Eskenazi Health: New Medical Director of Smith Level I Shock Trauma Center

Indianapolis, Dec. 19, 2016 – Eskenazi Health announces that Ben L. Zarzaur Jr., M.D., MPH, has been appointed to the position of medical director of the Smith Level I Shock Trauma Center at Eskenazi Health. He is also currently an associate professor, director of the Center for Outcomes Research in Surgery and vice-chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

“Dr. Zarzaur is a highly credentialed leader in his field and poised to make a tremendous contribution here at Eskenazi Health,” said Dr. Lisa E. Harris, chief executive officer at Eskenazi Health. “We’re all very pleased to welcome him to our team.”

Prior to joining the IU School of Medicine in 2014, Dr. Zarzaur was an associate professor of Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee where he worked at one of the busiest trauma centers in the United States. Dr. Zarzaur started his professional career as an assistant professor of Surgery at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill in 2004.  While at Chapel Hill, he completed a Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina. In 2006, he moved to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center as an assistant professor of Surgery where he rose through the academic ranks to obtain tenure and the rank of associate professor. While in Memphis, Dr. Zarzaur also served as an assistant professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and he as an adjunct professor at the University of Memphis School of Public Health.

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