Dr. Julie I. Sanchez, M.D.
Principal Investigator, Injury Free Coalition for Kids of AustinDr. Sanchez received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989 and a Medical Doctoral Degree from Southwestern Medical School at Dallas in 1993. Dr. Sanchez then completed her General Surgery training at the State of University of New York in 1998. Dr. Sanchez interest in Pediatric Trauma took her to Baltimore where she completed a Pediatric Trauma and Research Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University Medical School of Medicine in 1999. Her research focused on the genetic influence on clinical outcome to injury and sepsis. Dr. Sanchez also studied the patterns of injuries in children struck by automobiles and published a review of pediatric trauma for the Surgical Clinics of North America. Dr. Sanchez has a strong interest in teaching and has participated in numerous pediatric trauma workshops. Dr. Sanchez is a member of the Austin Pediatric Surgery Association where her main focus is injury prevention through community awareness, teaching and outreach. Dr. Sanchez has published a number of articles and has presented at numerous conferences. Some of her journal publications include Childhood Trauma Now and In The New Millenium - Sanchez J. and Paides C. Surg Clin of North Am 1999:79(6);1503-5 and The Waddell Triad in Children Struck by Automobiles - Stewart D and Sanchez J. The V International Conference on Pediatric Trauma, Colorado. June, 2000.