Dr. David Callaway is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. David served three years as an expeditionary physician supporting the United States Marine Corps and has extensive civilian and military overseas experience in Iraq, Kuwait, Haiti, Burma, El Salvador and throughout Africa. Dr. Callaway completed his post- graduate medical training at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Boston where he served as Chief Resident. During this period, he founded the non- profit Operational Medicine Institute (www.opmedinstitute.org) with the mission of improving civil-military coordination, sparking social innovation, and promoting high reliability operations during humanitarian and disaster response.
Dr. Callaway is currently heavily involved in the medical preparedness and response planning for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, serving as the Medical Director for Carolinas MED-1. He continues his volunteer service on the Board of Directors for Carolina for Kibera and as the Chairman of the Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care.
The World Economic Forum recently selected David as a member of the Forum of Young Global Leaders.