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Emergency Medicine Research Faculty

David AdlerDavid Adler, M.D., M.P.H., Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, Research

Research Interests: Clinical trials, Cancer prevention, Infectious diseases, Global health

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BeauBeau Abar, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Access to Care, Behavioral Medicine, Public Health Intervention in the ED, Latent Variable Modeling

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BazarianJeffrey Bazarian, M.D., M.P.H.

Research Interests: Blood-based Biomarkers of Concussion, Imaging Biomarkers of Concussion, Concussion Treatments, Repetitive Head Impacts

Bazarian Lab

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ConnorKenneth Conner, Psy.D., M.P.H.

Research Interests: Suicidal behavior, Alcohol use problems, Drug overdose

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CourtneyCourtney Marie Cora Jones, Ph.D., M.P.H

Research Interests: ​Prehospital Care and Community Paramedicine, Opioid Addiction and Overdose, Injury Epidemiology and Control

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KianKian Merchant-Borna, M.P.H., M.B.A.

Research Interests: Industry Sponsored Research, Concussion / Traumatic Brain Injury, Clinical Trials, Medical Devices

Emergency Medicine Industry Sponsored Research Program

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NancyNancy Wood, M.P.A., M.S.

Research Interests: Health Disparities, Healthcare in Native American Communities, Telemedicine, Pre-hospital Medicine

Emergency Department Research Associate Program

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NicoleNicole Acquisto, Pharm.D.

Research Interests: Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Practice, Antimicrobial Stewardship in the ED, Opioid Stewardship, Emergent Anticoagulation Reversal

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AnneAnne Brayer, M.D.

Research Interests: Pediatric Injury Prevention

Injury Free Coalition for Kids

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PeterPeter Crane, M.D., M.B.A.

Research Interests: Healthcare policy, Workflow, operations, and Healthcare economics

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CushmanJeremy Cushman, M.D., M.S.

Research Interests: Evaluating Clinical and Operational Change to the Out of Hospital Emergency Care System

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DeAngelisJohn DeAngelis, M.D.

Research Interests: ​Emergency ultrasound, Ultrasound education, Pre-hospital care, Opiate related illness

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RotoliJason Rotoli, M.D.

Research Interests: Deaf Health and Education, Health Disparities, Health Literacy

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WeigandTimothy Wiegand, M.D.

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Research Interests: Medical toxicology practice models, Toxicology surveillance, Toxicology and suicidal behavior

Emergency Medicine Research Staff

BrandyJohn Compa - Research Accountant

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DermadySarah Degener - Research Manager

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GrodenMichele Groden - Administrative Assistant

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BrendaBrenda Hernandez-Romero - EDRA Supervisor

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KimKim Kaukeinen - Data Analyst

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KorczakKourtney Korczak - Research Coordinator

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PeterPeter MacDowell - Research Administrator

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Photo Not AvailableReanna Stewart - Research Coordinator

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Photo Not AvailableAsha Thuraisamy - Research Coordinator

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