Executive Steering Committee

Philip C. Spinella, MD, FCCM   –  CO-CHAIR
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine
Director, Critical Care Translational Research Program
Washington University in St. Louis

Geir Strandenes, MD, SMO NORNAVSOC  – CO-CHAIR
Senior Medical Officer, Norwegian Naval Special Operation Commando
Researcher, Department of Immunology and Transfusion Medicine
Haukeland University Hospital

Torunn Oveland Abelseth, MD, PhD
Senior Consultant
Department of Immunology and Transfusion Medicine
Haukeland University Hospital

COL Andrew P. Cap, MD, PhD, FACP
Medical Corps, US Army
Chief, Blood Research, US Army Institute of Surgical Research
Medical Director, Akeroyd Blood Donor Center
Associate Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University
Program Director, Clinical Research Fellowship
Deputy Hematology-Oncology Consultant to the Surgeon General
Staff Hematologist-Oncologist, San Antonio Military Medical Center

Marc De Pasquale, BS
18D Special Forces Medic
Paramedic NREMT
Deployment Medicine International

Heidi Doughty, MD MBA FRCP FRCPath
Consultant in Transfusion Medicine
NHS Blood and Transplant

Håkon Eliassen

COL Elon Glassberg, MD, MHA
Prof. of Surgery
Head of the Medical Department
Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps

Donald H. Jenkins, MD, FACS, DMCC
COL USAF (Ret), Professor/Clinical, Division of Trauma and 
Emergency Surgery
Vice Chair for Quality, Department of Surgery
Associate Deputy Director, Military Health Institute
UT San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Sean Keenan, MD, FAAEM FAWM
US Special Operations Command

Joseph Rappold, MD, FACS
CAPT MC USN (Ret); Chief, Acute Care Surgery
Trauma Medical Director, Department of Surgery
Tufts University School of Medicine
Maine Medical Center

Patrick Thompson
United Kingdom

Kevin Ward, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Michigan
Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC)

Col Thomas Woolley RAMC
Defence Professor of Anaesthetics and Critical Care

Mark Yazer, MD
Professor of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh
Medical Director, RBC serology reference laboratory, Centralized Transfusion Service
Associate Medical Director, Centralized Transfusion Service
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Immunology, University of Southern Denmark