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Dr. Sage Myers
The New Scientific Assembly 2011
People who flee cities out of safety concerns may actually be increasing their exposure to danger. Researchers found the most urban counties had the lowest injury death rates in the country. One of the study authors will be on to discuss their findings.
Dr. Sage Myers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania and an Attending Physician in the Division of Emergency Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Myers’ research interests are focused on differences in care for acutely sick and injured children across the spectrum of emergency medicine in the United States. Specifically, she is interested in the trauma system’s effect on outcomes for injured children and the development and evaluation of other regionalized systems of care for pediatric, time-sensitive conditions.
Dr. Myers received her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in biomedical engineering from Case Western Reserve University. She has previously spent time conducting research at the NIH in Bethesda, MD, through the HHMI-NIH Clinical Scholars Program and is currently funded by an NIH Institutional Comparative Effectiveness Research Mentored Career Development Award through the University of Pennsylvania. Her previous research support includes a National Research Service Award through the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
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