The Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation

The Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation

"Our goal is to provide the brilliant professionals at the Brigham with the funding they need to advance innovation in trauma care and help those with devastating injuries achieve the best possible outcome." —Steven Reny

The Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation

ABOUT THE CENTER

The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation functions as a think tank, inspiring robust research collaborations across medical disciplines and institutions, while providing seed funding to the best and brightest physician-scientists—all with a goal of transforming trauma care for civilians and military heroes who suffer from devastating traumatic injuries.

Stepping Strong Center Leadership

Stepping Strong Center Leadership

From a newly-formed Executive Medical Committee that guides multi-institutional research collaborations, to an Advisory Board consisting of distinguished business leaders and philanthropists, Stepping Strong’s leaders are dedicated to accelerating the center’s mission and vision.
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FUNDED AREAS

The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center takes a three-pronged approach to fueling leading-edge research and clinical programs in trauma healing and limb reconstruction.

Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

The Stepping Strong Innovator Awards support groundbreaking projects to inspire innovative research in trauma treatment and recovery. More than $900,000 has been awarded to physician-scientists at BWH since 2014.
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Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

Stepping Strong Research Scholars

The Stepping Strong Research Scholars supports two teams of investigators—one exploring how stem cells can advance bone regeneration, and the other one studying skin regeneration and wound healing. Read More


Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

Stepping Strong Plastic Surgery Trauma Fellowship

The Stepping Strong Plastic Surgery Trauma Fellowship, the first of its kind in the nation, is a unique one-year program designed to train the next generation of plastic surgeons in advanced and innovative techniques for treating acute and complex traumatic injury. Read More

Betsy Nabel


“The Reny family emerged from tragedy with a selfless commitment to help others facing traumatic injuries. By establishing the Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center, they are paving the way for current and future generations of trauma surgeons and researchers to help countless patients and families.”

—Betsy Nabel, MD, President of BWH

 


Get Involved

To learn more or to make a gift, email Justine Bryar at jbryar1@bwh.harvard.edu.
To start a Stepping Strong fundraiser, email bwhcommunity@partners.org.
To run on a Stepping Strong team, email bwhmarathonteam@partners.org.
For questions about Stepping Strong programs, email Nish Acharya at nhacharya@bwh.harvard.edu.