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Grantees 2005-2006

EMF Career Development

Lance D. Wilson, MD
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cellular Alternans as a Novel Mechanism of Arrythmogenesis in Heart Failure

Rita Kumar, PhD
Wayne State University
Insulin Blocks Activation of the Intrinsic Apoptosis Pathway After Transient Global Brian Ischemia

EMF Research Fellowship

Ari M. Lipsky, MD, BS
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Multicenter Bayesian Decision-Theoretic Clinical Trials

Reducing Medical Errors Research

Robert L. Wears, MD, MS
University of Florida
Safety Implications of Information Technology Solutions for Emergency Department Whiteboards

ED Overcrowding Research

Paula Tanabe, PhD, RN and Michael Gisondi, MD
Feinberg School of Medicine - Northwestern University
Should You Close Your Waiting Room? The Effect on Emergency Department Overcrowding

EMF Resident Research

Henry Gresham III, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Organophosphorus (OP) Hydrolase for Acute OP Poisoning

Renee Yuen-Jan Hsia
Stanford University
Evaluating the Effectiveness of "Prudent Layperson" Has it Decreased Out-of-Pocket Expenses for Emergency Department Visits on a National Level

Hao Wang, MD, PhD
Louisiana State University Health Science Center
Mechanism for the Effects of Alcohol on B Cell Differentiation

Directed Research in Acute Congestive Heart Failure

Douglas Ander, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
BNP Therapy Observation Unit Outcomes Study (BOOST)

EMF/NHTSA Emergency Department Screening and Intervention for Alcohol Abuse

Michael J. Mello, MD, MPH, FACEP
Rhode Island Hospital
Project Integrate: A Model for Integrating Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention in a Community Emergency Department

EMF/SAEM Medical Student

Amy R. Auerbach, BA
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Access and Potential Use of Online Resources by ED Patients Epidemiology

Meredith Chiaccio, BS
Thomas Jefferson University
Can Arginase Activity Predict the Outcome of Vasoocclusive Sickle Cell Crisis

Anne Finefrock, BS, MA
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mental Status Screening in the Emergency Department: Study to Evaluate the Clinical Norms of the Quick Confusion Scale

Neil Masangkay, BA
University of Pennsylvania
Rapidly Triggered Post-Ischemic Neuronal Apoptosis

Johanna Moore, BA
Hennepin County Medical Center
Oral Oxycodone Versus Intravenous Morphine for the Treatment of Pain Due to Pediatric Extremity Fractures in the Emergency Department

Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills (EMBRS)

Scott Rudkin, MD, MBA
Regents of the University of California
Prospective Correlation of Arterial versus Venous Blood Gas Measurements in Trauma Patients