Pictured from left: Cindy Rivers, Alyson Schuster, Peter Kitzmiller, John Miller, Mayur Narayan, MD, Tara Carlson, Joshua Ayres.
ELLICOTT CITY, MD (July 28, 2011) – President and Dealer, John Miller, of Ellicott City dealership, Miller Brothers Chevrolet Cadillac, Inc., presented a check for $12,000 to Mayur Narayan, MD, MPH, MBA, Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine and Medical Director of the Center for Injury Prevention & Policy at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center. Maryland Automobile Dealers Association President, John P. Kitzmiller, attended on behalf of all of Maryland's franchised new car and truck dealers. Also in attendance to represent the Center for Injury Prevention and Policy were Tara Reed Carlson, RN, MSN; Alyson Schuster, RN; Joshua Ayres; and Cynthia Rivers.
Maryland's franchised new car and truck dealers have a long history of supporting the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center. Over the last 10 years, the Association has donated over $400,000 on behalf of its members. The funds donated today will sponsor the mission of the Center, which is to provide education and awareness of high risk behaviors that often lead to traumatic injuries. The primary goal of the Center is to decrease preventable injury and death. The Shock Trauma Center is a multidisciplinary clinical, educational and research institution dedicated to world class standards in the prevention and management of critical injury an illness and its consequences.
The University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center treats 8,000 of the region's most severely injured and critically ill people eac year, 97 percent of whom survive. It's where the concept of the Golden Hour originated, and where the U.S. military sends its doctors, nurses and special operations medics to be trained before they deploy.
About the Maryland Automobile Dealers Association
Maryland Automobile Dealers Association (MADA) is a statewide association of new car and truck dealers managed by a Board of Directors, which consists of members representing districts throughout the State. MADA was founded in 1910 as a non‐profit trade association for the purpose of: "facilitating the exchange of ideas among its members; to encourage sound business policies; to foster constructive motor vehicle legislation; to discourage destructive motor vehicle legislation, and to promote confidence, respect and good fellowship among all who are directly or indirectly engaged in the motor vehicle industry." For more information visit MADA online at www.mdauto.org.