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Clinical Research

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

Principal InvestigatorInstitutionStudyImpact
Robert F. Buckman, Jr, MDOperative Experience Inc.High Anatomic Fidelity Surgical Airway Training System
Henry Cryer, MDUniversity of California, Los AngelesTransfusion of Stored Fresh Whole Blood in a Civilian Trauma Center: A Prospective Evaluation of Feasibility and Outcome
Jay Doucet, MDUniversity 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)
Brian Eastridge, MDUniv. of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioMulti-Institutional Multi-Disciplinary Injury Mortality Investigation in the Civilian Pre-Hospital Environment (MIMIC)
James Fauerbach, PhDJohns Hopkins School of MedicineDetermining the Efficacy and Safety of Ketamine as a Battlefield Analgesic
Margaret Knudson, MDUniv. of California at San FranciscoThe Pathogenesis of Post-Traumatic Pulmonary Embolism: A Prospective Multi-Center Investigation by the CLOTT Study Group
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
Robert F. Buckman, Jr, MDOperative Experience Inc.High Anatomic Fidelity Surgical Airway Training System
Henry Cryer, MDUniversity of California, Los AngelesTransfusion of Stored Fresh Whole Blood in a Civilian Trauma Center: A Prospective Evaluation of Feasibility and Outcome
Jay Doucet, MDUniversity 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)
Brian Eastridge, MDUniv. of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioMulti-Institutional Multi-Disciplinary Injury Mortality Investigation in the Civilian Pre-Hospital Environment (MIMIC)
James Fauerbach, PhDJohns Hopkins School of MedicineDetermining the Efficacy and Safety of Ketamine as a Battlefield Analgesic
Margaret Knudson, MDUniv. of California at San FranciscoThe Pathogenesis of Post-Traumatic Pulmonary Embolism: A Prospective Multi-Center Investigation by the CLOTT Study Group

Completed Studies

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