Faculty

Esther Choo, M.D., M.P.H.

Esther Choo, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Esther Choo, M.D., M.P.H.
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Esther Choo, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

503 494-1440 | chooe@ohsu.edu | Link to this profile

Dr. Choo joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at OHSU in 2016 as full-time faculty. Her research interests include substance use disorders, violence, women's health, health disparities, gender medicine, digital health, intervention development, and faculty development.

Education

MD Degree:Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 2001
MPH Degree:Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2009
Residency:Boston University, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 2005
Fellowship:Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2009

Awards and Recognition

2014Young Investigator Award - SAEM
2012Outstanding Physician Award - University Emergency Medicine Foundation
2011Best Innovation in Emergency Medicine Education - SAEM
2011Outstanding Review Award - Academic Emergency Medicine Journal
Matt Hansen, M.D., M.C.R.

Matt Hansen, M.D., M.C.R.

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine Co-Director, Innovative, Disruptive, Emerging Applications for Emergency Med. K12 Scholar, Department of Emergency Medicine

Matt Hansen, M.D., M.C.R.
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Matt Hansen, M.D., M.C.R.

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine Co-Director, Innovative, Disruptive, Emerging Applications for Emergency Med. K12 Scholar, Department of Emergency Medicine

503-494-9593 | hansemat@ohsu.edu | Link to this profile

Dr. Hansen joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at OHSU as full-time faculty in July of 2012. His research interests focus on resuscitation and stabilization of ill and injured children in the prehospital and Emergency Department settings. Dr. Hansen is particularly interested in studying pediatric airway and respiratory management in the prehospital setting which are critical components of resuscitation in many common pediatric emergencies from both medical and traumatic causes. In his free time Dr. Hansen enjoys hiking, backpacking, and skiing.

Education

MD Degree:Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 2007
Residency:Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2010
Fellowship:Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2012

Awards and Recognition

2016Named one of Portland's 2016 Top Doctors in Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Portland Monthly Magazine
2012Academic Instructor of the Year - Oregon Health & Science University
2007Top 10 Research Advances of 2007 - American Heart Association
2007Geriatric Medicine Award - Ohio Department of Aging
2004Research Summer Fellowship - American Federation for Aging
Bory Kea, M.D., M.C.R., F.A.C.E.P.

Bory Kea, M.D., M.C.R., F.A.C.E.P.

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine K12 Scholar, Department of Emergency Medicine

Bory Kea, M.D., M.C.R., F.A.C.E.P.
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Bory Kea, M.D., M.C.R., F.A.C.E.P.

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine K12 Scholar, Department of Emergency Medicine

503-494-4430 | kea@ohsu.edu | Link to this profile

Dr. Kea joined the Department of Emergency Medicine as full time faculty in 2014 after completing her research training fellowship at OHSU. Her research interests focuses on the transition of care from the Emergency Department to home, such as how we can safely and efficiently discharge patients home from the Emergency Department with atrial fibrillation, pulmonary embolus and DVT that may need anticoagulants. In her free time, Dr. Kea likes to read, try new restaurants, and play with her kids.

Education

MD Degree:Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 2008
Residency:Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 2012
Fellowship:Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2014

Awards and Recognition

2015Tartar Trust Fellowship Award- Oregon Health & Science University
2013Jerris R. Hedges Scholarship Endowment Scholarship Fund - Oregon Health & Science University
2011Best Resident Paper Award - ACEP Research Forum - American College of Emergency Physicians
2010Clinical and Translational Science Institute: Resident Travel Grant - University of California San Francisco
2010Clinical and Translational Science Institute: Resident Clinical and Translational Research Funding - University of California San Francisco
2005Medical Scientist Research Grant - Stanford Medical Scholars
2005First Place Poster Award - Pacific Coast Reproductive Society 2005 Conference
2004Resident Scholars Research Grant - Stanford Medical Scholars
Craig Newgard, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.E.P.

Craig Newgard, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.E.P.

Professor with Tenure, Department of Emergency Medicine Director, Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine

Craig Newgard, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.E.P.
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Craig Newgard, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.E.P.

Professor with Tenure, Department of Emergency Medicine Director, Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine

503-494-1668 | newgardc@ohsu.edu | Link to this profile

Dr. Newgard joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2007. He is currently a Professor and serves as the Director for the Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine. His interests include EMS/out-of-hospital medicine, trauma, and advanced statistics. Dr. Newgard enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding, painting, and spending time with his family.

Education

MD Degree:Loyola University, Chicago, IL, Stritch School of Medicine 1997
MPH DegreeEpidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 2001
Residency:Emergency Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 2000
Fellowship:Emergency Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 2002

Awards and Recognition

2015Ranked 9th in NIH funding for principal investigators in Emergency Medicine research
2015Named one of Portland's 2015 Top Doctors in Emergency Medicine - Portland Monthly Magazine
2009Academic Instructor of the Year - Oregon Health & Science University
2006Academic Instructor of the Year - Oregon Health & Science University
2004Academic Instructor of the Year - Oregon Health & Science University
2003Acknowledging Clinical Excellence "ACE" Award for clinical teaching - Oregon Health & Science University
Robert A. Lowe, M.D., M.P.H.

Robert A. Lowe, M.D., M.P.H.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine Professor, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology Professor, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Robert A. Lowe, M.D., M.P.H.
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Robert A. Lowe, M.D., M.P.H.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine Professor, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology Professor, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

503-494-7134 | lowero@ohsu.edu | Link to this profile

Robert A. Lowe, M.D., M.P.H., joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at OHSU in 2001. Dr. Lowe served as a clinician and teacher of Emergency Medicine for over 25 years. He founded the Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine (CPR-EM) and the Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship. His research background includes over 100 peer-reviewed publications, and he currently serves as Principal Investigator of three NIH grants, including OHSU's new K12 Institutional Research Training Grant in Emergency Medical Care.

Education

MD Degree:University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 1977
Residencies:Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 1980
Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, 1984
MPH Degree:University of California, Berkeley, 1991
Fellowship:Clinical Research, University of California, San Francisco, 1993
John McConnell, Ph.D., M.S., M.A.

John McConnell, Ph.D., M.S., M.A.

Professor with Tenure, Department of Emergency Medicine Professor with Tenure, Dept. of Public Health & Preventive Medicine Director, Center for Health Systems Effectiveness

John McConnell, Ph.D., M.S., M.A.
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John McConnell, Ph.D., M.S., M.A.

Professor with Tenure, Department of Emergency Medicine Professor with Tenure, Dept. of Public Health & Preventive Medicine Director, Center for Health Systems Effectiveness

503-494-1989 | mcconnjo@ohsu.edu | Link to this profile

Dr. John McConnell joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at OHSU in 2002. He is currently the Director of the Center for Health Systems Effectiveness. His interests include health economics, health policy, management practices, and quality improvement. When he's not busy with his research you can find him running, skiing, reading and cooking.

Education

MA:University of Washington-Economics, Seattle, WA 1993
MS:Stanford University-Engineering, Stanford, CA 1997
PhD:Stanford University-Management Science and Engineering, Stanford, CA 2001

Awards and Recognition

2015Ranked 24th in NIH funding for principal investigators in Emergency Medicine research
2006Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting - Best Young Investigator Presentation, "The On-Call Crisis: A Statewide Assessment of the Costs of Providing On-Call Specialist Coverage."
Benjamin Sun, M.D., M.P.P., F.A.C.E.P.

Benjamin Sun, M.D., M.P.P., F.A.C.E.P.

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine Director, Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship

Benjamin Sun, M.D., M.P.P., F.A.C.E.P.
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Benjamin Sun, M.D., M.P.P., F.A.C.E.P.

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine Director, Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship

503-494-1193 | sunb@ohsu.edu | Link to this profile

Dr. Sun joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2011. He completed a fellowship in health services research at UCLA in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program. In 2010 Dr. Sun was honored with the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Young Investigator Award. His research studies include geriatric syncope and emergency department crowding, and in his free time you can find him hiking Portland's many trails or rollerblading along the riverfront.

Education

MD Degree:Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2000
Residency:Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, 2004
Fellowship:UCLA Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar (Health Services Research)

Awards and Recognition

2015Ranked 3rd in NIH funding for principal investigators in Emergency Medicine research
2012Emergency Medicine Foundation Trailblazer - Emergency Medicine Foundation
2010Young Investigator Award - Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
2009Fellow - American College of Emergency Physicians
2006Top 50 Peer Reviewer - Annals of Emergency Medicine
2005Top 50 Peer Reviewer - Annals of Emergency Medicine
2004Top 50 Peer Reviewer - Annals of Emergency Medicine
Dana Zive, M.P.H.

Dana Zive, M.P.H.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine Director, Oregon POLST Registry Senior Scholar, Center for Ethics in Health Care

Dana Zive, M.P.H.
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Dana Zive, M.P.H.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine Director, Oregon POLST Registry Senior Scholar, Center for Ethics in Health Care

503-494-5096 | zived@ohsu.edu | Link to this profile

Ms. Zive joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2006. Her primary areas of focus are data systems development, research methodology, end of life care and research, resuscitation science, and prehospital care and research. She also serves as the Director of the Oregon POLST Registry.

Education

MPH Degree:San Jose State University, San Jose, CA 2003