Sharon Henry, M.D., F.A.C.S., a professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is also a trauma surgeon at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, and is the first African-American woman to be elected as a member of the AAST. The honor was presented to her during the organization's 60th annual meeting.
Dr. Henry came to the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in1997, where she is currently an attending trauma surgeon/intensivist and director of the Center's new Division of Wound Healing and Metabolism.
Dr. Henry was born in Berlin, Maryland, and received her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1985. Before returning to Baltimore, she held a faculty post at the State University of New York's Health Science Center at Brooklyn, where she had also completed her residency training. Dr. Henry received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1981 at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and did a critical care fellowship at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
Resuscitation and wound healing
Trauma Surgery, Wound Healing, Surgical Critical Care
Henry SM, Scalea TM: "Assessment and Initial Management in the Trauma Patient" In: Problems in Anesthesia: (Ed) Dutton, Richard, 2001; 13: 271 â?" 278.
Henry SM and Scalea TM: "Necrotizing Skin and Soft Tissue Infections" In: Rakel R and Bope E (Ed) Conn's Current Therapy, Philadelphia, PA, Saunders Elsevier, 2006.
Links of InterestAmerican College of Surgeon's Public Information Page
Association for the Advancement of Wound Care
National Lynphedema Network FAQs