Dr. Gibran is Professor of Surgery at the University of Washington and Medical Director of the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview Medical Center. After completing her medical degree and residency in surgery at Boston University, she completed a one-year fellowship at the Burn Center at Harborview, followed by a two-year National Institutes of Health Trauma Fellowship in the UW Department of Surgery. Her research includes the role of neuroinflammation in wound repair, genetic influences on scarring, and long-term functional outcomes following burn injuries. She is committed to improving quality of burn care nationally and internationally.


"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