Mark Walsh, MD, FACEP

Director, Medical Education; Staff Physician Memoral Hospital of South Bend

Mark - Walsh, MD, FACEP

Contact info

Phone: 574-647-7381


1979–1980 Residency, Northwestern Memorial University Hospital, Chicago, IL
1977–1978 Internship and Residency, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL
1976 M.D. University of Bologna School of Medicine, Bologna, Italy
1969  B.A. University of Notre Dame

Research Interest

Trauma-induced coagulopathy and associated platelet dysfunction.

Recent Papers

Donahue DL, Beck J, Fritz B, Davis P, Sandoval-Cooper MJ, Thomas SG, Yount RA, Walsh M, Ploplis VA, Castellino FJ. (2013). Early platelet dysfunction in a rodent model of blunt traumatic brain injury reflects the acute traumatic coagulopathy found in humans. J Neurotrauma. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:24040968

Castellino FJ, Liang Z, Davis PK, Balsara RD, Musunuru H, Donahue DL, Smith DL, Sandoval- Cooper MJ, Ploplis VA, Walsh M. (2012). Abnormal whole blood thrombi in humans with inherited platelet receptor defects. PLoS One. 7:e52878

Davis PK, Musunuru H, Walsh M, Cassady R, Yount R, Losiniecki A, Moore EE, Wohlauer MV, Howard J, Ploplis VA, Castellino FJ, Thomas SG. (2012). Platelet dysfunction is an early marker for traumatic brain injury-induced coagulopathy. Neurocrit Care. 18:201-208

Davis PK, Musunuru H, Walsh M, Mitra R, Ploplis V, Castellino FJ. (2012). The ex vivo reversibility of dabigatran-induced whole-blood coagulopathy as monitored by thromboelastography: Mechanistic implications for clinical medicine. Thromb Haemost. 108:586-588

Wohlauer MV, Moore EE, Thomas S, Sauaia A, Evans E, Harr J, Silliman CC, Ploplis V, Castellino FJ, Walsh M. (2012). Early platelet dysfunction: an unrecognized role in the acute coagulopathy of trauma. J Am Coll Surg. 214:739-746

Walsh M, Thomas SG, Howard JC, Evans E, Guyer K, Medvecz A, Swearingen A, Navari RM, Ploplis V, Castellino FJ. (2011). Blood component therapy in trauma guided with the utilization of the perfusionist and thromboelastography. J Extra Corpor Technol. 43:162-167

Castellino TF, Donahue DL, Navari RM, Ploplis VA, Walsh M. (2011). An accompanying genetic severe deficiency of tissue factor protects mice with protein C deficiency from lethal endotoxemia. Blood. 117:283-289