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Nancy Ellen Wood, M.P.A., M.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-1198

Office: (585) 276-6565

Fax: (585) 276-1123

Research Labs

Faculty Appointments

Biography

Research

Ms. Wood is currently a faculty member in Emergency Medicine Research where she is the Administrative Director of the Emergency Department Research Associate (EDRA) Program. She developed and teaches the ED Enroller Research Internship class for undergraduates as an introduction to ED research, and provides direction and supervision for the program. Her research interests are focused on health disparities and healthcare for underserved populations and include telemedicine, community paramedicine, and culturally sensitive delivery of healthcare within indigenous populations. Prior to becoming a faculty member, Ms. Wood was a study coordinator, monitor, and research project manager at the University of Rochester for 30 years. She enjoys volunteering with local animal rescue groups and refugee relocation services, playing with her many foster dogs, and learning to speak Onöndowa’ga:’ Gawë:nö (the Seneca language).

Credentials

Education

1987
BA | University of Rochester
Health and Society

1991
MPA | SUNY College at Brockport
Health Policy

2008
MS | Warner School of Education, University of Rochester
Education

Awards

2010
Community Benefit Excellence Award
Sponsor: VHA Leadership Award to the Health-e-Access Telemedicine Network

2010
American Hospital Association 2010 NOVA Award
Sponsor: Health-e-Access Telemedicine Network

2009
Community Health Improvement Award
Sponsor: Healthcare Association of New York State to the Health-e-Access

2006
Innovations in Service Award to the Health-e-Access Telehealth Program
Sponsor: American Telemedicine Association
Location: San Diego, CA

2003
Health Care Advocacy Award
Sponsor: Health Care Trustees of New York State for the Health-e-Access T

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Publications

Journal Articles

5/24/2019
Shah MN, McConnochie KM, Nelson D, Dozier A, Wang H, Wood NE, Wasserman EB, Gillespie SM. "High-Intensity Telemedicine Reduces Emergency Department Use by Older Adults With Dementia in Senior Living Communities." Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.. 2019 May 24; Epub 2019 May 24.

2019
Adler D; Abar B; Wood N; Bonham A. "An Intervention to Increase Uptake of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Emergency Department Patients: Results of a Randomized Pilot Study." Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2019; .

5/2018
Abar B, DeRienzo V, Glick J, Wood N, Shah MN, Schneider S, Adler D. "Implementation of an Emergency Medicine Research Associates Program: Sharing 20 Years of Experience." The western journal of emergency medicine.. 2018 May 0; 19(3):606-612. Epub 2018 Mar 08.

Books & Chapters

2015
Chapter Title: High-Intensity Telemedicine Enhanced Acute Care for Elders Model
Book Title: Geriatrics Models of Care: Bringing 'Best Practice' to an Aging America
Author List: Wood N, Shah MN
Published By: Springer 2015 in New York

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