald Chang, MD 2015-2017 Plasma transfusion benefits Vascular Surgeon, Surgical Specialty Hospitals of America
Margaret Jackson, MD 2015-2017 Autologous cell therapies Vascular Surgeon, Houston Methodist Baytown
Michelle Scerbo, MD 2014-2016 Application of molecular methods to detect organism in sepsis; utilizing computer applications to improve identification of sepsis and venous thromboembolism Assistant Professor, Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Jessica Cardenas, PhD 2013-2014 Platelet receptor shedding and platelet dysfunction in trauma patients Assistant Professor, Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
George Liao, MD 2013-2015 Role of autologous bone marrow derived mononuclear cell General Surgeon, Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center
Supinder Bedi, PhD 2010-2012 Multipotent adult progenitor cells in attenuating the effects of TBI Principal Scientist, Athersys, Inc.
Hari Radhakrishnan, MD 2010-2012 Machine learning algorithms for prediction of disease states in the trauma bay Clinical Founder and Director of Technology, Decisio Health, Inc.
Phillip LeTourneau, MD 2009-2011 Fluid resuscitation and animal models Assistant Professor, Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University
Peter Walker, MD 2008-2010 Stem cell therapy for TBI Assistant Professor, Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Kenneth Jastrow, MD 2007-2009 Massive transfusion, urine proteomics General Surgeon, Shannon Medical Center
Jeremy Ward, MD 2007-2009 Inflammation pathways and ketamine Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; Medical Director Trauma Surgery ICU, Ben Taub Hospital; Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine
Benjamin Delano, MD 2006-2008 Anti-inflammatory efforts of ketamine Passed away 2021
Matthew Harting, MD 2006-2008 Inflammatory response and stem cell therapy for TBI Associate Professor, Pediatric Surgery; Medical Director, ECMO Program; Medical Director, Pediatric Surgery Telemedicine Program; Co-Director, High-Risk Multi-Disciplinary Clinic for CDH, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Erin Field, MD 2005-2006 Medical Director, SICU, Senior Staff Surgeon, Henry Ford Hospital
Ravi Radhakrishnan, MD 2005-2007 Effects of resuscitation strategies on intestinal edema Professor and Chief of Pediatric Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch
Sasha Adams, MD 2004-2007 Role of the gut in inflammation and sepsis Associate Professor, Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Ernest Gonzalez, MD 2003-2005 Hypertonic saline / isometric composition of lactated Ringers Trauma Surgeon, South Austin Trauma Surgeons
Stacey Moore-Olufemi, MD 2003-2005 Effects of gut injury on inflammatory mediator activation Pediatric Surgeon
James Suliburk, MD 2003-2005 Ketamine mechanisms in inflammatory response Assistant Professor, Surgery and Chief, Endocrine Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine
Kenneth Helmer, MD 2002-2003 Ketamine as anti-inflammatory for endotoxemia Trauma Medical Director, Conroe Regional Medical Center
Bashir Attuwaybi, MD 2001-2003 Hypertonic saline protects against guy injury Colon & Rectal Surgeon, Buffalo Medical Group
Sonlee West, MD 2001-2003 Role of cyclooxygenase in gastric injury after sepsis Associate Professor, Surgery and Trauma Program Director, University of New Mexico