Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has appointed Jeffrey Nicholas, MD, MS, to the Georgia Trauma Commission. Nicholas serves as Chief of Trauma and Director of the Marcus Trauma Center at Grady Health System, where he oversees Gradyâ€™s entire trauma program, from pre-hospital care to rehabilitation.
Nicholas is an associate professor of Surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine and has been at Grady Memorial Hospital since 2000. He was appointed chief of Trauma at Grady Memorial Hospital and director of the Marcus Trauma Center in March 2012. He also serves as the deputy chief of Surgery at Grady Memorial Hospital.
Nicholas earned his medical degree and a master’s degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.