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