Elizabeth L. Walters ’94 has been appointed interim chair of the Loma Linda University Department of Emergency Medicine. She has served as medical director of the emergency medicine department since 2012.
Dr. Walters is an associate professor and has been on the faculty of the emergency department since 1997. She has a special interest in disaster medicine, serving as chief medical officer of the local Disaster Medical Assistance Team. Dr. Walters has provided medical care after multiple disasters, including at the World Trade Center after 9/11 and in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She has been involved with the Air Rescue and Search and Rescue teams of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and is a retired reserve deputy. For her disaster and rescue work, Dr. Walters has received multiple awards and recognitions. (Source: School of Medicine Report)