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Grantees 2000-2001

Center of Excellence

Carlos A. Camargo, Jr., MD, MPH, DrPH
Massachusetts General Hospital
Bridging the Gap Between ED and Primary Asthma Care

Career Development

Kevin M. Curtis, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Disruption of Neuronal Calcium Homeostasis: Trauma vs. Ischemia
Underwriter: Eli Lilly and Company, Inc.

Hernan F. Gomez, MD
University of Michigan Medical Center
Dermonecrotic Arachnidism: Fab Therapeutic Approaches and Intradermal Delivery Systems
Underwriter: Ortho-McNeil

Research Fellowship

James D. Martin, MD
University of Pennsylvania
1) Mechanisms of Calpain-Mediated Neuronal Injury, 2) Leukocyte Responses in Animal Models of Vascular Injury
Underwriter: EmCare, Inc.

Established Investigator

Charles Cairns, MD
Molecular Approaches to Anti-Inflammatory Therapy in Acute Cardiac Ischemia
Underwriter: Aventis

Jeffrey A. Kline, MD
Carolinas Medical Center
Rapid Exclusion of Pulmonary Embolism (The REPE Study)
Underwriter: Smith Kline Beecham Pharmaceuticals

Resident Research

Christopher J. Hogan, MD
Allegheny General Hospital
Evaluation of the Urine Trypsinogen-2 Dipstick in Trauma Induced Pancreatitis
Underwriter: Bristol-Myers Squibb

Robert H. McCurren, IV, MD
University of Michigan Health System
Increasing Emergency Physician Knowledge of Elder Abuse with an Educational Intervention
Underwriter: Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

Christopher L. Moore, MD
Carolinas Medical Center
Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function in Patients with Unexplained Hypotension by Emergency Department Echocardiography
Underwriter: Bristol-Myers Squibb

Sankalp Puri, MD
The Detroit Medical Center
Home Cardiac Enzyme Testing to Reduce Prehospital Delay for Suspected AMI
Underwriter: Bristol-Myers Squibb

Michael Roshon, MD, PhD
Carolinas Medical Center
Myocardial UCP-2 Expression and Metabolic Efficiency in Septic Shock
Underwriter: Bristol-Myers Squibb

Health Policy Research

David J. Magid, MD, MPH
The Influence of Hospital Primary Angioplasty Volume on the Difference in Short-term Mortality for AMI Patients Treated with Primary Angioplasty Versus Thrombolytic Therapy
Underwriter: Riggs Family

Robert J. Zalenski, MD
Wayne State University
PARADIGMS (Paramedic Diagnosis of Infarction for Greater Myocardial Salvage)
Underwriter: Riggs Family

EMF/SAEM Medical Student

Charles Gilman - William Spivey Grant Recipient
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Injury Mechanisms in an In Vitro Model of Neuronal Ischemia/Reperfusion

Mette-Margrethe Adkisson
University of Colorado Health Sciences Ctr
The Use of Near Infrared Spectroscopy to Monitor Oxygen Delivery and Blood Flow

Matthew Douglas Bayley
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
The Financial Burden of Emergency Department Patient Congestion and Hospital Overcrowding

Sandra Grochowski
Thomas Jefferson University
Serum Nitric Oxide Levels in Patients with Non-acute Asthma

Benjamin Sun
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Validating Models of ED Patients' Satisfaction and Willingness-to-Return

EMF/SAEM Innovation in Medical Education

Linda L. Spillane, MD
University of Rochester
Use of a Patient Simulator to Teach and Evaluate Emergency Medicine Resident Competency


Ralph Riviello, MD and Sarah Anderson, MSN
University of Virginia
Coloposcopic Findings on the Examination of Women After Consensual Intercourse

Creativity & Innovation in Emergency Medicine

Kennon Heard, MD
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Ovine Immune Therapy for Acute Verapamil Toxicity

Douglas Vogel, BS
School of Medicine
Nebulized Albuterol with Positive End-Expiratory Pressure as an Adjunctive Therapy in Acute Asthma Exacerbations