Demetrios Kyriacou

  • 1537 Citations
1991 …2020
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Research Interests

Dr. Kyriacou is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Preventive Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. His medical degree is from the University of Michigan and his residency training was in emergency medicine at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center. He also has a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in epidemiology from the UCLA School of Public Health where his dissertation project was on risk factors for injury from domestic violence. In addition, Dr. Kyriacou has a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Kyriacou’s research interests also include injury prevention, clinical infectious diseases, and health services. Dr. Kyriacou has mentored numerous medical students, residents, and junior faculty on clinical and epidemiological research methods, resulting in several publications and the awarding of numerous master’s degrees. Dr. Kyriacou’s research endeavors have been recognized with awards from the Emergency Medicine Foundation and the University of California/California Wellness Foundation. Dr. Kyriacou has also international experience, having worked in Ghana and Ethiopia. He was recently appointed to the Fulbright Specialist Roster.

Certifications and Licenses

Emergency Medicine

Training Experience

1989Residency, University of Southern California Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Michigan

… → 1985

Research interests

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health
  • Health Services Research
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injury Prevention
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Public Health

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Grants 2002 2020

Research Output 1991 2019

Government Regulation of Sepsis Care

Kyriacou, D., Jul 16 2019, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 322, 3, p. 250-251 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Government Regulation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Editorial Evaluation, Peer Review, and Publication of Research Reports With and Without Supplementary Online Content

Flanagin, A., Christiansen, S. L., Borden, C., Kyriacou, D. N., Sietmann, C., Williams, E. & Bryant, L., Jan 23 2018, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 319, 4, p. 410-411 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Research Peer Review
Editorial Policies
Peer Review
3 Citations (Scopus)

Opioid vs nonopioid acute pain management in the emergency department

Kyriacou, D., Nov 7 2017, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 318, 17, p. 1655-1656 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Non-Narcotic Analgesics
Acute Pain
Pain Management
Opioid Analgesics
Hospital Emergency Service
29 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in adult cancer–related emergency department utilization: An analysis of data from the nationwide emergency department sample

Rivera, D. R., Gallicchio, L., Brown, J., Liu, B., Kyriacou, D. & Shelburne, N., Oct 1 2017, In : JAMA Oncology. 3, 10, e172450.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Lung Neoplasms
Prostatic Neoplasms
67 Citations (Scopus)

Confounding by indication in clinical research

Kyriacou, D. N. & Lewis, R. J., Jan 1 2016, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 316, 17, p. 1818-1819 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)
Biomedical Research
Research Design