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Pediatric Surgeon Regan Williams, MD, has been named medical director of Le Bonheur’s Trauma Program.

Published On 12/12/2017

reganPediatric Surgeon Regan Williams, MD, has been named medical director of Le Bonheur’s Trauma Program.

Williams is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She currently serves as director of Le Bonheur’s Burn Task Force and co-director of the Vascular Anomalies Center. Her research efforts have focused on developing evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of pediatric trauma and surgical disease.

“I know she will push our program forward by encouraging research, injury prevention and clinical care,” said Trey Eubanks, MD, surgeon-in-chief and outgoing trauma medical director.

Le Bonheur’s trauma program is an American College of Surgeons Level 1 Pediatric Trauma  Center. It has also been designated a children’s trauma center for Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas.

“I hope to continue to grow the trauma program into a nationally recognized center that not only improves lives of children in our community, but optimizes trauma care for children throughout the country with community prevention, performance improvement and dissemination of evidence-based guidelines,” Williams said.

Williams is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Association of Pediatrics and is an active member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association. She completed a research fellowship at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and earned Master of Science in Epidemiology at the University of Tennessee.