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EMERGE: Enabling Medical Research Growth in Emergency Medicine

Leadership

Curriculum Directors

Brendan Carr, MD, MA, MSHP (Curriculum Director) is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (primary), Epidemiology, Surgery, and Pediatrics, and Senior Scholar in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He also is the Associate Director of the Division of Emergency Care Policy & Research within the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Carr’s research focuses on understanding how the organization of emergency care is associated with outcomes for time critical illness.
 
Dennis Durbin, MD, MSCE (Senior Advisor) is Professor of Pediatrics and an Associate Scholar in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He also is the Co-Scientific Director of the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP. Dr. Durbin’s research interests are in the area of prevention of traffic-related injuries to children and adolescents.
 
Judd E. Hollander, MD (Senior Advisor) is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Clinical Research Director for Emergency Medicine. As Clinical Research Director, Dr. Hollander directs a large clinical research unit and the Academic Associate program, which has identified and enrolled over 20,000 emergency department patients in clinical studies. He ensures high quality implementation of data collection methods in the emergency department. His research focuses on risk stratification and treatment of patients with potential acute coronary syndrome and cocaine-associated cardiovascular complications.
 
Cynthia Mollen, MD, MSCE (Curriculum Co-Director) is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and an Associate Scholar in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She also is the Co-Scientific Director of PolicyLab at CHOP, a research center of emphasis that works to bridge patient care, research, and policy change. Dr. Mollen’s research career focuses on adolescent health in the emergency department, with an emphasis on reducing unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections in this population. She also has expertise in qualitative research methods.

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