UTN 2018 Speakers

The 2018 Conference will feature the following speakers.

Toby M. Enniss, MD, FACS


Kristine Hansen, RN, BSN

Kris Hansen is a registered nurse with more than 40 years of pediatric experience in NBICU, PICU and Trauma.  She is the Manager for the Trauma Program at Primary Children's Hospital.


Gabrielle Manton, ACNP, CCRN

Gabrielle is originally from Texas and started her nursing career in Baltimore and Virginia. Her background is largely critical care, more specifically Surgical Trauma ICU in Level I Trauma Centers. Gabrielle's experience as a nurse practitioner is largely trauma focused in both surgical trauma ICU and neurological critical care. She currently works at McKay-Dee Hospital as a trauma nurse practitioner covering general, orthopedic and neurosurgical trauma.


Brian MaynardBrian Maynard, BSN, EMT-P, CEN

Brian Maynard graduated from the US Army Nurse Corp in 1999, received an Associates of Science in Nursing in 2001, Associates of Applied Science in Emergency Care and Rescue in 2002, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2005 from Weber State.

He has been employed with Intermountain Healthcare for 19 years as a nurse with the last 5 years full-time as a flight nurse with Life Flight.  Brian worked as a part-time firefighter/paramedic over 15 years with the Northview Fire Department and Roy Fire and Rescue.  He’s also worked as adjunct faculty in Weber State's Paramedic Program and served as the McKay-Dee EMS Liaison for 6 years.

Brian is married with 3 boys and love’s doing anything outdoors: camping, fishing, shooting, riding-whatever.  He’s coached Jr. High sports and is currently a High School baseball coach as well as a coach for local city sports.  Brian’s an addicted DIY'er and thanks YouTube and Google for helping him replace shocks and struts, a weed eater carburetor, and finishing his entire basement!!  His top bucket list item is to attend a game in every Major League baseball stadium in the country.  Go METS!!!


Jeffrey Murawsky, MD, FACP

Jeffrey Murawsky serves as the Chief Medical Officer of the Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and Sunrise Children’s Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada beginning in December of 2014.  He provides physician leadership for the integration and operation medical staff services of over 700 medical, surgical and rehabilitation inpatient beds, outpatient diagnostics services and surgical centers.  Sunrise Hospital has over 680 beds and serves over 180,000 Emergency Room Visits and over 35,000 inpatient visits yearly. Prior to joining Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center from 2009-2014, Dr. Murawsky was the Regional Chief Executive Officer for the Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare Network Great Lakes based in Westchester, IL serving Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, Northwest Indiana and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan which was comprised of 6 hospitals, 1 military medical center and 43 outpatient clinics. His service in the VA included time as the Acting Principle Deputy UnderSecretary for Health and as an Associate Professor of Medicine at Loyola University.  Jeff is a native of DeKalb, Illinois, received a bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts and received his Doctor of Medicine from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois in 1994.  Jeff completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Loyola Medical Center in 1997 and served as the Chief Resident for Medicine.  Dr. Murawsky is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and a published author in health services research.  In 2016, Jeffrey was appointed to the Nevada State Board of Health and became the Vice Chair in 2017.


JoAnn L. SpencerJoAnn Spencer, MSN, RN, CCRN-K

JoAnn currently serves as an Evidenced Based Nursing Consultant for Intermountain Healthcare at the corporate level. This role involves researching and developing evidence base practice standards for patient care delivery system wide. While at Intermountain has served as a corporate lead for the Code and Rapid Response Teams, Chairman of the Critical Care Nurse Practice Council, facilitated the corporate nurse practice council and assisted in leading the Intensive Medicine, Medical/Surgical Sepsis Board Goal. She has also served as an instructor for TNCC, CPR and continues as a current ACLS Instructor throughout Intermountain Healthcare. With over 25 years of critical care experience she holds proficiencies in Shock / Trauma and Cardiovascular nursing along with involvement in research projects within Critical Care.

She has also been a clinical Instructor at the Ogden Weber Applied Technology College as well as adjunct faculty for Weber State University, Davis Applied Technology College and University of Utah. Developed and coauthored Traumatic Brain Injury Handbook for patient’s families to better understand anatomy, treatment processes, therapies, and expected outcomes with patients experiencing traumatic brain injury.

JoAnn is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society.


Chad Wilson, BS, NRP

Chad has been married for nearly 20 years and has four boys, a lizard and a dog. No more snakes. He has worked Fire and EMS for 12 years with Ogden City, Riverdale City and Weber Fire District. Chad graduated from Weber State with an A.A.S. and A.S. and certified as a nationally registered paramedic and graduated from UVU with a bachelor's degree in Emergency Services Administration. Chad is currently working as the EMS and Emergency Management Coordinator for Ogden Regional Medical Center.


Dr. Robert ZinkRobert Zink, MD

Robert Zink, MD, graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in science. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his internship at the University of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines in Iowa. Subsequently, he completed two residency programs at the University of Nevada, where he became the Chief Resident, and at the University of Wisconsin; one in general surgery and the other in cardiothoracic surgery.

Dr. Zink is a board-certified thoracic and cardiac surgeon with more than 20 years of experience and provides the best care possible for each of his patients.