• The Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center (AEMRC) is a collaborative statewide Center of Excellence dedicated to improving the health-care outcomes of patients with acute illness and injuries, in both pre-hospital settings and within the hospital.

AEMRC

Director's Message

The Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center (AEMRC) is a collaborative statewide Center of Excellence dedicated to improving the health-care outcomes of patients with acute illness and injuries, in both pre-hospital settings and within the hospital.

The center’s research focus extends from the pre-hospital environment, including 911 and emergency medical services (EMS) care, through the emergency department and critical care settings.

Samuel M. Keim, MD, MS
Professor and Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center

AEMRC News

COVID-19 Patients with Respiratory Failure to Be Given NuvOx Pharma's Oxygen Therapeutic in Phase IIa Clinical Trial

Jarrod Mosier, MD, associate professor, UArizona Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine and associate program director of the Critical Care Fellowship at Banner University Medical Center - Tucson, is a principal investigator of the U.S. sites in a Phase IIa clinical trial of NanO2 in COVID-19 subjects with acute hypoxic respiratory failure (AHRF).  


Dr. Jarrod Mosier Among UArizona Researchers to Tackle COVID-19

Jarrod Mosier, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine in the College of Medicine – Tucson, is among 13 teams of UArizona researchers to jump-start projects to fight COVID-19, thanks to seed funding through the BIO5 institute.


Ambulance etiquette: How pulling over can save lives

Following the law during summer driving season helps patients and first responders.


Selected Recent Publications

Rinner GR, Watkins SA, Shirazi FMazda, et al. "Fatal abrin poisoning by injection." Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2020:1-3.
Acuña J, Situ-LaCasse EH, Patanwala AE, et al. "Identification of gender differences in ultrasound milestone assessments during emergency medicine residency training: a pilot study." Adv Med Educ Pract. 2019;10:141-145.
Smith G, Beger S, Vadeboncoeur T, et al. "Trends in overdose-related out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Arizona." Resuscitation. 2019;134:122-126.
Milligan R, Houmes S, Goldberg LC, Nagdev A, Amini R. "Ultrasound-guided forearm nerve blocks in managing hand and finger injuries." Intern Emerg Med. 2017.
Rice A, Dudek J, Gross T, St Mars T, Woolridge D. "The Impact of a Pediatric Emergency Department Facility Verification System on Pediatric Mortality Rates in Arizona." J Emerg Med. 2017;52(6):894-901.