CAPT Rodriguez completed fellowship training in trauma and surgical critical care at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center from 2006-2008, and earned his Master’s in Business Administration at the George Washington University in 2008. He is stationed at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD where he is the Director of the Division of Trauma and medical director of the Surgical ICU. Currently, he serves as vice chair for the Navy to the ACS Committee on Trauma (COT) and as a member EAST's Annual Scientific Assembly Section. His research interests include post-blast invasive fungal infection, open abdomens, and veno-thromboembolism disease.


"The clinical research supported by the National Trauma Institute will ultimately save thousands of military and civilian casualties by producing the "evidence" necessary for the provision of evidence-based medicine."

Timothy C. Fabian, MD, FACS,
Head of the Department of Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee and Chairman, National Trauma Institute