LARRY H. HOLLIER JR., M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Hollier is a professor of plastic surgery and the director of residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He trained in plastic surgery at the University of Texas at Southwestern in Dallas with further fellowships in hand and microvascular surgery and in craniofacial surgery. His area of interest is in the reconstruction of facial trauma, particularly ballistic injuries. He has operated overseas extensively, including Asia, Africa, Central America and Haiti.
ROBERT P. FULLER, M.D.
Dr. Fuller is Associate professor of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine and clinical chief of service University of Connecticut, John Dempsey Hospital. He has worked extensively in austere and disaster environments. Dr. Fuller was on initial response teams at Ground Zero on September 11, post-tsunami Banda Aceh and post-earthquake Port au Prince Haiti with International Medical Corps (IMC). He has experience in tropical and developing world medicine. In 2009, he spent a sabbatical year working in Guayaquil Ecuador.
STUART E. LIEBLICH, D.M.D.
Dr. Lieblich is Associate Clinical Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Connecticut and visiting Assistant Professor at Tufts University. His residency and chief residency were at Kings County Hospital/Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Lieblich is a member of the Maxillofacial Trauma Team at Hartford Hospital and has published articles and textbook chapters on facial trauma. He is also the current President of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ABOMS).
THOMAS CRABTREE, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Crabtree is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon with the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group in Honolulu, Hawaii. Prior to resuming his clinical practice he was President and CEO of Aspen Medical USA, a private concern with deep expertise in the delivery of outsourced healthcare in remote, challenging and under resourced environments. His surgical practice focuses on post traumatic, oncologic and congenital defect reconstruction. In addition to his plastic surgery responsibilities, Dr. Crabtree serves as the senior medical advisor to the Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance of the US Pacific Command. Combat tours include rotations as a trauma surgeon with the United Nations Protection Forces in the former Yugoslavia and as a trauma and plastic surgeon in Baghdad as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. His disaster relief and other humanitarian assistance deployments span two decades and nearly 50 countries. He serves on several non-profit boards and is the Chair of the Surgical Council for Operation Smile a global NGO dedicated to repairing facial birth defects
KENNETH COUNTS, PHD, FACAPP
Dr. Counts is a practicing neuro-psychologist in Little Rock, Arkansas. He specializes in cognitive therapy and brain- behavior relationships. Dr. Counts has received advanced training in treating complex trauma and psycho-pharmacology from Harvard Medical School.
CLINT BEARDEN, 18D, PA-C
As a U.S. Army Special Forces (Green Beret) Medic, Physician Assistant and Department of Defense contractor, Mr. Bearden has served over 25 years with the United States Army Special Operations Command. He plans, conducts and supervises medical operations throughout the world. He currently serves as a medical advisor and care provider in areas requiring orchestration of multi-agency operations. He is the lead instructor for DARC’s military and law enforcement Tactical Medicine courses.
Mr. Bearden was instrumental in the medical planning, leadership and execution of DARC’s personnel and nationally-sensitive asset recovery operations during Hurricane Katrina.