Manuscript and Literature Review Committee

The Manuscript and Literature Review Committee is responsible for approving the form and content of manuscripts submitted to the Annual Scientific Assembly through a pre-review process to assist the authors in preparation of their manuscript to the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (JTACS). The committee chair monitors the relationship between the JTACS and EAST.  The committee is responsible for selecting the Best Manuscript that is awarded at the Annual Scientific Assembly.

The Manuscript and Literature Review Committee also produces a monthly literature review that is sent out to all EAST members via email.

Committee members are appointed by the President with approval by the Board of Directors.  Committee member terms are three years.  All terms begin in January and conclude in January in the year specificed in "term ends".


Members

David S. Morris, MD, FACSDavid S. Morris, MD, FACS, Chair
Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, UT
Term ends 01/14/2023
Gerard A. Baltazar, DO, FACOSGerard A. Baltazar, DO, FACOS, Committee Member
NYU Langone Hospital Long Island in Mineola, NY
Term ends 01/14/2023
Gary A Bass, MD, MSc, MBA, MRCSGary A Bass, MD, MSc, MBA, MRCS, Committee Member
University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia , PA
Term ends 01/13/2024
Letitia Bible, MDLetitia Bible, MD, Committee Member
BUMC- University of Arizona in ,
Term ends 01/14/2023
Alexandra Briggs, MDAlexandra Briggs, MD, Committee Member
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH
Term ends 01/15/2022
Laura Brown, MD, PhDLaura Brown, MD, PhD, Committee Member
MetroHealth Medical Center in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
Joseph T. Carroll, MDJoseph T. Carroll, MD, Committee Member
in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Paul J. Chestovich, MD, FACSPaul J. Chestovich, MD, FACS, Committee Member
University Medical Center of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, NV
Term ends 01/13/2024
Timothy Dickhudt, MDTimothy Dickhudt, MD, Committee Member
in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
Jody DiGiacomo, MDJody DiGiacomo, MD, Committee Member
Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, NY
Term ends 01/15/2022
Ryan P. Dumas, MDRyan P. Dumas, MD, Committee Member
UTSW Medical Center / Parkland Memorial Hospital in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Joseph  Fernandez-Moure, MD, MSJoseph Fernandez-Moure, MD, MS, Committee Member
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Daniel J. Grabo, MD, FACSDaniel J. Grabo, MD, FACS, Committee Member
West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV
Term ends 01/14/2023
April A. Grant, MDApril A. Grant, MD, Committee Member
Grady Health System in Atlanta, GA
Term ends 01/15/2022
Melike N. Harfouche, MDMelike N. Harfouche, MD, Committee Member
University of Maryland in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
Marcus Hoffman, MDMarcus Hoffman, MD, Committee Member
Baylor College of Medicine in ,
Term ends 01/14/2023
Allyson M. Hynes , MDAllyson M. Hynes , MD, Committee Member
University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA
Term ends 01/13/2024
Molly P Jarman, PhD, MPHMolly P Jarman, PhD, MPH, Committee Member
Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA
Term ends 01/15/2022
Dennis Y. Kim, MD, FRCSC, FACS, FCCPDennis Y. Kim, MD, FRCSC, FACS, FCCP, Committee Member
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA
Term ends 01/14/2023
Matthew E. Kutcher, MDMatthew E. Kutcher, MD, Committee Member
University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS
Term ends 01/15/2022
Stefan W. Leichtle, MD, FACSStefan W. Leichtle, MD, FACS, Committee Member
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, VA
Term ends 01/14/2023
Daniel I. Lollar, MDDaniel I. Lollar, MD, Committee Member
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA
Term ends 01/15/2022
Joshua A. Marks, MDJoshua A. Marks, MD, Committee Member
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA
Term ends 01/13/2024
Katherine McKenzie, DOKatherine McKenzie, DO, Committee Member
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
Allison G. McNickle, MD FACSAllison G. McNickle, MD FACS, Committee Member
University of Nevada, Las Vegas in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Alicia R. Privette, MD, FACSAlicia R. Privette, MD, FACS, Committee Member
Medical University of South Carolina in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Thomas Robb, DOThomas Robb, DO, Committee Member
in ,
Term ends 01/14/2023
Sebastian Schubl, MDSebastian Schubl, MD, Committee Member
University of California, Irvine Medical Center in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Forest R Sheppard, MDForest R Sheppard, MD, Committee Member
Maine Medical Center, Portland Maine in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Kelley  Sookraj, MDKelley Sookraj, MD, Committee Member
Nassau University Medical Center in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Brian M. Tibbs, MDBrian M. Tibbs, MD, Committee Member
Texas Health-Dallas Presbyterian in Dallas, TX
Term ends 01/14/2023
Catherine G. Velopulos, MD, MHS, FACSCatherine G. Velopulos, MD, MHS, FACS, Committee Member
University of Colorado Anschutz in ,
Term ends 01/14/2023
Abralena Wilson, DOAbralena Wilson, DO, Committee Member
NYC H+H/Harlem in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
Robert D. Winfield, MD, FACSRobert D. Winfield, MD, FACS, Committee Member
University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, KS
Term ends 01/14/2023
Tanya L. Zakrison, MD, MPH, FRCSC, FACSTanya L. Zakrison, MD, MPH, FRCSC, FACS, Committee Member
University of Chicago in Chicago, IL
Term ends 01/13/2024
Ahmad  Zeineddin, MDAhmad Zeineddin, MD, Committee Member
in ,
Term ends 01/13/2024
Vanessa P. Ho, MD, MPH, FACSVanessa P. Ho, MD, MPH, FACS, Ex Officio
MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH
Term ends 01/15/2022

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