Staff Directory

Hospitals & Locations > Bethesda North Hospital
 Medical Director
Dr. Juan PeschieraJuan Peschiera MD, F.A.C.S.
Trauma Medical Director
Dr. Peschiera, the Medical Director of Trauma Services is responsible for its overall functions and daily operation. These include patient care, attending and resident surgeon supervision, administration and budget, emergency medical service coordination and injury prevention programs. He has been an Attending Surgeon for TriHealth since 1987. Dr. Peschiera received his degree from Heredia University in Lima, Peru.
 Assistant Medical Director
Louis Thibodeaux MDLouis C. Thibodeaux MD, F.A.C.S.
Trauma Assistant Medical Director

The Assistant Medical Director, Dr. Thibodeaux, supports the daily operation of Trauma Services and has been a TriHealth Surgeon since 1997. During his general surgery training, he expanded his expertise to include trauma and vascular surgery. His research has been published in medical journals focusing on laparoscopic, general and cardiovascular surgery. He continues to pursue new technologies in minimally invasive surgery for even greater precision and patient recovery. Additionally, he is a leader in single site robotic surgery and is certified in advanced wound care. Dr. Thibodeaux received his medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.
Trauma Services Staff

Katie DuniganKatie Dunigan RN, BSN, CEN, EMT-P
Trauma Program Manager

Katie Dunigan is the Trauma Program Manager. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1994 from The Ohio State University. She has Level 1 Trauma experience from University of Cincinnati Medical Center and as a flight nurse for Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.

She has worked as a nurse in the Emergency Department here at Bethesda North Hospital for 9 years. Katie is also a Paramedic with many years of pre-hospital experience. She has a combined 18 years of Critical Care and Trauma experience.


Stephanie Lambers - traumaStephanie Lambers M.ED, OTR/L 
ThinkFirst Injury Prevention Coordinator

Stephanie is responsible for defining the injury prevention efforts in schools, hospital and community for TriHealth. She is an Occupational Therapist with a Masters of Education in Community Health Promotion. She has been an injury prevention advocate for over 20 years. In addition, she is a liaison with local government and medical agencies concerned with reducing the incidence of injuries. Stephanie plans, budgets, implements, evaluates and facilitates grant-funded programs, and provides public relations services for all injury prevention programming within Trauma Services for TriHealth. Her patient care experience and community health promotion experience have led to her passion for prevention of traumatic injuries. Stephanie is a current Board Member for People Working Cooperatively (PWC), as well as the Shirley Daley Community Fund Board of Directors and serves on several professional committees. These include: University of Cincinnati College of Education Health Promotion Program Advisory Council, Greater Cincinnati Health Council Fall Prevention Work group; MidWest Injury Prevention Alliance (MIPA) Regional Older Adult Falls Committee; Ohio Injury Prevention Partnership; Ohio Teen Driving Advisory Council and TriHealth Diversity Advisory Council.

Krista Jones-Trauma ServicesKrista Jones, BS, NCPSP CPS Instructor 
ThinkFirst Injury Prevention Coordinator

Krista  holds a Bachelors of Science in Community Health Education from Ohio University. With her current role as an Injury Prevention Coordinator with Trauma Services she plans, budgets, implements, evaluates and facilitates grant-funded programs, and provides public relations services for all injury prevention programming throughout TriHealth. She job shares with Stephanie Lambers. She has been a National Child Passenger Safety Technician/Instructor for the past 13 years. Krista is a member of various committees throughout the TriState area including Southwest Kiwanis for Kids, Health Council Fall Prevention Work group; MidWest Injury Prevention Alliance (MIPA) Regional ;Ohio Injury Prevention Partnership; Ohio Teen Driving Advisory Council; and TriHealth DAC Advisory Council.

Ashley Martin 2015Ashley Martin MHA
Trauma Registrar

Ashley joined the service in September 2012. The Trauma Registrar records the clinical, patient care and financial activities of the service in a computerized database. The registrar designs and produces reports for the service and hospital administration, including downloads to the Ohio Trauma Registry and the National Trauma Database. Ashley is currently working on her Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration.

Tiffany BowlingTiffany Bowling
Trauma Administrative Secretary

Tiffany joined Trauma Services in June 2013. As the Trauma Administrative Secretary, she is the public face of the trauma services division, and the central processor for information in its organization. Tiffany is also responsible for the calendar of events, and scheduling of clinical and administrative activities. She is also currently the project coordinator of a $100,000 federal traffic safety grant, Hamilton County Safe Communities.

Stephanie is responsible for coordinating events and educational presentations throughout Hamilton County. The objective of her position is to reduce traffic related fatalities in Hamilton County, as well as promote traffic safety campaigns at various events.

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