Emergency Medicine Research Faculty
David Adler, M.D., M.P.H., Director of Emergency Medicine Research
Research Interests: Clinical trials, Cancer prevention, Infectious diseases, Global health
Beau Abar, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Access to Care, Behavioral Medicine, Public Health Intervention in the ED, Latent Variable Modeling
Martina Anto-Ocrah, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Research Interests: Neuroepidemiology of Human Reproduction and Sexuality, Reproductive Epidemiology, Social Media and Health, Global Emergency Medicine
Jeffrey Bazarian, M.D., M.P.H.
Research Interests: Blood-based Biomarkers of Concussion, Imaging Biomarkers of Concussion, Concussion Treatments, Repetitive Head Impacts
Kenneth Conner, Psy.D., M.P.H.
Research Interests: Suicidal behavior, Alcohol use problems, Drug overdose
Layne Dylla, M.D., Ph.D. – Emergency Medicine Research Fellow
Research Interests: Prehospital and ED treatment of acute stroke, EMS management and triage of potential stroke patients, Using the ED to increase cancer screening and promote health maintenance.
Courtney Marie Cora Jones, Ph.D., M.P.H
Research Interests: Prehospital Care and Community Paramedicine, Opioid Addiction and Overdose, Injury Epidemiology and Control
Kian 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
Nancy Wood, M.P.A., M.S.
Research Interests: Health Disparities, Healthcare in Native American Communities, Telemedicine, Pre-hospital Medicine
Emergency Department Research Associate Program
Nicole Acquisto, Pharm.D.
Research Interests: Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Practice, Antimicrobial Stewardship in the ED, Opioid Stewardship, Emergent Anticoagulation Reversal
Anne Brayer, M.D.
Research Interests:Pediatric Injury Prevention
Injury Free Coalition for Kids
Peter Crane, M.D., M.B.A.
Research Interests: Health care policy, Workflow, operations, and Healthcare economics
Jeremy Cushman, M.D., M.S.
Research Interests: Evaluating Clinical and Operational Change to the Out of Hospital Emergency Care System
Jason Rotoli, M.D.
Research Interests: Deaf Health and Education, Health Disparities, Health Literacy
Timothy Wiegand, M.D.
Research Interests: Medical toxicology practice models, Toxicology surveillance, Toxicology and suicidal behavior
Emergency Medicine Research Staff
Brandy Rochon - Research Administrator
Andrew Chiang - Research Coordinator
Sarah Dermady - Research Coordinator
Nicholas Frankiewicz - EDRA Supervisor
Michele Groden - Administrative Assistant
Kim Kaukeinen - Data Analyst
Julie Kittel - Graduate Research Assistant
Eddie Pizzarello - Research Coordinator
Melissa Taylor - Research Coordinator