Knox H. Todd, MD, MPH is Professor of Emergency by ror63494


									Knox H. Todd, MD, MPH is Professor of Emergency Medicine at Albert Einstein College of
Medicine and Director of the Pain and Emergency Medicine Institute at Beth Israel Medical
Center in Manhattan. Dr. Todd received his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center at Dallas, his MPH in Epidemiology from the UCLA School of Public Health and
is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He served as founding
Vice Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine,
and has held past positions as Medical Director of the Grady Memorial Hospital Emergency
Department in Atlanta, Medical Officer with the CDC’National Center for Injury Prevention
and Control, and Medical Fellow of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. He
serves on the editorial board for the Annals of Emergency Medicine and on the Board of Directors
for the American Chronic Pain Association. His research interests include emergency medicine
pain management, palliative care, health disparities, and health services research.

Dr. Todd conducted seminal studies of ethnic disparities in analgesic use in the early 1990’and
his publications have appeared in a variety of scientific journals. His research is supported by
grants and contracts from numerous public and private sources. In his current position as
Director of the Pain and Emergency Medicine Institute, he works to foster improvements in
emergency department pain management practices, and to support the development of a new
cadre of emergency nurses and physicians who will become advocates for excellence in this area.

Contact Information:
Department of Emergency Medicine
Beth Israel Medical Center
First Avenue at 16th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: (212) 420-2813 Fax: (212) 420-2807

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