Department Blog

Dr. Gentry Wilkerson, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, has partnered with Drs. Joel Chua and Shivakumar Narayanan as principal investigators of three clinical trials assessing Regeneron’s monoclonal antibody cocktail for the treatment of COVID-19 in hospitalized and ambulatory patients as well as for prophylaxis to prevent infection in people exposed to COVID. The studies were approved to enroll as of the beginning of October.

Preliminary data on the study of this drug in nonhospitalized patients was released September 29.


Posted 11/24/2020 by Deborah Stein

Treating Sickle Cell in the ED: What You Need to Know

Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was interviewed for the “Treating Sickle Cell in the Emergency Department: What You Need to Know” episode of the ACEP [American College of Emergency Physicians] Frontline—Emergency Medicine podcast, published on September 21, 2020.


Posted 11/23/2020 by Deborah Stein

Mattu July-October Guest Appearances

Amal Mattu, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was a featured speaker or invited discussant with:

 


Posted 11/20/2020 by Deborah Stein

What’s in a Name?

Afrah Abdul Wahid Ali, MBBS, Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was sole author of the post “What’s in a Name?” published on the ELAM [Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine] Blog on September 21, 2020.

 


Posted 11/19/2020 by Deborah Stein

Winters July-October Presentations

Michael E. Winters, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, delivered the following presentations:

 


Joe Martinez, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was named a Top Reviewer for 2019 by the Journal of Emergency Medicine on September 26, 2020.


Posted 11/17/2020 by Deborah Stein

Marcozzi on COVID-19 Latest: October and November 2020

David Marcozzi, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was interviewed and quoted in the following news items:

 


Posted 11/16/2020 by Deborah Stein

Hirshon wins $100K NIH Research Supplement

Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was awarded a $100,000 Research Supplement from the National Institutes of Health for his International Research Training Grant to study research ethics in Egypt in September 2020.


Kinjal Sethuraman, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor; WanTsu Wendy Chang, MD, Assistant Professor; and Dan Gingold, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “Collaboration and Decision-Making on Trauma Teams: A Survey Assessment,” accepted for publication by the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine on October 4, 2020. Deborah M. Stein, ELS, Technical Writer/Editor, Department of Emergency Medicine, edited the manuscript.


Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was guest editor of the September 2020 supplementary issue of Annals of Emergency Medicine, focused on Sickle Cell Disease in the Emergency Department.