Associate Professor David Zonies is a trauma and emergency surgeon at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). He is an associate professor of surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine. A/Prof. Zonies is the director of surgical critical care and the extracorporeal life support program at OHSU. Additionally, he is a Colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve with over a decade of active duty service and multiple overseas assignments. His areas of research include trauma/critical care outcomes, global health injury epidemiology, advanced extracorporeal therapies for trauma, aerospace physiology in critical illness, biotethics, and palliative care.