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Rodney Omron, M.D., M.P.H.

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Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine


Expertise: Emergency Medicine

Research Interests: Minimizing radiation through education; Ultrasound; Systemic effects of periodontal disease

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

5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 410-955-2280

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


Dr. Omron is the assistant program director of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program and assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

After completing residency in emergency medicine at The George Washington University, Dr. Omron worked at Hurley Medical Center and the University of Michigan as a clinical professor. Dr. Omron joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2010. He is currently physician in charge of simulation and is co-director of resident evidence-based medicine. He was awarded Academic Teacher of the Year and the Internal Medicine (Osler) House Staff Teaching Award, both in 2015.

Dr. Omron’s research interest is in the education of physical exam skills that change practice. more


  • Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD MPH, The George Washington University School of Medicine (2000)


  • The George Washington University Medical Center / Emergency Medicine (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medicine (2009, 2019)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Omron's research interests are minimizing radiation through education, ultrasound, and systemic effects of periodontal disease.

Selected Publications

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Newman-Toker DE1, Kerber KA, Hsieh YH, Pula JH, Omron R, Saber Tehrani AS, Mantokoudis G, Hanley DF, Zee DS, Kattah JC. HINTS outperforms ABCD2 to screen for stroke in acute continuous vertigo and dizziness. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Oct;20(10):986-96. doi: 10.1111/acem.12223. PMID: 24127701 [PubMed - in process]

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