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Irvin, Nathan, M.D., MSHPR


   Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine



Harvard Medical School, Doctorate of Medicine (M.D., 2007)
Alameda County Medical Center-Highland Hospital, Residency in Emergency Medicine (2011)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at Penn, Masters of Science in Health Policy Research (2013)


Alameda County Medical Center-Highland Hospital (2011)



Dr. Irvin is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Emergency. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Riverside in 1999 and moved to Boston where he completed medical school at Harvard in 2003. Following medical school, Dr. Irvin did his emergency medicine residency at Alameda County Medical Center- Highland Hospital in Oakland, California, where he was a chief resident prior to graduating in 2011.
Upon completion of residency, Dr. Irvin entered into the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Clinical Scholars Program at Penn, graduating in 2013 with a Masters in Health Policy Research. 
Dr. Irvin’s interests center around health policy and youth violence prevention with a focus on fostering positive development of young adults and adolescents.
During residency, he helped develop the Summer Empowerment Academy (SEA), a youth empowerment program in Los Angeles run through the Manifest Your Destiny non-profit foundation established by Actor Hill Harper. As an RWJ Clinical Scholar, he conducted research projects looking at mental health diagnoses in violently injured youth and firearm policy. He has also been involved in the National Network for Hospital Based Violence Intervention Programs and was a member of the Philadelphia Youth Violence Prevention Collaborative’s data and evaluation working group.

Research Interests

Youth Violence Prevention
Firearm Policy
Injury Prevention

Recent Publications

White DA, Alter HJ, Irvin NA, Clark MC, Frazee BW: Low rate of syphilis screening among high-risk emergency department patients tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia infections. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 39(4): 286-90, April 2012.

Recent Grants

Principle Investigator: “Mental Health Diagnoses in Hospitalized Violently Injured Youth”- Penn RWJ Eisenberg Scholar Research Award.


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