Zoe Maher, MD
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Dr. Zoe Maher is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia.  She is currently a trauma and acute care surgeon at Temple Hospital. During her years training at both Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania, she developed a strong clinical and research interest in the pre-hospital care of penetrating trauma patients.  In collaboration with the Philadelphia trauma directors, she wrote a protocol to investigate the utility of pre-hospital interventions performed by advanced life support for the urban penetrating trauma patient. Additionally, she is interested in the social determinants of health which contribute to urban firearm injury and gun violence.  Recently, she co-founded an organization called the Coalition of Trauma Centers for Firearm Injury Prevention, a Pennsylvania statewide organization focused on reducing rates of firearm injury through legislative and non-legislative action.