LITES is a network with the standing capacity to perform injury care and outcomes research.

LITES Leadership

A list of LITES Principal Investigators and Co-Principal Investigators.

LITES Locations

List of LITES Core Trauma Centers and Network Sites.

Contact LITES

Contact information for the LITES Network.

The  Linking Investigations in Trauma and Emergency Services (LITES) is a research network of US trauma systems and centers with the capability to conduct prospective, multicenter, injury care and outcomes research of relevance to the Department of Defense (DOD).

With limited ability to conduct larger scale, high-impact, clinical research on US service personnel in active theaters of war, the DoD and its Combat Casualty Care Research Program must turn to civilian trauma systems and centers to answer questions aimed at narrowing high-priority gaps in care of the severely injured patient.

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