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C. Gene Cayten

C. Gene Cayten, American surgeon, health services researcher. Achievements include acting as principal investigator on 5 major grants for National Center for Health Service Research and Centers for Disease Control.

Background

  • Cayten, C. Gene was born on May 17, 1941 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of Charles Winthrop and Maye Doris (Link) Cayten.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cornell University, 1963. Doctor of Medicine, New York Medical School, 1967. Master in Public Health, Yale University School Medicine, 1971.

    Career

    • Resident in surgery University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1967-1973, assistant professor surgery, director center study emergency health services, 1974-1983. Chief trauma division University Pennsylvania Hospital, 1980-1983. Professor surgery New York Medical College, Valhalla, since 1983.

      Director surgery Our Lady Mercy Medical Center, Bronx, New York, since 1983. Professor community and preventive medicine New York Medical College, Valhalla, since 1985. Director Our Lady of Mercy/New York Medical College surgical residency professor, since 1997.

      Member New York State trauma advisory committee, since 1992. Grants review committee Center Disease Control, Atlanta, 1986, Agency for Public Health Policy Health and Research, 1989-1993. Member injury control steering committee New York State Department Helth, Albany, 1989, trauma advisory council, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include acting as principal investigator on 5 major grants for National Center for Health Service Research and Centers for Disease Control.

    Works

    • The Textbook of Penetrating Trauma
    • This text takes a wide-ranging look at trauma care, from the foundations of epidemiology and immediate resuscitation to the ultimate psychosocial and economic effects on patient, health care system and society.
    • Co-editor (textbook) Principles and Practice of Emergency Medicine, 1992, Textbook of Penetrating Trauma, 1995. Guest editor: Multiple Trauma, 1990.

    Membership

    Fellow American College of Surgeons (member committee on trauma). Member American Association for Surgery of Trauma, Eastern Association Surgery of Trauma (board directors 1994), American Association Advancement of Automotive Medicine (board directors 1993-1996), American Trauma Society (board directors 1987-1989).

    Connections

    • Married Marianna Wright Lawrence, September 9, 1967. Children: Carasandra, Christopher.
    • father: Charles Winthrop Cayten
    • mother: Maye Doris (Link) Cayten
    • spouse: Marianna Wright Lawrence
    • children: Carasandra Cayten
    • Christopher Cayten
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    Born March 17, 1941
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