Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Areas of Expertise
- Emergency Medicine
- Acute Injury Care Research
Richard C. Hunt, MD
Director, Division of Injury Response, NCIPC
Richard C. Hunt, MD, is the director of the Division of Injury Response in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). With twenty years of experience in emergency medicine and acute injury care research, he has been instrumental in leading an effort to identify gaps that exist in the area of acute injury care for our nation. In addition, since his appointment, he has guided research and preparedness activities in disaster and terrorism response as it relates to injuries and fostered partnerships with the acute injury care community that will be crucial in a mass casualty event.
Dr. Hunt began his career at CDC in 2004. Prior to that time, he served as Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the State University of New York, Upstate Medical University at Syracuse.
His extracurricular credentials include membership on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's Residency Review Committee for Emergency Medicine, the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and past president of the National Association of EMS Physicians. Dr. Hunt is also a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
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