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Grantees 2007-2008

EMF Career Development

Carlos A.A. Torres, MD, MPH
The Ohio State University
Unraveling the Inotropic Effects of Pyruvate

Alice M. Mitchell, MD, MS
Carolinas Medical Center
Contrast Nephropathy from Computed Tomography Angiography in the Emergency Department

Health Policy Research

Stephen Epstein, MD, MPP
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Adverse Medical Events from Emergency Department Crowding

Marion Sills, MD, MPH
University of CO at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Emergency Department Overcrowding and Quality of Acute Asthma Care for Children

EMF/FERNE Directed Research in Neurological Emergencies

Christopher Barton, MD
University of California San Francisco
Emergency Department Assessment of Secondary Brain Insults in Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Jane Brice, MD, MPH
University of California San Francisco
STAT 911: Stroke Assessment Tool for 911

EMF/ENAF Team ED Overcrowding Research

Jean Marshall, RN, MS and Theodore Chan, MD
University of California, San Diego
Multi-Center Study of the Impact of Nurse-Patient Ratios on Emergency Department Overcrowding

Directed Research in Capnography Career Development

Alan Jones, MD
Carolinas Medical Center
The Use of Capnography to Identify Elevated Lactate and Lactate Clearance in Emergency Department Patients with Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

EMF Resident Research

Benjamin Heavrin, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Medicaid Disenrollment: Intrastate Emergency Department Impact

John G. Wiegenstein Award

Danielle Turner-Lawrence, MD
Carolinas Medical Center
Bedside Dysphagia Assessment in Acute Stroke Patients by the Emergency Medicine Physician: A Prospective Feasibility and Reliability Study

Stephen Paulson, MD
Denver Health and Hospital Authority
Validation of Clinical Decision Rules to Predict Emergent Operative Management Following Trauma: A Multi-Center Study to Evaluate Secondary Trauma Triage

Jason Chang, MD
Yale University
Cardiac Function in Severe Sepsis as Determined by Bedside Emergency Physician Echocardiography Clinical

EMF/SAEM Medical Student

Chadd K. Kraus, MPH
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
HIV in the ED at the Johns Hopkins Hospital: A 20 Year Review

Kathy Lin
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Risk Stratification of Emergency Department Patients with Potential Acute Coronary Syndrome

Andrea N. Miltiades
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Clinical Risk Factors for Progression to Septic Shock in Emergency Department Patients Presenting with Severe Sepsis

Akbar Nassiry
Virginia Commonwealth University
The Use of Orthogonal Polarized Spectral Imaging (OPSI) to Assess Microvascular Perfusion in Acutely Decompensated Heart Failure

Samantha Phillips - William Spivey Award Recipient
Duke University
Metabolic and Biomarker Profiles in Head Injury

EMBRS Research Grant

Erik Kulstad, MD, MS
Advocate Christ Medical Center
The Effect of Overcrowding on Time Sensitive Emergency Department Protocols