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Hazmat by Todd Rabkin Golden
Recent Disasters Remind First Responders of the Need for Up-to-Date Hazmat Training

More than 30 regional firefighters from Southern Arizona communities will be participating in the Advanced Hazmat Life Support training offered by the University of Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center.


UA College of Medicine – Tucson Part of New NIH Emergency Medicine Research Effort

The Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN) will advance critical emergency medicine research to improve outcomes for patients with neurologic, heart, lung, blood and trauma emergencies.


EM Resident Perrian Presented with AzCEP Seed Grant

UA Emergency Medicine resident Georgia Perrian, MD, PGY-2, received a $1,000 seed grant from the Arizona College of Emergency Physicians for her research, “Studying the Effects of Dexamethasone in Dental Pain.” Collaborating PIs are Dale Woolridge, MD, PhD, and Noah Tolby, MD.


Selected Recent Publications

Yee AM, Christensen DN, Waterbrook AL, Amini R. "Parapharyngeal abscess with tracheal deviation." Intern Emerg Med. 2017.
Mhayamaguru M, Bruno EHaynes, Rhodes SMichelle, Amini R. "Large ovarian cyst with torsion." Intern Emerg Med. 2017;12(4):547-548.
Geiderman JMartin, Iserson KV, Marco CA, Jesus J, Venkat A. "Conflicts of Interest in Emergency Medicine." Acad Emerg Med. 2017.
Woolridge DP. "Childhood Appendicitis: Is Time Really of the Essence?" J Emerg Med. 2017;52(3):364-365.