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Selected resident publications and presentations. Please contact to submit updates.


  1. Simon M, Buchanan JA. Argyria, an Unexpected Case of Skin Discoloration From Colloidal Silver Salt Ingestion [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 23]. J Emerg Med. 2020;S0736-4679(20)30409-1. doi:10.1016/j.jemermed.2020.05.011

  2. Caverzasi E, Cordano C, Zhu AH, Zhao C, Bischof A, Kirkish G, Bennett DJ, Devereux M, Baker N, Inman J, Yiu HH, Papinutto N, Gelfand JM, Cree BAC, Hauser SL, Henry RG, Green AJ. Imaging correlates of visual function in multiple sclerosis. PLoS One. 2020 Aug 3;15(8):e0235615. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0235615. PMID: 32745132; PMCID: PMC7398529.

  3. Wang Z, Flores N, Lum M, Wisneski AD, Xuan Y, Inman J, Hope MD, Saloner DA, Guccione JM, Ge L, Tseng EE. Wall stress analyses in patients with ≥5 cm versus <5 cm ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19:S0022-5223(20)30456-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.02.046. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32178922.

  4. Simeon, K., Mundangepfupfu, T. (2020, May). ACE Inhibitor-Induced Angioedema Managed with Icatibant in a Postpartum Patient. ePoster session at SOCCA Annual Meeting, Virtual Meeting.

  5. Serpico M, Riscinti M. Proton Pump Inhibitors for Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Apr;27(4):336-338. doi: 10.1111/acem.13899. Epub 2019 Dec 29. PMID: 31808973.

  6. Gerber, E., Gelberg, L., Mijanovich, T., Shelley, D., Gulati, M., Wittman, I., Doran, K.M., Social Needs Among Emergency Department Patients Living with HIV/AIDS. March 2020. (Provisional Acceptance)

  7. Pepin, L.C., Buchanan, J, Engeln, A. A Case Report of Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome Contributing to the Development of Wernicke’s Encephalopathy. Poster to be presented at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology (2020)

  8. Pepin, L.C., Buchanan, J, Pizon, A, Zuckerman, M. Educating the Educators: Survey of Medical Toxicology Program Directors. Moderated poster presented virtually at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Medical Toxicology, New York, NY (2020).

  9. Rague J., Pepin, L.C., Buchanan, J. A Case Report of Defatting Dermatitis Requiring Surgical Intervention from a Prolonged Dermal Methylene Chloride Exposure. Poster presented virtually at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Medical Toxicology, New York, NY (2020).

  10. “Antibiotic Prescribing Patterns for Acute Otitis Media for Children 2 Years and Older.” Holly M Frost et al. J Pediatr. 2020 May.

  11. Malik, E, M.D. and Clark, R.T, MD. A Leg Up on Atrial Fibrillation. American Thoracic Society General Assembly. Case report. Accepted for presentation May 18, 2020.

  12. Banks SD, Walker J, Riscinti M, et al. Evidence Atlas Review: POCUS for Viral Pneumonia. POCUS Atlas, 2020.

  13. Sorensen CJ, Salas RN, Rublee C, Hill K, Barlett E, Charlton P, Dymond CA, Fockele C, Harper R, Barot S, Calvello-Hynes E, Hess J, Lemery J. Clinical Implications of Climate Change on US Emergency Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2020, June. DOI:

  14. Harris, Miriam MD, MSc; Joseph, Kathleen MD; Hoeppner, Bettina PhD, MSc; Wachman, Elisha M. MD; Gray, Jessica R. MD; Saia, Kelley MD; Wakeman, Sarah MD; Bair-Merritt, Megan H. MD, MSc; Schiff, Davida M. MD, MSc A Retrospective Cohort Study Examining the Utility of Perinatal Urine Toxicology Testing to Guide Breastfeeding Initiation, Journal of Addiction Medicine: October, 2020 - doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000761

  15. Ashdown, B “Field Dispatch – The Ouray Ice Festival”. ACEP Wilderness Medicine Section Newsletter, July 2020


  1. Temmer, C “Swiftwater Rescue: A Basic Introduction”. ACEP Wilderness Medicine Section Newsletter, October 2019

  2. Beck L., Ostermayer D.G., Ponce, J.N., Srinivasan S., Wang H.E. Effectiveness of Prehospital Dual Sequential Defibrillation for Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia Cardiac Arrest. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2019, Mar; 23(5): 597-602. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 30773983. Pub Status: Published.

  3. Simeon, K., Sharma. M., Dorward, J., Naidoo, J., Dlamini, N., Moodley, P., Samsunder, N., Barnabas, R., Garrett, N., Drain, P. (2019). Comparative cost analysis of point-of-care versus laboratory-based testing to initiate and monitor HIV treatment in South Africa. PLOSONE, 14(10): e0223669.

  4. Bhaumik SS, Placek C, Kochumoni R, Lekha TR, Prabhakaran D, Hitsman B, Huffman MD, Harikrishnan S, Goenka S. Tobacco cessation among acute coronary syndrome patients in Kerala, India: Patient and provider perspectives. Qualitative health research. 2019 Jul;29(8):1145-60.

  5. Gerber, E., Gelberg, L., Rotrosen, J., Castelblanco, D., Mijanovich, T., Doran, K.M., Health-Related Material Needs and Substance Use Among Emergency Department Patients, Substance Abuse journal. April 2019.

  6. Petek BJ, Erley CL, Kudenchuk PJ, Carlbom D, Strote J, Gatewood MO, Shuman WP, Hira RS, Gunn ML, Maynard C, Branch KR. Diagnostic yield of non-invasive imaging in patients following non-traumatic out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest: A systematic review. Resuscitation. 2019 Feb;135:183-190.

  7. Malik, E, M.D, and Calvello-Hynes, E.J., MD, MPH. Humanitarian crisis in Yemen and what emergency medicine has to offer. EM Resident Magazine. 23 July, 2019.

  8. Banks SD, Riscinti M, Thiessen M. Ultrasound of Endocarditis. POCUS Atlas. 2019.

  9. Dewispelaere W. Firearm Injury Prevention in Medicine. AFFIRM Research. Published September 20, 2019.


  1. Williams JM, Greenslade JH, Dymond CA, Chu K, Brown A, & Lipman J. Characteristics, treatment and outcomes for all emergency department patients satisfying criteria for septic shock: a prospective observational study. European Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2018, April;25(2):97-104. DOI: 10/1097/MEJ.0000000000000419.

  2. Laskowski-Jones L, Caudell M, Bounds R, Dymond CA, Hawkins S, Jones L, Starling J, Young D. Wilderness Event Medicine. In: Hawkins, S. Wilderness EMS. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2018

  3. Davida M. Schiff, Elisha M. Wachman, Barbara Philipp, Kathleen Joseph, Hira Shrestha, Elsie M. Taveras, Margaret G.K. Parker. Examination of Hospital, Maternal, and Infant Characteristics Associated with Breastfeeding Initiation and Continuation Among Opioid-Exposed Mother-Infant Dyads. Breastfeeding Medicine 13.4 (2018) 266-274.

  4. Betz ME, Dewispelaere W, Barrett W, Victoroff M, Williamson K, Abbott D, Bebarta VS. Emergency Physicians and Firearms: Effects of Hands-On Training. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2018;73(2). 210-11


  1. Ponce, J.N., Ostermayer, D.G. (2017, November 29). The Current State of Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation., Pub Status: Published.

  2. Green AJ, Gelfand JM, Cree BA, Bevan C, Boscardin WJ, Mei F, Inman J, Arnow S, Devereux M, Abounasr A, Nobuta H, Zhu A, Friessen M, Gerona R, von Büdingen HC, Henry RG, Hauser SL, Chan JR. Clemastine fumarate as a remyelinating therapy for multiple sclerosis (ReBUILD): a randomised, controlled, double-blind, crossover trial. Lancet. 2017 Dec 2;390(10111):2481-2489. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32346-2. Epub 2017 Oct 10. PMID: 29029896.

  3. Laskowski-Jones L, Bounds R, Caudell M, Dymond CA, Gupta S, Hawkins S, Jones L, Starling J, & Young D. Extreme Event Medicine: Considerations for the Organization of Out-of-Hospital Care during Obstacle, Adventure, and Endurance Competitions. Emergency Medicine Journal. 2017 Oct;34(10):680-685.


  1. Chua-Tuan JL, Cao D, Iwanicki JL, Hoyt CO. Cardiac sodium channel blockade after an intentional ingestion of lacosamide, cyclobenzaprine, and levetiracetam: Case report. Clin Toxicol. 2015; 53(6): 565-568.

  2. Vogel JA, Newgard CD, Holmes JF, Diercks DB, Arens AM, Boatright DH, Bueso A, Gaona SD, Gee KZ, Nelson A, Voros JJ, Moore EE, Colwell CB, Haukoos JH. Validation of the Denver Emergency Department Trauma Organ Failure Score to predict post-injury multiple organ failure. J Am Coll Surg 2015 (Epub Ahead of Print).

  3. Tunson J, Boatright D, Oberfoell S, Bakes K, Angerhofer C, Lowenstein S, Zane R, King R, Druck J. Increasing resident diversity in an Emergency Medicine Residency Program: A pilot intervention with three principal strategies. Acad Med 2015 (Epub Ahead of Print). 

  4. Capp R, Sun B, Boatright D, Gross C. The impact of emergency department observation units on United States emergency department admission rates. J Hosp Med 2015;10(11): 738-42.



  1. Easter JS, Bakes K, Dhaliwal J, Miller M, Hopkins E, Haukoos JS. Validation and comparison of PECARN, CATCH, and CHALICE rules for children with minor head injury: a prospective cohort study. Ann Emerg Med. 2014; 64(2): 145-52.

  2. Meason B, Paterson R. Chikungunya, climate change, and human rights. Health Hum Rights. 2014; 16(1):105-12.

  3. Otten D, Liao MM, Wolken R, Douglas IS, Mishra R, Kao A, Barrett W, Drasler E, Byyny RL, Haukoos JS.  Comparison of bag-valve-mask hand-sealing techniques in a simulated model.  Ann Emerg Med. 2014; 63(1):6-12e3.



  1. Keyes LE, Paterson R, Boatright D, Browne V, Leadbetter G, Hackett P. Optic nerve sheath and acute mountain sickness. Wilderness Environ Med. 2013; 24(2): 105-111.

  2. Boatright D, Byyny RL, Hopkins E, Bakes K, Hissett J, Tunson J, Easter JS, Sasson C, Vogel JA, Bensard D, Haukoos J. Validation of rules to predict emergent surgical intervention in pediatric trauma patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2013; 216(6). (Epub ahead of print).   

  3. Boatright DH, Abbott J. Not your typical frequent flyer: overcoming mythology in caring for sickle cell disease patients. Am J Bioethics 2013; 13(4): 18-20.

  4. Tak E, Ridyard D, Badulak A, Giebler A, Shebeka U, Werner T, Clambey E, Moldoven R, Zimmerman MA, Eltzschig HK, Grenz A. Protective role for netrin-1 during diabetic nephropathy. J Mol Med. 2013; 91(9): 1071-1080.



  1. Mascolo M, Trent S, Collwell C, Mehler PS. What the emergency department needs to know when caring for your patients with eating disorders. Int J Eat Disord. 2012; 45(8): 977-981.

  2. Drake B, Paterson R, Tabin G, Butler FK, Cushing T. Wilderness medical society practice guidelines for treatment of eye injuries and illnesses in the wilderness. Wilderness Environ Med. 2012; 23(4): 325-336.

  3. Easter BD, Fischer C, Fisher J. The use of mechanical ventilation in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2012; 30: 1183-1188.

  4. Easter B, Buchanan JA. A female with rash and fever: Concomitant dermal and pulmonary varicella. Ann Emerg Med. 2012; 60(2): 146.

  5. Kies MS, Boatright DH, Li GJ, Blumenschein G, El-Naggar AK, Gunn GB, Lewin JS, Steinhaus GD, Sturgis EM. Phase II trial of induction chemotherapy followed by surgery for squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue in young adults. Head and Neck. 2012; 34(9): 1255-1262.

  6. Grenz A, Bauerle JD, Dalton JH, Ridyard D, Badulak A, et al. Equilibrative nucleoside transporter 1 (ENT 1) regulates postischemic blood flow during acute kidney injury in mice. J Clin Invest. 2012; 122(2): 693-710.

  7. Mills LD, Mills TJ, Macht M, Levitan R, De Wulf A, Afronso NS. Post-traumatic stress disorder in an emergency department population one year after hurricane Katrina. J Emerg Med. 2012; 43(1):76-82.

  8. Wadman MC, Clark TR, Kupas DF, Macht M, McLaughlin S, Mize T, Casaletto J, Meuelleman RL. Rural clinical experiences for emergency medicine residents: A curriculum template. Acad Emerg Med. 2012; 19(11): 1287-1293.

  9. Laselle BT, Byyny RL, Haukoos JS, Krzyzaniak SM, Brooks J, Dalton TR, Gravitz CS, Kendall JL. False-negative FAST examination: Associations with injury characteristics and patient outcomes. Ann Emerg Med. 2012; 60(3): 326-334.

  10. Sande M, Thompson D, Monte AA. Fomepizole for severe disulfiram-ethonal reactions. Am J Emerg Med. 2012; 30(1): 262.e3.

  11. Abbate LM, Jordan JM. Weight change in osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2012; 20(4): 268-270.


  1. Bakes KM, Faragher J, Markovchick VJ, Donahoe K, Haukoos JS. The Denver Seizure Score: anion gap metabolic acidosis predicts generalized seizure. Am J Emerg Med. 2011; 29(9): 1097-1102.

  2. Kendall JL, Kestler A, Whitaker K, Kendall JK, Adkisson M, Moore EE, Haukoos JS. Blunt abdominal trauma patients are at very low risk for intra-abdominal injury after emergency department observation. West J Emerg Med. 2011; 12(4): 496-504.

  3. Haukoos JS, Byyny RL, Erickson C, Paulson S, Hopkins E, Sasson C, Bender B, Gravitz CS, Vogel JA, Colwell CB, Moore EE. Validation and refinement of a rule to predict emergency intervention in adult trauma patients. Ann Emerg Med. 2011; 58(2): 164-171.

  4. Ruygrok M, Combs B, Campbell J, Mahrer M. Heart failure, aneurysms and telangiectases, oh my! American Journal of Medicine 2011; 124(7): 605-607.

  5. Easter J, Easter B. Pediatric intubation in United States emergency departments. Ann Emerg Med. 2011; 58(4): S322-S323.

  6. Grenz A, Dalton JH, Bauerle JD, Badulak A, et al. Partial netrin-1 deficiency aggravates acute kidney injury. PLoS One. 2011; 6(5): e14812.

  7. Vogel J, Heard KJ, Carlson C, Lange C, Mitchel G. Dental pain as a risk factor for accidental acetaminophen overdose: a case-control study. Am J Emerg Med. 2011; 29(9): 1125-1129.

  8. Zieske M, Abbott J. Ethics seminar: The hospice patient in the ED: An ethical approach to understanding barriers and improving care. Acad Emerg Med. 2011; 18(11): 1201-1207.

  9. Druck J, Houghland J, Anderson B. Teaching how to teach: a novel teaching rotation. Med Educ. 2011; 45(5): 525-526.



  1. Cleveland NJ, Yaron M, Ginde AA. The effect of removal of point-of-care fecal occult blood testing on performance of digital rectal examinations in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2010; 56(2): 135-141. 

  2. Haukoos JS, Witt G, Gravitz C, Dean J, Jackson D, Candlin T, Vellman P, Riccio J, Heard K, Kazutomi T, Luyten D, Pineda G, Gunter J, Biltoft J, Colwell C. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Denver, Colorado: Epidemiology and outcomes. Acad Emerg Med. 2010; 17(4): 391-398.

  3. Houghland JE, Druck J. Effective clinical teaching by residents in emergency medicine. Ann Emerg Med. 2010; 55(5): 434-439.

  4. Heard K, Krier S, Cleveland NR. Knowledge of treatment group does not bias assessment of time to seizure in an animal model of cocaine poisoning. Acad Emerg Med. 2010; 17(7): E75-E77.

  5. Windish R, Ungar T, Backlund B, Haukoos JS, Kendall J. Use of sterile saline as a conduction agent for ultrasound visualization of central venous structures. Emerg Med Australas. 2010; 22: 232-235.

  6. Houghland J, Hoppe J, Zosel A, Heard K. Recent prescription opioid history of patients prescribed opioids in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2010; 56(3): S10-S10.



  1. Heard K, Cleveland NR, Krier S. The effect of olanzapine pretreatment on acute cocaine toxicity in mice. Clin Toxicol. 2009; 47(6): 542-544.

  2. Kendall J, Faragher JF, Hewitt GW, Haukoos JS. Assessment of bedside abdominal ultrasound for the detection of solid organ injury following blunt trauma. West J Emerg Med. 2009; 10: 1-5.

  3. Ruygrok ML, Byyny RL, Haukoos JS. Validation of 3 termination of resuscitation criteria for good neurologic survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Ann Emerg Med. 2009; 54(5): 662.

  4. Pepper T, Mckee G, Gibbs V, Joseph P, Haushalter A, Warkentin J, Haas DW, Sterling TR. Normal chest radiographs in sputum culture-positive pulmonary tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2009; 13(1): 148-149.


  1. Heard K, Krier S, Zahniser NR. Administration of ziprasidone for 10 days increases cocaine toxicity in mice. Human Exper Tox. 2008; 27(6): 499-503.

  2. Sankoff JD, Goyal M, Gaieski DF, Deitch K, Davis CB, Sabel AL, Haukoos JS. Validation of the Mortality in Emergency Department Sepsis (MEDS) score in patients with the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS). Crit Care Med. 2008; 36(2): 421-426. 

  3. Tanabe P, Gisondi MA, Medendorp S, et al. Should you close your waiting room? Addressing ED overcrowding through education and staff-based participatory research. J Emerg Nurs. 2008; 34: 285-289.

  4. Wolf SJ, McCubbin TR, Noordenholdz K, Naviaux NW, Haukoos JS. Assessment of the Pulmonary Embolism Rule-Out Criteria (PERC) Rule for evaluation of suspected pulmonary embolism in the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med. 2008; 26: 181-185.


  1. Cleveland NR, Krier S, Heard K. Zipradisone, diazepam, or the combination for prevention of cocaine toxicity in a mouse model. Acad Emerg Med. 2007; 14: 691-694. 

  2. Pearson DA, Bruggman AR, Haukoos JS. Prehospital and emergency department utilization by homeless patients. Ann Emerg Med. 2007; 50: 646-652.

  3. Nordenholz KE, Zieske M, Dyer DS, Hanson JA, Heard K. Radiologic diagnoses of patients who received imaging for venous thromboembolism despite negative D-dimer tests. Am J Emerg Med. 2007; 25(9): 1040-1046.


  1. Cleveland NJ, Dewitt CD, Heard K. Ziprasidone pretreatment attenuates the lethal effects of cocaine in a mouse model. Ac Emerg Med. 2005; 12: 385-388. 

  2. McVaney KE, Macht M, Colwell CB, Pons PT. Treatment of suspected cardiac ischemia with aspirin by paramedics in an urban emergency medical services system. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2005; 9: 282-284. 

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