Brian J. Daley

Professor - Department of Surgery & Chief - Division of Trauma/Critical Care & Program Director - General Surgery Residency Program & Program Director - Surgical Critical Care Residency Program

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Dr. Brian J. Daley joined the faculty at the University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville in August of 1996 and now holds the position of Professor of Surgery.  Dr. Daley completed General Surgical Training at Bassett Hospital, a Columbia University affiliate, and did research in biomechanics at the University of Iowa. Dr. Daley has completed fellowships in Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care (UMDNJ) and Nutrition (Harvard).  He serves as Trauma Director, Chief of the Division of Trauma and Critical Care and Program Director of the UTMCK Surgical Residency and Critical Care Fellowship, as well as Director of the Metabolic Support Service.  Dr. Daley attended Tulane University for his undergraduate and medical degrees.  Dr. Daley has also attained his Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the University of Tennessee.  He is certified by The American Board of Surgery, with additional recognition as Added Qualifications in Critical Care and is boarded as a Certified Nutrition Support Physician by the American Board of Nutrition Support.  He holds memberships and leadership positions in national and regional surgical societies such as AAST, ASPEN, EAST and the SUS.  Basic science research interests include the modulation of the inflammatory response by nutritional precursors and novel technologies to predict infection.  Most recently, his interests have focused on the modulation of the glucose transport mechanisms, wound care and surgical education.

Focus Areas: Sepsis | Shock | Resuscitation | Wounds and Injuries | Surgical Outcomes | Surgical Education

Skills and Expertise: Business Administration | Outcomes Analysis | Adult Education | Medical Writing and Editing | Nutrition | Trauma/Critical Care

Selected Publications:

Effect of Local Anesthetic on Microorganisms in a Murine Model of Surgical Site Infection
V.G. Sams, C.M. Lawson, P. Coan, D. Bemis, K. Newkirk, M. Karlstad, J. Norwood, P. Barlow, M.H. Goldman, and B.J. Daley, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, vol. 73, no. 2, pp. 441-446, 2012.
The Predictive Value of General Surgery Application Data for Future Resident Performance
D.M. Alterman, T.M. Jones, R.E. Heidel, B.J. Daley, and M.H. Goldman, Journal of Surgical Education, vol. 68, no. 6, pp. 513-518, 2011.
Missed Injuries in the Era of the Trauma Scan
C.M. Lawson, B.J. Daley, C.B. Ormsby, and B.L. Enderson, Journal of Trauma, vol. 70, no. 2, pp. 452-458, 2011.
Blockade of the Renin-Angiotensin System Improves Insulin Receptor Signaling and Insulin-Stimulated Skeletal Muscle Glucose Transport in Burn Injury
S.O. Kasper, E.E. Phillips, S.M. Castle, B.J. Daley, B.L. Enderson, and M.D. Karlstad, Shock, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 80-85, 2001.
Prospective Comparison of Microscopic and Gross Hematuria as Predictors of Bladder Injury in Blunt Trauma
M.E. Brewer, R.J. Wilmoth, B.L. Enderson, B.J. and Daley, Urology, vol. 69, no. 6, pp. 1086-1089, 2007.
Role of Downstream Metabolic Processing of Proinflammatory Fatty Acids by 5-Lipoxygenase in HL-60 Cell Apoptosis
R.C. Gillis, B.J. Daley, B.L. Enderson, and M.D. Karlstad, Journal of Trauma, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 91-103, 2003.
Eicosapentaenoic Acid and Gamma-Linolenic Acid Induce Apoptosis in HL-60 Cells
R.C. Gillis, B.J. Daley, B.L. Enderson, and M.D. Karlstad, Journal of Surgical Research, vol. 107, no. 1, pp. 145-153, 2002.
Outcome of the Current Management of Splenic Injuries
J.A. Nix, M. Costanza, B.J. Daley, M.A. Powell, and B.L. Enderson, Journal of Trauma, vol. 50, no. 5, pp. 835-842, 2001.
Is Routine Roentgenography Needed Following Closed Tube Thoracostomy Removal?
J.P. Pacanowski, M. Waack, B.J. Daley, K.S. Hunter, and B.L. Enderson, Journal of Trauma, vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 684-688, 2000.
A Parametric Design Evaluation of Prophylactic Knee Braces
B.J. Daley, J.L. Ralston, T.D. Brown, and R.A.Brand, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, vol. 115, no. 2, pp. 131-136, 1993.