COL Cap received a BA from Harvard University, an MS in Technology & Policy from MIT, and worked in management & policy consulting before enrolling in the Boston University School of Medicine where he earned an MD magna cum laude and a PhD in Pathology, and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed Internal Medicine residency and Hematology-Oncology fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, with additional training in Bone Marrow Transplantation at NIH. He currently serves as Director of Research for the US Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR), with a staff of over 250 and a budget of over $40M, executing the DoD’s primary intramural research program in combat casualty care. COL Cap previously served as Chair, USAISR Coagulation and Blood Research, and led efforts to develop improved blood products as well as study mechanisms of acute traumatic coagulopathy, blood-device interactions in extracorporeal life support systems, and cellular therapies for trauma and burns. COL Cap has served as fellowship director for the San Antonio Military Medical Center Clinical Research Fellowship, Associate Program Director for the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship and as Medical Director for the Fort Sam Houston Akeroyd Blood Donor Center. COL Cap is an active clinician, a Professor of Medicine at Uniformed Services University, an Adjoint Professor of Biology and adjunct faculty in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas – San Antonio, and an Adjunct Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Centers in Houston & San Antonio.
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Critical Biomedical Challenges for Prolonged Field Care
(1:30pm - 1:35pm)