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Andrea Freyer Dugas, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Female

Appointment Phone

410-502-1033

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Departments

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-502-1033

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-1033

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Carnegie 446D1
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Howard County Emergency Medical Services

Appointment Phone: 410-740-7777

5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 map

Expertise

Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Disease surveillance; Antimicrobial stewardship; Diagnostic testing; Management of infectious diseases

Biography

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.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine / MD (2007)

    Residencies

    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Emergency Medicine (2010)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medicine (2011)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    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.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Dugas AF, Coleman S, Gaydos CA, Rothman RE, Frick KD. Cost-utility of rapid polymerase chain reaction-based influenza testing for high-risk emergency department patients. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Jul;62(1):80-8. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2013.01.005. Epub 2013 Mar 20. PMID: 23522607
    2. Peterson S, Dugas AF, Rothman RE. Evaluation of 11 commercially available rapid influenza diagnostic tests—United States, 2011-2012. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 May;61(5):573-7. No abstract available. PMID: 23755399
    3. Dugas AF, Morton M, Beard R, Pines JM, Bayram JD, Hsieh YH, Kelen G, Uscher-Pines L, Jeng K, Cole G, Rothman R. Interventions to mitigate emergency department and hospital crowding during an infectious respiratory disease outbreak: results from an expert panel. PLoS Curr. 2013 Apr 17;5. pii: ecurrents.dis.1f277e0d2bf80f4b2bb1dd5f63a13993. doi: 10.1371/currents.dis.1f277e0d2bf80f4b2bb1dd5f63a13993. PMID: 23856917
    4. Hsieh YH, Kelen GD, Dugas AF, Chen KF, Rothman RE. Emergency Physicians' Adherence to Center for Disease Control and Prevention Guidance During the 2009 Influenza A H1N1 Pandemic. West J Emerg Med. 2013 Mar;14(2):191-9. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2012.11.12246. PMID: 23599869
    5. Bianchi W, Dugas AF, Hsieh YH, Saheed M, Hill P, Lindauer C, Terzis A, Rothman RE. Revitalizing a vital sign: improving detection of tachypnea at primary triage. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Jan;61(1):37-43. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2012.05.030. Epub 2012 Jun 26. PMID: 22738682
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