Utah Trauma Network 2022 Conference Dates

Conference brochure coming soon!

UTN 2022 Speakers

Dr. Adam Balls, MD

Chair, Intermountain Medical Center ED; Murray Fire Medical Director; Utah Emergency Physicians


Brian Beck, MBA

Manager, Hospital Services, Donor Connect


Janis Byler

Trauma Survivor


Dr. Toby Enniss, MD, FACS

Associate Professor (Clinical); Trauma Medical Director, Department of Surgery
University of Utah School of MedicineUniversity of Utah


Dr. Ramesh Grandhi, MDDr. Ramesh Grandhi, MD - Director of Neurotrauma, University of Utah Department of Neurosurgery

Dr. Grandhi is a dual-trained cerebrovascular neurosurgeon who treats vascular pathologies through both endovascular techniques and traditional, open microsurgical approaches. He has extensive experience with patients with cerebrovascular conditions such as arteriovenous malformations, brain aneurysms, intracranial hemorrhages, carotid and intracranial stenosis, and strokes. In addition, Dr. Grandhi has a tremendous clinical interest in patients with Neurotrauma and has made notable contributions in this regard on a local and national basis. He is the Division Chief of Neurotrauma within the Department of Neurosurgery and serves as the Surgical Co-Director of the University of Utah Stroke Center.

He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and a master’s degree in physiology at Georgetown University. Dr. Grandhi attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University and did his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he completed an enfolded fellowship in Interventional Neuroradiology. He then completed a fellowship in Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery at the Baptist Neurological Institute in Jacksonville, Florida.


EJ Hinterman HeadshotCaptain EJ Hinterman - Clinical Education Department, HCA

EJ is a retired Captain and paramedic having served nearly 30 years in EMS. EJ started as a volunteer EMT, driving out to Wendover on his days off of work to gain experience. He was able to talk his way into the fire academy and eventually got his dream job, Firefighter. He worked for Midvale, UFA and ultimately retired from Draper City Fire. He’s been an educator throughout his career and continues to leave his impression as a member of HCA Healthcare’s Center for Clinical Advancement as a Simulation Specialist. He is still very involved in EMS education as well as volunteering for the Utah CISM team.


Tammy and EJ Hinterman Tammy Hinterman, RN, BSN - Trauma Program Manager, Trauma Services, McKay-Dee Hospital

Tammy Brown Hinterman began her career in emergency medicine at Cottonwood Hospital. Tammy has worked as an RN, Trauma Nurse, ED Charge Nurse at Intermountain Medical Center, Nurse Manager at the Snowbird Clinic and currently serves as Trauma Program Manager at Intermountain McKay Dee Hospital. Tammy has a BSN and serves on the Board of Directors for the Utah CISM Team. Tammy has always been an advocate for improving patient care through her efforts of cooperation, education, and outreach. She has worked hard to pave roads of cooperation between the vastly different and vitally synergistic allied health industries of Pre-Hospital and Hospital-based EMS.


Luisa Katoa


Ashley Lewis

Park City Fire


Laurie Merrick

Life Flight


Andrea Stephenson