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Juan March

Juan A. March, MD, FACEP


Professor
Chief, Division of EMS
ECU Emergency Medicine

1705 W. 6th Street

Physician’s Quadrangle, Building M

The Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27834


Phone: 252-744-2154
Fax: 252-744-2655
E-mail: marchj@ecu.edu



Medical School:

State University of New York, 1989

Residency:

Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1992

Board Certifications:

American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests:

EMS (out-of-hospital care)

Healthcare disparities among racial minorities

Automated external defibrillation/CPR

Procedural Sedation

Service:

Pitt County ALS Medical Director

Continuing Education Coordinating Board of EMS (CECBEMS)

National Association of EMS Physicians: Chair for Educational Committee

Teaching:

Journal reviewer for Annals of Emergency Medicine, Academic Emergency Medicine, and Prehospital Emergency Care

Public Service:

Halloween Downtown Celebration Medical Care

Tae Kwon Do, King Tiger Goodwill Games

ECU Active Shooter Drill

Selected Publications:

 

Sloan EP, Philbin NB, Koenigsberg MD, Gao W; DCLHb Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock Study Group; European HOST Investigators. The lack of consistent diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin infusion blood pressure effects in the US  and EU traumatic hemorrhagic shock clinical trials. Shock. 2010: 33(2):123-33.

 

Sloan EP, Koenigsberg MD, Philbin NB, Gao W; DCLHb Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock Study Group; European HOST Investigators Diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin infusion did not influence base deficit and lactic acid levels in two clinical trials of traumatic  hemorrhagic shock patient resuscitation.   J Trauma. 2010: 68(5):1158-71.

 

De Guzman, J., March, J., Tyson, S., and Beacham, G. (2009).  Use of Geographical Information Systems to Compare the Location of Automated External Defibrillators versus Actual Sudden Cardiac Death Sites in One Suburban/Rural North Carolina.  Academic Emergency Medicine 2009, 16 (4), S195.

 

March, JA.  Counseling About Proper Use of Motor Vehicle Occupant Restraints and Avoidance of Alcohol Use While Driving. Southern Medical Journal 2008, 101 (4), 1.

 

March JA, Pollock, MJ:  Prehospital Aspirin Administration Rates:  A Ten-Year Prospective.  Prehospital Emergency Care 2005;9(1):129 (Abstract)

 

March JA, Evans MA, Ward B, Brewer KL: Motor Vehicle Fatalities among Hispanics in Rural North Carolina. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2003; 10(11):1249-1252.

 

Ausband SC, March JA, Brown LH: National Prevalence of Palliative Care Protocols in Emergency Medical Services.  Prehospital Emergency Care 2002; 6(1): 36-41.

                                               

Lawson L., March JA:  Use of Automatic External Defibrillators by Very Young, Untrained Children.  Prehospital Emergency Care 2002;6(3):285-298.

 

March JA, Ausband SC, Brown LH:  Changes in Physical Examination Caused by Use of Spinal Immobilization.  Prehospital Emergency Care 2002; 6(4): 421-4.


March JA, Dean E, Harvey RE: Use of a Disaster Medical Aid Center During a Hurricane.  Academic Emergency Medicine.  2001; 8(5):524.  



Jeffrey Ferguson

Jeffrey D. Ferguson, MD, FACEP, NREMT-P


Assistant Professor

Medical Director - EastCare, PCMH
Assistant Medical Director - Pitt County EMS System
ECU Emergency Medicine
PCMH 3ED-317
The Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27834


Phone: 252-744-1399
Fax: 252-744-4125
E-mail: fergusonjef@ecu.edu


Fellowship:

University of Virginia Health System; Sub-Specialty: Emergency Medical Services

Post-Graduate: University of Virginia Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; Master Science - Health Evaluation Sciences
Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency:

University of Virginia Health System, Department of Emergency Medicine

Board Certification:

Clinical Interests:

American Board of Emergency Medicine

EMS (out-of-hospital care)

Critical Care Air Transport

Service:

Medical Director, EastCare Critical Care Transport

Assistant Medical Director, Pitt County EMS System

Selected Publications:

Markenson D*, FergusonJ*, Chameides L, Cassan P, Chung K-L, Epstein J, Gonzales L,Herrington RA, Pellegrino JL, Ratcliff N, Singer A. Consensus on Science and Treatment Recommendations for First Aid: 2010 American Heart Association and American RedCross. Resuscitation. 2010; 81 (suppl1). (* denotes equal first authors)

 

Markenson D*, FergusonJ*, Chameides L, Cassan P, Chung K-L, Epstein J, Gonzales L,Herrington RA, Pellegrino JL, Ratcliff N, Singer A. Part 17:First Aid: 2010 American Heart Association and American RedCross Guidelines for First Aid. Circulation. 2010;122 (suppl3):S934–S946. (* denotes equal first authors)

 

Benner J,Ferguson J, Judkins A, et al. Ondansetron as an Effective Antiemetic in the Rural, Out-of-hospital Setting.  AJEM [accepted for publication, Letter to the Editor].

 

Saunders C, Ferguson J.  Narrow Complex Tachycardias.  ECGs for Prehospital Emergency Care.  Brady W, Hudson K, et al.  (eds) Wiley-Blackwell 2011. [Book Chapter accepted for publication]

 

Ferguson J.  First aid for human and animal bites.  Appendix: Evidence-based Worksheets: 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations and 2010 American Heart Association and American Red Cross International Consensus on First Aid Science With Treatment Recommendations. Circulation. 2010;122 (suppl 2):S606–S638.

 

Holstege C, Ferguson J.  Charcoal administration in poisonous ingestions.  Appendix: Evidence-based Worksheets: 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations and 2010 American Heart Association and American Red Cross International Consensus on First Aid Science With Treatment Recommendations. Circulation. 2010;122 (suppl 2):S606–S638.

 

Ferguson J.  Teaching Resource for Instructors in Prehospital Pediatrics (TRIPP).  Basic Life Support, Second Edition. Prehospital Emergency Care.  2009; 13(2): 267-268.

 

Ferguson J.  “Animal Bites”.  EMS and Disaster Medicine: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight.  Cone D, O’Conner R, Fowler R. (eds)  2009.  [Book Chapter]

 

March J, Ferguson J.  “Volunteer EMS Systems”.  EMS and Disaster Medicine: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight.  Cone D, O’Conner R, Fowler R. (eds)  2009.  [Book Chapter]

 

March J, Ferguson J.  “Injury Prevention”.  EMS and Disaster Medicine: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight.  Cone D, O’Conner R, Fowler R. (eds)  2009.  [Book Chapter]

 

Ferguson J, Brady WJ, Alibertis K.  “Cardiac Arrest”.  Emergency Medicine. Adams JG, Barton ED, Collings J. (eds) Elsevier.  June 2008. [Book Chapter]

                                               

Brady WJ, Mitchell S, Ferguson J, Holstege CP. An Algorithmic Interpretation of the ECG - The Adult Chest Pain Patient with Electrocardiographic ST Segment Elevation:  AMI vs STEMI Mimic? www.emedhome.com. December 1,2006. [Online Review]



Jocelyn De Guzman

Jocelyn M. De Guzman, MD


Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical Director - Hospital Disaster Preparedness

Medical Director - ERAC / SMAT

Assistant Medical Director - Pitt County EMS System

Director - EMS Resident Education
ECU Emergency Medicine
PCMH 3ED-330
The Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27834

 

Phone: 252-744-3320
Fax: 252-744-4125
E-mail: deguzmanj@ecu.edu


Fellowship:

East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine

Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine

Residency:

East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine

Board Certification:

Clinical Interests:

American Board of Emergency Medicine

EMS Resident Education
Service:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Service:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical Director - Hospital Disaster Preparedness

Medical Director - ERAC / SMAT

Assistant Medical Director - Pitt County EMS System

ECU/BSOM Undergraduate Shadowing Program Mentor

 

ECU Football Medical Coverage

OBX Marathon Medical Coverage

Cherry Point Airshow Volunteer Medical Coverage

Watermelon Festival Medical Coverage

Selected Publications:

 

Cardiovascular Collapse in Special Situations, Ferguson JD and De Guzman JM Book chapter for EM Clinics - In progress      

 

“A Review of the out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival rate from July 2007 to June 2010 in a rural North Carolina county”  De Guzman JM, Ferguson JD, Kwofie J Research in progress

 

De Guzman, J. M. & March, J. A. (2009). Use of Geographical Information Systems to Compare the Location of Automated External Defibrillators versus Actual Sudden Cardiac Deaths Sites in the Suburban/Rural North Carolina County.  Poster presentation SAEM Annual Meeting, New Orleans     

 

Hack JB, Orogbemi T, De Guzman JM, Brewer KL, O’Rourke D, and Meggs WJ. “A Novel Circumferential Compression Device Delays Onset of Systemic Toxicity after Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Envenomation to the Torso of an Animal Model.” Presented at National Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, May 2009

 

Hack JB, De Guzman JM, Brewer KL, O’Rourke D, and Meggs WJ. “A Novel Circumferential Compression Device Delays Onset of Systemic Toxicity after Coral Snake Envenomation to the Torso of an Animal Model” Presented at Southeast Regional Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, March 2008 Presented at National Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, May 2008 



Jane-Pollock2011

Jane Pollock, EMT-P, EMD


NC Level II EMS Instructor, EMT-Paramedic
Training Specialist
Division of EMS
Department of Emergency Medicine
The Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University
1705 W. Sixth St., Physicians Quadrangle, Bldg. M
Greenville, NC 27834


Phone: 252-744-2154
Fax: 252-744-2655
E-mail: pollockm@ecu.edu



Education:

New Castle Business College in New Castle, PA


NC Rescue College, NC Department of Insurance Fire and Rescue Training Graduate


Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic Training, ECU School of Medicine


Medical Priority Emergency Medical Dispatch Training, Nash Community College, Rocky Mount, NC


National Academy of Emergency Medical Dispatch of USA, Emergency Medical Dispatch, Quality Assurance, Salt Lake City, Utah

 

Service:

Quality Management Coordinator


Advanced Life Support (ALS) Continuing Education


EMS SOP/Skills/Oral Exam Coordinator (Pitt County Function)


Special Projects (Project Heartbeat)


Instructor for AED, BCLS, ACLS, ITLS (IP)


Journal and book reviews on EMS related topics


Pitt County EMS Protocol editor/reviewer

 

Selected Publications:

 

March JA, Ferguson JD, De Guzman J, Pollock J:  Implementaiton of an EMS Screening Tool on Patients Refusing Ambulance Transport and Effects on Requests for On-Line Medical Direction.  2009;16(4):S193-4.

 

March JA, Pollock MJ, McDuffie GR, Stumpff J, and Ferguson J:  Timber Medic Phase I-Needs Assessment of Emergency Health Care In a Logging Environment.  Prehospital Emergency Care 2009;13(1):147.

 

March JA, Pollock MJ:  Prehospital Aspirin Administration Rates:  A Ten-Year Prospective.  Prehospital Emergency Care Jan-Feb 2005:129.


 

March JA, Pollock MJ: Prehospital aspirin administration rates: A ten-year prospective. Prehospital Emergency Care 2004;9(1):129. (Abstract)


 

Presentations:

March, JA, Pollock J, Ferguson J:  Implementation of an EMS Screening Tool to Identify High Risk Patients Refusing Ambulance Transport:  Effects on Request for On-Line Medical Direction.  Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting.  New Orleans, LA, May 2009.

 

March J, Pollock J, McDuffie G, Stumpff J, Ferguson J:  Timber Medic Program Phase I- Needs Assessment of Emergency Healthcare in a Logging Environment.  National Association of EMS Physoicians Annual Meeting.  Jacksonville, Florida, January 2009.

 

March JA, Pollock MJ:  Prehospital Aspirin Administration Rates:  A Ten-Year Prospective.  National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting.  Naples, FL, January 2005.




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Lisa Pennypacker


Administrative Support Specialist
Division of EMS
ECU Emergency Medicine
The Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27834


Phone: 252-744-2154
Fax: 252-744-2655
E-mail: pennypackerl@ecu.edu