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Grantees 2015-2016

EMF Research Fellowship

Alex St. John, MD
University of Washington
$140,348 over two years
A damage control resuscitation cocktail for polytrauma with hemorrhagic shock and traumatic brain injury

EMF/EMAF Health Policy Research Grant

Arjun Venkatesh, MD, MBA
Yale University
Examining the evolving role of the Emergency Department in acute ambulatory services for Medicare beneficiaries: Implications for care coordination

EMF/EMAF Health Policy Research Scholar Award

Michelle Lin, MD, MPH
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Cost Effectiveness Analysis of ACEP's Choosing Wisely Campaign

EMF Patient Centered Outcome Research Grant

Mahshid Abir, MD, MSc
The University of Michigan
$100,000 over two years
Investigating Patient-Centered Interventions to Reduce Asthma-Related Pediatric Hospitalizations

EMF Career Development Grant

Stacy A. Trent, MD, MPH
Denver Health Medical Center
Adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Impact of Audit and Feedback

Courtney M. C. Jones, PhD, MPH
University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry
Evaluation of Prehospital Decision-Making Practices for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

EMF Health Policy Research Grant

Scott Dresden, MD, MS
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Changes in Emergency Department Visit and Hospitalization Rates across 88 Illinois Community Areas Associated with Health Insurance Change During Implementation of the Affordable Care Act, 2010-2014

Michael Menchine, MD, MPH
USC Keck School of Medicine - Department of Emergency Medicine
Effectiveness of State Prescription Drug Monitoring- A Comprehensive National Review

EMF/ENA Foundation Team Research Grant

Matthew Lyon, MD, FACEP
Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
Cheedy Jaja, PhD, MPH, MN, RN
College of Nursing, Academic Health Center, University of Cincinnati
Individualizing Patient Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease through Pharmacogenetics

EMF Basic Science and Clinical Research Innovation Grants

Rakesh Mistry, MD, MS
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Development of a Novel Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Through Knowledge Translation and Clinical Decision Support

EMF/NIDA Training Award

Eric Gruber, MD
Cooper University Hospital
Development of a Sustainable Curriculum on Substance Use Disorders (SUD) for Emergency Medicine Residents at Cooper University Hospital

Howard Kim, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
ED Provider Perspectives on Analgesic Prescribing Choice: A Focus on Benzodiazepine-Opioid Co-Prescribing

EMF International Emergency Medicine Outcomes and Efficacy Research Grant

Christopher S. Courtney, MD, FACEP
Nothing to Lose Foundation
Evaluation of a standardized education and treatment protocol for acute fracture care on remote Philippine islands

Brian Rice, MDCM, MSc, DTM&H
NYU School of Medicine
Evaluation of the Impact of Emergency Care Training at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital

EMF/EMRA Resident Research Grant

Anuja Trivedi, DO, MPH
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
A Patient-Centered Approach to Observation Care and Transitions Home

Shih-Chuan Chou, MD, MPH
Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital
Access to primary care follow-up after Emergency Department visits in New Haven in the era of the Affordable Care Act

Maria Dynin, MD
Georgetown/Washington Hospital Center
Epidemiological Analysis of Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault

EMF/SAEMF Medical Student Research Grant

Tim Xu, MPP
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Emergency Department Utilization in Maryland Since the Affordable Care Act

Douglas R. Stayer
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Accelerometer-Based Acoustic Cardiography to Detect Ventricular Unloading in Acute Heart Failure

Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills (EMBRS) Workshop Grant

Jenna LeRoy, MD
HealthPartners Institution for Medical Education and Research/Regions Hospital
Effect of Methylene Blue on Mortality in a Porcine Model of Amlodipine Toxicity

David Viau, MD
Wayne State University
Effects of Early Versus Delayed Oral Antihypertensive Therapy in Hypertensive Acute Heart Failure