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Grantees 2014-2015

EMF/NIDA Training Award

Elizabeth Samuels, MD, MPH
Rhode Island Hospital
Emergency Department Naloxone Distribution and Opioid Peer Recovery Coaching: A Feasibility Study

Joseph H. Yanta, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Improving Linkage to Outpatient Services for ED Patients Seeking Treatment for Opioid Abuse Using a Novel Text Message Program

EMF Fellowship

Nicholas Mohr, MD
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
$150,000 (2-year)
Utilization, Costs, and Outcomes of Inter-Hospital Transfer of Rural Patients with Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

EMF/EMAF Health Policy Scholar

Arjun Venkatesh, MD, MBA
Yale University
$132,200 (2-year)
Evaluating the Impact of Observation Services on ED Admissions Rates: Implications for Quality Measurement

EMF Patient Centered Outcomes Research

Kristin Rising, MD
Thomas Jefferson University
$100,000 (2-year)
Patient Centered Transition Planning Following Discharge from the Emergency Department

EMF Health Policy

Jeremiah Schuur, MD, MHS
Brigham and Women's Hospital
An Analysis of Freestanding Emergency Departments in the U.S.

EMF Career Development

Nathan Hoot, MD, PhD
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Measuring and Forecasting Emergency Department Crowding: An Extensible Simulation Framework

Jon Femling, MD, PhD
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Amount: $50,000
Translating quorum sensing inhibitors to human S. aureus infection

EMF International

Nee-Kofi Mould-Millman, MD
University of Colorado, Department of Emergency Medicine
Demonstrating the Effectiveness of an African Emergency First Aid Responder System

Shada Rouhani, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Evaluation of Protocolized Observation Care in an Emergency Department in Central Haiti

Mark Bisanzo, MD, DMT&H, FACEP
Global Emergency Care Collaborative and Department of Emergency Medicine at Division of Global Health at the University of Massachusetts
Baseline Acute Care Research at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital

EMF/EMRA Resident Critical Care Research

Sara Crager, MD
University of California Los Angeles - Olive View Medical Center
Comparison of Non-Invasive Methods of Assessing Fluid Responsiveness in Critically Ill Patients

Matthew Dettmer, MD
Washington University
The Role of Emergency Department Lactate Clearance for Prevention of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

EMF/EMRA Resident Research

John Trentini, MD, PhD
Wright State University
The Neuroprotective Effects of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles in Acute Stroke

Sabrina Poon, MD and Margaret Greenwood-Ericksen, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Policy Analysis and Usability of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) in Emergency Medicine

Sandra Beverly, MD
Carolinas Medical Center
First Time Seizure Focus Group Study

EMF/Medical Toxicology Foundation Resident Research

Lindsay Fox, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Understanding relationships between opioid prescribing, patient characteristics, and overdose

EMF/SAEM Medical Student

Jonathan Santiago
Yale School of Medicine
On Shaky Ground: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Tabletop Simulation Training and Evaluation in the Dominican Republic

GEMSSTAR/Jahnigen Grant (in partnership with AGS and SAEM)

Anthony Rosen, MD, MPH
Weill Cornell Medical College
Increasing Recognition and Improving Understanding of Physical Elder Abuse through Comprehensive Analysis of a Highly Adjudicated Series of Cases


Paulina Sergot, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
Are Emergency Physicians able to recognize non-convulsive seizure on emergent electroencephalography performed in patients presenting with altered mental status?