Posted in

Research News

Dr. Kevin Wang’s 5-year research proposal selected by NIH- NINDS as part of the Translational Outcomes Project in Neurotrauma (TOP-NT) Consortium.

UF Principal Investigator Dr. Kevin Wang, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Chemistry and Director of the Program for Neurotrauma, Neuroproteomics & Biomarker Research and his team of Co-investigators (Dr. Zhihui (Sunny) Yang of Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Marcelo Febo of Dept. of Psychiatry (as Project…

UF College of Medicine Emergency Medicine Investigators study “The Association of Health Literacy with Preventable Emergency Department Visits” featured on Health in a Heartbeat

UF College of Medicine Emergency Medicine Investigators conducted a study to determine the association of health literacy with preventable Emergency Department visits.  https://ufhealth.org/news/2017/lack-health-literacy-leads-dramatic-hike-preventable-er-visits The study was referenced on Health in a Heartbeat on December 15. http://news.health.ufl.edu/2017/27703/multimedia/health-in-a-heartbeat/lack-of-health-literacy-leads-to-more-preventable-er-visits/ The study was also published in the Academic Emergency Medicine in September…

Marie-Carmelle Elie, MD is a Site PI on a 5-year 12 Million Dollar Award to NYU from PCORI

Dr. Marie-Carmelle Elie, MD is a site Principal Investigator of a 5-year project titled “Emergency- Department Initiated Palliative Care in Older Adults with Advanced Illness”, which was recently awarded by PCORI to New York University. This study aims to test the comparative effectiveness of nurse-led telephonic case management versus facilitated,…

Dr. Henry Young, MD Appointed as KL2 Scholar

Dr. Henry Young, MD was offered an appointment as a KL2 Scholar funded by a National Institute of Health (NIH), National Center for Advancement of Translational Science (NCATS) Award Number 1KL2TR001429.  Dr. Young will be exploring the implementation of a patient centered approach to treating pain-utilizing alternatives to opioids in the…

Dr. Matthew Ryan recognized as outstanding peer reviewer by the AAMC

Dr. Matthew Ryan has been recognized as an Outstanding Peer Reviewer by the Association of American Medical Colleges. The AAMC’s MedEdPORTAL provides a peer review process to “ensure submitted resources are accurate, clear, complete, and relevant to health education.” As a peer reviewer who has provided an extraordinary amount…

Patients lack knowledge about freestanding emergency department costs and services

According to a research article published by Drs. Bucciarelli, Payton, and Falgiani, patients do not have adequate knowledge about the costs and services associated with freestanding emergency departments (FSED). These results were determined from a 19-item survey distributed to Springhill FSED patients over a 3-month span. The research emphasizes…

Research team recognized as top performer in global challenge

In the 2015 Global CAMEO Enrollment challenge, the dedicated Department of Emergency Medicine research team, led by Principal Investigator Dr. Marie-Carmelle Elie, has risen to the top out of 55 sites in four countries over the last quarter. The CAMEO study aims to recruit patients presenting with symptoms of…