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Trauma Team

A collaborative group of expert, specially trained health professionals

A Trauma Team is a group of specially trained health professionals who work together provide a seamless response to a traumatic injury. The Trauma Team is available upon a moment's notice 24 hours a day to care for people who have been critically injured.

The multidisciplinary Trauma Team is a group of healthcare professionals that provides care to trauma patients following the initial resuscitation and treatment. The team regularly reviews the patient's plan of care during patient rounds to ensure the highest quality of care. The trauma team has a strong affiliation to the Lincoln Community Blood Bank to ensure trauma patients have access to needed resources. Laboratory services are provided within Bryan Medical Center.

This team includes:

  • Trauma-trained physicians
  • Registered nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Physical therapists
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech therapists
  • Dietitians
  • Pharmacists
  • Rehabilitation specialists
  • Chemical dependency nurses
  • Social workers
  • Chaplains

Trauma Team Leaders

Trauma team leaders are surgeons qualified in managing overall trauma patient care. They are board certified, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certified and must meet specific criteria to be appointed as team leaders. The physicians currently serving as trauma team leaders for the Bryan Trauma Center are:

stanley okoson
Stanley Okosun, MD, MSc, FACS, FCCM
Director, Trauma & Acute Care Surgery
Bryan Trauma
2300 S. 16th St., Lincoln, NE 68502

Medical School: University of Benin, Nigeria
Residency: Inova Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, Va.
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center - Shock Trauma Center
Board Certifications: General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

alesha scott
Alesha N. Scott, DO
Trauma & Acute Care Surgery
Bryan Trauma
2300 S. 16th St., Lincoln, NE 68502

Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Henderson, Nev.
Residency: Michigan State University, Pontiac, Mich., Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship: University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ken., Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

kevin mota
Kevin R. Mota, MD, FACS

Prairie Surgical Associates, PC
1919 S. 40th St., Suite 107, Lincoln, NE 68506

Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Program Staff

heather talbott

Heather Talbott, MSN, APRN
Bryan Trauma Manager

brittni clark

Brittni Clark, BSN, RN
Bryan Trauma Outreach and Injury Prevention Coordinator

stephanie lamar

Stephanie Lamar, BSN, RN
Trauma Registrar

sydney latta

Sydney Latta, BSN, RN
Trauma Registrar

deb schleiger

Deb Schleiger, CSTR
Trauma Registrar

jennifer middlekauff

Jennifer Middlekauff, BSN, RN
Trauma Performance Improvement Nurse

danielle backman pa-c

Danielle Bachman, PA-C
Bryan Trauma

chatwell lauren pa

Lauren Chatwell, PA-C
Bryan Trauma

molly humlicek

Molly Humlicek, PA-C
Bryan Trauma

brittany justa

Brittany Justa, PA-C
Bryan Trauma

seth lauterbach

Seth Lauterbach, PA-C
Bryan Trauma

Sandy Kirchner

Sandy Kirchner, APRN
Bryan Trauma

scott schroeder

Scott Schroeder, APRN-NP
Bryan Trauma

megan simpson

Megan Simpson, APRN
Bryan Trauma

kelly wemhoff

Kelly Wemhoff, PA-C
Bryan Trauma

Trauma Consultants

Trauma consultants are specialized medical professionals who are trained in caring for critically ill and injured patients.

To find a specific trauma consultant, please use our physician directory. I.e. neurosurgery or trauma.


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