Funeral services for Dr. R Adams Cowley, emergency medicine pioneer will be held at 11 a.m. Nov. 4 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1400 Dulaney Valley Road.
Graveside services at 2:30 p.m. at Arlington National Cemetery will follow.
Dr. Cowley, 74, who created the concept of shock-trauma medicine and founded what became the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, died Sunday of coronary disease at his home in Baltimore.
Dr. Cowley was a military surgeon in hospitals in post-war France and Germany, where he began his study of emergency medical techniques.
In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested that donations be made to the R Adams Cowley Fellowship, in care of the University of Maryland; or to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1400 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore 21093.