By Sara Reeve
Demetrios Demetriades, MD, PhD, professor of surgery and chief of the division of trauma & critical care at the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Department of Surgery, was recently honored with the American Heart Association’s 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award in Trauma Resuscitation Science. The award, presented at the 11th annual Resuscitation Science Symposium in Dallas on Nov. 16, 2013, recognized Demetriades for his leadership, service and contributions to trauma resuscitation science.
Since 1992, Demetriades has served as director of the USC Division of Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Keck Hospital of USC, one of the largest trauma programs in the country. He is one of the most published trauma surgeons in the United States and is a member of editorial boards for eight journals.