Curriculum Vitae: Lanny F. Littlejohn, MD, MA
Undergraduate B.S. Biology, The Citadel, May 1994
EMT-Basic Charleston County EMS
Medical School M.D., USC School of Medicine, May 1999, cum laude
US Naval War College M.A., National Defense and Strategic Studies
Military Training Courses:
Combat Casualty Care Course, Ft. Sam Houston TX
Flight Surgery/Aerospace Medicine, NAMI, Pensacola FL
Undersea and Diving Medicine, NUMI, Groton, CT
Global Medicine, Brooks AFB, TX
Aviation Fatigue Countermeasures, Brooks AFB, TX
DOD Manned Space Flight Medical Support Course (3 shuttle landings), Patrick AFB FL
Joint Special Operations Medical Officer’s Orientation Course, Hurlburt Field, FL
Mountain/Wilderness Medicine, USMC Mountain Warfare Training Center
Tactical Combat Casualty Care Instructor, NMCP
Field Medical Service Officer Course, Camp Pendleton, CA
Navy Trauma Training Center Course, USC-LAC Hospital
Emergency War Surgery Course, NMCP
Special Operations Medicine Course, Ft Bragg
Marine Corps Recruit Training, Parris Island, SC
Marine Combat Training, Camp Geiger, NC
Landing Support Specialist School (0481), Camp Lejeune, NC
Marine Corps Officer Candidate School, Quantico, VA
Basic Airborne Course, Ft. Benning GA
MK 16 MOD 1 Closed Circuit Rebreather Course, NEDU, Panama City, Fl
Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE), Ft Bragg, NC
Medical Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties, Ft Detrick, MD
Basic Military Free Fall School
Professional Training and Experience:
EMT-Basic, Charleston, SC
PGY-1 General Surgery, NMC San Diego, June 2000
Resident, Emergency Medicine, NMC Portsmouth July 2006-2009
ACEP Teaching Fellowship, Aug 2009
ACEP EMBRS Research Fellowship, Nov 2011
ACEP Emergency Department Directors Academy, March 2014
Prior Military Service:
Type of Service: United States Marine Corps Reserve
Description of Service: MOS 0481, Landing Support Specialist, Logistical Support for Amphibious Assault
Dates of Service: May 1989 – May 1995
*Marine of the Quarter (3rd Quarter, 1990)
Work History/Military Assignment History:
Student, US Naval War College
Chair, Emergency Medicine Department, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune
Staff Physician, Emergency Medicine, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Deployed as OIC, Surgical Shock Trauma Platoon, Det Payne; Charlie Surgical Company, CLR-15 (fwd)
Senior Medical Director, Tactical Combat Casualty Care Program
Research Director, Combat Trauma Research Group
Resident, Emergency Medicine, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Undersea and Diving Medical Officer
Diving Medical Officer, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit TWO
Force Medical Officer, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group TWO
Head, Undersea and Diving Medicine, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command
NAB Little Creek, VA
VMAQ-4, MCAS Cherry Point, NC
Deployed in support of Operation Southern Watch
Licensure and Specialty Certification:
Current Unrestricted State License
Commonwealth of Virginia
Honors and Recognition:
Undergraduate: Dean’s List, Commandant’s List
Graduate Medical: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Nandmur K. Shah award for Excellence in Pharmacology
School of Medicine Student Senator
Medical Officer in Training of the quarter, NMCP, 4th qtr, 2008
GSACEP Young Physician’s Leadership Award 2009
CORD National Academic Achievement Award 2009
` Senior Emergency Medicine Resident Research Award 2009
EMRA Clinical Excellence Award 2009
Staff: Senior Medical Officer of the Quarter, NMCP, 4th qtr, 2011
Senior Medical Officer of the Year, NMCP, 2011
Assistant Professor of Military and Emergency Medicine, USUHS, 2010 – present
Senior Medical Director, Tactical Combat Casualty Care, NMCP (2008-14)
Resident Head, Life Support Skills Lab/Vivarium, NMCP 2009
Resident Head, Combat Trauma Research Group, NMCP 2007-2009
Member, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Quality Committee, June 2008 – June 2009
Research Director, Combat Trauma Research Group, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Naval
Medical Center Portsmouth (2011-14). Over $1 million in grant monies awarded.
IACUC Member, NMCP Clinical Investigations Department, 2011-14.
Member of Credentials Committee and Utilization Committee, NMCP Jul 2013-14
Society of Academic Emergency Medicine
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians (Govt Services, Tactical EMS, Trauma sections)
-Councellor Govt Services ACEP 2012-14
-Member ACEP Academic Affairs Committee 2012-14
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Special Operations Medical Association
Wilderness Medical Society
Fellow, American Academy of Emergency Medicine
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
Combat Trauma: Lessons Learned for Civilian Practice
Combined EVMS/NMCP academic conference, Oct 2008
ACEP New Speaker’s Forum, Oct 2009
Hemorrhage Control in the Backcountry
Wilderness Medical Society annual conference, Jul 2009
Advancements in Predeployment Medical Training: Tactical Combat Casualty Care
10th annual Battlefield Health Conference, Sept 2009
Tactical Combat Casualty Care and the Forward Deployed Emergency Physician, AAEM Delaware Valley Chapter, November, 2011
Keynote Speaker: Living the tactical life – Lessons and skills from tactical military medicine, 2014 AAEM Annual Scientific Assembly
Extremes of Medicine: Diving Medicine – 2015 AAEM Annual Scientific Assembly
Surgical Airway in the Backcountry, 2015, WMS Annual Conference
Thoracic Trauma: Lessons learned from the battlefield to Wilderness Medicine, 2016, WMS Annual Conference
Fatigue in U. S. Navy Special Operations Divers, Survey Report, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society Conference, June 2006
Combat Fluid Resuscitation 2009, GSACEP EPIC, Spring 2009
Comparison of CELOX-A, Chitoflex, Woundstat, and Combat Gauze hemostatic agents versus standard gauze dressing in control of hemorrhage in a swine model of penetrating trauma. Academic Emergency Medicine 2011;18:340-350.
-Presented at Special Operation Medical Association Conference Dec 2008
-Presented at GSACEP Joint Services Symposium, Feb 2009
-Presented at Wilderness Medical Society, Jul 2009
-Presented at NATO Blood Conference, Portugal, Sept 2009
-2nd place NMCP research competition 2009
Combat Trauma Research: Improving civilian trauma care through lessons learned from present day conflicts. Poster presentation, ACEP Leadership and Advocacy Conference, 19-22 APR 2009
Application of current hemorrhage control techniques for backcountry care: Part two, hemostatic dressings and other adjuncts. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 2015; 26(2):236-245.
Treatment of Thoracic Trauma: Lessons from the battlefield adapted to all austere environments. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 2017; 28: S69-S73
Littlejohn LF and Drew BG. Tactical Medicine. In: USUHS Military Medicine Textbook. Borden (in press).
Comparison of Chitoflex, CELOX, and Quikclot in control of hemorrhage. J Emerg Med, 2011; 41(3):237-245.
-Winner of McDade award for best resident research, Virginia College of Emergency Physicians
Terlipressin with limited fluid resuscitation in a swine model of hemorrhage. J Emerg Med, 2013;45(1):78-85.
Vented chest seals for prevention of tension pneumothorax in a communicating pneumothorax. J Emerg Med. 2013;45(5):686-94.
Management of Open Pneumothorax in Tactical Combat Casualty Care: TCCC Guideline Change 13-02. J Spec Oper Med. 2013;13(3):81-6.
Effects of training and simulated combat stress on leg tourniquet application accuracy, time, and effectiveness. Mil Med. 2014 Feb;179(2):114-120.
Review of new topical hemostatic dressings for combat casualty care. Mil Med. 2014 May; 179(5):497-514.
Management of external hemorrhage in Tactical Combat Casualty Care: Chitosan-based hemostatic gauze dressings. TCCC Guideline Change 13-05. J Spec Oper Med. 2014 Fall;14(3):40-57.
Application of current hemorrhage control techniques for backcountry care: Part one, tourniquets and hemorrhage control adjuncts. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 2015; 26(2):246-254.
Control of junctional hemorrhage in a concensus swine model with hemostatic gauze products following minimal training. Military Medicine. 2015;180(11):1189-95.
A case of prehospital traumatic arrest in a US special operations soldier: Care from point of injury to full recovery. Journal of Special Operations Medicine. 2016; 16(3):93-96.