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Emily Kocurek

CredentialsCritical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Arkansas State Medical License
Texas State Medical License
TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentInternal Med, College of Medicine
DivisionInternal Med Pulmonary
Address4301 W. Markham
Mail Slot # 555
Little Rock AR 72205
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    Collapse Affiliation 
    Collapse Translational Research Institute: Clinical and Translational Science Award
    Implementation Science Scholar: UL1 TR003107, through the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

    Implementation of a UAMS Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT) with Expansion to a Statewide Arkansas Pulmonary Embolism Response Tele-Network: PTC2021-01

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    American Thoracic Society
    American College of Chest Physicians
    Society of Critical Care Medicine
    Collapse clinical activities
    Severe Asthma Clinic
    Interstitial Lung Disease Clinical Focus

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    Associate Program Director for Research

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    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TNBA5/2006English and Chemistry
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TXMD6/2010medicine
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TXresidency6/2013internal medicine
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TNfellowship6/2017pulmonary and critical care medicine
    Collapse awards and honors
    2018Red Sash Award, UAMS
    2020Red Sash Award, UAMS
    2021Red Sash Award, UAMS
    2018George L. Ackerman Award Outstanding Faculty in Internal Medicine, UAMS

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    1. Alrwashdeh AM, Saluja P, Hasan L, Kocurek E, Dare RK. Arcanobacterium haemolyticum bacteremia presenting as severe sepsis: A case report and review of the literature. IDCases. 2023; 31:e01645. PMID: 36579145.
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    2. Han W, Fessel JP, Sherrill T, Kocurek EG, Yull FE, Blackwell TS. Enhanced Expression of Catalase in Mitochondria Modulates NF-?B-Dependent Lung Inflammation through Alteration of Metabolic Activity in Macrophages. J Immunol. 2020 08 15; 205(4):1125-1134. PMID: 32601098.
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    3. Kocurek EG, Jagana R. Noncystic fibrosis bronchiectasis management: opportunities and challenges. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2019 03; 25(2):192-200. PMID: 30640187.
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    4. Egnatchik RA, Brittain EL, Shah AT, Fares WH, Ford HJ, Monahan K, Kang CJ, Kocurek EG, Zhu S, Luong T, Nguyen TT, Hysinger E, Austin ED, Skala MC, Young JD, Roberts LJ, Hemnes AR, West J, Fessel JP. Dysfunctional BMPR2 signaling drives an abnormal endothelial requirement for glutamine in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Pulm Circ. 2017 Mar; 7(1):186-199. PMID: 28680578.
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    5. Kocurek EG, Hemnes AR. Women's Health and Lung Development and Disease. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2016 Jun; 43(2):307-23. PMID: 27212094.
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    6. Semler MW, Janz DR, Lentz RJ, Matthews DT, Norman BC, Assad TR, Keriwala RD, Ferrell BA, Noto MJ, McKown AC, Kocurek EG, Warren MA, Huerta LE, Rice TW. Randomized Trial of Apneic Oxygenation during Endotracheal Intubation of the Critically Ill. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Feb 01; 193(3):273-80. PMID: 26426458.
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