Conference Speakers

Travis Polk MD

Director, DoD Combat Casualty Care Research Program
Chair, Joint Program Committee-6
Director, Combat Casualty Care Research Program (CCCRP)
US Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC)
Defense Health Agency
Ft Detrick, MD

Captain Travis Polk has served as the Director of the Combat Casualty Care Research Program since July 2020.

As Director of the Combat Casualty Care Research Program and Chair of the Joint Program Committee-6, CAPT Polk is responsible for the strategic planning and management of the DoD science and technology investment that supports the development of knowledge and material solutions for combat-related trauma on the current and future battlefield. In this role, he exercises primary planning, programming, budgeting and execution of the integrated Combat Casualty Care research portfolio for the Defense Health Program and US Army (approximately $150 million in FY21), including programs in Neurotrauma, Prolonged Care , Severe Burns, En Route Care, Battlefield Resuscitation of Combat Casualties, Medical Photonics, Medical Simulation, and Medical Assist Support Technologies.

Presented by the UCLA Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Presented by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Center for Blood Oxygen Transport and Hemostasis