Juan A. March, MD, FACEP

Juan A. March

Chief, Division of Emergency Medical Services

Phone: 252-744-2154
Fax: 252-744-2655


  • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • MD: State University of New York/Health Science Center at Syracuse
  • BS: State University of New York, College at Purchase

Board Certifications

American Board of Emergency Medicine

American Board of Emergency Medicine, EMS Subspecialty

Clinical Interests

  • EMS (out-of-hospital care)
  • Healthcare disparities among racial minorities
  • Automated external defibrillation/CPR
  • Procedural Sedation


  • Pitt County ALS Medical Director
  • Continuing Education Coordinating Board of EMS (CECBEMS)
  • National Association of EMS Physicians: Chair for Educational Committee


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

Nelson RD, Stopyra J, March JA,  Prehospital care of traumatic brain injury in North Carolina.  North Carolina Medical Journal 2015: 76(2):115-118        

March JA, Loftus RA Trask S et al,  Best Practices in CE How technology is changing the way we deliver continuing education.  EMS World,2015:44(6):28-31 .      

Winslow JE, Fernandez AR, Swanson D, Williams JG, Mitchell T, Nicks BA, Askew KL, Alson RL,Nelson DR, Stopyra JP, Zalkin J,Kearns RD, March JA, North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians' Guidance Document on Emergency Medical Services.           NC Med J.2015:76(4):256-262.

March JA, Loftus RA, Trask S, Beebe R, Davis S, Romero G, Wales R, Scott JM. Evolving CE models: How technology is changing the way we deliver continuing education. EMS World 2015:44(6);26-29

Nelson RD Stopyra j March JA, Prehospital Care of Traumatic Brain Injury in North Carolina. NC Med J 2015:76(2):115-8.

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.