Bentley J. Bobrow, MD FACEP is Professor and Chair and John P. and Katherine G. McGovern Distinguished Chair of Emergency Medicine at UTHealth. He is focused on improving outcomes for major public health problems including out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, traumatic brain injury, acute stroke, substance abuse, and behavioral health emergencies. As a public health official for more than 20 years, he has partnered with 9-1-1 centers, EMS agencies, municipal fire departments, hospitals, university researchers and the public to implement and measure systems of care for effectively responding to these emergencies. Dr. Bobrow is a past Chair of the American Heart Association Basic Life Support Subcommittee and a co-author of the Institutes of Medicine Report on Cardiac Arrest. He has collaborated to launch the Texas-Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES) Program.