Dr. Kelly Hall is a critical care specialist with a passion for improving trauma patient care through collaborative clinical and translational research. Dr. Hall is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University and chairs the ACVECC Veterinary Committee on Trauma (VetCOT) – a multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional effort with a primary focus to improve trauma patient care (http://vetcot.org/). She was a faculty member at the University of Minnesota for 14 years where she also earned her DVM, Emergency and Critical Care training for board certification and Masters in Clinical Research. More recently, Dr. Hall took a non-linear path, and taught high school science in an effort to inspire the next generation of scientists and leaders.