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Grantees 2004-2005

Reducing Medical Errors Research

Adam J. Singer, MD
Stony Brook University
$99,999 over two years
Development of A Computerized System to Reduce Medical Errors in the Emergency Department

EMF/Riggs Family Health Policy Research

Thomas Flottemesch, PhD
HealthPartners Research Foundation
Estimating the Costs of ED Crowding

Natriuretic Peptide Therapy for Acute Congestive Heart Failure

Deborah B. Diercks, MD
University of California Davis Medical Center
Impact of Natriuretic Peptide therapy on Renal Function in a Low to Moderate Risk Population of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Patients

Phillip D. Levy, MD
Wayne State University
A Comparison Trial of Nesiritide Versus Bolus Intravenous Nitroglycerin for the Treatment of Severe Acute Decompensated Heart Failure

Research Fellowship

Jason Stoner, MD
Ohio State University
Cellular Redox State and Intracellular Hydrogen Peroxide During Reperfusion of the Isolated Ischemic Rat Heart

Michael S. Runyon, MD
Carolinas Medical Center
Pulmonary Vascular Hyperplasia in Pulmonary Embolism

Career Development

Alan Jones, MD
Carolinas Medical Center
Diagnostic Significance of Nontraumatic Emergency Department Hypotension

Craig D. Newgard, MD, MPH
Oregon Health & Science University
Development of a Comprehensive State Trauma Registry to Investigate Interhospital Transfer Practices

Stephen Trzeciak, MD
Cooper Health System
Investigation of Microcirculatory flow in Early Goal-Directed Therapy of Sepsis-Induced Hypoperfusion States in Humans

EMF/ENA Foundation ED Overcrowding Team

Peter Viccellio, MD, FACEP and Carolyn Santora, RN, MS
Stony Brook University
Impact of Hospital Length of Stay and Emergency Department Turnaround Time When Admitted Patients are Moved to Hallway Beds

Resident Research

Nathan P. Anderson, MD and Brent Asplin, MD
HealthPartners Research Foundation
Emergency Department Crowding and Delay to Common Interventions
Underwriter: EMRA

Mark Danahy, MD
Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation
Etomidate vs. Propofol for Procedural Sedation in the Emergency Department

Tracy M. Vogrin, MD, MS
University of Pittsburgh
The Effects of Inducing Mild Hypothermia Via Cold Intravenous Fluids on Core Body Temperature in Normal Subjects

EMF/SAEM Medical Student Research

Vannita Simma-Chiang, BA - William H. Spivey Recipient
LAC+USC Medical Center
Asthma: Effect of Genotype on Emergency Department Response to Therapy

Maura Kennedy, BA
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Epidemiology of Bacteremia in the Emergency Department

Richard Clinton, BA
Akron General Medical Center
Referral Bias in Cerebral Hemorrhage

Michael Blake, BA, MPH
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Factors Contributing to Morbidity in Emergency Department Patients

Sehra D. Sampson, BS
Oregon Health Sciences University
The Effect of a Clinical Decision Support System to Improve Compliance with Guidelines for the Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia

Robert Yates, BA
Ohio State University Research Foundation
The Relationship Between Race, Sex, and Age to Time to First ECG in ED NSTEMI Patients

EMBRS Research Grant

Sharon E. Meieran, MD, JD
University of Cincinnati
Comparison of Users of an Emergency Department Versus Users of Community Health Clinics with a Similar Complaints Profile - a Patient-Centered Approach
Underwriter: Pfizer, Inc