Current projects as PrincipaI Investigator
HR15-054 (OCAST) : Under-triage in the elderly trauma patient: An argument for a tailored geriatric triage criteria.
The goal of this study is to describe the magnitude of under-triage among injured older adults in a predominantly rural region, identify risk factors for in-hospital mortality and propose triage guidelines based on the identified risk factors.
Current projects as Co-Investigator
U54GM104938 (NIH/NIGMS): Oklahoma Shared Clinical and Translational Resources (OSTCR)”
The overall OSCTR mission is to serve as a catalyst for clinical research which improves health for underserved and underrepresented populations living in rural areas, to improve patient outcomes of these individuals, and to provide these resources to launch new independent IDeA investigator careers. The OSCTR will provide coordination and assistance to investigators in every aspect of clinical and translational research.
Role: Faculty Clinical Epidemiologist