Brian Kimbrell, MD joined the Blake Trauma Team in August of 2010. Dr. Kimbrell came to us from St. John's Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, California where he served as the Medical Director of Surgical Critical Care. Since joining the team, he has been spearheading a wide range of efforts for this $2.5 million project, including recruiting, developing trauma protocols, construction planning, and training staff.
Lynne Grief, PhD, RN
Lynne Grief, PhD, RN joined our team as the Vice President of Trauma Services in December of 2010. Her career has focused on the care of the Emergency Department patient - in clinical, educational, and administrative roles. She has many years of experience in Level I and Level II trauma centers.
In November 2010, Blake Medical Center and other HCA Hospitals in Florida partnered with USF Health, a division of the University of South Florida to create a statewide trauma network to advance the study and practice of trauma care for all.