2018 Trauma Symposium Faculty

Trauma Symposium Staff from Memorial Healthcare System
  • Director Emeritus: Eddy H. Carrillo, MD, FACS
    Associate Director, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
  • Symposium Director: Andrew Rosenthal, MD, MBA, FACS
    Medical Director, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
  • Program Coordinator: Candace M. Pineda, BSN, RN, TCRN
    Administrative Director, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
  • CME Coordinator: Helena DeTorres
    Department of Medical Education
  • ATLS Course Director: Rafael Sanchez, MD, FACS
    Trauma Attending
  • ATLS Program Coordinator: Angela Miller

National Faculty

Rochelle Dicker MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Anesthesia
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Chief of Critical Care
University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Jonathan I. Groner MD, FACS, FAAP
Trauma Medical Director
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Professor of Surgery,
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH

Kenji Inaba MD, FRECSC, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery and Emergency Medicine
Division of Trauma and Critical Care
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Nicholas Namias MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM
Chief, Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Chief of Critical Care
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Neil G. Parry MD, FRCSC, FACS
Site Chief of Surgery, Victoria Hospital
Trauma Director, London Health Sciences Centre
Associate Professor of Surgery and Critical Care
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry,
Western University
Victoria Hospital, LHSC
London, ON

Grace S. Rozycki MD, MBA, FACS
Willis D. Gatch Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Chief of Surgery,
IUH-Methodist Hospital
Indianapolis, IN

Matthew K. Wynia MD, MPH
Director, Center for Bioethics and Humanities
University of Colorado,
Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO

Memorial Faculty

Seong K. Lee, MD, FACS
Surgical Critical Care Director
Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

Julie Long, MD, FACS
Pediatric Trauma Medical Director
Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

Tjasa Hranjec, MD, MS-CR
Trauma Attending
Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

Tracy Meltzer, MSN, ARNP
Director of Nursing
Trauma and Critical Care
Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

Roberta Kopolovits, PTA, CSTR, CAISS
Trauma Registry Supervisor
Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

Vanessa Quiles, MSN, RN, TCRN
Trauma Clinical Specialist
Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

LeAnne Young, MSN, RN, TCRN
Pediatric Trauma Coordinator
Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

Dafney Davare, MD, MBA
Trauma Attending
Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

Niqui Kiffin, MD, FACS
Trauma Attending
Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

Danielle Pigneri, MD
Trauma Attending
Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

Linda Silverman, RN, CCRN, BSH
Trauma PI Specialist
Memorial Healthcare System
Hollywood, FL

Nursing & Registrar Seminar Faculty

Nursing Seminar Session Faculty

Michelle Herndon MSN, RN, CPEN
Trauma and EMS Outreach
Nurse Coordinator
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri

Lisa Hollett RN, BSN, MA, MICN, TCRN, CFN, DABFN
Ennis, TX

Jill Volgraf BA, Rn
Trauma Program Manager
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

Trauma Registrar Session Faculty

Kathy J. Cookman BS, CSTR, CAISS
Owner/Trauma Consultant
KJ Trauma Consulting, LLC
Faculty/AAAM
Fort Myers, FL

Sandra Strack Arabian MBA, NREMT, CSTR, CAISS
Tufts Medical Center
Trauma Research and Data Quality Manager
Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Boston, MA