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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address KB 110 Zip 0016
Phone  (205) 934-6840
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Medical School  University of Alabama S.O.M.    1995  MD 
Graduate  UAB Hospital    1996  Internship 
Residency  UAB Hospital    2001  MD 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Surgery   Surgery - Gen Surg Trauma Section Professor
Secondary  Anesthesiology   Anesthesiology Chair Office Assistant Professor
Center  Cell, Developmntl, & Integrative Biology  Ctr for Exercise Medicine Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Samuel T. Windham, III, M.D. joined the faculty of the UAB Department of Surgery's Division of Trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care in 2001. He currently serves as the Medical Director for the SICU (Surgical Intensive Care Unit). He is involved with teaching in the S.O.M. as well as being an ATLS Instructor. He was given the Argus Award for Teaching Excellence in 1998. His clinical and research interests include: Trauma systems development and integration, pre-hospital notification and injury prediction, blunt or penetrating trauma, vacuum assisted wound closure and tracheostomy.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma     
Society of Critical Care Medicine     

Research/Clinical Interest
Prevention and treatment of chlorine gas induced injury.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
George RL, McGwin G Jr, Windham ST, Melton SM, Metzger J, Chaudry IH, Rue LW 3rd. Age-related gender differential in outcome after blunt or penetrating trauma. Shock. 2003 Jan;19(1):28-32. PubMed PMID: 12558140  12558140 
Melton SM, Kerby JD, McGiffin D, McGwin G, Smith JK, Oser RF, Cross JM, Windham ST, Moran SG, Hsia J, Rue LW 3rd. The evolution of chest computed tomography for the definitive diagnosis of blunt aortic injury: a single-center
experience. J Trauma. 2004 Feb;56(2):243-50. PubMed PMID: 14960963 
Moran SG, McGwin G Jr, Metzger JS, Windham ST, Reiff DA, Rue LW 3rd. Injury rates among restrained drivers in motor vehicle collisions: the role of body habitus. J Trauma. 2002 Jun;52(6):1116-20. PubMed PMID: 12045639  12045639 
Moran SG, Windham ST, Cross JM, Melton SM, Rue LW 3rd. Vacuum-assisted complex wound closure with elastic vessel loop augmentation: a novel technique. J Wound Care. 2003 Jun;12(6):212-3. Review. PubMed PMID: 12838597  12838597 

Trauma, burns, surgical critical care, wound closure