TraumaFX, a division of Kforce Government Solutions, Inc. (KGS) and a leading global provider of advanced, ruggedized human and canine medical training simulators, today announced that Colonel (ret.) Daniel Irizarry, MD, has joined the company as its Senior Medical Simulation Advisor. In this position, Dr. Irizarry will provide strategic and medical guidance to ensure next-generation TraumaFX products and services are optimally aligned to meet customer medical training requirements and utilize the latest emergency medicine interventions and techniques.
Prior to joining TraumaFX, Dr. Irizarry served in multiple clinical and strategic leadership positions during his 26 years of active duty service in the U.S. Army. Most recently, he served as clinical advisor to the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) Office of the Joint Project Manager for Medical Modeling and Simulation (JPM MM&S) where he assisted Army and DHA senior leadership with enterprise-wide medical simulation decisions. In a previous capacity, Dr. Irizarry served as the NATO Special Operations Headquarters Command Surgeon, SHAPE, Belgium, where he established the SOF Allied Centre for Medical Education (ACME). NSHQ’s SOF ACME teaches strategic, operational and tactical medical courses augmented by immersive modeling and simulation to improve SOF medical system function on the battlefield.
“We are extremely excited Dr. Irizarry has joined the TraumaFX team,” said Carolyn Hollander, Vice President of TraumaFX at KGS. “Advancements in emergency medicine, as well as in medical simulation, are constantly evolving. Having someone with Dan’s extensive modeling and simulation training expertise helping to guide and coordinate our product and service development efforts will enable us to deliver exceptional next-generation medical simulation training solutions that will help military personnel, first responders, K9 handlers, and emergency medical professionals save more lives.”
A dedicated physician, Dr. Irizarry will split his time with TraumaFX so he can continue to work in family practice with Altamonte MD in Altamonte Springs, FL. He is a graduate of Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland. A board-certified family physician, Dr. Irizarry completed his internship and residency at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
TraumaFX products are now sold under the TacMed Simulation brand. It joins TacMed Medical and TacMed Protection as a suite of complimentary products for the continuum of pre-hospital patient care.