Dr. Hauser is the trauma medical director of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and a visiting professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. He trained in surgery at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center where he went on to become a surgical critical care specialist early in the specialty’s development. He joined the faculty of Los Angeles County Hospital/USC Medical Center in 1986 and moved to the faculty of the University of Mississippi in 1992. Then, he spent 10 years at the UMDNJ-New Jersey State Trauma Center in Newark, where he became a tenured professor. In 2006, Dr. Hauser moved his lab to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where he helped found the Division of Acute Care Surgery.
He has made many contributions as a clinical surgeon, intensivist and scientist, including publishing more than 300 journal articles, textbook chapters, abstracts and editorials. His works are as likely to be found inNature or the Journal of Biological Chemistry as in the Journal of Trauma or Annals of Surgery.