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Richard Eric Rothman, M.D.

Director, Research Fellowship, Emergency Department
Professor of Emergency Medicine

Male

Appointment Phone

410-955-2280

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Director, Research Fellowship, Emergency Department
  • Director, Residency Research, Emergency Department
  • Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Joint Appointment in Medicine

Centers & Institutes

Departments

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-2280

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-0350

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Halstead
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Expertise

Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

HIV, Rapid Bacterial and Viral Detection in Acute Care Settings, Emergency Preparedness

Biography

Dr. Rothman joined the faculty in 1996 as Assistant Chief of Service and Research Fellow. He was promoted in 2012 to Professor and to the new position of Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Emergency Medicine. He also serves as the Research Fellowship Director and Director of Residency Research for the Emergency Department.

His research focus is infectious diseases, including infective endocarditis, HIV testing and HIV-related illnesses, pneumonia, and novel diagnostic strategies for bacteremia. He has received numerous grants and awards including the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine’s prestigious Young Investigator Award, an NIH Career Development “K” award, and the Clinical Scientist Award from the Johns Hopkins University. Most recently, he began work on development of novel diagnostic tests for emerging and biothreat pathogens, as part of a team of investigators funded by an NIH Center Grant for Excellence.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • Cornell University Medical College / MD; Medicine (1993)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Emergency Medicine (1996)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medicine (1997, 2017)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    His research focus is infectious diseases, including infective endocarditis, HIV testing and HIV-related illnesses, pneumonia, and novel diagnostic strategies for bacteremia.

    Clinical Trial Keywords: STOP MRSA

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. May L, Klein EY, Rothman RE, Laxminarayan R. Trends in antibiotic resistance in coagulase-negative staphylococci in the United States, 1999 to 2012. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Mar;58(3):1404-9. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01908-13. Epub 2013 Dec 16. PMID: 24342646 [PubMed - in process]
    2. Masek BJ, Hardick J, Won H, Yang S, Hsieh YH, Rothman RE, Gaydos CA. Sensitive Detection and Serovar Differentiation of Typhoidal and Nontyphoidal Salmonella enterica Species Using 16S rRNA Gene PCR Coupled with High-Resolution Melt Analysis. J Mol Diagn. 2014 Mar;16(2):261-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2013.10.011. Epub 2013 Dec 21. PMID: 24365382 [PubMed - in process]
    3. Rothman RE, Gauvey-Kern M, Woodfield A, Peterson S, Tizenberg B, Kennedy J, Bush D, Locke W, Gaydos CA, Deruggiero K, Hsieh YH. Streamlining HIV Testing in the Emergency Department-Leveraging Kiosks to Provide True Universal Screening: A Usability Study. Telemed J E Health. 2014 Feb;20(2):122-7. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2013.0045. Epub 2013 Nov 8. PMID: 24205808 [PubMed - in process]
    4. Kecojevic A, Ranken R, Ecker DJ, Massire C, Sampath R, Blyn LB, Hsieh YH, Rothman RE, Gaydos CA. Rapid PCR/ESI-MS-based molecular genotyping of Staphylococcus aureus from nasal swabs of emergency department patients. BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Jan 9;14(1):16. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-16. PMID: 24405766 [PubMed - in process]
    5. Rothman RE, Saheed M, Hsieh YH. Infectious disease/CDC update. Detection of acute HIV infection in two evaluations of a new HIV diagnostic testing algorithm--United States, 2011-2013. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Jan;63(1):56-60. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2013.10.001. No abstract available. PMID: 24355367 [PubMed - in process]
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • Webster Alumni Fellowship for Biological Research, Amherst College, 1982 - 1983
    • Departmental Research Funding Award, University of California, San Francisco, 1983 - 1989
    • National Institute of Health Fellowship/Training Grant, University of California, San Francisco, 1987 - 1989
    • David P. Barr Research Fellowship Award, Cornell University Medical College, 1990
    • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Outstanding Medical Student Award, 1993
    • Outstanding Research Award, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Emergency Medicine, 1995 - 1996
    • ACEP Representative, CDCs National Business and Labor Conference on HIV/AIDS, 1997
    • Small Grants Award, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, 1997 - 1998
    • Clinical Scientist Award, The Johns Hopkins University, 1998
    • Inaugural Recipient of Young Investigator Award, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, 1998
    • Young Investigator Award, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, 1998
    • K23 Award, National Institute of Health, 2000 - 2005
    • SAEM Fellowship Award: Fellowship Mentor, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, 2002 - 2004

    Memberships

    • American College of Emergency Physicians, 1993
    • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, 1993
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