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Andrea Freyer Dugas, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Female

Expertise: Emergency Medicine

Research Interests: Disease surveillance; Antimicrobial stewardship; Diagnostic testing; Management of infectious diseases

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

Howard County Emergency Medical Services
Appointment Phone: 410-740-7777

5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 map

Background

Dr. Dugas is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Following her emergency medicine residency with 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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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2007)

Residencies

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

Board 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

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Dugas AF, Valsamakis A, Atreya MR, Thind K, Alarcon Manchego P, Faisal A, Gaydos CA, Rothman RE. Clinical Diagnosis of Influenza in the Emergency Department. Am J Emerg Med. 2015;33(6):770-5.

Hardick J, Dugas A, Goheen J, Rothman R, Gaydos C. Prospective comparison of RT-PCR/ESI-MS to Prodesse ProFlu Plus and Cepheid GenXpert for the detection of Influenza A and B viruses. J Virol Methods. 2015 Mar;214:43-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2015.01.002. Epub 2015 Feb 11. PMID:25681525.

Dugas AF, Monteforte B, Puri A, Awad M, Hsieh YH, Rothman R. ED compliance with influenza antiviral recommendations. Am J Emerg Med. 2014 Dec;32(12):1550-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.09.032. Epub 2014 Oct 2. PMID:25445855.

Dugas AF, Valsamakis A, Gaydos CA, Forman M, Hardick J, Kidambi P, Amin S, Gupta A, Rothman RE. Evaluation of the Xpert Flu rapid PCR assay in high-risk emergency department patients. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Dec;52(12):4353-5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02343-14. Epub 2014 Sep 24. PMID:25253792. PMCID: PMC4313313.

Flaherty SK, Weber RL, Chase M, Dugas AF, Graver AM, Salciccioli JD, Cocchi MN, Donnino MW. Septic shock and adequacy of early empiric antibiotics in the emergency department. J Emerg Med. 2014 Nov;47(5):601-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2014.06.037. Epub 2014 Sep 11. PMID:25218723. PMCID: PMC4254037 [Available on 2015-11-01].

Dugas AF, Coleman S, Gaydos CA, Rothman RE, Frick KO. Cost-Utility of Rapid PCR-based Influenza Testing for High Risk Emergency Department Patients. Ann Emerg Med. 2013;62(1) :80-8.

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.

Activities & Honors

Honors

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