UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

De Lorenzo, Robert A

School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine
(210) 567-4292

Dr. Robert A. De Lorenzo, MD, MSCI, MSM, FACEP, US Army retired, completed his emergency medicine residency and fellowship in EMS at Wright State University, and his Masters in Research (Clinical Investigations) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA). He holds dual appointments as a professor of Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University (USUHS) in Bethesda, and UTHSCSA. Prior to entering medicine he completed a degree in bioengineering at Syracuse University and worked as a clinical engineer. His military career spans 32 years and includes two combat tours in Iraq. He is past president of the Government Services Chapter of the American College of Emergency Medicine, and past Chair of the Public health and Injury Prevention Committee. Dr. De Lorenzo has been invited to serve on numerous national-level advisory panels including the US Department of Justice, Health and Human Services, National Guard Bureau, Department of Defense, and Department of Transportation. His professional interests include research in invasive and noninvasive medical devices, simulation modeling for life saving interventions, traumatic brain injury, intraosseous infusions and response to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive agents. He has authored two textbooks and over 180 scientific articles and medical publications

1/2014 - Present Clinical Professor and Faculty Physician University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Emergency Health Sciences, San Antonio, TX
6/2012 - Present Research Scientist and Research Professor US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Tactical Combat Casualty Care, Ft. Sam Houston, TX
1/2008 - Present Professor and Faculty Physician Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Military and Emergency Medicine, Bethesda, MD