State Trauma Advisory Committee (STAC)

State Trauma Advisory Committee (STAC) Meetings

All STAC Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public

STAC Meeting Dates

Date Meeting Location
January 24, 2019 State Trauma Advisory Committee Hilton Garden Inn, Troy NY
May 15, 2019 State Trauma Advisory Committee Hilton Garden Inn, Troy NY
September 10, 2019 State Trauma Advisory Committee Hilton Garden Inn, Troy NY
January 28, 2020 State Trauma Advisory Committee Hilton Garden Inn, Troy NY

Meeting Agendas

State Trauma Advisory Committee Members

The STAC advises the Department and the Commissioner regarding trauma and disaster care within the State. Its mission and purpose is to promote public health, safety and welfare by providing for the development, coordination and maintenance of systems for emergency medical, trauma, and disaster care, including the effective and expeditious transfer of patients in need of such care to facilities appropriately staffed and equipped to provide such care, towards the goal of decreasing morbidity and mortality from traumatic injuries arising from single incidents as well as mass-casualty events.

George Agriantonis, M.D.
Trauma Medical Director
Elmhurst Hospital Center
Elmhurst, N.Y.
L.D. George Angus, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.
Director of Trauma/Vice-Chairman Department of Surgery
Nassau University Medical Center
East Meadow, N.Y.
Abenamar Arrillaga, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.P.
Medical Director Trauma Services
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
West Islip, N.Y.
Matthew A. Bank, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Chief, Acute Care Surgery, Trauma Medical Director
North Shore University Hospital
Manhasset, N.Y.
Arthur Cooper, M.D.
Director of Pediatric Surgical Services
Harlem Hospital Center
New York, N.Y.
Michael Dailey, M.D., F.A.C.E.P.
Director of Prehospital Care and Education
Albany Medical College
Albany, N.Y.
Donald Doynow, M.D.
Chair of the State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (SEMAC)
Emergency Medicine Physician
Stony Brook University Hospital
Stony Brook, N.Y.
Phyllis Ellis, R.N., F.A.C.H.E.
Director of Public Health
Oneida County Health Department
William J. Flynn, Jr., M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, N.Y.
Ariel Goldman, M.D.
Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon
North Shore University Hospital
Manhasset, N.Y.
Mark L. Gestring, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Medical Director, Strong Regional Trauma Center
Strong Memorial Hospital
Rochester, N.Y.
William Hallinan, RN
Performance Improvement Coordinator
Strong Memorial Hospital
Rochester, N.Y.
Jolene Kittle, R.N.
Trauma Program Manager
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, N.Y.
William Marx, D.O., F.A.C.S. CHAIR
Professor of Surgery and Critical Care
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, N.Y.
Daniel J. Maughan, R.N., M.S.N, MBA, FNP-C
Asst VP of Emergency, Surgical, Trauma & Cancer Services
St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital
Newburgh, N.Y.
Patricia O'Neill, M.D., R.N., F.A.C.S. VICE CHAIR
Director of Trauma
Vice Chair, Department of Surgery
Brookdale University Hospital
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Jose Prince, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Trauma Medical Director
Cohen Children’s Medical Center
New Hyde Park, N.Y.
Carl Rosati, M.D., F.R.C.S.C., F.A.C.S.
Director, Section of Trauma - Division of General Surgery
Albany Medical Center
Albany, N.Y.
Jeanne Marie Rubsam, R.N., M.S., CPNP
Pediatric Trauma Coordinator
Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian
New York, N.Y.
Linda Schwab, M.S., R.N.
Trauma Program Coordinator
Erie County Medical Center
Buffalo, N.Y.
Ronald J. Simon, M.D.
Director, Acute Care Surgery
Maimonides Medical Center
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Kerrie Snyder, M.S., B.S.N., R.N.
Trauma Program Manager
Albany Medical Center
Albany, N.Y.
Jessica Summers, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Burns Medical Director
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, N.Y.
Tammy M. Sykes, R.N.
Trauma Program Manager, Emergency Room Director
Canton Potsdam Hospital
Bronx, N.Y.
Sheldon Teperman, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Director of Trauma and Critical Care Services
Jacobi Medical Center, NYCHHC
Bronx, N.Y.
Jamie Ullman, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Director of Neurotrauma
North Shore University Hospital
Manhasset, N.Y.
James A. Vosswinkel, M.D.
Chief, Section of Trauma & Critical Care
Stony Brook University Medical Center
Stony Brook, N.Y.
Kim Wallenstein, M.D.
Trauma Medical Director
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse N.Y.
Robert Winchell, MD
Trauma Medical Director
NY Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, N.Y.