Research & Academics

The EMS Division has been involved in a wide range of academic and research projects, from WMD / Disaster response during the RIDI Project to EMS ability to screen / triage intoxicated patients and proposing a definition for saving a life in the EMS environment and Community Paramedicine.

DiNitto D, Marti N, Choi N, Choi BY. “Impact of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders on Emergency Department Visit Outcomes among Persons Living with HIV.” Submitted to WJEM.

Choi BY, Pedro N, Carreiro P, et. al. “Community Paramedicine Implementation Project.”

Choi BY, Kobayashi L, Petit C, Asselin N, et. al. “Standardized Treatment and Optimal Resuscitation through Mechanical Adjuncts (STORM) Program.”

 Presentations

Choi BY, Kobayashi L, Suner S, Jay G. et. al. “Detection, Measurement and Mitigation of Unhealthy, Environment-Derived Aerosol Materials in an Emergency Department: Preliminary Results from the AETHER2 Study.”  Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, May 2014.  Also presented at the SAEM New England Regional Meeting, Springfield, MA, March 2014.

Choi, BY, Tsai D; Gomes McGillivray C, et. al. “Hospital-Directed Feedback to Emergency Medical Services Improves Pre-Hospital Performance.” Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, May 2014.  Also presented at the Norman Fain Memorial Stroke Lecture, Providence, RI, November 2014

Choi BY, Kobayashi L, Suner S, Jay G. et. al. Ambulance Exhaust Toxicity in Healthcare-related Exposure and Risk (AETHER) project.” Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 2012.  Also presented at the SAEM New England Regional Meeting, Springfield, MA, March 2012.

McGarry J, Choi BY, Huo MH, Jones RE. “Total hip arthroplasty in patients with HIV infection.” Presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, February 2007; Mid-America Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting, Boca Raton, FL, April 2007.

Choi, BY & Oppenheimer, DM “Motivational biases in judgments of streaks in random sequences.” Presented at The 19th Biennial Research Conference on Subjective Probability, Utility, & Decision Making, Zurich, Switzerland, August 2003.

  • 2003 European Association for Decision Making Gold Medal for best poster presentation