Aaron Brody, M.D., M.P.H.

Aaron Brody, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor 
 

abrody@med.wayne.edu

Aaron Brody, M.D., M.P.H.

Office Phone

313-577-1216

Office Location

Integrative Biosciences Building
6135 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201

Education

 M.D. (with thesis)
Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School
Jerusalem, Israel

Bachelor of Medical Science 
Hebrew University
Jerusalem, Israel
 

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

M.D., M.P.H.

Residency

Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Sinai-Grace Hosptal, Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, MI
2010 - 2013

Transitional Year Internship
Hadassah University Hospital
Jerusalem, Israel
2008 - 2009

Fellowships

Research Fellowship
Department of Emergency Medicine
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
2013 - 2015

Prior Appointments

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine WSU School of Medicine
2013 - present

Medical Director
Clinical Research Service Center
Wayne State University School of Medicine
2015


Director, Medical Student Research
Department of Emergency Medicine
Wayne State University School of Medicine
2015

HOSPITAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
Attending Emergency Physician
Medical Center Emergency Services Detroit, MI
2013 - present


Chief Resident, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit Medical Center
2012-2013


ED Circle of Trust Patient Satisfaction (‘Press-Ganey’) Committee Member
Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit Medical Center
2012-2013


Courses taught

TEACHING

Residents

Grand Round Lectures
Hypertension and Heart Failure, Hypertensive Emergencies, Organ Donation, Coagulopathy of Trauma, Asymptomatic Hypertension, Atrial Fibrillation, Intoxications and Overdoses, Clinical Case Presentation, Syncope
Sinai-Grace Hospital and Detroit Receiving Hospital, Emergency Medicine Residency Programs
2010 - 2016 

Intern Lecture Series – Applied Emergency Medicine
Sinai-Grace Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Instructor, Curriculum Development
2012-2013

Emergency Medicine Oral Board Preparation
Sinai-Grace EM Residency
Instructor
2012 - 2013

Medical Students

Undergraduate Physiology Lab
Wayne State University School of Medicine 
Instructor 
2013 - 2015

Wayne State University School of Medicine Instructor
Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support Certification Course
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Instructor 2012 - 2015


Physical Diagnosis Course
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Preceptor
2014

Medical Student Basic Procedures Workshop
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Instructor
2010 - 2013

 

Professional Experience

SERVICE

Professional Service

American College of Emergency Physicians Council
Alternate Councilor, Research Section 
2015

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Research Committee
2016

Scholarly Service

Annals of Emergency Medicine
Peer Reviewer
2016

British Medical Journal Open
Peer Reviewer
2016

American College of Emergency Physicians
Scientific Assembly – Research Forum
Moderator for poster sessions
2014 - 2015

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Annual Meeting
Abstract Reviewer
2014 - 2015

 

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Reports of Original Work

1. Brody AM, Sharma VK, Singh A, et al. Barriers to emergency physician diagnosis and treatment of uncontrolled chronic hypertension. Am J Emerg Med. 2016;34:2241-2242.

2. Brody A, Twiner M, Kumar A, et al. Survey of Emergency Physician Approaches to Management of Asymptomatic Hypertension. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2016 [epub before print]

3. Janke AT, McNaughton CD, Brody AM, Welch RD, Levy PD. Trends in the Incidence of Hypertensive Emergencies in US Emergency Departments From 2006 to 2013. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5.

4. Twiner MJ, Marinica AL, Kuper K, et al. Screening and Treatment for Subclinical Hypertensive Heart Disease in Emergency Department Patients With Uncontrolled Blood Pressure: A Cost Effectiveness Analysis. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 [epub before print]

5. Janke AT, Bedford J, Sriranga P, Brody AM, Levy PD, Health Literacy and Patient Activation in an Urban Emergency Department, Academic Emergency Medicine 2016;23:S1:pg S71

6. Bedford J, Janke AT, Bedford J, Sriranga P, Brody AM, Levy PD, Patient Activation Among Frequent Users of the Emergency Department, Academic Emergency Medicine 2016;23:S1:pg S72

7. Stiebel M, Brody A, Wilson T, Goldberg EM, Cannon C, Millis S, Levy PD, Emergency Physician Preferences for Antihypertensive Agents in a High Fidelity Simulation of Hypertensive Neurological Emergencies Academic Emergency Medicine 2016;23:S1:pg S140

8. Wilson T, Brody A, Stiebel M, Goldberg EM, Cannon C, Millis S, Levy PD, Emergency Physician Adherence to Guideline-Based Therapy in a High Fidelity Simulation of Hypertensive Neurologic Emergencies, Academic Emergency Medicine 2016;23:S1:pg S30

9. Gleason-Comstock J, Streater A, Ager J, Goodman, A, Brody A, Kivell L, Paranjpe A, Vickers J, Mango L, Dawood R, Levy PD, Patient education and follow-up as an intervention for hypertensive patients discharged from an emergency department: a randomized control trial study protocol. BMC Emerg Med 2015;15:38

10. Brody AM, Sharma V, Kumar VK, Goldberg E, Millis S, Levy PD. Barriers to Emergency Physician Diagnosis and Treatment of Uncontrolled Chronic Hypertension (submitted to Journal of Emergency Medicine)

11. Brody A, Rahman T, Reed B, et al. Safety and efficacy of antihypertensive prescription at emergency department discharge. Acad Emerg Med 2015;22:632-5.

12. Levy PD, Mahn JJ, Miller J, Brody A, et al. Blood pressure treatment and outcomes in hypertensive patients without acute target organ damage: a retrospective cohort. Am J Emerg Med 2015;10.1016/j.ajem.2015.05.036 [epub before print]

13. Buis L, Brody A, Mango LM, Dawood R, Schwiebert L, Yarandi H, Artinian N, Levy PD. Impact of text message medication reminders on medication adherence and blood pressure in a high-risk urban emergency department population. Circulation 2014;130:A20109.

14. Janke AT, Brody AM, Overbeek DL, Bedford JC, Welch RD, Levy PD. Access to care issues and the role of EDs in the wake of the Affordable Care Act. Am J Emerg Med 2015;33:181-5

15. Janke AT, Brody A, Overbeek DL, Bedford JC, Levy PD. Emergency department as usual source of care in a nationally representative sample of American households. Ann Emerg Med 2014;64:S87.

16. Brody A, Burla MJ, Marinica A, Ference B, Mahn J, Carroll J, Nasser S, Reed B, Zhang S, Flack J, Levy P. Therapeutic intensity score as a novel measure for antihypertensive therapy. J Am Soc Hypertens 2014;8(4S):e62-3

17. Burla MJ, Brody AM, Ference BA, Flack JM, Mahn, JJ, Marinica AL, Carroll
JA, Nasser SA, Zhang S, Levy PD, Blood pressure control and perceived health status in African Americans with subclinical hypertensive heart disease. J Am Soc Hypertens 2014;8:321-9. PMID: 24726098

18. Brody A, Flack JM, Ference BA, Levy PD. Utility of Framingham risk score in urban emergency department patients with asymptomatic hypertension. Crit Path Cardiol 2014;13:114-6.

19. Mahn JJ, Dubey E, Brody A, Welch R, Zalenski R, Flack JM, Ference B, Levy PD. Test characteristics of electrocardiography for detection of left ventricular hypertrophy in asymptomatic emergency department patients with hypertension. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Sep;21(9):996-1002. doi: 10.1111/acem.12462

20. Brody A, Kashuk JL, Moore EE, Beauchamp K, Barnett C, Biffl WL, Burlew CC, Johnson JL, Sauaia A, Fatal gunshot wounds to the head: a critical appraisal of organ donation rates, American Journal of Surgery, December 2010; 200(6): 728-33.

Review Articles

1. McNaughton CD, Brody A, Levy PD. Appropriate Management of Asymptomatic Hypertension. JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176:1723-1724.

2. Levy PD, McNaughton CD, Brody A. Hypertension and the Emergency Department – Let’s Make Cross Cutting Quality Measures Great Again, Acad. Emerg. Med. [submitted pending review]

3. Brody A, Kumar VA, Levy P. Global Burden of Treating Hypertension: What’s the Role of the Emergency Department? Curr Hypertens Rep. 2016 [accepted pending publication date]

4. Barrett, T. W., Rising, K. L., Bellolio, M. F., Hall, M. K., Brody, A., Dodd, K. W., . . . Hollander, J. E. (2016). The 2016 Academic Emergency Medicine Consensus Conference, "Shared Decision-making in the Emergency Department: Development of a Policy-relevant Patient-centered Research Agenda" Diagnostic Testing Breakout Session Report. Acad Emerg Med. doi:10.1111/acem.13050

5. Brody, A., Janke, A., Sharma, V., & Levy, P. Public Health, Hypertension, and the Emergency Department. Curr Hypertens Reports, 2016, 18(6)

6. 2. Janke, A. T., Brody, A. M., Overbeek, D. L., Bedford, J. C., Welch, R. D., & Levy, P. D. (2015). Access to care issues and the role of EDs in the wake of the Affordable Care Act. Am J Emerg Med, 33(2), 181-185.

7. 3. Brody A, Murphy E, Flack J, Levy P, “Primary Care in the Emergency Department – An Untapped Resource for Public Health Research and Innovation”, West Indian Medical Journal 2014; 63(3)

8. Phillips SD, Palmer RB, Brody A, “Epidemiology, Toxicokinetics, and Health Effects of Methyl tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE)”, Journal of Medical Toxicology, June 2008;4(2):115-26.

9. Waksman JC, Brody A, “Contrast sensitivity in occupational and environmental neurotoxicology: what does it really mean?”, Archives of Environmental and OccupationalHealth, Winter 2007; 62(4): 177-81.

10. Waksman JC, Brody A, Phillips SD, “Nonselective Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs and Cardiovascular Risk: Are They Safe?” The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, July 2007; 4(7): 1163- 73.

Book Authorships, Editorships, and Chapters

1. Levy P, Brody A. Hypertension. Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice, 9th Ed. Walls R, et al (eds). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier, 2016 (in review).

2. Levy PD, Brody A. Hypertensive Emergencies. Textbook of Emergency Cardiology, 1st Ed. Maisel AS and Peacock WF (eds). New Delhi, India; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd, 2016 (in review).

3. Levy PD, Brody A. Hypertensive Emergencies. Handbook of Emergency Cardiology, 1st Ed. Maisel AS and Peacock WF (eds). New Delhi, India; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd, 2016 (in review).

4. Brody AM, Study Design, in Emergency Medicine Research Handbook, Emergency Medicine Residents Association, 2012.

 

Other Information

MAJOR PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American College of Emergency Physicians
2010 - present

Michigan College of Emergency Physicians
2010 - present

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
2010 - present