Research-Scholarship Committee

The Research-Scholarship Committee is responsible for reviewing applications and selecting the recipients of the Trauma Research Scholarship and John M. Templeton, Jr., MD Injury Prevention Research Scholarship.  The committee works closely with the EAST Development Committee in managing existing scholarships as well as identifying and developing new scholarship opportunities. This committee is also responsible for reviewing requests to survey the EAST membership for research related purposes.

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".


Rachael A. Callcut, MD, MSPH, FACSRachael A. Callcut, MD, MSPH, FACS, Chair
UCSF - San Francisco General Hospital in San Francisco, CA
Term ends 01/15/2022
John V. Agapian, MD, FACS, FCCMJohn V. Agapian, MD, FACS, FCCM, Committee Member
University of California, Riverside in Los Angeles, CA
Term ends 01/15/2022
Cherisse Berry, MD, FACSCherisse Berry, MD, FACS, Committee Member
New York University School of Medicine in New York, NY
Term ends 01/16/2021
Matthew  J. Bradley, MDMatthew J. Bradley, MD, Committee Member
U.S. Navy in Silver Spring, MD
Term ends 01/18/2020
Joshua B. Brown, MD, MScJoshua B. Brown, MD, MSc, Committee Member
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA
Term ends 01/16/2021
Adel Elkbuli, MD, MPH Adel Elkbuli, MD, MPH , Committee Member
Kendall Regional Medical Center in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Stephen C. Gale, MD, MBAStephen C. Gale, MD, MBA, Committee Member
UT Health East Texas in Tyler, TX
Term ends 01/18/2020
John A. Harvin, MDJohn A. Harvin, MD, Committee Member
McGovern Medical School at UT Health in Houston, TX
Term ends 01/18/2020
Tareq Kheirbek, MD, ScM, FACSTareq Kheirbek, MD, ScM, FACS, Committee Member
Brown University in Providence, RI
Term ends 01/15/2022
Adrian A. Maung, MD, FACS, FCCMAdrian A. Maung, MD, FACS, FCCM, Committee Member
Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT
Term ends 01/15/2022
Jose L. Pascual, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS, FCCMJose L. Pascual, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS, FCCM, Committee Member
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA
Term ends 01/16/2021
Ben L. Zarzaur, MD, MPH, FACSBen L. Zarzaur, MD, MPH, FACS, Ex Officio
University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, WI
Term ends 01/19/2022

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