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Chris Fox, MD

Welcome to the Department of Emergency Medicine at UC Irvine.

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Jennifer Roh, MD

Advocate for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Joins UC Irvine Health

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Dr. Maxwell Jen's staff photo

New Triage System Improves Resource Allocation and Emergency Patient Flow

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Bharath Chakravarthy, MD MPH

As the opioid epidemic grew to prominence, Dr. Chakravarthy began working with primary care, emergency, and specialty providers to spread opioid awareness and improve opioid prescription practices amongst healthcare professionals.

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Latest News

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In human adolescents, a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP), rs2304297, in the 3′-UTR of the nicotinic receptor subunit gene, CHRNA6, has been associated with increased smoking. Dr. Anjelica Cárdenas and colleagues, from the laboratory of Dr. Shahrdad Lotfipour, demonstrate that the human CHRNA6 3′-UTR SNP is functional using in vivo rodent models.
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Congratulations to Principle Investigator Dr. Shahrdad Lotfipour for receiving 2022-2023, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Pilot Studies Program, National Center for the Advancement of Clinical Science, Post-Translational Mechanisms of a 3' UTR Alpha6 Nicotinic Receptor Polymorphism in Adolescent Substance Use.
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Drs. Sudario, Saadat, Wiechmann and colleagues used a novel educational method and found that escape boxes are adaptable to a virtual format and can teach abstract concepts such as teamwork and communication in addition to traditional lecture content
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A study by Dr. Mark Langdorf and colleagues concluded that Civilian public mass shootings cause substantial morbidity. For every death, 5.8 individuals are injured. These results suggest that including nonfatal injuries in the overall burden of civilian public mass shootings, may help inform public policy to prevent and mitigate the harm caused by such events.
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Congratulations to Dr. Isabel Algaze Gonzalez, for the National Geographic feature focus! Check out the video trailer. The Lotfipour laboratory space @UCIrvine (www.lotfipourlab.org) was used for this episode in the @natgeowild TV series: “Something bit me”
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