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    Meet Our Team

    Richard Falcone Jr., MD, MPH
    Director Trauma Services
    Dr. Falcone.Dr. Falcone completed his general surgery training at the University of Cincinnati and his pediatric surgical fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He subsequently went on to receive his Masters of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. He has been on faculty at Cincinnati Children’s since 2004 and currently is an Associate Professor of Surgery and the Director of Trauma Services. He has done extensive research in the area of injury care, trauma systems and quality and safety. He is committed to improving the care of the injured child.


    Lynn Haas, MSN, CNP
    Program Manager, Division of Trauma Services
    Lynn Haas.Ms. Haas received her BSN from Ohio State University, MSN from the University of Cincinnati, followed by a PNP degree in 2001. Ms. Haas initiated the trauma program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in September 1989 as the trauma program manager and Cincinnati Children's became verified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in 1993 with subsequent re-verifications every three years. Haas is actively involved in trauma system development at the local, state and national level and has held leadership positions within Society of Trauma Nurses, Ohio Society of Trauma Nurse Leaders, Ohio Trauma Committee and the Pediatric Trauma Society.

    Margot Daugherty, MSN, MEd., RN, EMT-P
    Education Specialist
    Margot Daugherty.Ms. Daughtery received her RN Diploma from Bethesda Hospital School of Nursing and both her BSN and MSN, MEd., from Xavier University. Ms. Daugherty is the Education Specialist for the Trauma Service at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. As a registered nurse she has spent over 30 years in the fields of emergency care and trauma care as a staff nurse, educator and trauma program manager. Margot also worked 10 years as a part-time paramedic. Currently her efforts are supporting the trauma resuscitation efforts of the multidisciplinary response team as well as many outreach and collaborative activities.

    Cara Boyd, MHA
    Project Specialist (PTTC)
    Ms. Boyd received both her BBA and MHA from the University of Kentucky. Ms. Boyd is the Project Specialist for the Pediatric Trauma Transformation Collaborative. Her main efforts include supporting and growing this collaborative. She first joined Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in the summer of 2014, completing her practicum in the Department of Patient Services. 

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