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Personal profile

Research Interests

My research focuses on optimizing the safety and effectiveness of acute pain management in the emergency department.

Certifications and Licenses

Emergency Medicine

Training Experience

2015Residency, Denver Health
2017Postdoctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University

Education/Academic qualification

MS, Northwestern University

… → 2017

MD, Duke University

… → 2011

Research interests

  • Health Services Research

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Hospital Emergency Service Medicine & Life Sciences
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Pain Management Medicine & Life Sciences
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Grants 2016 2017

Opioid Analgesics
Hospital Emergency Service

Research Output 2015 2019

A comparison of analgesic prescribing among ED back and neck pain visits receiving physical therapy versus usual care

Kim, H., Kaplan, S. H., McCarthy, D. M., Pinto, D., Strickland, K. J., Courtney, D. M. & Lambert, B. L., Jul 1 2019, In : American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 37, 7, p. 1322-1326 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neck Pain
Back Pain
Opioid Analgesics

A Quality Improvement Initiative Featuring Peer-Comparison Prescribing Feedback Reduces Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing

Andereck, J. W., Reuter, Q. R., Allen, K. C., Ansari, S., Quarles, A. R., Cruz, D. S., VanZalen, L. A., Malik, S., McCarthy, D. M. & Kim, H., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Opioid Analgesics
Hospital Emergency Service
Confidence Intervals
2 Citations (Scopus)
Inappropriate Prescribing
Hospital Emergency Service
Opioid Analgesics
Inappropriate Prescribing
Hospital Emergency Service
Potentially Inappropriate Medication List
7 Citations (Scopus)

Emergency Department Provider Perspectives on Benzodiazepine–Opioid Coprescribing: A Qualitative Study

Kim, H., McCarthy, D. M., Hoppe, J. A., Courtney, D. M. & Lambert, B. L., Jan 1 2018, In : Academic Emergency Medicine. 25, 1, p. 15-24 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Emergency Service
Opioid Analgesics
Low Back Pain