Heena Santry, MD, FICS, FACS
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Director, Trauma Outcomes Research & Quality Assessment Program
Director, Surgical Research Scholars Program, Department of Surgery.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Dr. Santry organized a session presented at the recent ICSUS 79th Annual Surgical Update in Seattle entitled, Addressing Trauma Care in Low/Middle Income Countries Through Research & Outreach. She participated in the session as a moderator and also presented, The Rationale for Global Surgery Research and Outreach.
Dr. Santry is a board-certified Trauma & Acute Care Surgeon as well as a Health Services Researcher. Her research, currently funded by AHRQ, utilizes qualitative methods, survey research, epidemiology, and geographic information systems to examine the structures, processes, and psychosocial factors that affect outcomes for patients with unexpected surgical emergencies. Her academic appointments at the University of Massachusetts Medical School include Associate Professor of surgery, Associate Professor, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Director, Trauma Outcomes Research & Quality Assessment Program and Director, Surgical Research Scholars Program, Department of Surgery.
Dr. Santry is a Massachusetts native and received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University. She then received her medical degree from University of Massachusetts Medical School, and her surgical training at University of Chicago. She then completed her trauma fellowship at Cook County Trauma Unit, Stroger Hospital in Chicago and Acute Care Surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She is a wife and mother of two children.