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CLAUDIA E. GOETTLER, M.D.
Associate Professor
Trauma & Surgical Critical Care

 

Address:
Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
Vidant Medical Center
2100 Stantonsburg Road
Greenville, NC 27835
E-mail: cgoettle@vidanthealth.com
Phone: 252-847-0865

Education:
1987 - 1991 BS: Chemistry and Zoology (Cum Laude)
George Washington University
Washington, DC

1991 - 1995 MD (with distinction)
George Washington University School of Medicine
Washington, DC

Postgraduate Training:
1995 - 2000 General Surgery Residency
Chief Resident: 1999 - 2000
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio

2000 - 2002 Fellowship, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Appointments:
Faculty Appointments:

2000 – 2002 Instructor of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

2002 – Present Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine

Hospital Appointments:
2002 - Present Attending Surgeon
Center of Excellence for Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina

Administrative Appointments:
2001 – 2002 Administrative Fellow, Surgical Critical Care
  Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2003 – current Medical Director of Performance Improvement
  Center of Excellence for Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
  University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina

2003 – 2005 Member, Radiology trauma subcommittee

2004 – current Physician Liaison, Advanced Level Practitioner program

2003 – 2007 Member, OR trauma subcommittee

2003 – 2007 Member, Pediatrics trauma subcommittee

2006 – 2007 Member, ED/Radiology trauma subcommittee

2006 – current Vice Chief, Division of Clinical Effectiveness
  Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

2007 – current Chief, Division of Clinical Effectiveness
  Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

2007 – current Chair, Perioperative and Surgical Services QI Committee

Certifications:
American Board of Surgery Certification – General Surgery; September 2001
American Board of Surgery Certification – Surgical Critical Care; October 2002
ATLS Provider/Instructor – March 2001
PALS Provider/Instructor candidate – February 2004

Medical Licensure:
Ohio: 1996 to current
Pennsylvania: 2000 to 2003 (inactive status)
North Carolina: 2002 to current

Memberships in Professional Societies:
Society of Critical Care Medicine
A
merican College of Surgeons, Fellow
Alpha Omega Alpha
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST)
Shock Society
North Carolina Medical Society
Pitt County Medical Society
Association for Academic Surgery
Americal Medical Association
Surgical Outcomes Club

Committees:
Trauma Performance Improvement Committee, Chair, 2002 – present
OR/ Trauma Subcommittee, 2002 – present
Radiology/ Trauma Subcommittee, 2002 – 2005
ED/Radiology Trauma Subcommittee, 2006 – present
Pediatric/ Trauma Subcommittee, member, 2002 – present
Respiratory Care/Bronchoscopy Users Group, member, 2002 – present
EAST Publications Committee, 2003 – 2005
Part-time Faculty White Paper Committee, 2004 – 2005
Best Practices Committee, member, 2005 – present
Quality Improvement Committee, member, 2005 – present
Risk Management Committee, member, 2005 – present
EPIC Physicians Advisory Committee, member, 2005 – present
Clinical Pastoral Education Professional Advisory Committee, member, 2005 – present
Division of Clinical Effectiveness committee, Associate Chief, 2006 – present

Educational Experience:
Student mentor for third year surgical rotation
Mentor for Junior Surgical Residents
Student lectures: Pancreas, Fluids and Electrolytes, Hernia, Colon
Faculty member of the Charles Rob Surgical Interest Group
Instructor/Director, ATLS Provider Course
Instructor, ATLS Instructor’s Course
 

EDITORIAL POSITIONS:
Adhoc reviewer, International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, October 2005 – present
Adhoc reviewer, Journal of Trauma, 2005 – present
Adhoc reviewer, Surgical Infections, 2006 – present


Research Activities and Interests:
My research interests lie in clinical care in the intensive care unit, specifically in optimizing the management of patients with respiratory failure.

Publications:
1. Sandoval BA, Goettler CE, Robinson AV, O’Donnell JK, Adler LP, Stellato TA: Cholescintigraphy in the diagnosis of bile leak after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.  The American Surgeon 63(7): 611-16, 1997.

2. Goettler CE, Fallon WF: Blunt thoraco-abdominal injury.  Current Opinion in Anesthesiology 2001; 14(2): 237-43.

3. Goettler CE, Stallion A, Grisoni E, Dudgeon D: An unusual late complication of necrotizing enterocolitis.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2001; 36(12): 1853-4.

4. Goettler CE, Stallion A, Grisoni ER, Dudgeon DL: Delayed hemorrhage after blunt hepatic trauma: a case report.  Journal of Trauma 2002; 52(3): 556-59.

5. Insko EK, Gracias VH, Gupta R, Goettler CE, Gaieski DF, Dalinka MK.  Utility of flexion and extension radiographs of the cervical spine in the acute evaluation of blunt trauma.  Journal of Trauma 2002; 53(3): 1-4.

6. Goettler CE, Pryor JP, Hoey BS, Phillip JK, Balas MC, Shapiro MB.  Prone positioning does not affect cannula function during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation or continuous renal replacement therapy.  Critical Care 2002; 6(5): 452-5.

7. Goettler CE, Pryor JP, Reilly PM.  Brachial plexopathy after prone positioning.  Critical Care 2002; 6(6): 540-2.

8. Toschlog EA, Rotondo MF, Spain T, Walker J, Crowder G, Barrett A Joyner M, Sagraves SG, Schenarts  PJ, Bard MR, Swanson M, Goettler CE.  Characterization of Trauma Patients Lost to Follow-Up.  Journal of Trauma 53(6):1214, 2002.

9. Goettler CE, Stellato TA: Initial presentation of Crohn’s disease in pregnancy.  Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 2003; 46(3): 406-10.

10. Toschlog EA, MacElligot J, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Rotondo MF, Swanson MS.  The Relationship of Injury Severity Score and Glasgow Coma Score to Rehabilitative Potential in Patients Suffering Traumatic Brain Injury.  The American Surgeon 69(6), 491-97, June 2003.

11. Toschlog EA, Blount KP, Rotondo MF, Sagraves SG, Bard MR, Schenarts PJ, Swanson MS, Goettler CE.  Clinical Predictors of Subtherapeutic Aminoglycoside Levels in Trauma Patients Undergoing Once-Daily Dosing.  Journal of Trauma 55(2), 255-62, August 2003.

12. Goettler CE, Gupta R, Gracia VH.  Shock in penetrating injury to the chest.  ALS Case Studies in Emergency Care, ed Dickinson and Stern.  Pearson Education Inc, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2004,  pp 170-175.

13. Goettler CE, Rotondo MF.  Blunt Colon Trauma.  Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery 15(2), 105-11, June 2004 edition.

14. Bard MR, Goettler CE, Schenarts PJ, Collins BA, Toschlog EA, Sagraves SG, Rotondo MF.  Language Barrier Leads to the Unneccesary Intubation of Trauma Patients.  American Surgeon 70(9), 783-6, September 2004.

15. Goettler CE, Bard MR, Toschlog EA.  Laparoscopy in Trauma.  Current Surgery 61(6),555-9, November-December 2004 edition.

16. Thompson-Brazill KA, Goettler CE, Rotondo MF.  Diffuse axonal "shear" injury in an 18-year-old man following a high-speed motor vehicle collision.  Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2005 Feb;31(1):112-4; quiz 121.

17. Schenarts PJ, Bowen J, Bard MR, Sagraves SG, Toschlog EA, Goettler CE, Cromwell S, Rotondo MF.  The Effect of a Rotating Night-Float Coverage Scheme on Preventable and Potentially Preventable Morbidity at a Level I Trauma Center.  The American Journal of Surgery 190 (1), 147-152, July 2005.

18. Schenarts PJ, Goettler CE.  Anterior Urethral Disruption in a Female Patient with a Traumatic Pelvic Fracture.  Surgery Journal 1(1): 14-16, 2006.

19. Goettler CE, Fugo JR, Bard MR, Newell MA, Sagraves SG, Toschlog EA, Schenarts PJ, Rotondo MF.  Predicting the need for early tracheostomy.  Journal of Trauma 60(5):991-6, May 2006.

20. Schenarts PJ, Sagraves SG, Bard MR, Toschlog EA, Goettler CE, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  Low-Dose Dopamine: a Physiologically based review.  Current Surgery 63(3):219-25. May-June 2006.

21. Bard, MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Sagraves, SG, Schenarts PJ, Newel MA, Fugate M, Rotondo MF. Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome: Turning Minor Injuries into Major Problem. Journal of Trauma 61(6):1441-1446, December 2006.

22. Toschlog EA, Sagraves SG, Bard MR, Schenarts PJ, Goettler CE, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  Rural Trauma Recidivism: a Different Disease. Archives of Surgery 142: 77-81, January 2007.

23. Sagraves SG, Phade S, Spain T, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Schenarts PJ, Toschlog EA, Newell MA, Cairns B, Peck M, Rotondo MF: A Collaborative Systems Approach to Rural Burn Care. Journal of Burn Care and Research 28(1):111-4, Jan-Feb 2007.

24. Goettler CE, Tucci K.  Decreasing the Morbidity of Decompressive Craniectomy: The Tucci Flap.  Journal of Trauma 62(3):777-8, March 2007.

25. Newell MA, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Schenarts PJ, Sagraves SG, Holbert D, Pories WJ, Rotondo MF.  Body Mass Index and Outcomes in Critically Injured Blunt Trauma Patients:  Weighing the Impact.  Journal of the American College of Surgeons 204(5):1056-61; discussion 1062-4, May 2007.

26. Toschlog EA, Newton C, Allen N, PharmD, Newell MA, Goettler CE, Schenarts PJ, Bard MR, Sagraves SG, Rotondo MF.  Morbidity Reduction in Critically Ill Trauma Patients Through use of a Computerized Insulin Infusion Protocol: A Preliminary Study.  Journal of Trauma;62(6):1370-6, June 2007.

27. Toschlog EA, Sagraves SG, Bard MR, Schenarts PJ, Goettler CE, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  Rural Trauma Recidivism:  A Different Disease.  Archives of Surgery, 2007

28. Schenarts PJ, Phade SV, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Sagraves SG, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  Field Hypotension:  A Marker of Severe Injury or Crying Wolf?  NC Medical Journal, July-August, 69 (4); 265-269, 2008

29. Schenarts PJ, Phade SV, Goettler CE,  Waibel BH, Agle SC, Bard MR, Rotondo MF.  Impact of Acute Care General Surgery Coverage by Trauma Surgeons on the Trauma Patient.  American Surgeon 74(6):494-501, 2008

30. Tyson GH 3rd, Parker F, Goettler CE, Kypson AP.  Novel Therapeutic Approaches to Combined Cardiac and Aortic Traumatic Injuries.  Journal of Trauma; 65(6):1534-5, December, 2008

SUBMITTED FOR PUBLICATION
1. Bard MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Fugo J, Schenarts PJ, Sagraves SG, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  Critically Injured Adolescent Patients: Where do they belong?   (Submitted to American Surgeon, 2005)

2. Newell MA, Rotondo MF, Toschlog EA, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Bard MR, Goettler CE.  The Elderly Trauma Patient: An Investment for the Future?  (Submitted to the Journal of Trauma, 2006)

3. Toschlog EA, Goettler CE, Bard MR, Newell MA, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Rotondo MF.  Free Peritoneal Fluid (FF) Without Solid Organ Injury on Computerized Tomography (CT) Following Blunt Trauma: Predictors of Therapeutic Laparotomy (TL).  (Submitted to the Journal of Trauma, 2006)

4. Rotondo MF, Bard MR, Sagraves SG, Toschlog EA, Schenarts PJ, Goettler CE, Newell MA, Robertson MJ.  What Price Committment – What Benefit?  The Cost of a Saved Life in a Developing Level I Trauma Center.  (Submitted for publication to the Journal of Trauma, September 30, 2006)

5. Schenarts PJ, Phade SV, Goettler CE, Waibel BH, Agle SC, Bard MR, Rotondo MF.  Impact of Acute Care General Surgery Coverage by Trauma Surgeons on the Trauma Patient.  The American Surgeon (In press, 2008)


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS:
1. Goettler CE, Pryor JP, Hoey BS, Phillips JK, Balas MC, Shapiro MB: Prone positioning does not effect cannula function during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation or continuous renal replacement therapy. Crit Care Med 29(sup), A173, 2001.

2. Goettler CE, Briggs S, Bard MR, Toschlog EA, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV) as a Rescue Maneuver for Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) in Trauma Patients.  Critical Care Medicine 33(12 Suppl): A115, December 2005.

3. Toschlog EA, Allen N, Briggs S, Bard MR, Schenarts PJ, Goettler CE, Sagraves SG, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  Cefepime Continuous Infusion (CTI) versus Conventional Dosing (CVD) for Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP).  Critical Care Medicine 33(12 Suppl): A171, December 2005.

4. Toschlog EA, Rotondo MF, Briggs S, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Newell MA.  Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Bedside Surgery: A Cost Effective Approach.  Critical Care Medicine 33(12 Suppl): A175, December 2005.

5. Sagraves SG, Fugo J, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Schenarts PJ, Toschlog EA, Newell MA, Bowen J, Rotondo MF.  Beta Blockade: Is It Safe in Elderly Trauma Patients?  Critical Care Medicine 33(12 Suppl): A41, December 2005.

6. Schenarts PJ, Toschlog EA, Bard MR, Sagraves SG, Goettler CE, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  Surgical Resident Perceptions of Trauma / Critical Care Surgeons.  Critical Care Medicine 33(12 Suppl): A71, December 2005.

BOOK CHAPTERS:
1. Goettler CE, Fallon WF: Colorectal Injuries.  In:  Trauma Handbook, ed. Ascencio, Landes Biosciences, Georgetown, TX, 2000.

2. Rotondo MF, Goettler CE:  Retroperitoneal Injuries:  Kidney and Ureter.  In:  Current Surgical Therapy, 8th Edition, Cameron JL (ed.). Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby, 2004.

3. Balogh Z, Moore FA, Goettler CE, Rotondo MF, Schwab CW, Kaplan M.  Management of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome.  In: Abdominal Compartment Syndrome.  Ivatury, Cheatham, Malbrain and Sugrue (eds), 2005.

4. Goettler CE, Rotondo MF, Schwab CW: Surgical Management of the Open Abdomen After Damage Control or Abdominal Compartment Syndrome.  In: Abdominal Compartment Syndrome.  Ivatury, Cheatham, Malbrain and Sugrue (eds), 2005.

5. Rotondo MF and Goettler CE:  The Open Abdomen.  In:  Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence.  Norton JA, Barie PS, Bollinger RR, et. al (ed.). (in preparation)

6. Goettler CE, Rotondo MF:  Emergency Chest Surgery.  In:  Acute Care Surgery, A Guide for General Surgeons.  Gracias, Reilly, McKenney, Velmahos, 2009.

GRANTS
1. 2004/2005 Association for Academic Surgery/Joel J. Roslyn Faculty Research Award.  “Indicators of necessity for tracheostomy for trauma patients” (not funded).

2. 2005 Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma: Wyeth Scholarship.  “Incidence of Depression in Critically Ill Trauma Patients” (not funded).

3. Novo Nordisk Inc. F7Trauma-1648; Phase III Trial.  “A muti-center, randomized, double-blind, parallel group, placebo controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of activated recombinant factor VII (rFVIIa/NovoSeven®/NiaStase®) in the treatment of refractory bleeding in severely injured trauma patients”  (awarded April 2006, $74,870).

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS:
1. Goettler CE.  Prone Positioning Does Not Effect Cannula Function During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation or Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy.  Presentation at PACOT Paper Competition, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, November 2001.

2. Goettler CE.  Prone Positioning Does Not Effect Cannula Function During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation or Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy.  Presentation at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, January 2002.

3. Phade SV, Schenarts PJ, Sagraves SG, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  Effect of Trauma Center Development on Surgical Resident Education.  ACS (NC-COT), 2004.

4. Fugo J, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Schenarts PJ, Sagraves SG, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  Critically Injured Trauma Patients: Where do they belong?  ACS (NC-COT). 2004.

5. Fugate M, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.   Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome: Turning Minor Injuries into Major Problems.  ACS (NC-COT), 2004.

6. Smith PJ, MSII, Willis HL, MSII, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Bard MR, Toschlog EA, Goettler CE, Newell MA, Rotondo MF. Shotgun Injury Management and Outcomes. Medical Student Annual Research Day, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, August 2004.

7. Bard MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.   Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome: Turning Minor Injuries into Major Problems.  Presented at EAST 18th Annual Scientific Assembly, January 2005.

8. Bard MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Newell MA, Fugo JR, Rotondo MF.  Critically Injured Adolescent Patients: Where Do They Belong?  Presented at the Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting, February 2005.

9. Goettler CE, Fugo JR, Bard MR, Newell MA, Sagraves SG, Toschlog EA, Schenarts PJ, Rotondo MF.  Predicting the need for early tracheostomy: a multifactorial analysis of 992 intubated trauma patients.  Poster presentation at the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma 64th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, September 2005.

10. Schenarts PJ,  Bard MR, Sagraves SG, Newell MA, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Willis H, Rotondo MF.   Contrast Blush Not Degree of Injury or Transfusion Requirement Predict Positive Angiograms After Hepatic Trauma.  Poster presentation at the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma’s 19th Annual Scientific Assembly, Orlando, FL, January 2006.

11. Schenarts PJ, Toschlog EA, Bard MR, Sagraves SG, Goettler CE, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  Surgical Resident Perceptions of Trauma / Critical Care Surgeons.   Poster presentation at the Society of Critical Care Medicine 35th Critical Care Congress, San Francisco, CA, January 2006.

12. Goettler CE, Briggs S, Bard MR, Toschlog EA, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV) as a Rescue Maneuver for Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) in Trauma Patients.  Poster presentation at the Society of Critical Care Medicine 35th Critical Care Congress, San Francisco, CA, January 2006.

13. Toschlog EA, Allen N, Briggs S, Bard MR, Schenarts PJ, Goettler CE, Sagraves SG, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  Cefepime Continuous Infusion (CTI) versus Conventional Dosing (CVD) for Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP).  Poster presentation at the Society of Critical Care Medicine 35th Critical Care Congress, San Francisco, CA, January 2006.

14. Toschlog EA, Rotondo MF, Briggs S, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Newell MA.  Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Bedside Surgery: A Cost Effective Approach.  Poster presentation at the Society of Critical Care Medicine 35th Critical Care Congress, San Francisco, CA, January 2006.

15. Sagraves SG, Fugo J, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Schenarts PJ, Toschlog EA, Newell MA, Bowen J, Rotondo MF.  Beta Blockade: Is It Safe in Elderly Trauma Patients?  Poster presentation at the Society of Critical Care Medicine 35th Critical Care Congress, San Francisco, CA, January 2006.

16. Toschlog EA, Goettler CE, Bard MR, Newell MA, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Rotondo MF. “Free Peritoneal Fluid (FF) Without Solid Organ Injury on Computerized Tomography (CT) Following Blunt Trauma: Predictors of Therapeutic Laparotomy (TL). Journal of Trauma 60(1): 253, January 2006.  Presented at the Western Trauma Association 36th Annual Meeting, Big Sky, MT, February 2006.

17. Newell MA, Rotondo MF, Toschlog EA, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Bard MR, Goettler CE. “The Elderly Trauma Patient: An Investment for the Future?”  Journal of Trauma 60(1): 252, January 2006.  Western Trauma Association 36th Annual Meeting, Big Sky, MT, February 2006.

18. Sagraves SG, Phade S, Spain T, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Schenarts PJ, Toschlog EA, Newell MA, Cairns B, Peck M, Rotondo MF.  A Collaborative Systems Approach to Rural Burn Care.  Poster presentation at the American Burn Association 38th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, April 2006.

19. Schenarts PJ, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Newell MA, Sagraves SG, Toschlog EA, Rotondo MF.  Field Hypotension: A Marker of Severe Injury or Crying Wolf.  Poster presentation at the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma's 65th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 2006.

20. Bard MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Sagraves SG, Schenarts PJ, Newell MA, Tyson GH, Rotondo MF.  Risk Factors for the Development of Decubitus Ulcers in Trauma Patients.  Poster presentation at the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma's 65th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 2006.

21. Toschlog EA, Newton C, Bard MR, Schenarts PJ, Goettler CE, Sagraves SG, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  The impact of a computerized glycemic control protocol on outcome in critically ill trauma patients.  Presented at the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma’s 65th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 2006.

22. Rotondo MF, Bard MR, Sagraves SG, Toschlog EA, Schenarts PJ, Goettler CE, Newell MA.  What price commitment?   Presented at the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma’s 65th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 2006.

23. Sagraves SG, Phade S, Spain T, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Schenarts PJ, Toschlog EA, Newell MA, Cairns B, Peck M, Rotondo MF.  A Collaborative Systems Approach to Rural Burn Care.  Poster presentation at the Southern Medical Association's 19th Annual Southern Region Burn Conference, Durham, NC, November 2006.

24. Newell MA, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Schenarts PJ, Sagraves SG, Holbert D, Rotondo MF.  Weighing the Influence of Body Mass Index on Outcomes in Critically Injured Blunt Trauma Patients.  Presentation at the Southern Surgical Association’s 118th Annual Session, Palm Beach, FL, December 2006.

25. Bard MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Schenarts PJ, Sagraves SG, Newell MA, Rotondo MF.  Swinging Back The Pendulum on Intubation Indications for Trauma Patients.  Poster Presentation at the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma’s 20th Annual Scientific Assembly, Fort Myers, FL, January 2007.

26. Sagraves SG, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Newell MA, Schenarts PJ, Toschlog EA, Rotondo MF.  Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Trauma: Are ADHD Children More Severely Injured? Poster Presentation at the Southeastern Surgical Congress’ Annual Scientific Meeting, Savannah, GA, February 2007.

27. Newell MA, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Schenarts PJ, Sagraves SG, Toschlog EA, Holbert D, Rotondo MF.  A Coat of Armor?  Analyzing Injury Patterns in the Critically Injured Obese Patient.  Poster Presentation at the Southeastern Surgical Congress’ Annual Scientific Meeting, Savannah, GA, February 2007.

LECTURES:
September 2001
  “Peripheral Vascular Trauma”
  Trauma Grand Rounds
  Brandywine Trauma Center
  Coatesville, Pennsylvania

February 2002
 "Modern Resuscitation.  How Did We Get Here?!”
  Trauma Grand Rounds
  Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

March 2002
    “(Everything You Wanted to Know About) Prone Positioning (But Were Afraid to Ask)”
  Critical Care Grand Rounds
  Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

February 2003
   “Novel Ventilation Strategies”
  Chairman’s Conference
  Department of Surgery
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina

February 2003
“(Everything You Wanted to Know About) Prone Positioning (But Were Afraid to Ask)”
  Multidisciplinary Critical Care Conference
  Department of Surgery
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina

March 2003
 “ICP – When the Pressure Rises”
  Critical Care/ Intermediate Care Nursing Conference
  Nurse Education
  Pitt County Memorial Hospital
  Greenville, North Carolina

July 2004 to February 2005
  “Benign Colon Disease”
  Medical Student Lecture Series
  Department of Surgery
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina

July 2004 to date
  “Hernia”
  Medical Student Lecture Series
  Department of Surgery
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina

August 2004
 "Benign Colon Disease"
  Chairman's Conference
  Department of Surgery
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina

September 2004
 “Traumatic Brain Injury”
  Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina

October 2004
“Think Outside the Box”
  Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina

October 2004
“Compartment Syndromes”
Eastern Carolina Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
  Greenville, North Carolina

November 2004
“Spinal Cord Injury”
  Annual Eastern Regional Trauma Symposium
  Greenville, North Carolina

January 2005
 “Modern Resuscitation”
  Surgical Grand Rounds
  Department of Surgery
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina

March 2005
“ARDS and Ventilation Strategies”
Eastern Carolina Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
  Greenville, North Carolina

May 2005
 "Respiratory Failure"
  Chairman's Conference
  Department of Surgery
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina

August 2005
“Urological Trauma”
  Multidisciplinary Trauma Conference
  Department of Surgery
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina

September 2005
“Penetrating Thoracic Trauma”
  Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina 

November 2005
“Pediatric Trauma“
  EastCare Continuing Education Lecture
  Greenville, North Carolina

January 2006
“Surgical Careers”
  Career Tasters Medical Student Series
  East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
  Greenville, North Carolina

January 2006
“Acute Abdomen in the Immunocompromised Patient”
Sunrise Session Presentation – Eastern Association
for the Surgery of Trauma, 19th Scientific Assembly
  Orlando, Florida

February 2006
“Pulmonary Rescue Techniques”
  Invited Professor, Surgical Grand Rounds
  New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  Wilmington, North Carolina
March 2006
“Prone Positioning”
  Nursing Education Lecture
  Pitt County Memorial Hospital
  Greenville, North Carolina

September 2006
 “Traumatic Brain Injury”
  Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina

September 2006 – January 2007 (9 sessions)
“Physician Patient Safety Training”
  Physician Education Session
  Pitt County Memorial Hospital
  Greenville, North Carolina

January 2007
“Ventilatory Rescue”
  Surgical Grand Rounds
  Department of Surgery
  East Carolina University
  Greenville, North Carolina

June 2007
“Spine and Spinal Trauma”
  Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  Pitt County Memorial Hospital
  Greenville, North Carolina

AWARDS:
Emergency Department Off Service Teaching Award
  ECU Brody School of Medicine, 2002 – 2003
  “For Excellence and Dedication in the Teaching of Emergency Medicine Residents”

Invited Judge for Emergency Department Research Forum
  ECU Brody School of Medicine, July 2004

SIU Attending MD of the Quarter
  Pitt County Memorial Hospital, January 2005

Emergency Department Off Service Teaching Award
  ECU Brody School of Medicine, 2005 – 2006
  “For Excellence and Dedication in the Teaching of Emergency Medicine Residents”

The Bernard Vick, M.D. Teaching Award
  Surgical Residents, ECU Brody School of Medicine, June 2007
  “In Recognition of Teaching Excellence in Clinical and Operative Surgery”