Dr. Martin Schreiber to receive AHA Lifetime Achievement Award in Resuscitation Science

Oct. 11, 2018

Dr. Martin SchreiberMartin Schreiber, M.D., professor of surgery, OHSU School of Medicine, has been selected to receive the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in Trauma Resuscitation Science from the American Heart Association. Dr. Schreiber, head of the Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery, has served the U.S. Army in Iraq and Afghanistan and led numerous studies about trauma care. He leads the Department of Surgery's efforts to support the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine's stated goal for zero preventable deaths after injury through civilian and military collaboration.

The Lifetime Achievement Awards in Cardiac Resuscitation Science and Trauma Resuscitation Science were established by the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee in 2003 to honor scientists for their outstanding contributions in cardiac and trauma science. Dr. Schreiber is the second OHSU recipient of this prestigious award. Donald Trunkey, M.D., former chair and professor emeritus of surgery, OHSU School of Medicine, received it in 2010.

Dr. Schreiber will receive the award during the Resuscitation Science Symposium taking place in Chicago, on Saturday, Nov. 10. He will present his perspective on the recent advances in the trauma resuscitation field during the event.


Watch video of Dr. Schreiber's 2016 Marquam Hill Lecture, Lessons from the Battlefield: How Military Trauma Care Transforms Civilian Care in the United States