Colonel Retired,USAMC, Professor of Surgery and Military Medicine.Defense Health Board Subcommittee on Trauma and Injury
Rocky Vista University
o Dr. Anthony J. LaPorta is Professor of Surgery and Military Medicine at Rocky Vista University School of Medicine. He is retired from the U.S. Army as a Colonel after over 26 years of service, having served in every aspect of medical education and military command leadership. A member of the prestigious Department of Defense elite Defense Health Board, he is a member of the Trauma and Injury subcommittee. Dr. LaPorta has performed as CO-PI on multiple DOD research projects including the use of “Immersion Training” in the formation of “Stress Inoculation” to address Hardiness, Resilience and Emotional Intelligence. He has authored over 300 peer-reviewed articles and presentations on surgery, immunology, military medicine, and simulation. He originally trained in surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Oxford, England. An avid skier, he was the first American to run the Olympic torch for the 2010 Vancouver games.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM