2019 Dr. Richard Schwartz Memorial Lecture - "Trauma in the Elderly"

Dr. Margaret Mary Griffin
"Trauma Isn't Just for Children Anymore: Trauma in the Elderly"

Dr. Margaret Griffen is the first graduate of the University of Kentucky’s Acute Care & Critical Care Fellowship. She is board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. She became interested in a medical and surgical career watching her father, Dr. Ward O. Griffen, a former UK Department of Surgery Chair. She joined the Fairfax, Virginia-based Inova Medical Group in 2007 and currently serves as the Division Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Dr. Griffen has a special interest in caring for critically ill surgical patients and manages many who pres-ent a wide range of illnesses and complex pathologies in the Washington, DC area.