Jeffrey W. Shupp MD is the Research Director for the Burn Research Center at MedStar Health Research Institute. He is also the Director of the Burn Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He is the founding investigator at the Firefighters' Burn and Surgical Research Laboratory. Dr. Shupp is an Associate Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology at Georgetown University School of Medicine with similar appointments in Biomedical Engineering at The Catholic University of America and the Department of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
Dr. Shupp specializes in treating burn patients, trauma to the skin, including electrical and chemical injuries, complex wounds, and other skin disorders that result in skin loss, such as toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland and his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia.
Some of his research interests include: surgical infections, coagulopathies after injury, inhalation injury, wound healing, biophotonics, burn pathophysiology, host response to traumatic injury, and abnormal wound healing such as hypertrophic scar. Dr. Shupp’s research program encompasses all aspects of burn research (multi-center clinical trials, pre-clinical, translational, and basic science research). His research is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), and many corporate and foundation sponsors. Additionally, his laboratory receives generous philanthropic support from local foundations.
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