Roger W. Yurt   Professor of Surgery

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RESEARCH GRANTS: PAST SUPPORT: United Health Foundation Grant, 1968-69, in support of work on Data Retrieval from Community Hemodialysis Centers. Principal Investigator - S. Linn, M.D. Postdoctoral trainee supported by Training Grant AM-07031 from the National Institutes of Health, 1975-1977. The Use of Hydrocolloid Dressing on Donor Sites, Grant from Duoderm, A Convatec Squibb Company, Project #150A, Coinvestigator, 1983-1984. The Dynamics of the Inflammatory Response in Burn Wounds, Burn Center Grant, from the National Institutes of Health, Coinvestigator, #2P50 GM26145, 1984-1987. Irma T. Hirschl Trust Career Scientist Award, Susceptibility to Infection Related to Extent of Injury, $100,000, 1985-1989. CURRENT SUPPORT: EXTRAMURAL FUNDING - Thomas R. Mulhearn Laboratory, $10,000/yr., Principal Investigator - Roger W. Yurt, M.D., Susceptibility to Infection Related to Extent of Injury. Amgen, 1991-1992, $2,500/yr., Principal Investigator - Carl Nathan, M.D., Safety and Efficacy of r-metHuG-CSF on Neutrophil Function and Number in Burn Patients. New York State Department of Health, 1992-1994, Trauma Quality Assurance Demonstration Project Grant, New York City region, $753,390, Co-Principal Investigator - Roger W. Yurt, M.D. National Institutes of Health, 1992-1998, Trauma and Injury Biology Research Training Program, Training Program Executive Committee, $826,358 Patient Safety in Surgery Study, National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, a multi-center study, PI for Weill Cornell Site, 2001-2004 Work Conditions of Surgery Residents and Quality of Care, multi-center national study, PI for Weill Cornell Center, 2003-present Federal Health Resources & Services Administration grant for Disaster Planning for Burn Injury in New York City. Co-Principle Investigator, 2006, $106,000 Federal Health Resources & Services Administration grant for Disaster Planning for Burn Injury in New York City. Co-Principle Investigator, 2007 ROGER W. YURT, M.D. PUBLICATIONS MANUSCRIPTS: 1. Linn BS, Reisman T, Yurt RW, Polk HC. Intestinal anastomosis by invagination: A historical review of a "new" technic with controlled study of its potential. Ann.Surg. 167:393-398, 1968. 2. Linn BS, Yurt RW. Cardiac arrest Among geriatric patients. Brit.Med.J. 2:25-27, 1970. 3. Linn BS, Gaffney C, Yurt RW, Richardson JR Jr. Determinants of dialysis cannula survival. Southern Med.J. 63:1163-1166, 1970. 4. Yurt RW, Leid RW, Austen KF, Silbert JE. Native heparin from rat peritoneal mast cells. J.Biol.Chem. 252:518-521, 1977. 5. Yurt RW, Leid RW, Spragg J, Austen KF. Immunologic release of heparin from purified rat peritoneal mast cells. J.Immunol. 118:1201-1207, 1977. 6. Yurt RW, Austen KF. Preparative purification of the rat mast cell chymase: Characterization and interaction with granule components. J.Exp.Med. 146:1405-1419, 1977. 7. Weiler JM, Yurt RW, Fearon DT, Austen KF. Modulation of the formation of the amplification convertase of complement, C3b, Bb, by native and commercial heparin. J.Exp.Med. 147:409-421, 1978. 8. Yurt RW, Mason AD Jr, Pruitt BA Jr. Mast cell mediator release after thermal injury. Annual Report, U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, p.360-378, 1981. 9. Yurt RW, Mason AD Jr, Pruitt BA Jr. Evidence against participation of mast cell histamine in burn edema. Surg.Forum 33:71-73, 1982. 10. Yurt RW, McManus AT, Mason AD Jr, Pruitt BA Jr. Increased susceptibility to infection related to extent of burn: Invasion of partial thickness burn wounds by Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain. 59-1244. Annual Report, U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, p.142-152, 1982. 11. Yurt RW, Mason AD Jr, Pruitt BA Jr. Decreased wound neutrophil response related to extent of burn injury in the rat. Annual Report, U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, p.326-337, 1982. 12. Yurt RW. Enterococcus in animal models. In "Enterococcus: An Emerging Pathogen," A Roundtable Discussion. Infections in Surgery Special Supplement, March 1984. 13. Yurt RW, McManus AT, Mason AD Jr, Pruitt BA Jr. Increased susceptibility to infection related to extent of burn injury. Arch.Surg. 119(2): 183-188, 1984. 14. Petrone S, Yurt RW. Late complications of burns. Infections in Surgery 3(4): 303-317, 1984. 15. Allen RC, Yurt RW, Pruitt BA. Monitoring of granulocyte function in burn patients. International Burn Research Conference, U.S.A.I.S.R., Pruitt BA & Andrews FH(Eds), p.137-141, April 1984. 16. Madden MR, Finkelstein JL, Hefton JM, Yurt RW. Optimal healing of donor site wounds with hydrocolloid dressings. An Environment for Healing: The Role of Occlusion, The Royal Society of Medicine Symposium Series 88:133-137, 1985. 17. Yurt RW. Antibiotics in trauma. In "Aminoglycoside Therapy in the Surgical Patient," A Roundtable Discussion. Published in Infections in Surgery Special Supplement, September 1985. 18. Halebian P, Yurt RW, Petito C, Shires GT. Diabetes insipidus after carbon monoxide poisoning and smoke inhalation. J.Trauma 25(7):662-663, 1985. 19. Yurt RW, Pruitt BA. Decreased wound neutrophils and indiscrete margination in the pathogenesis of wound infection. Surgery 98(2): 191-198, 1985. 20. Yurt RW, Pruitt BA. Base-line and postthermal injury plasma histamine in rats. J.Appl.Physiol 60(5):1782-1788, 1986. 21. Jones WG, Barie PS, Yurt RW, Goodwin CG. Enterococcal burn sepsis. A highly lethal complication in severely burned patients. Arch.Surg. 121(6):649-653, 1986. 22. Yurt RW. Introduction. In "Managing Surgical Infections: The Role of Beta-Lactamase Inhibition." Published in Infections in Surgery Special Supplement, January 1987. 23. Yurt RW. Patterns of infection over the past ten years. Biopsy patterns. J.Burn Care Rehabil. 8(1):48-49, 1987. 24. Yurt RW, Shires GT. Increased susceptibility to infection due to infusion of exogenous chemotaxin. Arch.Surg. 122(1):111-116, 1987. 25. Yurt RW. Immunologic and molecular changes associated with trauma. New Developments in Medicine 2(2):77-84, 1987. 26. Dunahey R, Meyer JD, Felsen D, Vaughan ED, Yurt RW, Davis JM. Human neutrophil chemotaxis to and generation of leukotriene B4 after burn injury. Surg.Forum 38:109-110, 1987. 27. Yurt RW. Invited Commentary, on Estimation of serum complement and its role in management of trauma. World J. Surg. 12:216, 1988. 28. Waymack JP, Yurt RW. Effect of prostaglandin E on immune function in multiple animal models. Arch.Surg. 123(11):1429-1432, 1988. 29. Marano M, Moldawer LL, Fong Y, Wei H, Minei J, Yurt RW, Cerami A, Lowry SF. Cachectin/TNF production in experimental burns and Pseudomonas infection. Arch.Surg. 123:(11)1383-1388, 1988. 30. Marano MA, Fong Y, Moldawer LL, Minei JP, Wei H, Keough C, Yurt RW, Fischman DA, Cerami A, and Lowry SF. Infected burn injury alters hepatic monokine and albumin mRNA contents. Surg.Forum 39:6, 1988. 31. Meyer J, Yurt RW, Duhaney R, Hesse DG, Tracey KJ, Fong Y, Richardson D, Calvano S, Dineen P, Shires GT, Lowry SF, Davis JM. Differential neutrophil activation before and after endotoxin infusion in enterally versus parenterally fed subjects. Surg.Gyn.Obstet. 167(6):501-509, 1988. 32. Meyer JD, Yurt RW, Duhaney R, Hesse DG, Tracey KJ, Fong Y, Verma M, Shires GT, Dineen P, Lowry SF, Davis JM. Tumor necrosis factor-enhanced leukotriene B4 generation and chemotaxis in human neutrophils. Arch.Surg. 123(12):1454-1458, 1988. 33. Wolpe SD, Sherry B, Juers D, Davatelis G, Yurt RW, Cerami A. Identification and characterization of macrophage inflammatory protein 2. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. 86(2):612-616, 1989. 34. Jones WG, Madden M, Finkelstein J, Yurt RW, Goodwin CW. Tracheostomies in burn patients. Ann.Surg. 209(4):471-474, 1989. 35. Madden M, Paull D, Finkelstein J, Goodwin CW, Marzulli V, Yurt RW, Shires GT. Occult diaphragmatic injury from stab wounds to the lower chest and abdomen. J. Trauma 29(3):292-298, 1989. 36. Madden MR, Nolan E, Finkelstein JL, Yurt RW, Smeland J, Goodwin CW, Hefton J, Staiano-Coico L. Comparison of an occlusive and a semi-occlusive dressing and the effect of the wound exudate upon keratinocyte proliferation. J.Trauma 29(7):924-931, 1989. 37. Abramowitz S, Joy SA, Yurt RW. Emergency room visits time: Changes over a 16-year period. NY State J.Med. 89(8):446-449, 1989. 38. Davis JM, Yurt RW, Barie PS, Hudgins LS, Verma M, Dineen P, Shires GT. Leukotriene B4 (LTB4) generation in patients with established pulmonary failure: Lymphocyte potentiation of neutrophil LTB4 production. Arch.Surg. 124(12):1451-1455, 1989. 39. Minei JP, Fong Y, Marano MA, Moldawer LL, Jones WG, Wei H, Richardson RP, Yurt RW, Shires III GT, Lowry SF, Shires GT. Hepatocellular membrane function during chronic burn injury. J.Surg.Res. 46(4):311-316, 1989. 40. Waymack JP, Yurt RW. The effect of blood transfusions on immune function. V. The effect on the inflammatory response to bacterial infections. J.Surg.Res. 48(2):147-153, 1990. 41. Yurt RW. Invited Commentary on Acute and perforated appendicitis: Current experience with ultrasound-aided diagnosis. World J.Surg. 14:276, 1990. 42. Joy SA, Yurt RW. An all-payor prospective payment system based on diagnosis-related-groups: Financial impact on reimbursement for trauma care and approaches to minimizing loss. J.Trauma 30 (7): 866-873, 1990. 43. Waymack JP, Fernades G, Yurt RW, Venkatraman JT, Burleson DG, Guzman RF, Mason AD Jr, and Pruitt BA Jr. Effect of blood transfusions on immune function. VI. Effect on immunologic response to tumor. Surgery 108(2): 172-178, 1990. 44. Davis JM, Meyers JD, Barie PS, Yurt RW, Duhaney R, Dineen P, Shires GT. Elevated production of neutrophil leukotriene B4 precedes pulmonary failure in critically ill surgical patients. Surg.Gynecol.Obstet. 170(6): 495-500, 1990. 45. Waymack JP, Flescher E, Becker WK, Shippee RL, Fernandes G, Yurt RW, Guzman RF, Bialczak VL, Mason AD, Pruitt BA. Effect of blood transfusions on immune function. VIII. Effect on macrophage response to tumor challenge. Surg. Res. Commun. 9(4):289-296, 1990. 46. Yurt RW. The role of mediators in inflammation and sepsis. In "Surgical and ICU Infections", Proceedings of a Masters Conference. Published in Infections in Surgery Special Supplement, November 1990. 47. Davis JM, Albert JD, Tracy KJ, Calvano SE, Lowry SF, Shires GT, Yurt RW. Increased neutrophil mobilization and decreased chemotaxis during cortisol and epinephrine infusions. J. Trauma 31(6):725-732, 1991. 48. Waymack JP, Yurt RW, Burleson DG, et al. Effect of prostaglandin E in multiple experimental models. VIII. Effect on immune function in tumor-bearing hosts. J. Surg. Oncol. 48:239-245, 1991. 49. Fahey TJ, Sherry B, Jones WG, Shires GT, Cerami A, Yurt RW: Macrophage inflammatory protein 2 induces neutrophil margination and enhanced leukocyte infiltration into wounds. Surg. Forum 42:87-88, 1991. 50. Yurt RW. The making of a surgeon revisited. Arch. Surg. 127(1): 16-20, 1992. 51. Waymack JP, Fernandes G, Venkatraman J, Flescher E, Yurt RW, Guzman RF, Mason AD Jr, Pruitt BA Jr. Effect of elevated levels of thromboxane on host response to tumor. J. Surg. Oncol. 49:3-9, 1992. 52. Joy SA, Yurt RW. Multiple significant trauma DRGs: Analysis and national projections following the first year in an all payor prospective payment system. J. Trauma 32(3): 328-335, 1992. 53. He W, Fong Y, Marano MA, Gershenwald JE, Yurt RW, Moldawer LI, Lowry SF. Tolerance to endotoxin prevents mortality in infected thermal injury: Association with attenuated cytokine responses. J. Inf. Dis. 165:859-864, 1992. 54. Korkis AM, Miskovitz PF, Yurt RW, Klein H. Rectal prolapse after oral cathartics. J. Clin. Gastroenterol. 14(3): 1992. 55. Yurt RW. Triage, initial assessment, and early treatment of the peditric trauma patient. Pediatr Clin North Am 39:1083-1091, 1992. 56. Whalen GF, Gordon C, Yeshion C, Juers D, Yurt RW. Influence of a lymph node environment on invasiveness of metastatic tumor cells. J Am Coll Surg 179:145-150, 1994. 57. Joy SA, Lichtig L, Knauf B, Martin K, Yurt RW. Identification, categorization, and cost for care of trauma patients: A study of 12 trauma centers and 43,219 statewide patients. J. Trauma 37:303-313, 1994. 56. Reagan BJ, Staiano-Coico L, LaBruna A, Mathwich M, Finkelstein J, Yurt RW, Goodwin CW, Madden MR. The effects of burn blister fluid on cultured keratinocytes. J Trauma 40:361-367, 1996. 57. Difede J, Jaffe AB, Musngi G, Perry S, Yurt RW. Determinants of pain expression in hospitalized burn patients. Pain 72:245-51, 1997. 58. Roberts RB, Tennenberg AM, Eisner W, Hargrave J, Drusin LM, Yurt RW, Kreiswirth BN. Outbreak in a New York City Teaching hospital burn center caused by the Iberian epidemic clone of MRSA. Microb Drug Resist 4(3):175-83, Fall 1998. 59. Barocas D, Difede J, Viederman M, Madden M, Yurt RW. A case of chronic factitious disorder presenting as repeated, self-inflicted burns. Psychosomactics 39(1):79-80, 1998. 60. Gorga D, Johnson J, Bentley A, Silverberg R, Glassman M, Madden M, Yurt RW, Nagles Willibald. The Physical, Functional and Developmental Outcome of Pediatric Burn Survivors at One to Twelve Months Post Injury. J. Burn Care and Rehabilitation. 20(2):171-8, March-April 1999. 61. Silverberg R, Lombardo G, Gorga D, Nagler W, Himel H, Yurt, RW. Gait variables of patients after lower extremity burn injuries. J Burn Care Rehabilitation. 21 (3): 259-67: discussion 258, May-June 2000. 62. Daltroy LH, Liang, MH, Phillips CB, Daugherty MC, Hinson M, Jenkins M,McCauley R, Meyer W, Munster A, Pidcock F, Reilly D, Tunell W, Warden G, Wood D, Tompkins R, Cullen M, Calvert C, Hunt J, Purdue G, Saffle J, Yurt, RW. American Burn Association/Shriners Hospital for Children burn outcomes questions construction and psychometric properties. J Burn Care and Rehabilitation. (1Pt 1): 29-39, May-June 2000. 63. Yen KL, Bank DE, O’Neill AM, Yurt, RW. Household Oven Doors: A Burn Hazard in Children. Archives Pediatric Adolescent Medicine. 155 (1):84-86, January 2001. 64. Gill M, Dias S, Hattori K, Rivera ML, Hicklin D, Witte L, Girardi L, Yurt RW, Himel H, Rafii S. Vascular trauma induces rapid but transient mobilization of VEGFR2( )AC133( ) endothelial precursor cells. Circ Res. 88(2):167-174. February 2001 65. Strong Mack V, Winter J, Yan Z, Smyth, G, Mestre J, Maddali S, Schaefer P, Yurt R, Stapleton P, Daly J. Prostaglandin E2 receptors EP2 and EP4 are down-regulated in human mononuclear cells after injury. Surgery, 130 (2): 249-255. August 2001. 66. Suzman M, Sobocinki K, Himel H, Yurt, RW. Major Burn Injuries Among Restaurant Workers in New York City. J Burn Care and Rehabilitation. 22 (6): 429-34, November-December 2001 67. Difede J, Ptacek JT, Roberts J, Barocas D, Rives W, Apfeldorf W, Yurt R. Acute stress disorder after burn Injury: a predictor of posttraumatic stress disorder? Psychosom Med. 64(5):826-34, 2002 68. McCampbell B, Wasif N, Rabbitts A, Staiano-Coico L, Yurt RW, Schwartz S. Diabetes and burns: retrospective cohort study. J Burn Care Rehabil. 23(2):157-66, 2002 69. Colewell Vanni HE, Gordon BR, Levine DM, Sloan B-J, Stein DR, Yurt RW, Saal SD,Parker TS. Cholesterol and IL-6 concentrations relate to outcomes in burn injured patients. J Burn Care Rehabil 24(3):133-41, 2003. 70. Mileski WJ, Atiles L, Purdue G, Kagan R, Saffle JR, Herndon DN, Heimbach D, Luterman A, Yurt R, Goodwin C, Hunt JL. Serial measurements increase the accuracy of laser Doppler assessment of burn wounds. J Burn Care Rehabil. 24(4):187-91, 2003 71. Mileski WJ, Burkhart D, Hunt JL, Kagan RJ, Saffle JR, Herndon DN, Heimbach DM, Luterman A, Yurt RW, Goodwin CW, Hansborough J. Clinical effects of inhibiting leukocyte adhesion with monoclonal antibody to intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (enlimomab) in the treatment of partial-thickness burn injury. J Trauma. 2003 May;54(5):950-8. 72. Alden NE, Rabbitts A, Rolls JA, Bessey PQ, Yurt RW. Burn injury in patients with early-onset neurological impairments: 2002 ABA paper. J Burn Care Rehabil. 2004 Jan-Feb;25(1):107-11. 73. Hettick HH, O’Brien K, Laznick H, Gorga D, Nagler W, Yurt R Effect of Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the management of burn Pruritus: a pilot study J Burn Care Rehabil 2004 May-Jun; 25(3):236-40. 74. Rabbitts RN MS, NE Alden RN, T. Conlin RN, Yurt RW Car Radiator A Burns Prevention Issue. J Burn Care Rehabil 2004 Sep-Oct;25(5):452-5. 75. Rabbitts A, Alden NE, Bauer GJ, Turkowski JR, Bessey PQ, Yurt RW. Firefighter Burn Injuries: A 10-Year Longitudinal Study. J of Burn Care and Rehabil 2004 Sept-Oct.;25(5):430-434 76. Yurt RW, Bessey PQ, Bauer GJ, Alden N, Rabbitts A. The response of a regional burn center to a disaster: September 11, 2001 and the days beyond J Burn Care Rehabil. 2005 Mar-Apr;26(2):117-24. 77. Alden NE, Rabbitts A, Yurt RW. Burn injury in patients with dementia: An impetus for prevention. J of Burn Care and Rehabil 2005 May-June;26(3):267-71. 78. Rabbitts A, Alden NE, Scalabrino M, Yurt RW. Outpatient firefighter burn injuries: A 3-year review. J of Burn Care and Rehabil 2005 Jul-Aug;26(4):348- 351. 79. O’Brien KA, Weinstock-Zlotnick G, Snachez J, Gorga D, Yurt RW. Comparison of positive pressure gloves on hand use in uninjured persons. J of Burn Care and Rehabil 2005 Jul-Aug;26(4)363-68. 80. Alden NE, Hunter H, Rabbitts A, Yurt RW. Burn camp: a positive experience for volunteer counselors. Journal of Burn Care and Research, 2006 Nov/Dec; 27(6) 809-12. 81. Bessey PQ, Arons RR, Dimaggio CJ, Yurt RW. The vulnerabilities of age: burns in children and older adults. Surgery. 2006 Oct; 140(4) 705-15. 82. Yurt RW, Bessey PQ, Alden NE, Meisels D, Delaney JJ, Rabbitts A, Greene WT. Burn-injured patients in a disaster: September 11th revisited. J Burn Care Res. Sept/Oct 2006; 27(5) 635-41. 83. Alden NE, Rabbitts A, Yurt RW. Contact burns: is further prevention necessary? J Burn Care Res. Jul/Aug 2006; 27(4) 472-5. 84. O’Brien KA, Weinstock-Zlotnick G, Hunter H, Yurt RW. Comparison of positive pressure gloves on hand function in adults with burns. J Burn Care Res. May/Jun 2006; 27(3) 339-44. 85. Hill K.H., O’Brien K.A., Yurt R.W. Therapeutic efficacy of a therapeutic cooking group from the patients’ perspective. J Burn Care Res. March/April 2007: 28(2) 324-7 86. Alden NE, Bessey PQ, Rabbitts A, Hyden PJ, Yurt RW. Tap water scald burns among seniors and the elderly: Socio-economics and implications for prevention. Burns. August 2007: 33(5) 666-669. ABSTRACTS (abbreviated list): 1. Linn BS, Gaffney C, Yurt RW, Richardson JR Jr. Determinants of dialysis cannula survival. Presented to the Southern Medical Association 63rd Annual Meeting, Atlanta Georgia, November 10, 1969. 2. Linn BS, Yurt RW. Cardiac arrest among geriatric patients. Proceedings of the 8th International Congress of Gerontology, August, 1969. 3 Linn BS, Yurt RW. Concomitant evaluation and automated progress notes on patients receiving chronic hemodialysis. Fifth Annual Southeastern Dialysis Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, August, 1970. 4. Linn BS, Yurt RW. Cardiac arrest among geriatric patients. Modern Medicine, August 24, 1970. 5. Warren W, Yurt RW, Porter JA, Canaday WR, Linn BS. Computer processing of animal housing status and expenditures. Presented to the 21st Annual Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Chicago, Illinois, November, 1970. 6. Yurt RW, Franklin L, Linn BS. Organization of the baseline animal studies through the use of the computer. Presented to the 21st Annual Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Chicago, Illinois, November, 1970. 7. Yurt RW. A prospective study of 468 cases of cardiac arrest: The significance of age. Twelfth Annual Student Research Day University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, 1972. 8. Linn BS, Halprin K, Yurt RW. The all purpose program: Relief for tension between surgeons and computers. J. Assoc. Advancement of Med. Instr. 6:2, 1972. 9. Yurt RW, Leid RW, Silbert JE, Spragg J, Austen KF. Immunologic release of heparin from purified rat peritoneal mast cells. Fed. Proc. 35:865 (Abstr), 1976. 10. Yurt RW, Leid RW, Austen KF, Silbert JE. Native heparin from rat peritoneal mast cells. Presented at Society for Complex Carbohydrates, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1976. 11. Yurt RW, McManus AT, Mason AD Jr, Pruitt BA Jr. Susceptibility to infection related to extent of burn. Presented to the 3rd Annual Surgical Infection Society Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1983. 12. Yurt RW, Pruitt BA Jr. Decreased wound neutrophils and indiscrete margination in the pathogenesis of wound infection. Presented to the 46th Annual Society of University Surgeons Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, February 6, 1985. 13. Yurt RW, Shires GT. Increased susceptibility to infection due to infusion of exogenous chemotaxin. Presented to the Sixth Annual Surgical Infection Society Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 22, 1986. 14. Yurt RW, Shires GT. Physiologic and Silvadene induced neutropenia after burns. Presented to the 32nd World Congress of Surgery, Sydney Australia, September 25, 1987. 15. Illig K, Tracey KJ, Juers D, Lowry SF, Shires GT, Yurt RW. Induction and potentiation of rat neutrophil margination in vivo by recombinant tumor necrosis factor (rTNF). Presented to the First International Congress on the Immune Consequences of Trauma, Shock, and Sepsis, Munich, West Germany, March 5, 1988. 16. Jones WG, Madden M, Finkelstein J, Yurt RW, Goodwin CG. Tracheostomies in burned patients. Presented to the Twentieth Annual American Burn Association Meeting, Seattle, Washington, March 23, 1988. 17. Waymack JP, Yurt RW. The effect of prostaglandin E on immune function in multiple in vivo animal models. Presented to the Eighth Annual Surgical Infection Society Meeting, San Francisco California, May 6, 1988. 18. Marano M, Moldawer LL, Fong Y, Silen M, Hesse D, Wei H, Yurt RW, Lowry SF. Metabolic changes associated with cachectin production in burn-infected rats. Presented to the Eighth Annual Surgical Infection Society Meeting, San Francisco California, May 5, 1988. 19. Meyer JD, Yurt RW, Duhaney R, Hesse D, Tracey K, Fong Y, Calvano S, Shires GT, Dineen P, Lowry SF, Davis JM. Tumor necrosis factor-enhanced leukotriene B-4 generation and chemotaxis in human neutrophils. Presented to the Eighth Annual Surgical Infection Society Meeting, San Francisco California, May 5, 1988. 20. Davis JM, Yurt RW, Barie PS, Hudgins LC, Verma M, Dineen P, Shires GT. Leukotriene B4 generation in patients with established pulmonary failure: Lymphocyte potentiation of neutrophil LTB4 production. Presented to the Ninth Annual Surgical Infection Society Meeting, Denver, Colorado, April 14, 1989. 21. Davis JM, Albert JD, Tracy KJ, Calvano SE, Lowry SF, Shires GT, Yurt RW. Increased neutrophil mobilization and decreased chemotaxis during cortisol and epinephrine infusions. Presented to the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Tucson, Arizona, September 6, 1990. 22. Joy SA, Yurt RW. An all-payor prospective payment system based on diagnosis-related-groups: Financial impact on reimbursement for trauma care and approaches to minimizing loss. Presented to the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Naples, Florida, January 15, 1990. 23. Joy SA, Yurt RW. Multiple significant trauma DRGs: Analysis and national projections based on the first year in an all payor prospective payment system. Presented to the 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 14, 1991. 24. Chiao JC, Fantini GA, Yurt RW, Shires GT. High energy phosphate metabolism in erythrocytes during prolonged hemorrhagic shock. Presented to the 35th World Congress of Surgery, International Surgical Week 1993, Hong Kong, August 22, 1993. 25. Joy SA, Lichtig LK, Knauf RA, Martin K, Yurt RW. Identification, categorization, and cost for care of trauma patients: A study of 12 trauma centers and 43,219 statewide patients. Presented to the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 24, 1993. 26. Difede J, Barocas D, Roberts J, Eskra D, Burkhalter J, Fleming M, Yurt RW. Predictors of acute stress disorder following burn injury. Presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, New York, NY, March 1997. 27. Johnson J, Gorga d, Bentley A, Silverberg R, Nagler W, Finkelstein JL, Madden MR, Yurt RW. The Physical, Develpmental, and Functional Progression of Young Children (6 months-6years old) from 1-6 Months Post-Burn. Presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, New York, NY, March 1997. 28. Difede J, Sorgen K, Miller N, Barocas D, Yurt, RW. Treatment of PTSD following burn injury. Presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Chicago, IL, March 1998. 29. Mileski W, Hunt J, Kagan RJ, Saffle JR, Herndon DN, Heimbach DM, Luterman A, Yurt, RW, Goodwin CW, Hansbrough JF. Clinical Effects of Inhibiting Leukocyte Adhesion with Monoclonal Antibody to ICAM-1 in the Treatment of Partical Thickness Burn Injury. Presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Chicago, IL, March 1998. 30. Johnson J, Gorga D, Silverberg R, Bentley A, Nagler W, Yurt RW. The Relationship Among the Physical, Development, and Functional Outcomes of Children (6months-6 years old) at One Month Post-Burn. Presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Chicago, IL, March 1998. 31. O’Neill AM, Rabbitts Ag, Yurt RW. Radiator Burns: A Pediatric Dilemma. Presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Chicago, IL, March 1998. 32. Fedorcik G, Halebian P, Rabbitts, A.G., O’Neill, A.M., Yurt R.W.. AIDS/HIV and Burns: A 10 Year Retrospective Study. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Orlando, Fl, March 1999 33. O’Neill A.M., Rabbitts, A.G., Difazio C, Himel H, Yurt R.W. Pediatric Burns: The Occurrence and Prevention of Iron Burns. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Orlando, Fl, March 1999. 34. Himel H, Heller H, O’Neill A.M., Yurt, R.W. Burns Caused by Aerosol Can Accidents. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Orlando, Fl, March 1999 35. O’Neill A.M., Sobocinksi K, Weinstein B, Yurt, R.W., The Long Term Impact of Bunker Gear and Firefighter Injuries. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Orlando, Fl, March 1999 36. Fischer D.R., Difede J, Brod-Taylor T, Yurt, R.W., Under diagnosis of Acute Stress Disorder in Burn Patients. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Orlando, Fl, March 1999. 37. Brennan A, Manalac M, O’Neill, A.M., Russell K, Dembicki R, Yurt, R.W., Kitchen Injuries: Prevelence in Elderly Females. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Orlando, Fl, March 1999 38. Halebian P, Samuels V, Roboz G.J., Binkert B, Himel H, Yurt, R.W., Radionuclide Scan in the Management of Purpura Fulminans. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Orlando, Fl, March 1999. 39. Davis S, Halebian P, O’Sullivan G, Rabbitts, A.G., Himel H, Yurt, R.W., Changing Presentation and Managemnt of Hydrofluoric Acid Burns. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Orlando, Fl, March 1999. 40. Silverberg R, Lombardo G, Gorfa D, Nagler W, Yurt, R.W., Gait Characteristics of Patients Following Lower Extremity Burns. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Orlando, Fl, March 1999. 41. Conlin T, Difede J, O’Neill, A.M., Rabbitts, A.G., Laznick H, Himel H, Yurt, R.W., Development of Pain Management Guidelines in a Burn Center: A Pilot Study. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Orlando, Fl, March 1999. 42. Dembicki R, Rabbitts A, O’Neill A, Musngi G, Himel H, Yurt R.W., Third Rail Injuries: A Concern for Transit Workers. Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 2000. 43. O’Neill A, Rabbitts A, Himel H, Yurt RW, Burns in the Elderly: Our Burn Center’s Experience with > 75 years old. Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 2000. 44. Gill, MT, Dias S, Naiyer AJ, Peichev M, Yurt RW, Himel H, O’Neill A, Rabbitts A, Pereira D, Hicklin D, Wille L, Rafii S. Burn Trauma Induces Mobilization of Endothelial Precursor Cells into the Peripheral Circulation. Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 2000. 45. Roberts J, Difede J, O’Neill A, Himel H, Yurt RW. Are there objective medical predictors of PTSD post burn? TBSA revisited. Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 2000. 46. Difazio C, O’Neill A, Rabbitts A, Himel H, Yurt RW. A Prevention Program for Utility Workers. Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 2000. 47. C. Difazio, McDonagh L, O’Neill A, Himel H, Yurt RW. High Rise Fires: A School Age Safety Program. Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 2000. 48. Maher M, Difede J, Youngblood V, Roberts J, Himel H, Yurt RW. Acute Stress Disorder Following Pediatric Burn Injury. Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 2000. 49. Roberts J, Difede J, O’Neill A, Himel H, Yurt RW. Do Psychological symptoms differ for burn caused by interpersonal violence? Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 2000. 50. Sozman M, Sobocinski K, Rosenfield B, Himel H, Yurt RW. Major Burn Injuries Among Restaurant Workers in New York City: A 3 Year Case Review. Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 2000 51. Silverberg R, Gorga D, Nagler W, Himel H, Yurt RW. Gait Variables of Pediatric Patients 3 Months following Lower Extremity Burn Injuries. Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 2000. BOOKS, BOOK CHAPTERS, & REVIEWS: 1. Yurt RW, Austen KF. Cascade events in mast cell activation and function. Molecular Basis of Biological Degradative Processes. Berlin RE et al (Eds), Academic Press, Inc., New York 1978. 2. Silbert JE, Yurt RW, Austen KF. Heparin from peritoneal mast cells. In Heparin: Structure, Cellular Functions, and Clinical Applications. Academic Press, Inc., New York 1979. 3. Yurt RW. Role of the mast cell in trauma. In The Surgical Wound. Dineen P, Hildick-Smith G (Eds), Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, 1981. 4. Yurt RW, Pruitt BA Jr. Burns. In Physical Disabilities and Health Conditions: An Introduction. Umbriet J (Ed), Charles E Merrill Publishing Co., Columbus, Ohio, 1983. 5. Yurt RW, Shires GT. Prophylaxis and treatment of infection in trauma. In Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. (2nd Ed), Mandell G, Douglas RG, Bennett JE, (Eds), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1984. 6. Yurt RW, Shires GT. Burns. In Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. (2nd Ed), Mandell G, Douglas RG, Bennett JE, (Eds), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1984. 7. Yurt RW. Intermediary metabolism including mediator activation. In Shock and Related Problems. (Vol 9), Shires GT (Ed), Churchill Livingstone Robert Stevenson House, Edinburgh, 1984. 8. Yurt RW. Metabolic response to trauma. In Principles of Trauma Care.(3rd Ed), Shires GT (Ed), McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1985. 9. Yurt RW. Burns. In Health & Medical Horizons 1985. MacMillan Educational Company, 1985. 10. Yurt RW, Pruitt BA Jr. Burns. In Quick Reference to Surgical Emergencies, (2nd Ed.), Gardner B and Shaftan G (Eds), J.B. Lippincott Co., 1986. 11. Yurt RW. Noncomplement mediators. In Host Defenses in Trauma, General Surgery, and Thermal Injury. Shires GT & Davis JM (Eds), Raven Press, New York, 1986. 12. Goodwin CW, Yurt RW. Epidemiology of burn wounds. In Host Defenses in Trauma, General Surgery, and Thermal Injury. Shires GT & Davis JM (Eds), Raven Press, New York, 1986. 13. Miskovitz P, Yurt RW. Upper intestinal hemorrhage. In Current Therapy in Critical Care Medicine. Parillo JE (Ed), B.C. Decker, Inc., Maryland, Ch. 61, 1987. 14. Miskovitz P, Yurt RW. Lower intestinal hemorrhage. In Current Therapy in Critical Care Medicine. Parillo JE (Ed), B.C. Decker, Inc., Maryland, Ch. 62, 1987. 15. Miskovitz P, Gordon B, Yurt RW, Herbstman C. Gastrointestinal bleeding. In The Critically Ill Immunosuppressed Patient: Diagnosis and Management, Parillo JE & Masur H (Eds), Aspen Publishers, Inc., Maryland, 1987. 16. Yurt RW. Chemical mediators in injury. In Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid Bases, Clinics in Critical Care Medicine Series. Shires GT (Ed), Churchill Livingstone, Inc., New York, 1988. 17. Yurt RW. Tissue hormones. In Endocrinology of Thermal Trauma. Dolecek R, Brizio-Molteni L, Molteni A, & Traber D (Eds), Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, 1990. 18. Yurt RW, Shires GT. Burns. In Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. (3rd Ed), Mandell G, Douglas RG, Bennett JE, (Eds), Churchill Livingstone, New York, 1990. 19. Yurt RW, Shires GT. Prophylaxis and treatment of infection in trauma. In Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. (3rd Ed), Mandell G, Douglas RG, Bennett JE, (Eds), Churchill Livingstone, New York, 1990. 20. Yurt RW, Lowry SF. Role of the macrophage and endogenous mediators in multiple organ failure. In Multiple Organ Failure. Deitch EA (Ed), Thieme Publishers, Inc., New York, 1990. 21. Yurt RW. Mediators of inflammation. In Principles and Management of Surgical Infections. Davis JM & Shires GT (Eds), J.B.Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1991. 22. Yurt RW. Mast cells and inflammatory peptides. In Multiple System Organ Failure. Fry DE (Ed), Mosby Year Book, Inc., 1992. 23. Yurt RW. Triage, initial assessment, and early treatment of the pediatric trauma patient. In Pediatric Clinics of North America. DiMaio A (Ed), W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, 1992. 24. Yurt RW. Burns. In Basic Surgery. Polk HC, Gardner B, Stone HH (Eds), Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., 1993. 25. Yurt RW. Mediators of inflamation. In Surgical Intensive Care. Barie PS, Shires GT, (Eds), Little Brown and Company, 1993. 26. Yurt RW. Burns. In Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. (4th Ed), Mandell G, Bennett JE, Dolin R,(Eds), Churchill Livingstone, New York, NY, 1995 27. Yurt, RW, Joy SA. Economic issues: reimbursement. In The Textbook of Penetrating Trauma. Ivatury RR, Cayten CG (Eds), Lea & Febiger, Maryland, 1996. 28. Yurt, RW. Burns. In Basic Surgery(2nd Ed) Polk HC, Gardner B, Stone HH (Eds), Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., 1996. 29. Yurt, RW. Infection in the burn-injured patient. In Current Therapy of Infectious Disease. Schlossberg, D(Ed), Mosby - Year Book, April 1996 30. Yurt, RW. Burns. In Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. (5th Ed), Mandell G, Bennett JE, Dolin R, (Eds), W. B. Saunders Co., New York, NY, 2000 31. Polynice A, Yurt RW. Infection in the burn injured patient. In Surgical Infections. Farthmann E, Geroulonos S, Yurt RW, Hau T. (Eds). Williams and Wilkins, Media, PA, submitted 32. Farthmann E, Geroulonos S, Yurt RW, Hau T. (Eds). Surgical Infections Williams and Wilkins, Media, PA, submitted 33. Yurt, RW. Infection in the burn –injured patient. In Current Therapy of Infectious Disease. Schlossberg, D (Ed), Mosby-Year Book, in press 34. Yurt, RW. Burns. In Surgery: Scientific Basis and Clinical Evidence. Lowry Stephen(Ed), Springer, 2001 35. Yurt, RW. Burns. In Surgery, Scientific Basis and Clinical Evidence. Lowry Stephen(Ed), Springer, 2003 36. Yurt, RW. Burns. In Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. (6th Ed), Mandell G, Bennett JE, Dolin R, (Eds), W. B. Saunders Co., New York, NY, 2004 37. Yurt, RW, Howell, JD, Greenwald, BM. Burns, Electrical Injuries and Smoke Inhalation. In Rogers Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care, 4th ed. In press 2007 SELECTED EXTRAMURAL PRESENTATIONS Invited Lecturer, Current therapy of burns in children. Pediatric Grand Rounds, Misericordia Hospital, New York, March 1, 1983. Invited Lecturer, The management of severe burns. Surgical Grand Rounds, Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center, New York, March 22, 1983. Guest Speaker, Treatment of burns in children. Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Pediatrics Conference, The New York Hospital, New York, October 13, 1983. Honored Guest Lecturer, Gallbladder disease. St. John's Episcopal/Smithtown General Hospital, New Jersey, March 10, 1984. Honored Guest Lecturer, How to handle the acute trauma patient. Elizabeth General Hospital, New Jersey, March 17, 1984. Honored Guest Lecturer, Surgical treatment of peptic ulcer disease. GI Grand Rounds, Elizabeth General Hospital, New Jersey, June 20, 1984. Honored Guest Lecturer, Acute inflammatory response to injury. Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center, New York, February 20, 1985. Panelist, Supporting the in-house trauma attending. Economics of Trauma Care panel, Trauma 85 - Point and Counterpoint IV, sponsored by the Eastern States Committee on Trauma of ACS, May 7, 1985. Guest Speaker, Priorities in management of multiple organ injuries. Presented at Clinic Day, sponsored by the Brooklyn and Long Island Chapters of the ACS, May 21, 1985. Invited Lecturer, Initial management of patients with multiple injuries. Flushing Hospital & Medical Center, New York, December 18, 1985. Invited Lecturer, Multiple trauma. St. John's Episcopal/ Community Hospitals, New York, March 8, 1986. Visiting Professor and Honored Guest Lecturer, Nonoperative treatment of intraabdominal abscess. Surgical Grand Rounds, The University at Buffalo, New York, August 2, 1986. Invited Lecturer, Acute burn injury: Resuscitation and treatment. Surgical Grand Rounds, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, October 9, 1986. Invited Lecturer, The role of the trauma center. American Association of Retired Persons, New York, May 18, 1987. Invited Lecturer, Acute inflammatory response to injury. Surgical Grand Rounds, Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, New York, June 18, 1987. Invited Lecturer, Shock, Pulmonary response to trauma, Diagnosis and management of pancreatic and duodenal injuries, Diagnosis and management of liver injuries. Presented at Course on Management of the Trauma Patient, Madrid Spain, December 10-12, 1987. Visiting Professor, Annual Trauma Symposium - Case Presentation. Catholic Medical Center, New York, January 7, 1988. Guest Speaker, Pancreatoduodenal trauma. Annual Trauma Lecture of the Westchester Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, New York, May 18, 1988. Guest Speaker, The role of the mast cell in the acute inflammatory response to injury. Presented at the 145th Meeting of The Society of Clinical Surgery, New York, November 5, 1988. Invited Lecturer, Aeromed transport of critically ill patients. Alexian Brothers Hospital, New Jersey, February, 15, 1989. Guest Speaker, Immunological factors in wound infection: role of host defenses in wound contamination and infection. Presented at the International Forum on Wound Microbiology, Barcelona Spain, November 28-30, 1989. Guest Speaker, Inflammatory mediators. Presented at Masters Conference: General Surgeons symposium, California, November 4, 1989. Invited Speaker, Initiatives to reduce length of stay. Presented at Hospital Association of New York State meeting, New York, March 12, 1990. Guest Speaker, Inflammatory mediators. Presented at Colony stimulating factors: From laboratory to clinical application symposium, California, April 21, 1990. Honored Guest Lecturer, Nonoperative and noninterventional management of intraabdominal abscess. Surgical Grand Rounds, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, October 22, 1990. Guest Speaker, The fine art of balancing quality and cost. Presented at the 32nd Annual Healthcare Financial Management Educational Foundation meeting, LaGuardia Airport, New York, February 7, 1991 Invited Discussant, Relationship of trauma admission category to reimbursement cost ratio, case mix, injury severity score, and hospital length of stay; A trauma registry analysis. New York Surgical Society, February 13, 1991 Guest Speaker, Diagnosis and treatment of intraabdominal sepsis. Presented at the Third Annual Southeast Regional Infectious Disease Symposium, St. Petersburg, Florida, April 27-28, 1991 Guest Speaker, Controversies in the initial management of the injured patient. Presented at The New York Medical College Trauma Conference, New York, May 1, 1991 Invited Discussant, To score or not to score the trauma patient. Trauma Day symposium, sponsored by the Brooklyn-New York Committee on Trauma, LaGuardia Airport, May 14, 1991 Guest Speaker, Concepts and controversies in surgical infections, and, Intraabdominal infections. Presented at the 64th Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Specialists Meeting, Florida, September 30, 1991 Participant, Roundtable Discussion, Surgery in Immunocompromised Patients, Conversations in Surgery, Mark Hotel, New York, October 5, 1991. Invited Lecturer, Non-operative management of intraabdominal abscess. Surgical Grand Rounds, Brookdale Hospital, New York, December 5, 1991 Visiting Professor, Annual Trauma Symposium - Case Presentation. Catholic Medical Center, New York, January 9, 1992. Invited Lecturer, Non-operative management of intraabdominal abscess. Surgical Grand Rounds, St. Barnabas Hospital, January 22, 1992. Panelist, Is the training of a surgeon realistic: Status quo or overhaul. Forum at the American College of Surgeons Spring Meeting, March 22, 1992. Distinguished Guest Lecturer, The surgeon and postoperative infection. Hospital General de Galicia - University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, April 24, 1992. Invited Speaker, Strategies for improving hospital length of stay. Presented at Hospital Educational and Research Fund Conference, Rochester, New York, July 21, 1992. Invited Speaker, Strategies for improving hospital length of stay. Presented at Hospital Educational and Research Fund Conference, New York City, New York, July 22, 1992. Invited Speaker, Inflammatory mediators in the pathogenesis of sepsis, and, Intraabdominal abscess: the noninterventional approach. Presented at The Biology of Surgical Infections symposium, St. Paul at Southwestern Medical Center, Texas, September 19, 1992 Visiting Professor and Distinguished Guest Lecturer, Iatrogenic Inflammation. Surgical Grand Rounds, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, September 26, 1992 Invited Speaker, Inflammatory mediators. Presented at the 45th Anniversary Burn Symposium of the U.S.Army Institute of Surgical Research, Texas, October 3, 1992 Moderator, The 1993 Region II Resident's Trauma Papers Competition, Cornell University Medical College, New York, December 8, 1992. Visiting Professor, Annual Trauma Symposium - Case Presentation. Catholic Medical Center, New York, January 7, 1993. Invited Lecturer, Iatrogenic inflammation. Surgical Grand Rounds, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, August 6, 1993. Invited Participant, Forum on Specialty Medicine, Washington D.C., October 27-28, 1993. Invited Lecturer, Iatrogenic inflammation. Surgical Grand Rounds, Methodist Hospital, New York, November 23, 1993. Moderator and Judge, The Region II Committee on Trauma of the ACS 1994 Resident's Trauma Papers Competition, Cornell University, New York, December 7, 1993. Visiting Professor and Honored Guest Lecturer, Iatrogenic inflammation. University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, January 27, 1994. Invited Lecturer, Burn Injury, Surgical Grand Rounds. The New York Flushing Medical Center, Flushing, New York, January 21, 1998. Visiting Professor, Burn Injury: The Ultimate SIRS, Surgical Grand Rounds. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, April 8, 1998. Invited Lecturer, Burn Injury: The Ultimate SIRS, Surgical Grand Rounds. Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, New York, May 14, 1998 Invited Speaker, Trauma Finances. Presented at the 20th NYS Surgical Symposium, American College of Surgeon, Syracuse, New York, May 16, 1998. Invited Lecturer, Burn Injury: The Ultimate SIRS. Surgery Grand Rounds. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Neptune, NJ. September 24, 1998. Invited Lecturer, Management of Burns in Children. Pediatric Division Grand Rounds, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. November 4, 1998. Invited Lecturer, Burn Injury: The Ultimate SIRS, Infectious Disease Grand Rounds. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, February 24, 1999. Invited Lecturer, Burn Injury: The Ultimate SIRS, Pediatric Division Grand Rounds, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, August 3, 1999. Invited Lecturer, Burn Injury: The Ultimate SIRS. Dermatology Grand Rounds, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, September 21, 1999. Invited Lecturer, Burn Injury: The Ultimate SIRS. Grand Rounds Office of Chief Medical Examiner, New York, NY. December 16, 1999. Invited Lecturer, Basic and Clinical Research in the Burn Center. Department of Surgery Grand Rounds. New York Presbyterian, New York, NY. February 17, 2000. Invited Lecturer, Burn Injury: The Ultimate SIRS, Surgical Grand Rounds. Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, October 16, 2000. Invited Lecturer, Burn Injury: The Ultimate SIRS, Pediatric Surgical Grand Rounds. New York University Medical Center, New York, NY August 21, 2001. Invited Lecturer, 911-Disaster Management. New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Parsippany, NJ, December 1, 2001. Invited Lecturer, Burn Injury: The Ultimate SIRS, Surgical Grand Rounds. New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY. December 4, 2001. Key Note Address, September 11, 2001: The Attack on the World Trade Center. The John A. Boswick, M.D. Burn and Wound Care Sumposium, Maui, Hawaii February 20, 2002 Key Note Address. World Burn Congress, Phoenix, AZ, October 2002. Invited Lecturer, Burn Injury: The Ultimate SIRS? And A Burn Center’s Response to Disaster: September 11, 2001 and the Days Beyond. Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Dallas, TX, May 10, 2006. Invited Lecturer, Scald Burns. Mayor’s office, Custom House in Bowling Green, New York . August 3, 2006. Invited Lecturer, Advances in the Treatment of Persons with Burn Injuries. Department of Rehabilitation Grand Rounds. New York Presbyterian, New York, NY. November 14, 2006.

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