SONS OF THE FLAG REVOLUTIONIZES BURN CARE AND QUALITY OF LIFE FOR VETERANS AND FIRST RESPONDERS, AND FAMILIES

SONS OF THE FLAG REVOLUTIONIZES BURN CARE AND QUALITY OF LIFE FOR VETERANS AND FIRST RESPONDERS, AND FAMILIES

Roger E. Salisbury, MD, FACS

Roger E. Salisbury, MD, FACS

Roger E. Salisbury, MD, FACS received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Haverford College in 1962 and medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1966. Following a general surgery residency and hand surgery fellowship, he spent three years at the United States Army Institute of Surgical Research doing clinical burn care and research during the Vietnam War (1971-74). He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal.

After completing a plastic surgery residency at Temple University, he started and developed the Burn Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1976-81). He left in 1981 to become Chief of Plastic Surgery at New York Medical College and Director of the Burn Center. His career focused on burn care and research, especially reconstruction and rehabilitation. He was elected President of the American Burn Association in 1992.

He published over 100 research papers and several books on burn care. He has been on the editorial board of multiple medical journals and elected to membership in multiple prestigious general and plastic surgery societies.

Salisbury is a also a respected professional artist. He shows his work regularly in NY, Cape Ann, MA and Scottsdale, AZ, winning multiple prizes in national competitions. His favorite charitable pastime is organizing free art instruction for veterans.

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