May 2022: Thornhill Medical Welcomes Inaugural Military Advisory Council

Thornhill Medical, a leading developer of innovative mobile medical technology for use in global conflict zones and disaster relief scenarios, has convened the company’s first Military Advisory Council.

Assembled with the guidance of Thornhill Medical’s senior military consultant and 30-year military-medical leader Frederick Gerber (COL USA Ret), the Council comprises five distinguished military medical experts from three nations. These elite military leaders and physicians will draw on decades of senior field experience in casualty care and medical leadership around the world to provide valuable expertise and insights, informing Thornhill Medical’s mission of improving casualty care and survivability.

The Council members are:


LTG (Dr.) Honorable James B. Peake, US Army, Ret

  • 40th Surgeon General of the United States Army, 2000 – 2004
  • 6th United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, 2007 – 2009

VADM (Dr.) Forrest Faison, US Navy, Ret

  • Surgeon General of the United States Navy, 2015-2019

LTG Professor (Dr.) Martin Charles Marshall Bricknell, British Army, Ret

  • Surgeon General of the British Armed Forces, 2018 – 2019

Colonel (Dr.) John B. Holcomb, US Army, Ret

  • Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgeon, US Army 1985 – 2008

Colonel (Dr.) Ishay Ostfeld, Israel Defense Forces, Ret

  • Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Medical Commander, IDF

“Thornhill Medical has always sought to learn from innovators, thought leaders and subject matter experts in different fields, and to collaborate with industry-leading companies to push the boundaries of what’s possible. The formation of our new Military Advisory Council is a natural step forward to this end, and we are honoured and eager to work with these esteemed military medical leaders.”

About Thornhill Medical

Thornhill Medical is a leading developer of innovative medical technologies, including amongst others, its proprietary MOVES® SLC™ integrated life-support technology and MADM™ the first portable in-line vapor anesthesia delivery device that turns any ventilator into an anesthesia workstation. Thornhill Medical’s ground-breaking products are produced to be used around the world by emergency health care providers, military medical teams and disaster relief responders. Thornhill Medical has a wide range of expertise from basic science such as physiology, critical care medicine and electrical and mechanical engineering.