Honors and Awards
- Abstract Recognition, Baystate Academic Week, 2014
- Resident Research Award, George Washington University Emergency Medicine Residency, 2009
- Best Inservice Exam Score, George Washington University Emergency Medicine Residency, 2009
- Best Diagnostic Imaging Presentation: Mid-Atlantic SAEM Conference, 2008
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Featured Works (15)
Young Patients with Suspected Uncomplicated Renal Colic are Unlikely to Have Dangerous Alternative Diagnoses or Need Emergent Intervention All Scholarly Works (2015)
INTRODUCTION: In the United States there is debate regarding the appropriate first test for new-onset renal colic, with non-contrast helical computed tomography (CT) receiving the highest ratings from both Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ...
Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound, Volumes 1 and 2 By Matt Dawson, Mike Mallin. Lexington, KY: Emergency Ultrasound Solutions, 2012; $30 via iTunes or Inkling.com (with 100% going towards innovation scholarship) or free at http://www.ultrasoundpodcast.com/2013/09/scott-weingart-emcrit-ivc-ultrasoundalso-free-ibooks-alland-also-foamed-innovation-scholarship/) All Scholarly Works (2014)
Near-infrared Spectroscopy Assessment of Tissue Saturation of Oxygen in Torsed and Healthy Testes All Scholarly Works (2013)
OBJECTIVES: The objective was to assess whether testicular torsion is associated with low testicular tissue saturation of oxygen (StO2 ) as measured by transscrotal near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and to compare the differences in NIRS values ...
ED technicians can successfully place ultrasound-guided intravenous catheters in patients with poor vascular access All Scholarly Works (2011)
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study was to assess the success rate of emergency department (ED) technicians in placing ultrasound (US)-guided peripheral intravenous (i.v.) catheters. METHODS: In this prospective, observational trial, 19 ED technicians were ...
Mastitis and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): the calm before the storm? All Scholarly Works (2010)
BACKGROUND: Post-partum mastitis is a common infection in breastfeeding women, with an incidence of 9.5-16% in recent literature. Over the past decade, community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has emerged as a significant pathogen in soft-tissue ...
Weekend emergency department visits in Nebraska: higher utilization, lower acuity All Scholarly Works (2010)
BACKGROUND: We know very little about differences in Emergency Department (ED) utilization and acuity on weekends compared with weekdays. Understanding such differences may help elucidate the role of the ED in the health care delivery ...
Addressing gaps in abortion education: A sexual health elective created by medical students All Scholarly Works (2006)
Medical school curricula frequently contain gaps in the areas of abortion and sexual health. A group of first- and second-year medical students at the authors' institution organized a collaborative, multidisciplinary elective course to address such ...
Decreased leptin levels in normal weight women with hypothalamic amenorrhea: The effects of body composition and nutritional intake All Scholarly Works (1998)
Leptin is a protein encoded by the ob gene and expressed in adipocytes. A sensitive marker of nutritional status, leptin is known to correlate with fat mass and to respond to changes in caloric intake. ...