Emergency Medicine Newsroom
EM Chair receives 2020 Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Award
We are exceptionally proud of our Department Chair, Dr. Nate Kuppermann for receiving the @ucdavismedschool Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award! Dr. Kuppermann has been recognized nationally for his research and mentorships over the years. He has served as a leader in emergency medical services for children, particularly in multicenter research. He has had research published in high-impact journals such as JAMA and New England Journal of Medicine focusing on infectious emergencies in children, evaluation of children at risk for diabetic ketoacidosis-related cerebral injury, and laboratory and radiographic evaluation of the pediatric trauma patient. Dr. Kuppermann has made an impact and continues to work hard as well as advocate for important social causes. We as a department are inspired by your contributions and lucky to have you as our leader. Congratulation!
Kuppermann receives Faculty Distinguished Research Award
Distinguished Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine — He has made outstanding contributions to the science of pediatric emergency medicine. His research has improved infant care and helped establish the Pediatric Emergency Research Networks, a multisite international collaborative research team that conducts rigorous, pioneering investigations into the prevention and management of acute illnesses and injuries in children. His work on traumatic brain injuries, hemorrhagic torso trauma, diabetic ketoacidosis and life-threatening bacterial infections in febrile infants has established best practices for effectively treating major childhood emergencies.
Professor of Emergency Medicine Publishes Review on Cannabinoid Use
Professor John R. Richards, MD, in the UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine has published a review of the pharmacodynamics and molecular mechanisms behind cannabis and synthetic cannabinoid-induced acute coronary syndromes and arrhythmias in the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics titled "Mechanisms for the Risk of Acute Coronary Syndrome and Arrhythmia Associated With Phytogenic and Synthetic Cannabinoid Use."