Emergency Medicine Residency

Faculty Publications

Recent Publications (Since 2009; Earlier Publications Available On Request):

Einstein E, Sinha S, Brickman K, Ryno J.  Fluconazole as a prophylactic measure for Tinea Gladitorum in high school wrestlers.   Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine September 2009 - Volume 19 - pp 412-414

Rega P, Roberts S, Khuder S, Boardley D, Brickman K, Regent C.  The Delivery of a Health Promotion Intervention by a Public Health Promotion Specialist Improves Patient Satisfaction in the Emergency Department.  Academic Emergency Medicine  March 2012 - Volume 19 – pp 313-317.

Rega P, Roberts S, Khuder S, Boardley D, Brickman K, Regent C.  Consensus Conference Follow-up:  The Delivery of a Health Promotion Intervention by a Public Health Promotion Specialist Improves Patient Satisfaction in the Emergency Department.  Academic Emergency Medicine March 2012 – pp 1 – 5.

Brickman K, Adams D, Akpunou P, Adams S, Zohn S, Guiness M.  Acute management of auricular hematoma:  A Novel approach and retrospective review.  Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 2012 June 12.

Brickman K, Adams, Z, Akpunonu P, Adams S, Zohn, S, Guinness M.  Acute Management of Auricular Hematoma: A Novel Approach and Retrospective Review.  Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013 July;23(4):321-3.

Brickman K, Intraosseous Infusion for Rapid Vascular Access.  The Medical Letter; June 25, 2012, 54:50-51

Brickman, K:  Brain activation associated with reappraising negative emotion two weeks after a motor vehicle accident.  2011 Neuroscience Meeting Planner; 2011; Washington, DC:  Society for Neuroscience. 

Brickman, K:  Relationship between brain structural properties and acute pain and stress after a motor vehicle accident.  2011 Neuroscience Meeting Planner, 2011; Washington, DC:  Society for Neuroscience. 

Brickman, K, Default mode network functional connectivity from the initial days to weeks after a motor vehicle collision.  2012 Neurosciences Meeting; 2012; New Orleans, LN:  Society for Neurosciences. 

Brickman, K,  Rapid cortical structural changes over the initial weeks after trauma.  2012 Neurosciences Meeting Planner; 2012; New Orleans, LN:  Society for Neuroscience. 

Akpunonu P, Ruggiero L, Pearce A, Snow J, Brickman K:  How Many Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infections are Missed Upon Admission to the Emergency Department?  Annals of Emergency Medicine 54 (3, Supplement): S38, September 2009 

Akpunonu P, Adams D, Adams S, Brickman K:  A Novel Approach to the Acute Management of Auricular Hematomas.  Annals of Emergency Medicine 56 (3, Supplement):  S65, September 2010 

Brickman K, Akpunonu P, Zimmerman J, Smith R, Roberts M, Sinha S, Dominiak N.  Hours of Energy Now:  Hemorrhagic Stroke Later.  Annals of Emergency Medicine Vol 58 Number 4S   S302, October 2011 

Rega P, Roberts S, Khuder S, Boardley D, Brickman K, Regent C.  The Delivery of a Health Promotion Intervention by a Public Health Promotion Specialist Improves Patient Satisfaction in the Emergency Department.  Academic Emergency Medicine March 2012, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp 313-317. 

Rega P, Roberts S, Khuder S, Boardley D, Brickman K, Regent C.   Consensus Conference Follow-up:  The Delivery of a Health Promotion Intervention by a Public Health Promotion Specialist Improves Patient  Satisfaction in the Emergency Department.  Academic Emergency Medicine 2012, pp 1-5. 

Brickman K, Adams DZ, Akpunonu P, Adams SS, Zohn SF, Guiness M.  Acute Management of Auricular Hematoma – A novel approach and retrospective review.  Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine June 12, 2012 on-line web site cjsportmen.com (CJSM-11-257R2). 

Brickman K.  Intraosseous Infusion for Rapid Vascular Access.  The Medical Letter.  June 25, 2012; vol. 54, pp 50-51. 

Wang X, Xie H, Tamburrino M, Cotton A, Smirnoff J, Dennis M, Biehn T, Contractor A, Brickman K, McLean S, Elhai J, Liberzon I. Alteration of negative emotional processing during the initial weeks after trauma. Poster No. 185WTh. 18th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, June 10th-14th, 2012, Beijing, China. 

Wang X, Tamburino MB, Dennis MJ, Cotton AS, Elhai JD, Smirnoff JB, Xie H, Brickman KR, Phan KL, Liberzon I. Brain activation associated with reappraising negative emotion two weeks after a motor vehicle accident. Neuroscience Meeting Planner; Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Program No. 616.11; 2011. 

Xie H, Tamburrino MB, Dennis MJ, Elhai JD, Brickman KR, Liberzon I, McLean SA, Bauer WR, Kosier A, Wang X. Relationship between brain structural properties and acute pain and stress after a motor vehicle accident. Neuroscience Meeting Planner; Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience. Program No. 616.10; 2011. 

Wang X, Tamburrino M, Cotton AS, Morgan RSD, Sripada R, Biehn T, Chen JZ, Brickman KR, McLean SA, Dzurik AD, Ding Y, Dennis MJ, Liberzon I. Default mode network functional connectivity from the initial days to weeks after a motor vehicle collision. Neuroscience Meeting; New Oleans, LN: Society for Neuroscience. Program No.168.01/T19; 2012. 

Xie H, Liberzon I, Wang X, Wall JT, Brickman KR, McLean SA, Dennis MJ, Bauer WR, Kane J, Tamburrino MB. Rapid cortical structural changes over the initial weeks after trauma. Neuroscience Meeting Planner; New Orleans, LN: Society for Neuroscience. Program No. 168.02/T20; 2012. 

Brickman KR, Blair AB, Tamburrino, Dzurik AD, Xie H, Smirnoff JB, Wang X. The Quantitative Minor Injury Scale: Pilot Study of a Scale to Measure Level of Minor Injury after Motor Vehicle Collisions. 16th Annual SAEM MidAtlantic Regional Research Forum. Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC. Program No. 1136 Oral Presentation, 2013. 

Xie H, Cotton AS, Dennis MJ, Migliori J, Brickman KR, Tamburrino MB, Liberzon I, Sripada R, McLean SA, Bauer WR, and Wang X. Correlation between traumatic stress and brain alterations during the initial weeks after trauma. Session No: 202:1081. The Society of Biological Psychiatry’s 68th annual meeting, San Francisco, CA. 2013. 

Lubomirsky B, Wang X, Xie H, Smirnoff JB, Biehn TL, Contractor AA, Elhai JD, Sutu C, Brickman KR, Liberzon I, McLean SA, Tamburrino MB. Study on the relationship between visitation in the emergency department and post-traumatic mental health. Submission ID:  18347. 7th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. 2013. 

Wang, X, Duval, ER, Cotton, AS, Ho, S, Brickman, KR, Tamburrino, MB, McLean, SA, Bauer, WR, and Liberzon, I. Medial prefrontal cortex involvement in emotional threat processing following motor vehicle collision. Neuroscience Meeting Planner; San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience. Program No. 348; 2013

Rega P, Bork C, Burkholder-Allen K, Bisesi M, Gold J. The Single Breath-Count Test: An Important Adjunct in the Triaging of Patients in a Botulism Mass Casualty Incident. Accepted for publication in Prehosp Disaster Med, 2010.              

Rega P. EMS in Disasters in Textbook of Emergency Medicine, ed. Mark Kein. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Heath (Lippincott)Publication date: November, 2010.

Rega P, Bork C, Chen Y, Woodson D, Hogue P, Batten, S. Using an H1N1 vaccination drive-through to introduce healthcare students and their faculty to disaster medicine. Accepted for publication by the American Journal of Disaster Medicine.

Rega P, Bork C, Burkholder-Allen K, Bisesi M, Gold J. The Transitional Medical Model: An Innovative Methodology for a Community’s Disease Outbreak and Pandemic Preparedness and Response Plan. Accepted for publication by the American Journal of Disaster Medicine.

Rega P, Locher G, Shank H, et al. Considerations for the vertical evacuation of hospitalized patients under emergency conditions. Am J Disast Med 2010; 5(4 237-246

Rega P. The Lonz Winery Disaster: Regional Planning of Air Ambulance Services in International Disaster Nursing. Publisher: Cambridge University Press; June 30, 2010

Rega P. EMS in Disasters in Textbook of Emergency Medicine. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Heath (Lippincott). Scheduled forpublication: November 2010

Rega P, Bork C, Burkholder-Allen K, Bisesi M, Gold J. The Transitional Medical Model: An Innovative Methodology for a Community’s Disease Outbreak and Pandemic Preparedness and Response Plan. Am J Disast Med, 2010; 5(2): 129-136.

Rega P, Bork C, Chen Y, Woodson D, Batten S, Hogue P. Using an H1N1 Vaccination Drive-Through to Introduce Healthcare Students and Their Faculty to Disaster Medicine. Am J Disast Med, 2010; 5(2): 69-81.  

Rega P, Bork C, Burkholder-Allen K, Bisesi M, Gold J. The Single Breath-Count Test: An Important Adjunct in the Triaging of Patients in a Botulism Mass Casualty Incident. Prehosp Disaster Med, 2010: 25 (3).

Rega P. EMS in Disasters in Textbook of Emergency Medicine, ed. Mark Kein. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Heath (Lippincott)Publication date: November, 2010.

Rega P, Bork C, Chen Y, Woodson D, Hogue P, Batten, S. Using an H1N1 vaccination drive-through to introduce healthcare students and their faculty to disaster medicine. Accepted for publication by the American Journal of Disaster Medicine.

Rega P, Bork C, Burkholder-Allen K, Bisesi M, Gold J. The Transitional Medical Model: An Innovative Methodology for a Community’s Disease Outbreak and Pandemic Preparedness and Response Plan. Accepted for publication by the American Journal of Disaster Medicine.

Rega P, Locher G, Shank H, et al. Considerations for the vertical evacuation of hospitalized patients under emergency conditions. Am J Disast Med 2010; 5(4 237-246

Rega P. The Lonz Winery Disaster: Regional Planning of Air Ambulance Services in International Disaster Nursing. Publisher: Cambridge University Press; June 30, 2010

Rega P. EMS in Disasters in Textbook of Emergency Medicine. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Heath (Lippincott). Scheduled forpublication: November 2010

Rega P, Bork C, Burkholder-Allen K, Bisesi M, Gold J. The Transitional Medical Model: An Innovative Methodology for a Community’s Disease Outbreak and Pandemic Preparedness and Response Plan. Am J Disast Med, 2010; 5(2): 129-136.

Rega P, Bork C, Chen Y, Woodson D, Batten S, Hogue P. Using an H1N1 Vaccination Drive-Through to Introduce Healthcare Students and Their Faculty to Disaster Medicine. Am J Disast Med, 2010; 5(2): 69-81.            

Rega P, Bork C, Burkholder-Allen K, Bisesi M, Gold J. The Single Breath-Count Test: An Important Adjunct in the Triaging of Patients in a Botulism Mass Casualty Incident. Prehosp Disaster Med, 2010: 25 (3).

Baehren, D; Hans, DNontraumatic unilateral proptosis: a case report. American Journal of Emergency Medicine.  (in press)

Rega P. Interdisciplinary Simulation Education in Disaster Medicine (commentary). Accepted for publication in Public Health Nursing. 2012

Bell MA, Dake JA, Price JH, Jordan TR, Rega P. A National Survey of Emergency Nurses’ Perceptions Towards Responding to Avian Influenza Threat. Accepted for publication: 2012. Journal of Emergency Nurses, doi:10.1016/j.jen.2012.05.005

Bell MA, Dake JA, Price JH, Jordan TR, Rega P. A National Survey of Emergency Nurses’ Perceptions Towards Responding to Avian Influenza Threat. Accepted for publication: 2012. Journal of Emergency Nurses, doi:10.1016/j.jen.2012.05.005

Merdad G, Rega P. Overview on Emergency Medicine in Saudi Arabia (Audio). Practical Reviews in Emergency Medicine 39(2); April 30, 2012. Oakstone Medical Publishing

Merdad G, Rega P. Simulation Drives Innovation in Teaching, Learning, and Clinical Practice. Emergency Medicine News, March 15, 2012.

Rega P. Ricin. Practical Reviews in Emergency Medicine 38; February, 2012. Oakstone Medical Publishing.

Rega P, Bork C: The Transitional Management Model for the Public Health Professional. Practice in Action, Monthly Webinar Series; Sponsored by Center for Public Health Practice, College of Public Health, Ohio State University & Pennsylvania Public Health Training Center, University of Pittsburgh-Drexel University. December 8, 2011

Weitzel A, Rega P, Bork C. Chikungunya Virus: An Emerging Condition in the Industrialized World. JAAPA, 2012; 25(1): E1-E5

Rega P. Toledo’s Emergency Medicine Wall of Honor. Emergency Medicine News, Volume 33, Issue 10; October 6, 2011

Rega P, Roberts S, Khuder S, et al. The Delivery of a Health Promotion Intervention by a Public Health Promotion Specialist Improves Patient Satisfaction in the Emergency Department. Acad Emerg Med, 2012; doi:10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01293

Bork C, Rega P. An Assessment of Nurses’ Knowledge of Botulism. Public Health Nursing, 2011. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1446.2011.00988.

Bork C, Rega P. An Assessment of Nurses’ Knowledge of Botulism. Public Health Nursing, 2011. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1446.2011.00988.

Rega P, Bork C. Strategies in Disaster Preparedness for the Next Generation of Health Care Providers (commentary). Disaster Med Public Health Preparedness 2011; 5:96

Rega P. Chikungunya Fever. Practical Reviews in Emergency Medicine 37(12), May 30, 2011. Oakstone Medical Publishing


Rega P. Madrid Terrorist Attacks in Encyclopedia of Disaster Relief. KB Penuel, M Statler (eds). Sage Publications. California. January 3, 2011 

Rega P. Malaria (20th Century-Present) in Encyclopedia of Disaster Relief. KB Penuel, M Statler (eds). Sage Publications. California. January 3, 2011.

Rega P. The Psychotic Patient in Emergency Psychiatry. Chanmugam A, Triplett P, Kelen G (Eds); Cambridge University Press; Fall, 2012

Rega P, Marco CA. The Emergency Medicine Docent Program or Where Do ER Docs Go When They Get Old? Poster presentation at the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Regional Conference, Wright State University; Dayton, Ohio. Fall, 2010

Roberts S, Rega P, Khuder S, Regent C, Boardley D, Brickman K. The Introduction of Public Health Promotion Specialists into the Emergency Department is Potentially Good Business. Poster presentation at the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Regional Conference, Wright State University; Dayton, Ohio. Fall, 2010

Bork C, Rega P, Schmidt K. Evaluating Healthcare Students’ Knowledge of Botulism and the Efficacy of the Basic Disaster Life Support Course to Improve That Knowledge. Poster presentation at the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Regional Conference, Wright State University; Dayton, Ohio. Fall, 2010.

Rega P, Locher G, Shank H, et al. Considerations for the vertical evacuation of hospitalized patients under emergency conditions. Am J Disast Med 2010; 5(4):237-246

Rega P. The Lonz Winery Disaster: Regional Planning of Air Ambulance Services in International Disaster Nursing. Publisher: Cambridge University Press; June 30, 2010

Rega P. EMS in Disasters in Textbook of Emergency Medicine. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Heath (Lippincott). November, 2010

Rega P, Bork C, Burkholder-Allen K, Bisesi M, Gold J. The Transitional Medical Model: An Innovative Methodology for a Community’s Disease Outbreak and Pandemic Preparedness and Response Plan. Am J Disast Med, 2010; 5(2): 129-136.

Rega P, Bork C, Chen Y, Woodson D, Batten S, Hogue P. Using an H1N1 Vaccination Drive-Through to Introduce Healthcare Students and Their Faculty to Disaster Medicine. Am J Disast Med, 2010; 5(2): 69-81

Rega P, Bork C, Chen Y, Woodson D, Batten S, Hogue P. Using an H1N1 Vaccination Drive-Through to Introduce Healthcare Students and Their Faculty to Disaster Medicine. Poster presented at the University Of Toledo College Of Medicine Research Day. 5/27/10

Rega P, Bork C, Burkholder-Allen K, Bisesi M, Gold J. The Single Breath-Count Test: An Important Adjunct in the Triaging of Patients in a Botulism Mass Casualty Incident. Prehosp Disaster Med, 2010: 25 (3).

Last Updated: 6/26/15