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Jennifer Lee Jenkins, M.D.

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Female

Appointment Phone

410-955-5107

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Centers & Institutes

Departments

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5107

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-5107

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Halstead
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Expertise

Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Disaster Medicine; Triage

Biography

Dr. Jenkins joined the faculty in 2006 as Assistant Chief of Service and Disaster Fellow. She currently also serves as the Disaster Control Physician for the Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital. She is a co-investigator at the National Center for the Study of Preparedness and Catastrophic Event Response researching hospital preparedness metrics.

Her other research interests include epidemiologic surveillance during disasters and evidenced based mass casualty triage for which she has lectured internationally. Dr. Jenkins's research in hospital preparedness metrics and disaster epidemiology has also recently received NIH funding and support.

Outside of Hopkins, she is a member of the New Jersey-1 Disaster Medicine Assistance Team and has worked extensively with the American Red Cross. Her disaster response and surveillance efforts have included Montserrats Soufriere Volcanic eruption, Hurricane Katrina and the California Wildfires of 2007.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +
    • B.S., University of Maryland (Maryland) (1997)
    • M.S., University of Maryland (Maryland) (1999)
    • M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science - Washington (District of Columbia) (2003)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Her research interests include epidemiologic surveillance during disasters and evidenced based mass casualty triage for which she has lectured internationally. Dr. Jenkins's research in hospital preparedness metrics and disaster epidemiology has also recently received NIH funding and support.

    Selected Publications

    1. Morton M, Levy JL. Challenges in Disaster Data Collection during Recent Disasters. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2011 Jun;26(3):196-201.
    2. Catlett CL, Jenkins JL, Millin MG. Role of emergency medical services in disaster response: resource document for the National Association of EMS Physicians position statement. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2011 Jul-Sep;15(3):420-5.
    3. Levy JL, Seaman K, Levy M. A novel intervention for decreasing hospital crowding following the blizzards of 2010. Am J Disaster Med. 2011 Jul-Aug;6(4):255-8.
    4. Levy MJ, Seaman K, Levy JL. When the provider becomes patient: a case of prehospital carbon monoxide exposure. Prehosp Disaster Med. Jun 13, 2012.
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