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

  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Minimizing radiation through education; Ultrasound; Systemic effects of periodontal disease more


Dr. Omron is an 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


  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Departments / Divisions



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


  • Emergency Medicine; The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine) (2009)

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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