U.S. ARMY INSTITUTE OF SURGICAL RESEARCH
"Optimizing Combat Casualty Care"

USAISR Leadership

 

COL SHAWN C. NESSEN

COL. SHAWN C. NESSEN

COMMANDER, USAISR

Col. (Dr.) Shawn C. Nessen grew up in the small town of Tremonton, Utah and attended Idaho State University on a football scholarship where he received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Biology in 1990 cum laude and also graduated as a Distinguished Military Cadet. He then attended Des Moines University School of Osteopathic Medicine receiving a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 1995. He completed his residency in General Surgery at William Beaumont Medical Center in El Paso, Texas in 2000 and in 2011 completed a Fellowship in Acute Care Surgery and Critical Care Surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is board certified in general surgery and critical care surgery. READ MORE

 


 

1SG NATASHA SANTIAGO

1SG NATASHA SANTIAGO

ACTING SERGEANT MAJOR, USAISR

First Sgt. Santiago entered the United States Army in October 1998 and completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. She attended advanced individual training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas for Health Care Specialist and Phase I of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) course. In April of 2000, she completed Phase II of the LPN course at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and was designated a Practical Nurse Specialist. READ MORE