Development Committee

In furtherance of its exempt purposes, EAST established the EAST Development Fund (“Fund”), to support initiatives designed to reduce the incidence of trauma and improve the care of the injured patient. The initiatives supported by the Fund are in the areas of research, injury control and violence prevention, education and leadership development. Visit the Development Page on the EAST website for information on how you can support EAST. 

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".


Babak Sarani, MD, FACS, FCCMBabak Sarani, MD, FACS, FCCM, Chair
George Washington University in Washington, DC
Term ends 01/16/2021
Alexander L. Eastman, MD, MPH, FACSAlexander L. Eastman, MD, MPH, FACS, Committee Vice Chair
US Department of Homeland Security in Irving, TX
Term ends 01/16/2021
Andrew C. Bernard, MD, FACSAndrew C. Bernard, MD, FACS, Committee Member
University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, KY
Term ends 01/15/2022
Bruce A. Crookes, MD, FACSBruce A. Crookes, MD, FACS, Committee Member
Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC
Term ends 01/15/2022
Michael Ditillo, DO, FACSMichael Ditillo, DO, FACS, Committee Member
University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ
Term ends 01/16/2021
Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD, FACSElliott R. Haut, MD, PhD, FACS, Committee Member
The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD
Term ends 01/14/2023
Eugenia Lee, MD, MPHEugenia Lee, MD, MPH, Committee Member
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Term ends 01/14/2023
Michael Martyak, MDMichael Martyak, MD, Committee Member
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Term ends 01/15/2022
Sarah L. Mattocks, MSN, FNP-CSarah L. Mattocks, MSN, FNP-C, Committee Member
UPMC Hamot in Erie, PA
Term ends 01/15/2022
Allan S. Philp, MDAllan S. Philp, MD, Committee Member
Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, PA
Term ends 01/16/2021
Douglas J.E. Schuerer, MD, FACSDouglas J.E. Schuerer, MD, FACS, Committee Member
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO
Term ends 01/15/2022
Jason Straus, MDJason Straus, MD, Committee Member
Mansfield Hospital Trauma Services in Mansfield, OH
Term ends 01/15/2022
Thomas K. Duncan, DO, FACSThomas K. Duncan, DO, FACS, Ex Officio
Ventura County Medical Center in Ventura, CA
Term ends 01/15/2022

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