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David H. Adler, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-1249

Office: (585) 275-1249

Fax: (585) 276-1123

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Emergency Medicine

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Adler is an emergency physician, educator and researcher. He received his medical training at the University of California at San Francisco and his residency training in emergency medicine at Highland General Hospital in Oakland, California. Dr. Adler has been core faculty in the University of Rochester’s emergency medicine residency program since 2006. He is the Director of Emergency Medicine Research and also directs the SAEM-approved Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship and the International Emergency Medicine Fellowship. He also serves as Chair of the medical school’s International Medicine Faculty Advisory Committee.

Dr. Adler’s public ORCiD record can be found here.

Research

Dr. Adler is the site principal investigator for URMC’s participation in the SIREN and CONCERN networks and has served as site-PI for a number of multi-center federal and industry sponsored trials.
Dr. Adler’s research background focused on Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer risk among South African women with HIV. This work generated a specimen repository housed at URMC that is now being used, in collaboration with colleagues from Infectious Diseases, to investigate the reproductive tract microbiome in HIV-infected women.
Dr. Adler is currently the principal investigator in a line of research evaluating interventions to increase cervical cancer screening uptake among emergency department (ED) patients. Disparities in healthcare access are often magnified among ED patients who are disproportionately likely to be non-adherent with cancer screening recommendations – making the ED a target-rich environment for interventions that increase screening uptake.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine

Education

1992
Bachelor of Arts with distinction | Stanford University
Human Biology

1998
Doctor of Medicine | University of California Medical School

2003
Masters of Public Health | University of California School of Public Health
Interdisciplinary Program, Focus on International Health

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/26/1999 - 07/25/2002
Residency in Emergency Medicine at Alameda County Medical Center

06/26/1998 - 06/25/1999
Internship in Emergency Medicine at Alameda County Medical Center

Awards

2019
Kluge Trauma & Emergency Medical Services Prize
Sponsor: Rochester Academy of Medicine

2016
Outstanding Reviewer
Sponsor: Journal of Emergency Medicine

2013
Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching of Emergency Medicine Residents
Sponsor: University of Rochester Department of Emergency Medicine
Location: Rochester, NY

2013
Outstanding Reviewer
Sponsor: Journal of Emergency Medicine

2012
Outstanding Reviewer
Sponsor: Journal of Emergency Medicine

2011
Outstanding Reviewer
Sponsor: Journal of Emergency Medicine

1998
Alpha Omega Alpha
Sponsor: Medical Honor Society
Location: University of California San Francisco

1992
Phi Beta Kappa
Location: Stanford University

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Publications

Journal Articles

10/23/2019
Probst MA, Gibson T, Weiss RE, Yagapen AN, Malveau SE, Adler DH, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Caterino JM, Clark CL, Diercks DB, Hollander JE, Nicks BA, Nishijima DK, Shah MN, Stiffler KA, Storrow AB, Wilber ST, Sun BC. "Risk Stratification of Older Adults Who Present to the Emergency Department With Syncope: The FAINT Score." Annals of emergency medicine.. 2019 Oct 23; Epub 2019 Oct 23.

5/2019
Baugh CW, Sun BC, . "Variation in diagnostic testing for older patients with syncope in the emergency department." The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2019 May 0; 37(5):810-816. Epub 2018 Jul 23.

5/2019
Chang AM, Hollander JE, Su E, Weiss RE, Yagapen AN, Malveau SE, Adler DH, Bastani A, Baugh CW, Caterino JM, Clark CL, Diercks DB, Nicks BA, Nishijima DK, Shah MN, Stiffler KA, Storrow AB, Wilber ST, Sun BC. "Recurrent syncope is not an independent risk predictor for future syncopal events or adverse outcomes." The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2019 May 0; 37(5):869-872. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Books & Chapters

2004
Chapter Title: Pharmacological Management of Common Medical Problems During Pregnancy
Book Title: The Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine
Author List: Adler D, Nobay F
Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publishers 2004 in Philadelphia

2001
Chapter Title: Chronic Renal Failure
Book Title: AAEM Textbook of Emergency and Family Medicine
Author List: Adler, D.; Nobay, F.
Published By: eMedicine 2001

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