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+Barry M. Diner, M.D., MSc (Candidate)
Office Address Dept. of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor - Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University (7/03 - present)
Attending Physician, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
Attending Physician, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
Attending Physician, Crawford Long Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
Attending Physician, Hughes Spalding, Atlanta, Georgia
Attending Physician, Disaster Medical Assistance Team 3 (DMAT-3) - FEMA
Clinical Researcher, Emergency Medicine Research Center (07/03 – present)
Previous Academic and Professional Appointments
Clinical Lecturer, University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Alberta (2000-2003)
Previous Administrative and/or Clinical Appointments
Emergency Medicine Attending, Capital Health Authority, (2000-2003)
Part-Time Faculty, Pediatric Emergency, University of Alberta, (2000-2003)
Trauma Team Leader, University of Alberta, Department of Surgery (2000-2003)
Pediatric Trauma Team Leader, University of Alberta, Department of Surgery (2000-2003)
Flight Physician, Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society, STARS (2000-2003)
Visiting fellow in Pediatrics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Hospital (1999) Licensures/Boards
Georgia #053134, expiration 12/31/05
DEA # BD8316641, expiration 6/30/06
ECFMG # 0-506-785-5 Specialty Boards
Diplomat of the American Board of Emergency Medicine # 00201020, 11/07/03 - 12/31/2013 Certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Provider - expiration 11/2005
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Provider – expiration 04/2005 Education
1986-1987, Biological Sciences, McGill University
1987-1990, Bachelor of Arts, Yeshiva University
1991-1995, Doctor of Medicine, Sackler School of Medicine
Residency: Emergency Medicine - Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Brooklyn
Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY , Chairman Lisandro Irizarry (1996-99)
Chief Resident: Emergency Medicine - Weill Medical College of Cornell University Brooklyn
Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY Chairman Lisandro Irizarry (1999-2000)
Master of Public Health, Clinical Epidemiology, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada,
National and International
Evidence-Based Practice Center, University of Alberta, Collaborator/Content Expert (2002-
Cochrane Collaboration, Heart Review Group, Bristol, UK., Member (2002-present)
Cochrane Collaboration, Airway Review Group, London, UK., Member (2002-present)
Quality Assurance Committee, Community Acquired Pneumonia, Grady General Hospital,
Departmental Representative (2003-present)
Research Committee, Emory University, Member (2003-present)
Emergency Medicine Research, Committee University of Alberta, Member (2000-2003)
Education/Quality Enhancement Committee, Brooklyn Hospital Center, Executive Member (1999)
Department Representative House Staff, Brooklyn Hospital Center (1997-2000)
Medical School Faculty Representative, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University (1991-1995)
Royal Treatment Health Care, Montreal, Canada, Medical Director, 1995-present
Editorships and Editorial Boards
Editor Section Evidence Based Medicine, Peer Reviewer, Israeli Journal of Emergency Medicine
Peer Reviewer,Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) National Academic Research Committee
Grant Reviewer, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) National Academic Research
Honors and Awards
Bachelor of Arts, Yeshiva University, Cum Laude, 1990
Vincent Tricomi Resident Research Award, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, 2000
Outstanding Graduating Resident Award, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, 2000
Outstanding Teaching Resident Award, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, 2000 Society Membership
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Member, (2003-present)
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Research Chair, Airway Interest Group, (2004-present)
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Member, Evidence Based-Medicine Interest Group,
American College of Emergency Physicians,
Canadian Association of Emergency Physician, Member, (2002-present) Canadian Association of Emergency Physician, Member, CAEP Research Consortium,
American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Member, 1998-2000
Clinical outcomes research focusing on the treatment of acute atrial fibrillation (AF) in the
emergency department (ED). The scope of my research concentrates on practice variations
among physicians’ with regards to treatment and embolic prevention in the ED .The development
of a predictive guideline for low risk patients with AF that are safe to be discharged from the ED
will be the final product.
In addition, my research also focuses on meta-analysis and systematic review in collaboration with
the Cochrane Heart and Airways group. These interests range from asthma to coronary artery
disease to osteoporosis.
Principal investigator, Center for Disease Control Foundation, A prediction Rule to Identify Low-
Risk Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. ($354,153, 2005-2007)
Primary Investigator, Emory University, University Teaching Fund. Critical appraisal of the
Medical literature-A Multidisciplinary Multimedia Curriculum. ($10,000, 2004-2005).
Principal Investigator. Grant Division of Emergency Medicine University of Alberta , A Multi-
Centre, World Wide Web-Based Survey on The Use of Anti-Arrhythmic Agents in Acute Atrial
Fibrillation in Emergency Departments in Canada. ($5,000, 2003-2004).
Co-Investigator , Canadian Association of Emergency Medicine Research Consortium Grant
(CAEP), A Multi-Centre, World Wide Web-Based Survey on The Use of Anti-Inflammatory
Agents in Acute Asthma in Emergency Departments in Canada. ($5,000, 2003).
Co-investigator, University of Alberta. Cradiome, Clinical Protocol #1235-1001, Phase 2A
Prospective, Randomized, Double-blinded, Placebo-controlled, Dose-ranging, Multi-Centered
Tolerance and Efficacy Study of RSD1235 in Patients with Recent Onset Atrial Fibrillation.
Co-investigator, University of Alberta. Abbott, MARC 16: Community Acquired Pneumonia
(CAP) in North America Emergency Department: Resistance and treatment success with long-
acting clarithromycin (Biaxin-XL or Biaxin). ($45,000, 2002).
Co-Investigator, Brooklyn Hospital Center site. Merck, Intravenous Montelukast in Acute
Asthma Study. MK0476 Protocol #116. ($25,000, 2000).
Clinical Service Contributions
Evidence-Based Medicine Series. Critical Appraisal of the Medical Literature - A
Multidisciplinary, Multimedia Curriculum. Emory University Department of Emergency Medicine
and the School of Nursing
Approach to Chest Pain, 2004
Approach to Cardiac Arrhythmia, 2003
Course Coordinator- “Getting Started in Research” 2004
Intro to Clinical Trials/Developing and Focusing the Research Question,
Clinical Trials Design (Randomization/Blinding/Concealment Allocation), 2004
Introduction to Evidence Based Medicine, 2004
The Approach to Atrial Fibrillation, Emergency/Internal Medicine Ground Rounds, 2004
The Asthmatic Patient, 2004
Acute Atrial Fibrillation, 2002
Approach to the Sickle Cell Patient, 2001 Environmental Emergencies, 2000
- Emory University Medical Student Summer Research Program: The diagnosis and
treatment of Atrrial Fibrillation in US Emergency Departments. (05/04 – 08/04) Namdar Manouchehri
- Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) Summer
Studentship Program. The diagnosis and treatment of Atrrial Fibrillation in Canadian Emergency
Departments. (05/03 – 08/03)
Lectureships, Seminar Invitations, and Visiting Professorships
University of Alberta, Emergency Nursing CME Lecture,
The Approach to Atrial Fibrillation,
Edmonton, Canada, 2002
University of Alberta, Division of Emergency Medicine, “Thrombosis Workshop”,
Fibrillation and Thrombosis, Edmonton, Canada, 2002
Invitations to National or International Conferences
Canadian Association of Emergency Medicine, The difference between US and Canadian Health
Care System, Edmonton, Canada 2005
Woodstock Medical Staff, 1999
Medical Staff New York City Marathon, 1997-99
Executive Director Educational Youth Center, 1990-91
Organized Provincial and Federal Government Lobbying. Recruited and led leadership program to U.S.S.R. and Israel.
Coordinator, Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry, 1989-90
Published and Accepted Research Articles
S. Beasely, R. Diner, BM. Hughes, R. Knopp, JA. Rowe, BH. Inhaled magnesium
sulfate in the treatment of acute asthma. [Systematic Review]
Database of Systematic Reviews. 4, 2005.
Blitz M, Blitz S, Hughes R, Diner B, Beasley R, Knopp J, Rowe B. Aerosolized magnesium
sulfate for acute asthma: a systematic review. Chest 2005 (In press)
Knopp J, Diner B, Blitz M, Rowe B. Calcitonin for Treating Acute Pain of Osteoporotic
Vertebral Compression Fractures: A Systematic Review of Randomized, Controlled Trials.
Osteoporos Int. 2005 Oct; 16(10):1281-90.
Blitz S, Hughes R, Diner B, Beasley R, Knopp J, Rowe B. Aerosolized magnesium sulfate for
acute asthma: a systematic review. Chest.
2005; 128: 337-344
Steiner IP, Yoon PW, Kelly KD, Diner BM, Donoff MG, Rowe BH. The influence of residents
training level on their evaluation of clinical teaching faculty. Teaching and Learning in Medicine
2005; 17(1), 42-48.
Steiner IP, Yoon PW, Kelly KD, Diner BM, Donoff MG, Mackey DS, Rowe BH. Resident
Evaluation of Clinical Teachers Based on Teachers' Certification. Acad Emerg Med 2003 10:
Blitz M, Diner B, Hughes R, Knopp J, Beasely R, Rowe BH. Aerosolized Magnesium in the
Treatment of Acute Asthma (protocol). Cochrane Data Base Syst.Rev.2002. March 2002
Diner B, Brenner B: Mercury Toxicity. eMedicine Journal, 2001 May; 2(5)
Rowe BH, Wong E, Blitz S, Diner B, Mackey D, Ross S, Senthilselvan A. A double-blind,
randomized trial of long-acting beta-agonist (salmeterol) in addition to oral and inhaled
corticosteroids to prevent asthma relapse following discharge from the emergency department.
JAMA 2005 (Submitted)
Diner B, Blitz M, Knopp J, Rowe BH. Glucose, Insulin and Potassium in Acute Myocardial
Infarction (protocol).Cochrane Data Base Syst. Rev.May 2002 (Submitted)
Sasson C, Kennah A, Diner B. Evidence Based Medicine: Wound Cleaning-Water or Saline?
Israeli Journal of Emergency Medicine 2005; 5(4): 3-6.
Kennah A, Sasson C, Diner B. Evidence Based Medicine: Corticosteroids in Acute Traumatic
Brian Injury. Israeli Journal of Emergency Medicine 2005; 5(3): 4-7.
Konda S. Diner B. Corticosteroids in Acute Bacterial Meningitis. Israeli Journal of Emergency
Medicine 2005; 5(1): 19-22
Diner B. Low molecular weight heparin versus unfractionated heparin in the treatment of acute
coronary syndrome. Israeli Journal of Emergency Medicine 2004;4(2):25-26
Diner B. Nebulizers vs inhalers with spacers for acute asthma. Ann Emerg Med 2004; 43(3):410-
Osmond M, Diner B. Nebulizers vs inhalers with spacers for acute asthma in children. Ann Emerg
Med. 2004 Mar; 43(3):413-5
Rowe BH, Edmonds ML, Spooner CH, Diner B, Camargo CA. Corticosteroid therapy for acute
severe asthma. Respir Med. 2004 Apr;98(4):275-84
Diner B. Anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy for non-rheumatic atrial fibrillation and flutter.
Ann Emerg Med 2003 Jan; 41(1):141-43
Diner B, Brenner B. Mercury Toxicity. In: Adler JN, Brenner B, Dronen S, Feied C, Mallon WK,
O’Conner RE, Plantz SH, Pollack CV. (Senior Eds.);. eMedicine: Emergency Medicine. Boston:
eMedicine Corporation, 1998, 1999. Other Publications (Abstracts)
Rowe BH, Blitz S, Majumdar SR, Diner B, Tyler L, Wong E, Mackey D, Senthilselvan A.
Predicting relapse in acute asthma following discharge from the emergency department: the
importance of adhering to oral corticosteroids. CJEM 2005; 7(3):183
Wyer P, Diner B, Hayward R, Graham MJ. Development and Preliminary Testing of a Tool for
Measuring Acquisition of Evidence-Based Medicine Skills. Oral presentation at 43rd Annual
RIME Conference, AAMC November 9, 2005 (Abstract 155m).
Rowe BH, Wong E, Blitz S, Diner B, Ross S, Mackey D, Tyler L,Senthilselvan A. Addition of
long-acting beta-agonists to corticosteroid therapy after discharge for acute asthma: A
randomized controlled trial. Acad Emerg Med 2004 11: 436-a.
Rowe BH, Wong E, Spooner C, Diner B, Ross S, Mackey D, Tyler L,Senthilselvan A.
Comparison of two mehtods of measuring quality of life in acute asthma. Acad Emerg Med 2004
Diner BM, Ratcliff JJ, Pitts SR, Rowe BH. Emergency department presentations of atrial
fibrillation (AF) in the United States. CJEM 2004; 6:202.
Rowe BH, Wong E, Spooner C, Diner B, Ross S, Mackey D, Tyler L,Senthilselvan A.
Comparison of two mehtods of measuring quality of life in acute asthma. CJEM 2004; 6:196.
Rowe BH, Wong E, Blitz S, Diner B, Ross S, Mackey D, Tyler L,Senthilselvan A. Addition of long-acting beta-agonists to corticosteroid therapy after discharge for acute asthma: a randomized controlled trial. CJEM 2004; 6:183.
Rowe BH, Colman I, Diner B, Stiell IG, Grafstein E. Anti-inflammatory Treatment of Asthma in Canadian Emergency Departments. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2003;167(7):A773.
Diner BM, Yiannakoulis N, Holroyd BR, Bullard M, Spooner CH, Rosychuk R, Svenson L, Schopflocher D, Rowe BH.
Emergency Department Presentations of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) In Alberta, Canada. CJEM 2003; 5(3).
Diner BM, Blitz M, Knopp J. Rowe BH. Glucose –Insulin-Potassium for the Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction. A Systematic Review. CJEM 2003; 5(3).
Rowe BH, Colman I, Diner B, Stiell IG, Grafstein E. Anti-inflammatory Treatment of Asthma in Canadian Emergency Departments. CJEM 2003; 5(3). Blitz M, Diner B, Hughes R, Knopp J, Beasley R, Rowe BH. Aerosolized magnesium Sulfate in the Treatment of Acute Asthma. CJEM 2003; 5(3). Bullard MJ, Meurer D, Holroyd BR, Diner B, Rowe BH. Clinical Practice Guidelines Utilization by Emergency Medicine Staff with Varying Access. CJEM 2003; 5(3). Diner BM, Yiannakoulias N, Holroyd B, Bullard M, Spooner CH, Rosychuk R, Svenson L, Schopflocher D, Rowe BH. Emergency Department Presentations of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) in Alberta, Canada. Acad Emerg Med 2003 10: 544
Steiner I.P., Yoon P.W., Kelly K.D., Donoff M.G., Diner B.M., Rowe B.H. The Influence of the Residents' Training Level on their Evaluation of Emergency Medicine Clinical Teaching Faculty. CJEM JCMU 2002; 4(2). Steiner IP, Yoon PW, Kelly KD, Donoff MG, Diner BM, Mackey DS, Rowe BH. The Influence of the Emergency Medicine Clinical Teachers' National Certification Level on their Evaluation by Residents. CJEM JCMU 2002; 4(2). Diner B, Brenner B, Camargo C. Inaccuracy of "Personal Best" Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Reported by Inner City Patients with Acute Asthma. Acad Emerg Med 2000 7: 469-a
Irizarry L, Diner B, Leber M, Mendez A, Brenner B: Training for Domestic Terrorism Response
in Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Annals Emerg Med 1999 34(4): S79
Brenner B, Diner B, Chavda K, Camargo C. Inaccuracy of "Personal Best" Peak Expiratory Flow
Rate Reported by Inner City Patients with Acute Asthma. Acad Emerg Med 1999 6: 438
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