Fellowships | Research | Research Faculty

Faculty Administration

Core Faculty

Lawrence Lewis, MD

Research Fellowship Program Director, Professor of Emergency Medicine.
Research interests - traumatic brain injury detection and prediction and therapeutics for asthma and angioedema.

Christopher Carpenter, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine.
Research interests – cognitive impairment in geriatric patients in the emergency department.

Stacey House, MD, PhD

Instructor in Emergency Medicine.
Research interests – mechanisms of ischemia-reperfusion injury and cardioprotection with a focus on development of growth factors as therapeutic agents in acute myocardial infarction.

Michael Mullins, MD

Emergency Medicine Director of Research, Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine.
Research interests – toxicology.

Daniel Theodoro, MD, MSc

Assitant Professor in Emergency Medicine.
Research interests – ultrasound, central venous catheter complications, procedural education through simulation.


Fellowship Faculty Mentors

Laura Bierut, MD

Professor in Psychiatry.
Research interests – familial clustering of psychiatric illness, genetic and environmental factors in the development of psychiatric disease, addiction.

David Brody, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor in Neurology.
Research interests – mechanisms of neuronal injury in traumatic brain injury.

Ross Brownson, PhD

Professor at GWB School of Social Work.
Research interests – obesity prevention, evidence based public health.

Mario Castro MD, MPH

Director of Asthma and Airway Translational Research Unit, Professor in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.
Research interests – pathogenesis of asthma and health care delivery for patients with asthma.

Elizabeth Dodson, MPH, PhD

Assistant Research Professor at GWB School of Social Work.
Research interests – primary prevention of chronic disease.

William Dribben, MD

Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine.
Research interests – neurotoxicology and neuropharmacology.

Bradley Evanoff, MD, MPH

Director of Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, Chief of the Division of General Medical Sciences, Head of Section of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Research interests - epidemiology and prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders, work-related health problems in heal-care workers, and evaluation of occupational medical education.

Amy Eyler, PhD

Associate Research Professor at GWB School of Social Work.
Research interests – research networks, barriers to physical activity in women

Victoria Fraser, MD

Director of Clinical Research Training Center, Professor and Interim Chair of Internal Medicine.
Research interests - healthcare epidemiology and infection control.

Bradley Freeman, MD

Professor in Surgery.
Research interests – trauma and surgical critical care, tracheostomy in patients with acute respiratory failure.

Jane Garbutt, MBChB, FRCP

Director of the Washington University Pediatric and Adolescent Ambulatory Research Consortium, Associate Professor in Internal Medicine.
Research interests – networks for conducting research in community practice.

Guy Genin, MD, PhD

Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering.
Research interests – biomechanics of injury.

Richard Griffey, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine.
Research interests – patient safety and quality, evidence based imaging, health literacy.

Richard Hotchkiss, MD

Professor in Anesthesiology.
Research interests – mechanisms of cell death in sepsis and therapeutics with anti-apoptotic cytokines and modulation of immune response in sepsis.

David Jaffe, MD

Professor in Pediatrics.
Research interests - Febrile child, occult bacteremia, head and neck injuries, pain and anxiety management in children with emergencies.

Marin Kollef, MD

Professor in Internal Medicine.
Research interests – therapeutics for critically ill patients.

Jin-Moo Lee, MD, PhD

Associate Professor in Neurology.
Research interests – mechanisms of injury in cerebral ischemia, proteolysis of amyloid in Alzheimer’s disease.

Rosanne Naunheim, MD

Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine.
Research interests – traumatic brain injury.

David Ornitz, MD, PhD

Professor in Developmental Biology.
Research interests – fibroblast growth factors and fibroblast growth factor receptors in development , physiology, and response to injury.

Peter Panagos, MD

Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine.
Research interests - identification, management and treatment of acute stroke patients in the emergency. department.

Jose Pineda Soto, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor in Pediatrics and Neurology.
Research interests – mechanisms and treatment for brain injury in children.

Mario Schootman, PhD

Chief of the Division of Health Behavior Research, Associate Professor in Internal Medicine.
Research interests – health care disparities, comparative effectiveness research.

David Warren, MD, MPH

MSCI Program Director, Associate Professor in Infectious Disease.
Research interests – epidemiology and prevention of nosocomial infections.

Pamela Woodard, PhD

Professor in Radiology and Biomedical Engineering.
Research interests – diagnostic imaging for cardiovascular disease.




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