EAST Education Center

Robert Martindale, MD, PhD

Biography

Dr. Robert Martindale joined OHSU in May 2005. He is currently Professor of Surgery and the Chief of the Division of General Surgery. He also serves as the Medical Director for Hospital Nutrition Services. He is board certified in General Surgery with special clinical interest in abdominal wall reconstruction and surgical nutrition and metabolism. Dr. Martindale completed his medical training at George Washington University in Washington DC and his surgical residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. He obtained his PhD in Nutrition at UCLA, in the laboratories of Drs. Morton Grossman, Tachi Yamada, and Seymour Levin at the Center for Ulcer Research and Education. Upon completion of his military obligation, Dr. Martindale joined the faculty at the Medical College of Georgia, where he held many distinguished positions, including Chief of the General Surgery Service at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia, Director of Nutrition Support Service at the Medical College of Georgia, and Chief of the Section of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia. While at the Medical College of Georgia, Dr. Martindale also served as the Surgical Residency Program Director. Dr. Martindale’s primary focus throughout his professional career has been in surgical education and patient care in surgery and nutrition. He has won numerous teaching awards and continues to publish and mentor young physicians and investigators. In addition to being the co-editor of a textbook dealing with surgical and critical care nutrition, he is the author of well over 200 publications, including peer reviewed articles, review articles, chapters, and several medical educational videos. Dr. Martindale is on numerous professional committees on local, national, and international levels. He is on the editorial board for several surgical and nutritional journals, as well as serving as an editorial reviewer for over 15 peer reviewed journals. He routinely is invited to give lectures not only nationally, but internationally.

Affiliation

  • Professor
    Chief of General Surgery
    Gastrointestinal and General Surgery
    Oregon Health and Science University
    Portland, Oregon
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Daniel Yeh, MD, FACS, FCCM

Biography

Dante Yeh is an acute care surgeon in Miami, Florida, practicing trauma surgery, emergency general surgery, and surgical critical care at the Ryder Trauma Center and Jackson Memorial Hospital. Additionally, he is a member of the Surgical Nutrition faculty staff at the University of Miami Hospital, where he treats patients with enterocutaneous fistulae, short bowel syndrome, and other forms of intestinal failure. He is an active member of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) and is a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC). He has published research articles on nutrition-related topics, including nutritional adequacy in critically ill surgical patients and treatment of enterocutaneous fistulae.

Affiliation

  • Associate Professor
    Surgery/Trauma
    University of Miami
    Miami, Florida
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April Mendoza, MD

Biography

Dr. Mendoza is a faculty member in the department of surgery in the Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She joined the faculty in 2017 after completing a fellowship in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at San Francisco General Hospital/UCSF. She is a prior NIH T32 training grant recipient at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she focused on trauma immunology and obtained a MPH in health care and prevention.

Affiliation

  • Instructor in Surgery
    Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, Massachusetts
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Vijay Jayaraman, MD, FACS

Biography

Dr. Vijay Jayaraman is an Acute Care Surgeon at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford CT and an Assistant professor of Surgery at University of Connecticut and the Quinnipiac Netter School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Northwestern School of medicine. He is actively involved in Surgical Education and Research in Trauma and Acute Care surgery.

Affiliation

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
    UCONN School of Medicine
    Farmington, Connecticut
    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Quinnipiac Netter School of Medicine
    North Haven, Connecticut
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