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Andrea Dugas, M.D.

Andrea Freyer Dugas, MD.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine 

Education

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Ph.D., 2014)
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (M.D., 2007)
Yale University (B.S., 2002)

Residency

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Emergency Medicine (2007-2010)

Background

Dr. Dugas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine.  Following her emergency medicine residency at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Dugas joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2010 to pursue a research fellowship.  Completing her fellowship in 2012, Dr. Dugas remained on faculty to continue her research at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Dugas’ current research focus is the detection and management of infectious diseases in the emergency department.  Her work spans from initial detection of infection through clinical application of surveillance tools, to directed antimicrobial use based on integration of surveillance and diagnostic testing.  She is currently involved in numerous cross-disciplinary efforts integrating clinical medicine with public health, engineering, and the basic sciences.

Research Interests

  1. Management of infectious diseases
  2. Diagnostic testing
  3. Antimicrobial stewardship
  4. Disease surveillance

Publications

  1. Dugas A, Hsieh YH, Levin S, Pines J, Mareiniss D, Mohareb A, Gaydos C, Perl T, Rothman R. Google Flu Trends: Correlation with Emergency Department Influenza Rates And Crowding Metrics. Clin Infect Dis. 2012;54:463-469.
  2. Dugas AF, Rothman RE. Antiviral Agents for the Treatment and Chemoprophylaxis of Influenza.  Ann Emerg Med. 2011;58(3):303-4.
  3. Dugas AF, Mackenhauer J, Salciccioli JD, Cocchi MN, Gautam S, Donnino MW. Prevalence and characteristics of non-lactate and lactate expressors in septic shock. J Crit Care. Epub Mar 20, 2012.

See Research Publications

Recent Grants

  1. PI: Influenza Therapeautic Pilot: A randomized Controlled Trial of Influenza Antivirals in High Risk Emergency Department Patients.  HHS/BARDA
  2. PI: Influenza Diagnosis, Treatment and Surveillance with Xpert Flu. HHS/BARDA
  3. Co-investigator: Johns Hopkins Center of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance. NIH/NIAID
  4. Co-investigator: Center for Point-Of-Care Technologies  Research for Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  NIH/NIBI
  5. Co-investigator: HopScore: an Electronic Emergency Triage System. AHRQ