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, Vice Chair
US Department of Homeland Security in Irving, TX
Term ends 01/16/2021
Bruce A. Crookes, MD, FACSBruce A. Crookes, MD, FACS, Committee Member
Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC
Term ends 01/16/2021
Michael Ditillo, DO, FACSMichael Ditillo, DO, FACS, Committee Member
Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA
Term ends 01/16/2021
Stanley J. Kurek Jr., DO, FACSStanley J. Kurek Jr., DO, FACS, Committee Member
Baylor, Scott & White, Texas A & M Univ COM in Temple, TX
Term ends 01/19/2019
Allan S. Philp, MDAllan S. Philp, MD, Committee Member
Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, PA
Term ends 01/16/2021
Gregory Semon, DOGregory Semon, DO, Committee Member
Wright State University in Dayton, OH
Term ends 01/18/2020
Adam M. Shiroff, MDAdam M. Shiroff, MD, Committee Member
University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA
Term ends 01/18/2020
Nicole A. Stassen, MD, FACS, FCCMNicole A. Stassen, MD, FACS, FCCM, Committee Member
University of Rochester in Rochester, NY
Term ends 01/18/2020
Andrew C. Bernard, MD, FACSAndrew C. Bernard, MD, FACS, Ex Officio
University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, KY
Term ends 01/19/2019
William C. Chiu, MD, FACS, FCCMWilliam C. Chiu, MD, FACS, FCCM, Ex Officio
University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD
Term ends 01/19/2019

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