Robert Dunne, M.D., F.A.E.M.S., F.A.C.E.P.

Robert Dunne, M.D., F.A.E.M.S., F.A.C.E.P.

Clinical Associate Professor  (SJH)
EMS Fellowship Director

rkdunne@comcast.net

Robert Dunne, M.D., F.A.E.M.S., F.A.C.E.P.

Office Phone

313-343-7071

Office Location

St. John Hospital and Medical Center

Education

M.D.
University of Michigan
1988-1992

B.A.
University of Michigan
1984-1988

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

M.D., F.A.E.M.S., F.A.C.E.P.

Residency

 Emergency Medicine Residency
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
January 1993 - February 1996

Prior Appointments

 FACULTY APPOINTMENTS
Associate Professor (Clinician-Educator) – Department of Emergency Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Fellowship Director EMS Fellowship
8/5/2013 -Present

Clinical Associate Professor – Department of Emergency Medicine Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
7/19/2010 –8/4/2013

Clinical Faculty/Research Director, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor 2007 – 2009
Associate Professor (Clinician-Educator) – Department of Emergency Medicine Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
8/17/06-1/1/07

Fellowship Director-Preparedness and Prehospital Care Department of Emergency Medicine, Wayne State University
9/30/03-10/1/04

Pre-hospital Research Coordinator – Department of Emergency Medicine Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
2001 – 2007

Assistant Professor (Clinician-Educator) – Department of Emergency Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
24/00 –8/16/06

Assistant Professor (Clin-Ed) FTA – Department of Emergency Medicine Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
2/14/00 –9/23/01

Clinical Assistant Professor, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
1998 – 2000

Associate Residency Program Director/EMS Coordinator Sinai-Grace Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
1997-2000

 

HOSPITAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

IRB, Vice Chair, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI
2017 -present

Special Deputy Sheriff, Wayne County Michigan Tactical EMS medical director
2010 – present

NDMS Regional Deputy Medical Director, HHS Region V, ASPR
2009 – present

Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, EM Staff Physician, St John Macomb Hospital.
2008 – present

EMS Medical Director, Grosse Pointe Woods
2008 – 2014

Flight Physician/Associate Medical Director Midwest Medflight, Ann Arbor, MI
2007 – 2011

Attending Physician /Research Director St Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI
2007 – 2008

Emergency Preparedness/EMS Coordinator Detroit, Medical Center, Detroit, MI
2005 – 2007

Attending Emergency Medicine Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI
2000 – 2007

Hyperbaric Consultant, Henry Ford Hospital (till 2000), DMC Detroit, MI
1998 – 2007

EMS Medical Director AMR SE Michigan
1996 – 2007

Courses taught

Courses taught at Wayne: Graduate Professional (Medicine):

Associate Residency Program Director – Emergency Medicine Residency Sinai-Grace Hospital
2000 – 2006

WSU/DMC Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Lecturer
2000 – 2006

WSU/DMC Emergency Medicine Research Elective, Faculty
2001 – 2006

Yr II Suture and Wound Care
2000 – 2006

Yr III Skills Lab
2000 – 2006

Yr III Advanced Cardiac Life Support
2000, 2006, 2009

WSU Critical Care Paramedic Program, instructor
1998

Mentorship

Faculty Advisor – WSU medical student 3 to 4 per year 2002 – 2006
2009

Accomplishments

HONORS/AWARDS

US Department of Health and Human Services – Operational Medicine Commendation
2014 - 2012
Michigan College of Emergency Physicians – Ronald L Krome Meritorious Service Award
Hour Detroit Magazine Top Doc
2010, 2011

National Disaster Medical System Recognition Award – Haiti Response
2009

Program Recognition Award, University of Michigan/St Joseph Mercy Hospital
2008

University of Michigan/St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor, Residency Program Award
2008

National Disaster Medical System Recognition Award – Hurricane Katrina/Rita
2005

Nominee: Emergency Medicine Residency Association Teacher of the Year
2004

National Disaster Medial System Recognition Award – Hurricane Charlie
2004

Teacher of the Year: Wayne State University/Dept of Emergency Medicine
2003

National Disaster Medical System Recognition Award – Word Trade Center
2001

SOSAD (save our sons and daughters) Trauma Provider Award
1999

Fellow – American College of Emergency Physicians
1999

National Disaster Medical System Recognition Award – Hurricane Floyd
1999

National Disaster Medical System Recognition Award – Hurricane Georges
1998

City of Hamtramck Recognition Award
1998

Chief Resident Emergency Medicine
1995

University of Michigan Student Researcher Award
1991

Professional Experience

SERVICE

Wayne State University Departmental/Divisional
WSU Department of Emergency Medicine Education Committee
2001 – 2006

WSU Department of Emergency Medicine Research Committee
2001 – 2006

Hyperbaric consultation Detroit Receiving
2000 – 2004

Consulting to various EMS (public and private) agencies regarding training, quality assurance and project planning
1998 –present


Affiliate Medical Organizations
St. John Hospital and Medical Center Stroke Committee
2008 –
present

St. John Hospital and Medical Center STEMI Committee
2008 – present

St. John Hospital and Medical Center Trauma Committee
2008 – present

St. John Hospital and Medical Center QA Committee
2008 – present

DMC Mass Casualty Planning Committee
2002 – 2006

Disaster Committee – Sinai-Grace Hospital
2000 – 2006

Transfusion Committee, Chair – Henry Ford Health System
1999 – 2000

Detroit Trauma Providers Council – Founding member
1999 –present

Disaster Committee – Senior Physician, Henry Ford
1996 – 2000


Professional (e.g., medical or scientific organizations and societies)
National:

Boy Scouts of America – EMS Medical Director, National Jamboree, Summit Bechtel Reservation
2011 – present

NAEMSP (National Association of EMS Physicians) Disaster Committee
2010 – present

Boy Scouts of America – Medical Staff
2008 – present

ACEP Council Member
2008 – present

ASPR HHS, NDMS Regional Deputy Chief Medical Office, US Region V
2008 – present

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Disaster Committee
2007 – 2010

ACEP – Trauma and Injury Control Committee Member
2000 – 2004

National Disaster Medical System – Senior Medical Policy Work Group
1999 – present

National Disaster Medical System – Pharmacy Committee
1999 – present

National Disaster Medical System – MI – 1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team, Executive Board Member, US Department of Health and Humans Services
1998 – present

National Disaster Medical System, Disaster Medical Assistance Team (part of the Department of Health and Human Services until 2002 now part of the Department of Homeland Security. Multiple deployments.)
1997 – present

State and Local Committees

Medical Director, Detroit East Medical Control Authority
2014 - present

State of Michigan EMS regionalization task force, Co-chair
2011 – present

Information Technology Committee, St. John Health System
2009 – present
Emergency Medicine Advisory Committee, St. John Health System
2009 – present

Deputy Medical Director, Detroit East Medical Control Authority
2009 – 2014

Medical Director – St. John Hospital/Wayne County Sheriff Tactical Medical Response Team
2009 – present

Trauma, Stroke and MI process improvement committee St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI
2009 – present

QA/PIC Committee, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI
2009 – present

Cardiology Co-Management AMI Committee, St John/Providence Health System
2011- present

Emergency Department Advisory Group, St John/Providence Health System – System metrics, throughput and IT
2009 – present

System EMS task force, St John/Providence Health System
2011- present

Michigan College of Emergency Physicians – President
2008 – 2009

EPMG Representative to Huron Valley Physicians Association (HVPA) Utilization Management Committee
2007 – 2008

Co Chair – SJM Health System Disaster Committee
2007 – 2008

Michigan College of Emergency Physicians – President Elect
2007 – 2008

Emergency Department Research Committee St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI
2006 – 2008

Trauma Committee, St. Joseph Mercy Health System, Ann Arbor
2006 – 2008

Research Committee ,St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor
2006 – 2008

Wayne County (HEMS) Medical Control Board
2005 – 2008

Michigan College of Emergency Physicians – Treasurer, Executive Board
2005 – 2007

Michigan College of Emergency Physicians – Board of Directors
2003 – present

State of Michigan – Region 2 South Bioterrorism preparedness – Advisory Board Member
2002 – present

Michigan College of Emergency Physicians – Terrorism task force Chair
2002 – 2008

Local Emergency Planning Committee (Detroit), Medical Subcommittee Member
2001 – present

State of Michigan Emergency Medical Services Coordinating Committee, Appointed representative
2000 - present

State of Michigan – CDC focus group G member (education)
2000 – 2003

Advisory Board – Henry Ford Community College Paramedic/Fire Science Program
1999 – present

Michigan College of Emergency Physicians – EMS committee member, Current Chair
1998 – present

Chair Professional Standards Review Organization Detroit East Medical Control Authority
1998 – 2006

American Heart Association Operation Stroke EMS Task Force – Chair
1998 – 2002

Detroit East Medical Control Authority Member
1996 – present

American Medical Students Association – chapter President University of Michigan, SOM
1991 – 1992

Publications

 Peer-Reviewed Publications


1. Belsky J, Klausner H, Karson J, Dunne R; Survey of Emergency Department Chemical Hazard Preparedness in Michigan, USA: A Seven Year Comparison; Prehospital and Disaster Medicine; 2016 Apr; 31(2): 224-7. doi: 10.1017/S1049023X16000108.

2. Fessler R, To CY, Gordon V, Stover C, Dunne R; An Innovative, Multidisciplinary, Process-Driven Approach to Acute Stroke in a Community Health System Network, Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine 2014 Jan, 15(3): 252-65.

3. McMullan JT, Jones E, Barnhart B, Denninghoff K, Spaite D, Zaleski E, Silbergleit R; Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials investigators. Degradation of benzodiazepines after 120 days of EMS deployment Prehosp Emerg Care. 2014 Jul-Sep;18(3): 368-74. doi: 10.3109/10903127.2013.869642. Epub 2014 Feb 18.
PMID: 24548058

4. McMullan JT, Pinnawin A, Jones E, Denninghoff K, Siewart N, Spaite DW, Zaleski E, Silbergleit R; Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials investigators. The 60-day temperature-dependent degradation of midazolam and Lorazepam in the prehospital environment.
Prehosp Emerg Care. 2013 Jan-Mar;17(1):1-7. doi: 10.3109/10903127.2012.722177. Epub 2012 Nov 13.
PMID: 23148574

5. Pena ME, Fox JM, Southall AC, Dunne RB, Szpunar S., Kler S., Takla RB; Effect on efficiency and cost-effectiveness when an observation unit is managed as a closed unit vs an open unit. Am J Emerg Med, 2013 Jul;31(7):1042-6.

6. Silbergleit R, Durkalski V, Lowenstein D, Conwit R, Pancioli A, Palesch Y, Barsan W; For the NETT Investigators. Intramuscular Versus Intravenous Therapy for Prehospital Status Epilepticus. N Engl J Med. 2012;366(7):591-600.

Study Role: Site Principal Investigator: Robert B. Dunne, MD; NETT Hubs (ordered by number of subjects enrolled); Wayne State University (178). See on- line appendix: http://www.nejm.org.proxy.lib.wayne.edu/doi/suppl/1056/NEJMoa1107494/suppl file/nejmoa1107494 appendix.pdf

7. Singer A, Birkhahn RH, Guss D,Chandra A, Miller CD, Tiffany B, Levy P, Dunne R etal; Rapid Emergency Department Heart Failure Outpatient Trial (REDHOT II), Circulation: Heart Fail. 2009 Jul;2(4):287-93. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.108.826685.

8. Stankovic C, Mahajan PV, Ye H, Dunne RB, Knazick SR. Bioterrorism: Evaluating the Preparedness of Pediatricians in Michigan. Pediatric Emergency Care 2009 Feb;25(2):88-92. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e318196ea81.
PMID: 19194343

9. Kannikeswaran N, Mahajan PV, Dunne R, Compton S, Knazik SR. Epidemiology of Pediatric Transports and Non-Transports in an Urban Emergency Medical Services System. Pediatric Emerg Med

10. Levy P, Compton S, Welch R, Delgado G, Jennett A, Penugonda N, Dunne R, Zalenski R. Treatment of severe decompensated heart failure with high-dose intravenous nitroglycerin: a feasibility and outcome analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Aug;50(2):144-52. Epub 2007 May 23.

11. Compton S, Lang E, Richardson TM, Hess E, Green J, Meurer W, Stanley R, Dunne R, Scott-Findlay S, Khare RK, Grimshaw . Knowledge translation consensus conference: research methods. Academic Emergency Medicine 2007 Nov; 14(11):991-5

12. Compton S, Madgy A, Goldstein M, Sandhu J, Dunne R, Swor R. EMS providers' experience with family presence at resuscitation. Resuscitation 2007.

13. Dunne RB, Compton S, Zalenski RJ, Swor RA, Welch RD, Bock BF. Outcomes from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Detroit. Resuscitation, vol 1, 2007.

14. Rosenthal MS, Klein K, Cowling K, Grzybowski M, Dunne R. Disaster Modeling: Medication resources required for disaster team response. Pre-Hospital and Disaster Medicine. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 309, Sept-Oct 2005.

15. PAD Trial Investigators, Public Access Defibrillation and Survival after Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest, NEJM 351(7): 637-46, 2004.

16. PAD Trial Investigators. The Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Trial Study design and rationale. Resuscitation 56: 135-147, 2003.

17. Compton S, Swor RA, Dunne R, Welch RD, Zalenski RJ. Urban Public School Teachers’ Attitudes and Perceptions of the Effectiveness of CPR and Automated External Defibrillators. Am J of Health Education 34:186-192, 2003.

18. Dunne RB, White SR Communications for crisis coordination in the medical setting. Clinics of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2(2): 443-463, 2003.

19. Dunne RB, Compton S, Welch RD, Zalenski RJ, Bock BF. Prehospital on site triaging. Prehospital Emerg Care 7:85-88, 2003.

20. TK Aurora, W Chung, MT Mullen, R Dunne, G Martin, K Ward, S Rivers, B Knoblich, HB Nguyen, MC Tomlanovich, Occult myocardial injury in severe carbon monoxide poisoning Annals of Emergency Medicine 10/1999; 34(4).

21. Young GP, Wagner MB, Kellerman AL and the 24 hours in the ED survey group. Ambulatory visits to hospital emergency departments: Patterns and reasons for use. JAMA August 14 1996.

22. Fox DA, Millard J, Triesman J, Zeldes W, Bergman A, Depper J, Dunne R, McCune WJ. Defective CD2 pathway activation in systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum 34:561-571, 1991.

23. Fox DA, Millard J, Triesman J, Zeldes W, Bergman A, Depper J, Dunne R, McCune WJ. Defective CD2 pathway activation in systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum 34:561-571, 1991.

24. McCune WJ, Golbus J, Zeldes W, Bohlke P, Dunne R, Fox DA. Clinical and immunologic effects of monthly intravenous cyclophosphamide in severe systemic lupus. New Eng J Med 318:1423-1431, 1988.

Media Reviews

1. Dunne, R. Biological and chemical terrorism a guide for healthcare providers and first responders. Prehospital Emergency Care 2004.

2. Werner RK, Dunne RB. Q and A Color review of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. (Book Review) Acad Emerg Med 10: 1014-a-1015-a, 2003.

3. Werner RK, Dunne RB. 911 Paramedic. Media Review, Academic Emergency Medicine, Vol 9 No. 10, 2002
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4. Dunne, R. Book review, Minor Emergencies Prehospital Emergency Care. Oct 1999.

 


Book Chapters and Published Media

1. Dunne, R., Program Title: Literature Update 2015, Part 2, Audio-Digest Emergency Medicine, Volume 32, Issue 18 – Sept 21, 2015

2. Wiss GA, Whitaker C, Dunne R. Genitourinary Trauma in Current Emergency Diagnosis and Treatment, 5th edition. McGraw Hill 2004; 477-492.

3. Dunne, R. Editor, American Heart Association Michigan acute stroke update for emergency medical services. A power point CD ROM program for prehospital personnel. Completed 4/00 published by American Heart Association 2001.

Published Abstracts:


1. Dunne RB, Wise S, et al. Prehospital Care at the 2013 Boy Scout Jamboree, Annals of the Emergency Medicine, September 2014

2. J.B. Belsky, H.H. Klausner, J. Karson, R.B. Dunne, Disaster Preparedness in Michigan 2005 to 2012: Are We More Prepared? MCEP Disaster Preparedness Committee Annals of Emergency Medicine 2013

3. Dunne RB, Stover C. Effect of an Acute Stroke Notification
System on Stroke Assessment (2011), SAEM Abstracts, Plenary Session. Academic Emergency Medicine, 18: S4–S249.201

4. Pena ME, Takla RB, Dunne RB, Szpunar SM, Kler S, Are Emergency Physicians More Efficient In Running a Large Observation Unit? Annals of Emergency Medicine 09/2010; 56(3)

5. Dunne RB, Vitale F, Atropine Reconstitution for Large Scale Events. Prehospital Emergency Care, Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2008.

6. Dunne RB, Klausner H, Rudoni R A Survey of Emergency Department Radiology Coverage and Contemporaneous Billing Practices Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 52, Issue 4, Pages S119-S120, 2008.

7. Klausner H, Dunne R, A Survey of Emergency Preparedness in Michigan Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 50, Issue 3, Pages S12-S12.2007

8. Levy P, Compton S, Welch R, Delgado G, Penugonda N, Dunne R, Zalenski R. Need for Mechanical Ventilation Is Reduced by the Use of High Dose Nitroglycerin for Patients with Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema: Results of an Open Label Trial. Acad Emerg Medicine 2; S107, 2006. Presented at 2006 SAEM meeting San Francisco.

9. Rosenthal MS, Dunne R, Aaron CK, Doty A. Hurricane Katrina, One Disaster Medical Team’s Response: An Evaluation. Acad Emerg Medicine 2; S97, 2006. Presented at 2006 SAEM meeting San Francisco.

10. Swor R, Madgy A, Goldstein M, Sandhu J, Dunne R, Compton S. EMS Providers Experience With Family Presence at Resuscitation. Presented at the Third Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Conference. September 2005. Nice, France.

11. Compton S, Dunne R, Swor R, Welch R, Wu J, Zalenski RJ, Bock BF. Outcomes from Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests in Detroit, Michigan. Presented at the Third Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Conference. September 2005. Nice, France.

12. Swor R, Sandhu J, Dunne R, Compton S. EMS Providers Experience with Family Presence at Resuscitation. Academic Emergency Medicine 80, May 2005.

13. Kannikeswaran N, Mahajan P, Dunne R, Compton S. Pediatric EMS Refusals to Transport. Academic Emergency Medicine 165, May 2005.

14. Klein, K, Dunne, RB. The search for the correlation between malpositioned endotracheal tubes and field securement methods. Academic Emergency Medicine 162, May 2005.

Other Articles:
Michigan College of Emergency Physicians
1. May 2009 News & Views, From the President
2. April 2009 News & Views, From the President, Town and Gown
3. March 2009 News & Views, From the President
4. January/February 2009 News & Views, From the President, Electronic Health Records – Panacea or Menace?
5. December, 2008 News & Views, From the President
6. November, 2008 News & Views, From the President
7. October, 2008 News & Views, From the President, Transitions
8. September 2008 News & Views, From the President, Taking Time to Smell The Roses
9. July/August 2008 News & Views, From the President

Other Information

 MAJOR PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Medical Association/Michigan State Medicine
2000-present

National Association of EMS Physicians
1998- present

American College of Emergency Physicians
1992- present

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
1992- present