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Grantees 2001-2002

Career Development

Justin Kaplan, MD
Albert Einstein Healthcare Network
Adenosine Antagonists During Hypoxic Cardiac Insufficiency: Effects on Metabolites, Cardiac Tissue, and Comparison with Ephinehprine
Underwriter: Eli Lilly

Creativity & Innovation in Emergency Medicine

Sabine Brouxhon, MD
University of Rochester
Role of Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) in Burn Injury

Kathleen A. Dunn, MD, MSPH
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Development of an In-vitro Biomechanical Model for Snowboarder's Fracture

Research Fellowship

Imo P. Aisiku, MD
Emory University
ARDS: Chronic Alcohol Abuse and Glutathione Deficiency
Underwriter: ACEP Council

Kevin Merrell, MD, PhD
University of Colorado HSC
Inhibitory Receptors of Mast Cell Activation

Resident Research

Steven B. Bird, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Efficacy of Ipratroprium Bromide in Acute Organophosphate Poisoning

Jeffrey M. Caterino, MD
Allegheny Singer Research Institute
Evaluation of Serum Procalcitonin in Systemic Bacterial Infections Among Emergency Department Patients 65 Years of Age and Older
Underwriter: Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

Debra Houry, MD, MPH
Denver Health Medical Center
Does a Positive Domestic Violence Screen Predict Future Violently-Inflicted Injuries?

Matthew Townes Murray, MD
Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix
Intraarticular Opioid Administration in the ED for the Relief of Inflammatory Knee Pain

Amanda M. Ryden, MBA, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
Impact Studies of Four Different Soccer Headgear Using Magnesium Head Forms

EMF/Riggs Family Health Policy

Ronald M. Moscati, MD
State University of New York, Buffalo
Comparison of Outcome for Female Domestic Violence Victims Who Self Disclose Compared to Those Identified Through an ED Screening Program
Underwriter: Riggs Family

EMF/FERNE Neurological Emergencies

Kevin M. Curtis, MD
Hospital of the University of PA, Philadelphia
Mitochondrial Calcium Overload in Acute Neuronal Injury

EMF/SAEM Medical Student Research

Hamal Gada - William H. Spivey Recipient
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Proteolytic Cleavage of Calcium Regulatory Proteins in Primary Hippocampal Neurons Following Simulated Ischemia

Chaya G. Bhuvaneswar
Stanford School of Medicine, Massachusetts
Do Emergency Department Health Providers' Diagnostic Criteria for Identifying Domestic Violence Presenting to the ED Match Those Criteria Identified by Domestic Violence Survivor Focus Groups? A Cross Sectional Study

Richard Ko
Maricopa Medical Center, Arizona
Laminin and its Effects on Mature Neuronal Viability

Allyson A. Kreshak
Thomas Jefferson University, Pennsylvania
The Value of Plasma L-arginine and Nitric Oxide Levels in Predicting the Severity of Acute Vasoocclusive Sickle Cell Crisis

Jonathan Li
University of California, San Francisco
Patterns of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in ED Patients and Its Association with Health Care Utilization

Anthony M. Napoli
Providence Hospital, Washington, DC
Effectiveness of Non-Invasive Ventilatory Support (Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure) to Avoid Intubation in the ED: A Comparison of Hypercapnic vs. Hypoxic Respiratory Failure

Lane McNeil Smith
Virginia Commonwealth University
In Vivo Analysis of Critical Oxygen Delivery in the Spontaneously Hypertensive Rat

EMF/SAEM Innovation in Medical Education

Cherri D. Hobgood, MD
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Validation of the Educational Intervention "GRIEV_ING" as a Tool to Improve Resident Death Notification Skills

EMF/Wyeth-Ayerst Directed Research Cardiac Arrest Survival

Mark G. Angelos, MD
The Ohio State University
Metabolic Therapy for the Post-Ischemic Heart

James T. Niemann, MD
Postresuscitation Cardiac Dysfunction: The Role of TNF-a and the Effect of PDE III Inhibitors


Robert Swor, DO and Lynn Farr, RN, MSA
William Beaumont Hospital
Chest-Compression Only CPR for Older Adults - A Pilot Study

John H. Burton, MD and Alyce A. Schultz, RN, PhD
Maine Medical Center
The Efficacy and Feasibility of a Collaborative Approach for Reducing Pain in Emergency Department Lumbar Puncture Patients

Established Investigator

John G. Younger, MD, MS
University of Michigan
Beneficial and Harmful Effects of Complement Activation During Life-threatening Pneumonia
Underwriter: Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals

Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills (EMBRS)

Craig Manifold, DO
Wilford Hall Medical Center, Dept. of Emergency Medicine
A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Continuous Arteriovenous (CAVR) to Continuous Venovenous (CVVR) Rewarming of Moderate to Severe Hypothermia in a Porcine Model with Hemorrhage
Underwriter: Pfizer, Inc.