Faculty

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The faculty of the Department of Emergency Medicine includes:

Professors

Robert Shesser

Robert Shesser

Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Medical Leadership and Operations Fellowship
Professor

Keith Boniface

Keith Boniface

Chief, Section of Emergency Ultrasound 
Director, Ultrasoound Fellowship 
Professor

Jesse Pines

Jesse Pines

Chief, Section of EM Administration/Operations Research
Director, Center for Healthcare Innovation & Policy Research
Director, Operations Research Fellowship
Professor

James Scott

James Scott

Co-Chief, Section of Education
Professor

Associate Professors

Janice Blanchard

Janice Blanchard

Chief, Section of Health Policy 
Associate Professor

Cathleen Clancy

Cathleen Clancy

Co-Chief, Section of Injury Prevention and Toxicology 
Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship
Associate Professor

Katherine Douglass

Katherine Douglass

Co-Chief, Section of Injury Prevention and Toxicology 
Director, International Emergency Medicine & Global Public Health Fellowship
Associate Professor

Yolanda Haywood

Yolanda Haywood

Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion & Student Affairs
Associate Professor

Raymond Lucas

Raymond Lucas

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Professional Development
Co-Chief, Section of Education 
Associate Professor

Andrew Meltzer

Andrew Meltzer

Co-Chief, Section of Clinical Research
Associate Professor

Ali Pourmand

Ali Pourmand

Associate Site Director, UMC
Director, Extreme Environmental Medicine Fellowship 
Associate Professor

Neal Sikka

Neal Sikka

Chief, Section of Innovative Practice and Telehealth
Director, Telemedicine Fellowship
Associate Professor

Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith

Chief, Section of International Emergency Medicine
Director, Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine 
Associate Professor

Secondary Appointment Associate Professors

Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy

Co-Chief, Section of Clinical Research
Director, Clinical Research Fellowship
Associate Professor of Health Policy (SPHHS)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Secondary)

Assistant Professors

Sonal Batra

Sonal Batra

Associate Program Director, Residency
Assistant Professor

Guenevere Burke

Guenevere Burke

Site Director, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Assistant Professor

Amy Caggiula

Amy Caggiula

Assistant Program Director, Residency
Assistant Professor

 Dr. Kevin Davey

Kevin Davey

Assistant Professor

Steven Davis

Steven Davis

Student Clerkship Director 
Assistant Professor

 Dr. Aaran Drake

Aaran Drake

Assistant Professor

Tenagne Haile-Mariam

Tenagne Haile-Mariam

Chief, Section of Wound Care
Assistant Professor

 Dr. Natalie Kirilichin

Natalie Kirilichin

Assistant Professor

 Dr. John Lafleur

John Lafleur

Assistant Professor

Aisha Liferidge

Aisha Liferidge

Director, Health Policy Fellowship 
Assistant Professor

Francis O'Connell

Francis O'Connell

Site Director, United Medical Center
Assistant Professor

Kathleen Ogle

Kathleen Ogle

Assistant Professor

James Phillips

James Phillips

Chief, Section of Disaster and Operational Medicine
Director, Disaster and Operational Medicine Fellowship
Assistant Professor

Natasha Powell

Natasha Powell

Assistant Professor

 Dr. Matthew Pyle

Matthew Pyle

Site Director, Washington DC VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor

Claudia Ranniger

Claudia Ranniger

Director, Simulation Center
Director, Medical Education Fellowship
Assistant Professor

Colleen Roche

Colleen Roche

Director, Residency 
Assistant Professor

David Yamane

David Yamane

Section Chief, Critical Care
Assistant Professor

Clinical Professors

Thomas Kirsch

Thomas Kirsch

Clinical Professor

 Dr. Toby Litovitz

Toby Litovitz

Clinical Professor

Anthony Macintyre

Anthony Macintyre

Clinical Professor

 Dr. Michael Rapp

Michael Rapp

Clinical Professor

Associate Clinical Professors

 Dr. Shantanu Agrawal

Shantanu Agrawal

Associate Clinical Professor

Griffin Davis

Griffin Davis

Associate Clinical Professor

Rita Manfredi

Rita Manfredi

Associate Clinical Professor

Bruno Petinaux

Bruno Petinaux

Chief Medical Officer, The George Washington University Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor

Hamid Shokoohi

Hamid Shokoohi

Clinical Associate Professor

 Dr. E. Reed Smith

E. Reed Smith

Associate Clinical Professor

Assistant Clinical Professors

 Dr. Dan Avstreih

Dan Avstreih

Assistant Clinical Professor

Malika Fair

Malika Fair

Assistant Clinical Professor

Jesse Irwin

Jesse Irwin

Clinical Assistant Professor

Massoud Kazzi

Massoud Kazzi

Clinical Assistant Professor

Melinda Morton Hamer

Melinda Morton Hamer

Clinical Assistant Professor

Todd Muller

Todd Muller

Clinical Assistant Professor

 Dr. Susan Owens

Susan Owens

Assistant Clinical Professor

 Dr. Kari Scantlebury

Kari Scantlebury

Clinical Assistant Professor

 Dr. Philip Seton

Philip Seton

Clinical Assistant Professor

 Dr. Elizabeth Whitman

Elizabeth Whitman

Clinical Assistant Professor

 Dr. Leila Zucker

Leila Zucker

Clinical Assistant Professor

Instructors

 Dr. Colton Hood

Colton Hood

Instructor

Adjunct Professors

 Dr. James D'Orta

James D'Orta

Adjunct Professor

 Mr. Charles Doarn

Charles Doarn

Adjunct Professor

 Dr. Sol Edelstein

Sol Edelstein

Adjunct Professor

 Dr. Michael Granovsky

Michael Granovsky

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Associate Professors

 Dr. Joseph Antos

Joseph Antos

Adjunct Associate Professor

Sunil Budhrani

Sunil Budhrani

Adjunct Associate Professor

 Dr. Andrew Garrett

Andrew Garrett

Adjunct Associate Professor

Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee

Adjunct Associate Professor

Leana Wen

Leana Wen

Director, Patient-Centered Care Research
(Leave of Absence) 
Adjunct Associate Professor

Adjunct Assistant Professors

Jameel Abualenain

Jameel Abualenain

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Dr. Norman Brown

Norman Brown

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Dr. Mary Chopard

Mary Chopard

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Dr. Ted Fan

Ted Fan

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Shweta Gidwani

Shweta Gidwani

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Dr. Mark Hanson

Mark Hanson

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Mr. Robert Jarrin

Robert Jarrin

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Dr. John Jones

John Jones

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Amelia Pousson

Amelia Pousson

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Dr. Jeffrey Stone

Jeffrey Stone

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Dr. Jennifer Stuth

Jennifer Stuth

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Mr. Sylvan Waller

Sylvan Waller

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Adjunct Instructors

 Mr. Jason McKay

Jason McKay

Adjunct Instructor

Fellows

 Dr. Fahad Abuguyan

Fahad Abuguyan

Research Instructor

 Dr. Reem Al-Hawas

Reem Al-Hawas

Research Instructor

 Dr. Mohammed Almulhim

Mohammed Almulhim

Research Instructor

 Dr. Katrina Gipson

Katrina Gipson

Research Instructor

 Dr. Tamara Green

Tamara Green

Assistant Research Professor

 Dr. Imad Khojah

Imad Khojah

Research Instructor

 Dr. Marc Mendelsohn

Marc Mendelsohn

Research Instructor

Waddaa Redha

Waddaa Redha

Research Instructor

 Dr. Elena Strunk

Elena Strunk

Research Instructor

 Dr. Harjot Singh

Harjot Singh

Research Instructor

 Dr. Michelle Tang

Michelle Tang

Assistant Research Professor

 Dr. Jordan Warchol

Jordan Warchol

Research Instructor

PAs

 Beth Curry

Beth Curry

Clinical Assistant Professor

Rachel Ernzen

Rachel Ernzen

Clinical Assistant Professor

 Ms. Stephanie Foltzer

Stephanie Foltzer

Clinical Assistant Professor

 Mr. Nathan Janusz

Nathan Janusz

Clinical Assistant Professor

Amy Keim

Amy Keim

Associate Clinical Professor

 Ms. Kathleen Keller

Kathleen Keller

Assistant Clinical Professor

Joseph Kunic

Joseph Kunic

Clinical Assistant Professor

Noelle Landers

Noelle Landers

Clinical Assistant Professor

Andrew Maurano

Andrew Maurano

Associate Clinical Professor

 Ms. Leah Nagorsky

Leah Nagorsky

Clinical Assistant Professor

 Ms. Britney Neitenbach

Britney Neitenbach

Clinical Assistant Professor

Ahna Olson

Ahna Olson

Clinical Assistant Professor

 Mr. Joseph Powell

Joseph Powell

Clinical Assistant Professor

 Caroline Pratt

Caroline Pratt

Clinical Assistant Professor

Ryan Strauss

Ryan Strauss

Associate Clinical Professor

Nurse Practitioners

 Ms. Michelle Wise

Michelle Wise

Clinical Instructor

Children's National Health System

 Dr. Bhawana Arora

Bhawana Arora

Assistant Professor

INOVA Fairfax

 Dr. James Cogbill

James Cogbill

Assistant Clinical Professor

 Dr. Katherine Fullerton

Katherine Fullerton

Assistant Clinical Professor

 Dr. Tanveer Gaibi

Tanveer Gaibi

Clinical Assistant Professor

 Dr. Keith Ghezzi

Keith Ghezzi

Adjunct Professor

 Dr. Stanislaw Haciski

Stanislaw Haciski

Clinical Assistant Professor

 Dr. Dan Hanfling

Dan Hanfling

Clinical Professor

 Dr. Vivian Hwang

Vivian Hwang

Assistant Clinical Professor

 Dr. Brantley Jolly

Brantley Jolly

Clinical Professor

 Dr. Adam Kochman

Adam Kochman

Clinical Assistant Professor

 Dr. Maybelle Kou

Maybelle Kou

Associate Clinical Professor

 Dr. Thom Mayer

Thom Mayer

Clinical Professor

 Dr. Frederick Place

Frederick Place

Associate Clinical Professor

Metro Immediate and Primary Care

 Dr. Michael Horan

Michael Horan

Clinical Assistant Professor