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Research Under Management 

Principal InvestigatorInstitutionStudyImpact
Eileen Bulger, MDUniversity of WashingtonImplementation of a National Trauma Research Action Plan (NTRAP)
Brian Eastridge, MDUniversity of Texas Health San AntonioMulti-Institutional Multidisciplinary Injury Mortality Investigation in the Civilian Pre-Hospital Environment (MIMIC): a methodology for reliably measuring prehospital time and distance to definitive care
Donald Jenkins, MDUniversity of Texas Health San Antonio
National Trauma Research Repository
Margaret Knudson, MDUniversity of California at San FranciscoThe Pathogenesis of Post-Traumatic Pulmonary Embolism: A Prospective Multi-Center Investigation by the CLOTT Study Group
Leopold Cancio, MDU.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research - Burn CenterPlasma Resuscitation Without Lung Injury (PROPOLIS)
Elliott Haut, MDThe Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and The Bloomberg School of Public HealthCLOTT 3 - VTE Prophylaxis Administration Implementation Study
Todd Costantini, MD and Joseph DuBose, MDUniversity of California - San Diego and University of MarylandStudy of traumatic vascular injury repair using the PROOVIT (PROspective Observational Vascular Injury Treatment) registry
Avery Nathens, MD and Deborah Kuhls, MDSunnybrook Health Sciences Centre - Toronto and University of Nevada - Las VegasInquiry of TQIP data to quantify and describe the risk factors for non-lethal firearm injuries in the U.S.
Principal InvestigatorInstitutionStudyImpact
Baseman, Joel B., PhDUniv. of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioMycoplasma Pneumoniae in the ICU
Cohen Mitchell, MDUniv. of California, San FranciscoTiming and Mechanism of Traumatic Coagulopathy
Croce, Martin, MDUniv. of Tennessee Health Science CenterMulticenter Prospective Evaluation of the Ventilator Bundle in Injured Patients
Cryer Henry, MDUniversity of California, Los AngelesTransfusion of Stored Fresh Whole Blood in a Civilian Trauma Center: A Prospective Evaluation of Feasibility and Outcome
Doucet Jay, MDUniversity of California San Diego Medical CenterDetection and Management of Non-Compressible Hemorrhage by Vena Cava Ultrasonography
Maxwell Robert, MDUniversity of Tennessee College of Medicine, ChattanoogaMethicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Trauma Population: Does Decolonization Prevent Infection?
Napolitano Lena, MDUniversity of Michigan—Ann ArborHepcidin and Anemia in Trauma
Pieracci Fredric M., MD, MPHUniv. of Colorado, Denverr, Randomized, Double-Blind Comparison of Intravenous  Iron Supplementation to both Enteral Iron Supplementation and Placebo for the Treatment of Anemia of Traumatic Critical Illness
Price, Michelle, PhDUniv. of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioThe National Trauma Institute: Lessons learned in the funding and conduct of 16 trauma research studies
Shafi Shahid, MPH, MDBaylor Research InstituteComparative Effectiveness of Clinical Care Processes in Resuscitation and Management of Moderate to Severe Traumatic Injuries
Schreiber Martin, MDOregon Health & Science UniversityThrombelastography (TEG®) based dosing of enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis: a prospective randomized trial
Sims Carrie, MD, MSUniv. of PennsylvaniaVasopressin Supplementation during the Resuscitation of Hemorrhagic Shock
Sperry Jason L., MD, MPHUniv. of PittsburghCharacterization of the Effects of Early Sex-Hormone Environment Following Injury
Zarzaur Ben, MD, MPHUniversity of Tennessee Health Science Center, MemphisSplenic Injury Prospective Outcomes Trial

Clinical Research

To date, NTI has coordinated 21 federally-funded studies in 35 cities and 22 states involving more than 70 investigators.

Active Studies

Principal InvestigatorInstitutionStudyImpact
Eileen Bulger, MDUniversity of WashingtonImplementation of a National Trauma Research Action Plan (NTRAP)
Brian Eastridge, MDUniversity of Texas Health San AntonioMulti-Institutional Multidisciplinary Injury Mortality Investigation in the Civilian Pre-Hospital Environment (MIMIC): a methodology for reliably measuring prehospital time and distance to definitive care
Donald Jenkins, MDUniversity of Texas Health San Antonio
National Trauma Research Repository
Margaret Knudson, MDUniversity of California at San FranciscoThe Pathogenesis of Post-Traumatic Pulmonary Embolism: A Prospective Multi-Center Investigation by the CLOTT Study Group
Leopold Cancio, MDU.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research - Burn CenterPlasma Resuscitation Without Lung Injury (PROPOLIS)
Elliott Haut, MDThe Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and The Bloomberg School of Public HealthCLOTT 3 - VTE Prophylaxis Administration Implementation Study
Todd Costantini, MD and Joseph DuBose, MDUniversity of California - San Diego and University of MarylandStudy of traumatic vascular injury repair using the PROOVIT (PROspective Observational Vascular Injury Treatment) registry
Avery Nathens, MD and Deborah Kuhls, MDSunnybrook Health Sciences Centre - Toronto and University of Nevada - Las VegasInquiry of TQIP data to quantify and describe the risk factors for non-lethal firearm injuries in the U.S.

Completed Studies

Principal InvestigatorInstitutionStudyImpact
Baseman, Joel B., PhDUniv. of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioMycoplasma Pneumoniae in the ICU
Robert F. Buckman, Jr, MDOperative Experience Inc.High Anatomic Fidelity Surgical Airway Training System
Cohen Mitchell, MDUniv. of California, San FranciscoTiming and Mechanism of Traumatic Coagulopathy
Croce, Martin, MDUniv. of Tennessee Health Science CenterMulticenter Prospective Evaluation of the Ventilator Bundle in Injured Patients
Cryer Henry, MDUniv. of California, Los AngelesTransfusion of Stored Fresh Whole Blood in a Civilian Trauma Center: A Prospective Evaluation of Feasibility and Outcome
Doucet Jay, MDUniv. of California San Diego Medical CenterDetection and Management of Non-Compressible Hemorrhage by Vena Cava Ultrasonography
Doucet, Jay, MDUniv. of California San Diego Medical CenterDetection and Management of Non-Compressible Hemorrhage by Vena Cava Ultrasonography
Joseph J. DuBose, Lt Col, MDTravis Air Force Base, David Grant Medical Center/ University of California at DavisPROspective Observational Vascular Injury Trial (PROOVIT)
James Fauerbach, PhDJohns Hopkins School of MedicineDetermining the Efficacy and Safety of Ketamine as a Battlefield Analgesic
Maxwell Robert, MDUniv. of Tennessee College of Medicine, ChattanoogaMethicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Trauma Population: Does Decolonization Prevent Infection?
Napolitano Lena, MDUniv. of Michigan—Ann ArborHepcidin and Anemia in Trauma
Pieracci Fredric M., MD, MPHUniv. of Colorado, DenverRandomized, Double-Blind Comparison of Intravenous  Iron Supplementation to both Enteral Iron Supplementation and Placebo for the Treatment of Anemia of Traumatic Critical Illness
Price, Michelle, PhDUniv. of Texas Health Science Center at San Antoniotarget="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">
Shafi Shahid, MPH, MDBaylor Research InstituteComparative Effectiveness of Clinical Care Processes in Resuscitation and Management of Moderate to Severe Traumatic Injuries
Schreiber Martin, MDOregon Health & Science UniversityThrombelastography (TEG®) based dosing of enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis: a prospective randomized trial
Sims Carrie, MD, MSUniv. of PennsylvaniaVasopressin Supplementation during the Resuscitation of Hemorrhagic Shock
Sperry Jason L., MD, MPHUniv. of PittsburghCharacterization of the Effects of Early Sex-Hormone Environment Following Injury
Zarzaur Ben, MD, MPHUniv. of Tennessee Health Science Center, MemphisSplenic Injury Prospective Outcomes Trial