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Grantees 2013-2014

Two-Year EMF Fellowship

Daren M Beam, MD
Indiana University
Direct Fibrinolysis to Treat Acute Pulmonary Embolism

EMF Health Policy

Donna L. Carden, MD
University of Florida
Implementing an ED to Home Transition Intervention

Jason A. Hoppe, DO
University of Colorado Denver
The Use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs and Geographic Information Systems to Identify Communities at Risk of Prescription Opioid Overdose Fatalities

EMF Career Development

Michael A. Puskarich, MD
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Early Severe Sepsis

Laura E. Heitsch, MD
Washington University
Genetic Architecture of Human Brain Ischemia


Kristin L. Rising, MD
AnnMarie Papa, DNP, RN, CEN, FAEN
Brendan Carr, MD, MA, MS
University of Pennsylvania
Patient Returns to the Emergency Department: When and Why?

EMF/Medical Toxicology Foundation Resident Research

Jennifer L. Parker Cote, MD
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina
Efficacy of Trypsin in Treating Coral Snake Envenomation in the Porcine Model

EMF/EMRA Resident Research

Lauren A. Hudak, MD
Emory University
A Randomized Controlled Trial Examining the Role of Text Messaging, Email, and Social Networking as Follow Up Options in Clinical Research

Jill A. Sracic, MD
Indiana University
Discharge Instructions Tailored to Learning Style for Outpatient Treatment with Oral Anticoagulation: Phase I

Chadd K. Kraus, DO, MPH
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Palliative Medicine Competency Training in Emergency Medicine Residency Programs: A Survey of $5,000
Emergency Medicine Residency Education

EMF/SAEM Medical Student

Arica C. Nesper
University of California, Davis Medical Center
The Impact of Decreased County Mental Health Services on the Emergency Department

Laura Belland
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Improving pain care for older adults in the Emergency Department: evaluation of the of the effectiveness of a novel clinical decision support system integrated into ED EMRs

EMF/Vidacare Directed Research

Nova Leda Panebianco, MD, MPH
University of Pennsylvania
A Randomized Control Trial of Ultrasound-Guided Intravenous Access Versus Intraosseous Access in Patients with Difficult Intravenous Access; Alternatives to Central Venous

EMF/Mindray Directed Research

Hal J. Minnigan, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
Can Point of Care Ultrasound Exclude Multiple Serious Medical Conditions in the Emergency Department: The Selection, Sonography and Self-Assessment


Francesca L. Beaudoin, MD, MS
The Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Prescription Opioid Use and Misuse in Older Emergency Department Patients

Lauren K. Whiteside, MD
University of Washington
Development and Validation of a Risk Prediction Screening Tool for Prescription Opioid Misuse Using Health Information Technology in an ED Sample

Monica Kathleen Wattana, MD
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Pilot Validation of an Opioid Misuse Risk Measure for Emergency Department Patients with Cancer