Professor of Surgery
UT Health San Antonio
Dr. Donald Jenkins earned a BS in Biochemistry from the University of Scranton in Scranton PA and MD at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda MD. He performed his surgical residency at Wilford Hall USAF Hospital in San Antonio, TX; trauma fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia PA; and retired after nearly 25 years of active duty service from the USAF in 2008. Dr. Jenkins helped develop the Joint Theater Trauma System for the United States Central Command (all of southwest Asia) and was the trauma director of the Joint Theater Trauma System (Baghdad, Iraq and Bagram, Afghanistan in 2006). He is currently Professor of Surgery, Vice Chair for Quality, and Associate Deputy Director of the Military Health Institute at the University of Texas Health San Antonio.