EDRC Program Studies

EDRCThe Emergency Department Research Coordinators Program provides Department of Emergency Medicine faculty and staff with comprehensive support to conduct clinical research studies at the University of Wisconsin. Study coordinators have extensive experience in industry-sponsored research, PI-initiated research and registries in emergency medicine.

To request services, please contact Becky Schwei, MPH at rschwei@medicine.wisc.edu.

Studies/Projects 

Below is listed all current and completed studies and projects conducted by the EDRC Program in chronological order from activity start date:

  • Paramedic-Coached ED care transitions to help older adults maintain their health — (Dr. Manish Shah)
  • Longitudinal heart and lung ultrasound findings in the phases of septic shock — (Dr. Sara Damewood)
  • Academic effects of concussion in the high school athletes — (Dr. Traci Snedden & Dr. Margaret Brooks, UW School of Nursing & UW Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation)
  • Screening in Trauma for Opioid Misuse Prevention (STOMP) — (Dr. Randy Brown, UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health)
  • Clinical evaluation of the Omron wheeze detector prototype and algorithm among children (Phase 1) — (Omron Healthcare)
  • Cobas® vivoDx MRSA clinical performance study protocol — (Roche Molecular Systems Inc.)
  • All of Us (current)
  • Evaluating the utility of thermal imaging in diagnosing cellulitis for lower extremity complaints in the emergency department (current)(Dr. Michael Pulia)
  • Caregiver perspectives on recruiting patients with memory challenges into research — (Dr. Gilmore-Bykovskyi, UW School of Nursing; Dr. Manish Shah, UW School of Medicine and Public Health)
  • Medication to prevent asthma in pediatric patients at risk of developing asthma — (Dr. Daniel Jackson, ORBEX)
  • Clinical evaluation of the Omron wheeze detector prototype and algorithm among children (Phase 2) — (Omron Healthcare)
  • Engineering safe care journeys for older adults: ED encounter observations (Phase 1) — (Dr. Pascale Carayon, UW College of Engineering; Dr. Manish Shah, UW School of Medicine and Public Health)
  • Caregiver of persons with dementia uncertainty pilot study — (Dr. Manish Shah)
  • FebriDx® device for respiratory pathogen identification — (Lumos Diagnostics)
  • Engineering safe care journeys for older adults: ED patient surveys (current)(Dr. Pascale Carayon, UW College of Engineering; Dr. Manish Shah)
  • Clinical evaluation of the Omron wheeze detector prototype and algorithm among children (current)(Omron Healthcare)
  • C. difficile and MDROs in the healthcare setting — (Dr. Nasia Safdar, UW Department of Medicine)
  • Integrating mHealth for alcohol use disorders into clinical practice — (Dr. Andrew Quanbeck, UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health; Dr. Manish Shah & Dr. Brian Patterson, UW School of Medicine and Public Health)
  • Multicenter REgistry of potential COVID-19 in emERgency care (Project RECOVER) — (Dr. Jeffrey Kline, Indiana University School of Medicine; Dr. Michael Pulia, UW School of Medicine and Public Health)
  • Evaluation of ANP assay in acute heart failure — (Beckman Coulter, Inc.)
  • COVID-19 vaccine consent assistance — (AstraZeneca)
  • BinaxNOW™ Rapid COVID-19 Test Validation — (Abbott Diagnostics)
  • Cue™ At-home COVID-19 Rapid Test — (Cue Health)
  • TREAT NOW assessment of early COVID-19 treatment on outpatients — (Dr. Michael Pulia)
  • The role of aspiration in community-acquired pneumonia (current)(Dr. Nicole Rogus-Pulia, UW Department of Medicine; Dr. Michael Pulia, UW School of Medicine and Public Health)
  • Romantic couples, medications, and health at the time of ED visit — (Dr. Lauren Papp, UW School of Human Ecology; Dr. Michael Repplinger, UW School of Medicine and Public Health)
  • A clinical examination of N95 reuse and extended use — (Dr. Manish Shah)
  • MedSMART: using a game-based approach to create family medication safety plans — (Dr. Olufunmilola Abraham, UW School of Pharmacy, Dr. Allie Hurst, UW School of Medicine and Public Health)
  • Building a Substance Use Data Commons for Public Health Informatics (current)(Dr. Majid Afshar, UW Dept of Medicine; Dr. Randy Brown, UW Dept of Family Medicine)
  • Clinical Evaluation of the BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 AG/Flu A&B Combo Card (current)(Dr. Brian Patterson)
  • Improving Patient Classification and Outcome Measurement in Traumatic Brain Injury (current)(Dr. Lyndsay Nelson, Medical College of Wisconsin; Dr. Marin Darsie, UW School of Medicine and Public Health)
  • Investigating Emergency Department Clinician Views on Naloxone Dispensing and Initiation of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (current)(Dr. Collin Michels, Dept of Emergency Medicine; Dr. Salisbury-Afshar, Dept of Family Medicine and Community Health)
     

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