The Division of Research (est. 1998) serves as a major resource for the Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM). The Division serves many roles. Foremost is the education and mentoring of trainees and faculty including: theory, project design, implementation, completion, presentation,publishing, and grantsmanship.
The Division of Research is led by Andrew C.Miller, M.D. (Division Chief; Associate Professor), and Kori L. Brewer, PhD (Associate Division Chief; Associate Professor). The Clinical Research Coordinator is Allison Mainhart. The Division conducts both clinical and basic science research, with notable strengths ingeneral Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Toxicology,Sedation & Analgesia, Critical Care and Respiratory Failure.
2018 was a banner year for the ECU Department of Emergency Medicine. The department reached records in annual publications (↑194%) and annual resident publications (↑150%). More impressively, the rate of increase of monthly departmental publications continues to increase. Additionally, annual grant applications increased by 250% and faculty engagement increased by 29%. A list of 2018 department publications is available here.
Both the Department of Emergency Medicine and Division of Research are actively recruiting trainees, faculty, and collaborators to further grow the research enterprise in the department.
Division of Research
ECU Emergency Medicine
PCMH ED Tower
The Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina 27834