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Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty

Professor
Brian Zink, MD
Bruce Becker, MD, MOH
Gregory Jay, MD, PhD
William Lewander, MD
James Linakis, MD, Phd
Selim Suner, MD

Clinical Professor
Elizabeth Nestor, MD, MDiv

Associate Professor
Jay Baruch, MD
Adam Chodobski, PhD (Research)
Thomas Chun, MD, MPH
Brian Clyne, MD
Susan Duffy, MD
Jason Hack, MD
Leo Kobayashi, MD
Michael Mello, MD, MPH
Roland Merchant, MD, MPH, ScD
Ted Nirenberg, PhD (Secondary)
Frank Overly, MD
Daniel Savitt, MD
Dale Steele, MD
Jonathan Valente, MD

Clinical Associate Professor
Gary Bubly, MD
Catherine Cummings, MD
Thomas Haronian, MD
Ilse Jenouri, MD, MBA
Achyut Kamat, MD
James Monti, MD
Andrew Nathanson, MD
David Portelli, MD
Lawrence Proano, MD
Francis Sullivan, MD

Associate Professor (Clinical)
Deirdre Fearon, MD
John Foggle, MD
Frantz Gibbs, MD
Gregory Lockhart, MD
Kenneth Williams, MD

Assistant Professor

Siraj Amanullah, MD, MPH
Janette Baird, PhD (Research)
Francesca Beaudoin, MD, MS
Linda Brown, MD, MSCE
Joanna Szmydynger-Chodboska, PhD (Research)
Geoffrey Capraro, MD, MPH
Esther Choo, MD, MPH
Jeffrey Feden, MD
Rachel Fowler, MD, MPH
Aris Garro, MD, MPH
Elizabeth Goldberg, MD
Eric Goldlust, MD, PhD
Nathan Hudepohl, MD, MPH
Michael Lee, MD, MS
Sadiqa Kendi, MD
Adam Levine, MD, MPH
Otto Liebmann, MD
Alyson McGregor, MD
Lisa Merck, MD, MPH
Christopher Merritt, MD, MPH 
Anthony Napoli, MD
Catherine Pettit, MD
Megan Ranney, MD, MPH
Neha Raukar, MD, MS
Matthew Siket, MD, MS
Robert Tubbs, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
David Bouslough, MD, MPH, DTM
Erika Constantine, MD
Thomas Germano, MD
Kirsten Gregg, MD
Andrew Griscom, MD
David Kaplan, MD
Matthew Kopp, MD
John LaFleur, MD
David Lindquist, MD
James R. J. Rayner, MD, M Eng
John Riedel, MD
Marcia Robitaille, MD
Dana Sparhawk, MD
Brian Wiley, DO

Assistant Professor (Clinical)
David Bullard, MD, MEd
Charles Callahan, MD, MPH
Sarah Case, MD
Laura Chapman, MD
Lydia Ciarallo, MD
Jamieson Cohn, MD
Michelle Daniel, MD
Whitney Fisher, MD
Sarah Gaines, MD

Allysia Guy, MD
Mark Greve, MD
Elizabeth Jacobs, MD
Joseph Lauro, MD
Melanie Lippmann, MD
Laura McPeake, MD

Lynne Palmisciano, MD
Jane Preotle, MD
Paul Porter, MD
Noah Rosenberg, MD
Jessica Smith, MD
Elizabeth Sutton, MD
Lynn Sweeney, MD
Otis Warren, MD

Teaching Associate
Christine Garro, PA
Allison Jackson, PA
Lisa Murphy, FNP

Research Associate
Julie Bromberg, MPH

Teaching Fellows
Brian Choi, MD (Disaster and EMS)
Devin Kato, MD (Global EM)
Tracey Madsen, MD (Women's Health in Emergency Care and SAEM Research Fellow)
Allison Riese, MD (Injury Prevention)
Steven Rougas, MD (Medical Education)

Clinical Instructor
Amir Bernaba, MD
Laura Forman, MD
Katherine Kimbrell, MD
Megan McNamara, MD


SIRAJ AMANULLAH, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
samanullah@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan

Residency Program
Pediatrics, State University of NY Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Pediatrics, international EM, injury prevention, pediatric advanced life support


JAY BARUCH, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Program in Medical Humanities
Rhode Island Hospital
jbaruch@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
State University of NY School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

Residency Program
Medical Center of Delaware/Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Delaware

Internship/Fellowship
Medical Ethics Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, Humanities Fellowship, Cogut Center, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical ethics, medical humanities, inter-institutional collaboration, professional writing




FRANCESCA BEAUDOIN, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
fbeaudoin@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Resident research, EM ultrasound, diabetes, kinesiology


BRUCE BECKER, MD, MOH
Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
bbecker@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Residency Program
Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School, NE Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Fellowship
Fellowship in Diet, Nutrition, & Cancer, Harvard Medical School, NE Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Academic and Professional Interests
Research, yoga, international EM, public health, injury prevention, disaster medicine


DAVID BOUSLOUGH, MD, MPH, DTM
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Division of International Emergency Medicine
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
dbouslough@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

Residency Program
Michigan State University, Lansing, MI 

Fellowship
International Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
International emergency medicine, public health, disaster medicine,




LINDA BROWN, MD, MSCE
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
lbrown8@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Penn State College of Medicine

Residency Program
Pediatrics, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical simulation, medical education, pediatric resuscitation, airway, pediatric disaster triage, quality/patient safety, pediatric CPR, system evaluation


GARY BUBLY, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Medical Director, The Miriam Hospital Emergency Department
The Miriam Hospital
gbubly@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University/The Miriam Hospital

Academic and Professional Interests
ED administration; operations; patient flow; public health, policy, and advocacy; psychiatric patient holding; disaster preparedness; government relations; quality; finance



DAVID BULLARD, MD, MEd
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
dbullard@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Residency Program
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Fellowship
Academy of Wilderness Medicine

Academic and Professional Interests
Wilderness medicine, dive medicine, aeromedical transport, resident education and development, zoology, response teams, customer service


CHARLES CALLAHAN, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
ccallahan@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency Program
Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Subspecialty
Pediatrics


GEOFFREY CAPRARO, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
gcapraro@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Residency Program
Pediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Pediatric Sepsis, Emerging diagnostics for Pediatric Sepsis, Sepsis resuscitation, Non-contact physiologic sensors, Translational research


SARAH CASE, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
scase@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Residency Program
Pediatrics, Albert Einstein Medical College, Montefiore Medical Center

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Quality assurance and improvement, medical simulation, pediatric mental health

LAURA CHAPMAN, MD
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
lchapman@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH

Residency Program
Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Quality improvement, pediatric pain management, pediatric sepsis, and industry-sponsored research


ESTHER CHOO, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Co-Director, Division of Women's Health in Emergency Care
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
echoo@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Residency Program
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center

Fellowship
Fellowship, Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR

Academic and Professional Interests
Women's health, substance use, violence intervention in the ED, medical education, research, humanities, ethics, public health


THOMAS CHUN, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Assistant Dean, Medical School Admissions, Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
tchun@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Hawaii School of Medicine , Honolulu, HI

Residency Program
Pediatrics, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Brief interventions in the ED, child and adolescent mental health and substance abuse, injury prevention

LYDIA CIARALLO, MD
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
lciarallo@lifespan.org 

Medical School Education
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 

Residency Program
Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Harvard University School of Medicine, The Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Pediatric asthma, injury prevention


BRIAN CLYNE, MD
Associate Professor
Vice Chair, Medical Education 
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
bclyne@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Residency Program
University of Maryland School of Medicine/ Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD

Academic and Professional Interests
Airway, medical education, career development, critical care, simulation, team training




JAMIESON COHN, MD
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
jcohn@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Boston University School of Medicine

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Emergency medicine ultrasound, critical care, toxicology


ERIKA CONSTANTINE, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
econstantine@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
MDCM McGill Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Residency Program
Pediatrics, British Columbia Children's Hospital, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
High blood pressure in children, pediatric orthopedic injuries


CATHERINE CUMMINGS, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
ccummings@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Residency Program
State University of NY Health Sciences Center, Stony Brook

Academic and Professional Interests
Community health, government relations, finance,


MICHELLE DANIEL, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
mdaniel@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Residency Program
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Academic and Professional Interests
International emergency medicine, undergraduate medical education, curriculum development, disaster medicine, medical ethics, tropical medicine, emergency medicine ultrasound, medical simulation


SUSAN DUFFY, MD
Associate Professor
Medical Director, Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Department
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
sduffy@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Residency Program
Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Child abuse, domestic violence, medical simulation

DEIRDRE FEARON, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
dfearon@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Residency Program
Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Pediatric asthma, ethics, pediatric diabetes


JEFFREY FEDEN, MD
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
jfeden@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Residency Program
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Fellowship
Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Subspecialty
Sports Medicine

Academic and Professional Interests
Sports Medicine

WHIT FISHER, MD
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
wfisher@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Residency Program
Bellevue/NewYork University Medical Centers

Academic and Professional Interests
Procedural medicine and video editing 


JOHN FOGGLE, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital
jfoggle@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Residency Program
Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Academic and Professional Interests
International emergency medicine, medical simulation, disaster medicine, critical care


RACHEL FOWLER, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Co-director, Fellowship in Global Emergency Medicine
EM Program Director, RI Free Clinic
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
rfowler@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University 

Fellowship
International Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
International emergency medicine, wilderness and travel medicine, emergency medicine ultrasound, quality


SARAH GAINES, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
sgaines@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Residency Program
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Fellowship
Education in Emergency Medicine, Human Investigators Program Fellowship, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical humanities, medical education, resident training, women's health


ARIS GARRO, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
agarro@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Residency Program
Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Subspecialty
Pediatrics, Community Health

Academic and Professional Interests
Pediatric asthma, Lyme disease, biomarkers of traumatic brain injury


THOMAS GERMANO, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
tgermano@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Residency Program
University of Massachusetts, School of Medicine

Academic and Professional Interests
Neurologic emergencies, medical education


FRANTZ GIBBS, MD
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital
fgibbs@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Subspecialty
Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

Academic and Professional Interests
Emergency medicine ultrasound, operations, patient flow, quality, trauma and critical care

ELIZABETH GOLDBERG, MD 
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
egoldberg1@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Education and cardiorespiratory emergencies


ERIC GOLDLUST, MD, PHD
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director, Anderson Emergency Center, Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
egoldlust@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, LaJolla, CA

Residency Program
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

Academic and Professional Interests
Patient flow, 5S, patient safety and satisfaction, overcrowding, quality, under-served populations, dental


JASON HACK, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Division of Emergency Medicine Toxicology
Rhode Island Hospital
jhack@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
State University of NY, Downstate Health Science Center, Brooklyn, NY

Residency Program
NY University Medical Center, NY, NY

Fellowship
Fellowship Medical Toxicology, NY University Medical Center New York City Poison Center, NY, NY

Subspecialty
Toxicology

Academic and Professional Interests
Alcohol intoxication and withdrawal, drugs of abuse, overdose and exposures, translational research, intralipid use as antidote, snake bite and therapeutics, poisonous plants



THOMAS HARONIAN, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital
tharonian@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Residency Program
Akron City Hospital, Summa Health Systems

NATHAN HUDEPOHL, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Director of Quality and Patient Safety
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
nhudepohl@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency Program
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical student teaching, EMS, airway management, anaphylaxis


ELIZABETH JACOBS, MD
Assistant Professor
Fellowship Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine 
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
ejacobs2@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency Program
Pediatrics, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Pediatric TBI, mental health, concussion management


GREGORY JAY, MD, PhD
Professor
Vice Chair, Emergency Medicine Research
Rhode Island Hospital
gjay@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
State University of NY Health Sciences, Stony Brook

Residency Program
University of Massachusetts Medical School, New England Flight Physician

Academic and Professional Interests
Research, joint trauma, degenerative joint diseases/osteoarthritis, translational sciences, medical simulation


ILSE JENOURI, MD, MBA 
Clinical Associate Professor
Associate Director, The Miriam Hospital Emergency Department
The Miriam Hospital
ijenouri@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
State University of NY Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Patient flow and function, operations, airway management, quality


ACHYUT KAMAT, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
akamat@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Residency Program
State University of NY, Stony Brook 

Academic and Professional Interests
Resident education, emergency medicine certification; emergency medicine ultrasound; quality assurance


DAVID KAPLAN, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
The Miriam Hospital
dkaplan@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Residency
Otolaryngology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical student and resident education, HEENT emergencies, back pain, radiology,  fast track, vertigo

SADIQA KENDI, MD
Assistant Professor
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
skendi@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Yale University School of Medicine

Residency Program
Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Montefiore, Bronx, NY

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Chilren's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Injury prevention, community health, healthcare disparities





LEO KOBAYASHI, MD
Associate Professor
Co-Director, Rhode Island Hospital Medical Simulation Center
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
Leo_Kobayashi@Brown.EDU

Medical School Education
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Residency Program
Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital 

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical simulation, disaster medicine, 5S, cardiac arrest, patient safety, flow and function



MATTHEW KOPP, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Director of Emergency Medicine Compliance
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
mkopp@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Health Science, The Chicago Medical School

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Compliance, patient safety, quality, cardiac issues

JOHN LAFLEUR, MD
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
The Miriam Hospital
jlafleur2@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
State University of NY, Buffalo, NY

Residency Program
Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Academic and Professional Interests
High altitude medicine, biomedical engineering, inhibiting biofilm formation on indwelling medical devices, translational research


JOSEPH LAURO, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
jlauro@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
St George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

Residency Program
State University of New York School of Medicine, Syracuse, NY

Academic and Professional Interests
EMS, trauma, international emergency medicine

MICHAEL LEE, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
mlee2@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Economics and financing of emergency care, health policy



ADAM LEVINE, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
alevine1@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of California at San Francisco, School of Medicine

Residency Program
Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital 

Academic and Professional Interests
International emergency medicine, under-served populations, emergency medicine ultrasound, disaster medicine, dehydration




WILLIAM LEWANDER, MD
Professor
Vice Chair, Pediatric Section, Department of Emergency Medicine
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
wlewander@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY

Residency Program
Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Toxicology, pediatric mental health, adolescent alcohol use




OTTO LIEBMANN, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Division of Emergency Ultrasound
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
oliebmann@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
NY University School of Medicine, NY, NY

Residency Program
Alameda County Medical Center/ Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA

Fellowship
Ultrasound Fellowship, Highland/Alameda County, Oakland, CA

Subspecialty
Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

Academic and Professional Interests
Emergency medicine ultrasound, pain management, critical care/trauma


JAMES LINAKIS, MD, PhD
Professor
Associate Director, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Emergency Department  
Chair, Protection of Human Rights Institutional Review Board, Rhode Island Hospital
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
jlinakis@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Residency Program
Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Injury prevention, adolescent alcohol and substance use, public health and health services research, toxicology, injury prevention



DAVID LINDQUIST, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
dlindquist@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Vermont School of Medicine, Burlington, VT

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical simulation, patient safety and satisfaction, quality assurance, customer service

MELANIE LIPPMANN, MD 
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Emergency Medicine Attending 
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
mlippmann@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Residency Program
Yale University School of Medicine

Academic and Professional Interests
Substance abuse and mental health in the ED setting



GREGORY LOCKHART, MD
Associate Professor (Clinical)
Director of Pediatric Medical Student Education
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
glockhart@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Dartmouth Medical College, Hanover, NH

Residency Program
Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Orthopedics, Lyme disease, medical student education, concussions




ALYSON MCGREGOR, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Division of Women's Health in Emergency Care
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
amcgregor@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Women's health, gender issues in medicine, cardiac care


LAURA MCPEAKE, MD
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
lmcpeake1@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
SUNY Downstate at Brooklyn

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Physician wellness, palliative care, international medicine, acupuncture, holistic medicine


MICHAEL MELLO, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Director, Rhode Island Hospital Injury Prevention Center
Director, Collis Injury Prevention Research Fellowship
The Miriam Hospital Emergency Medicine
mjmello@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Injury prevention, unintentional injury, Alcohol and injury, alcohol treatment, public health, government relations


R. CLAYTON MERCHANT, MD, MPH, ScD
Associate Professor
Associate Director for Emergency Medicine Research
Rhode Island Hospital
rmerchant@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Residency Program
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY University, NY, NY

Fellowship
Research Fellowship Emergency Medicine Infectious Diseases, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
HIV, infectious disease, biostatistics, research, sexually transmitted diseases


CHRISTOPHER MERRITT, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital
cmerritt@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Residency Program
Children's Memorial Hospital/McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
HBP, abscesses/skin and soft tissue infections, TBI, Fast Track




LISA MERCK, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
lmerck@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Finch University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School

Residency Program
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Academic and Professional Interests
Research on adult and pediatric neurological emergencies, radiology utilization and safety in the ED, epidemiology/outcomes research in emergency medicine



JAMES MONTI, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Associate Director, Anderson Emergency Center, Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital
jmonti2@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Georgetown School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Patient safety and satisfaction, ED administration, operations, flow and function, health information and documentation, EMR



ANTHONY NAPOLI, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Chest Pain Center, Anderson Emergency Center, Rhode Island Hospital
Director, Division of Resuscitation and Critical Care
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital

Anapoli@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Georgetown School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Fellowship
Fellowship, Emergency Medicine Basic Research Skills (EMBRS), Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Noninvasive resuscitation techniques and hemodynamic monitoring, sepsis induced myocardial dysfunction, cell mediated immunologic response in sepsis, therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest, acute cardiovascular disease and low risk chest pain, research


ANDREW NATHANSON, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
anathanson@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency Program
Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Academic and Professional Interests
Surfing injuries, sailing injuries, quality assurance, wilderness and environmental medicine



ELIZABETH NESTOR, MD, MDiv
Clinical Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital
enestor@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Northwestern University Feinberg Medical School, Chicago, IL

Residency Program
Medical Center of Delaware, Wilmington, DE

Academic and Professional Interests
Ethics, compliance, palliative care, pain management, medical education, mentoring, women in medicine



FRANK OVERLY, MD
Associate Professor
Co-Director, Rhode Island Hospital Medical Simulation Center
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
foverly@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Residency Program
Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Children's Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical simulation, medical education, pediatric resuscitation, teams training


LYNNE PALMISCIANO, MD
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
lpalmsiciano@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Residency Program
Pediatrics, Children’s National Medical Center, George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Injury prevention

CATHERINE PETTIT, MD
Assistant Professor
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital

Medical School Education
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Residency Program
Emergency Medicine Residency, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Fellowship
Medical Simulation Fellowship, Rhode Island Hospital

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical Simulation


DAVID PORTELLI, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Medical Director, Anderson Emergency Center, Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
dportelli@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
State University of NY, Stony Brook, NY

Residency Program
Combined Residency in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Academic and Professional Interests
Quality assurance, quality improvement, patient safety, cardiac issues, sepsis, morbidity and mortality


PAUL PORTER, MD
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Emergency Medicine Attending;
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
pporter@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency Program
Emergency Medicine Residency, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ

Academic and Professional Interests
Health care reform, health care management and economics, military medicine, drug withdrawal syndromes, compliance, coding, marketing, operations, health insurance

JANE PREOTLE
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
jpreotle@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency Program
Emergency Medicine, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Subspecialty
Pediatrics

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical education, airway emergencies, simulation



LAWRENCE PROANO, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital
lproano@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

Residency Program
University of Colorado Anschultz Medical Campus,  Denver General Hospital, Denver, CO

Academic and Professional Interests
International emergency medicine, tropical medicine, disaster medicine


MEGAN RANNEY, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
mranney@lifespan.org

Bio and Research Profile:
http://research.brown.edu/myresearch/Megan_Ranney 

Medical School Education
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY, NY

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Fellowship
Injury Prevention Fellowship, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Violence prevention, mental health screening and referrals, technology-based public health interventions in the ED, health disparities among underserved, injury prevention, women's health and issues, sexual assault, gerontology, international EM


NEHA RAUKAR, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Director, Division of Sports Medicine
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
nraukar@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Howard University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Residency Program
Temple University School of Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Fellowship
Sports Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Subspecialty
Sports Medicine

Academic and Professional Interests
Sports medicine, mild TBI and concussions, concussion guidelines and post-concussive outcomes, imPACT testing, medical education, injury prevention, critical care, trauma, ultrasound



JAMES R. J. RAYNER, MD, M Eng
Clinical Assistant Professor 
Emergency Medicine Attendiong
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital

jrayner@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
St. Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School

Residency Program
Orthopedics, Alpert Medical School, Brown University 
Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Cardiovascular physiology, infectious diseases, research, automated pulsus paradoxus, medical engineering

NOAH ROSENBERG, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor 
Emergency Medicine Attendiong
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital

nrosenberg@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Oregon Health and Science University

Residency Program
Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical humanities, wilderness medicine, medical student education


DANIEL SAVITT, MD
Associate Professor
Vice Chair, Emergency Medicine Medical Development
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
dsavitt@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Residency Program
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 

Academic and Professional Interests
Graduate medical education, toxicology, public health, disaster medicine, operations, trauma/critical care


MATTHEW SIKET, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
msiket@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Fellowship
NIH Specialized Translational Research in Acute Stroke, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital

Subspecialty
Neurology

Academic and Professional Interests
Neurosciences


JESSICA L. SMITH, MD
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency 
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
jsmith2@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Residency Program
Boston Medical Center

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical education, professionalism and leadership development


DALE STEELE, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Hasbro Children's Hospital
dsteele@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

Residency Program
University of Colorado School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals, Denver, CO

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Academic and Professional Interests
Pediatric emergency medicine, medical education, statistics, clinical decision models, Bayesian methods


FRANCIS SULLIVAN, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
fsullivan@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Residency Program
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Academic and Professional Interests
EMS


SELIM SUNER, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Disaster Medicine
Rhode Island Hospital
ssuner@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University


ELIZABETH SUTTON, MD
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Director, Medical Student Education
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
esutton@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Georgetown University

Residency Program
Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Academic and Professional Interests
medical student education, simulation in education, wilderness medicine, and disaster medicine


LYNN SWEENEY, MD
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
lsweeney@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
Dartmouth College of Medicine, Hanover, NH

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Customer patient satisfaction, marketing, communication


ROBERT TUBBS, MD
Assistant Professor
Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
rtubbs@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Residency Program
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Academic and Professional Interests
Graduate medical education, emergency radiology


JONATHAN VALENTE, MD
Associate Professor
Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending
Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Medicine
jvalente@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Residency Program
Emergency Medicine, North Shore University, NYU School of Medicine 

Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center (Albert Einstein College of Medicine), Bronx, NY

Subspecialty
Pediatric

Academic and Professional Interests
Ultrasound methods, technology, trauma, and wound care


OTIS WARREN, MD
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital
owarren@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Residency Program
Alameda County Medical Center/ Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA 

Academic and Professional Interests
Traumatic brain injury, alcohol intociation


KENNETH WILLIAMS, MD
Associate Professor (Clinical)
Director, Division of Emergency Medical Services
Rhode Island HospitalRhode Island Hospital
kwilliams@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Residency Program
University of Pittsburgh 

Academic and Professional Interests
Systems of care, medical informatics, EMS, disaster medicine, emergency preparedness


BRIAN ZINK, MD
Frances Weeden Gibson - Edward A. Iannuccilli Professor and Department Chair 
Physician in Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine,
 Assistant Dean of Medical Student Career Development, Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital
bzink@lifespan.org

Medical School Education
University of Rochester Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Residency Program
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 

Academic and Professional Interests
Medical education, career development, traumatic brain injury, neurology,