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Lauren M Westafer DO, MPH, MS

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUMMS - Baystate Regional Campus
DepartmentEmergency Medicine at UMMS-Baystate
AddressBaystate Health Regional Campus
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield MA 01199
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    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United StatesBAHistory
    Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, United StatesMPH
    Tufts University, Medford, MA, United StatesMSClinical & Transnational Scien
    Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, United StatesDO

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    1. Westafer LM, Elia T, Medarametla V, Lagu T. A Transdisciplinary COVID-19 Early Respiratory Intervention Protocol: An Implementation Story. J Hosp Med. 2020 May 21. PMID: 32490800.
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    2. Schoenfeld EM, Westafer LM, Soares WE. Missed Opportunities to Save Lives-Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder After Overdose. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 May 01; 3(5):e206369. PMID: 32459351.
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    3. Westafer LM, Schriger DL. Deconstructing the Network Meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2020 Apr 21. PMID: 32331841.
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    4. Westafer LM, Kunz A, Bugajska P, Hughes A, Mazor KM, Schoenfeld EM, Stefan MS, Lindenauer PK. Provider Perspectives on the Use of Evidence-based Risk Stratification Tools in the Evaluation of Pulmonary Embolism: A Qualitative Study. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Mar 27. PMID: 32220127.
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    5. Westafer L. YEARS Algorithm in Pregnant Patients With Suspected Pulmonary Embolism: October 2019 Annals of Emergency Medicine Journal Club. Ann Emerg Med. 2019 Oct; 74(4):603-605. PMID: 31543130.
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    6. Madsen TE, Linden JA, Rounds K, Hsieh YH, Lopez BL, Boatright D, Garg N, Heron SL, Jameson A, Kass D, Lall MD, Melendez AM, Scheulen JJ, Sethuraman KN, Westafer LM, Safdar B. Current Status of Gender and Racial/Ethnic Disparities Among Academic Emergency Medicine Physicians. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 10; 24(10):1182-1192. PMID: 28779488.
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    7. Aycock RD, Westafer LM, Boxen JL, Majlesi N, Schoenfeld EM, Bannuru RR. Acute Kidney Injury After Computed Tomography: A Meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Jan; 71(1):44-53.e4. PMID: 28811122.
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    8. Mader TJ, Westafer LM, Nathanson BH, Villarroel N, Coute RA, McNally BF. Targeted Temperature Management Effectiveness in the Elderly: Insights from a Large Registry. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 2017 May 30. PMID: 28557694.
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    9. Westafer LM, Milne WK, Carpenter CR. Hot Off the Press: An Observational Study of 2,248 Patients Presenting with Headache, Suggestive of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, That Received a Lumbar Puncture Following a Normal Computed Tomography of the Head. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 06; 23(6):750-2. PMID: 26834085.
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    10. Westafer LM, Carpenter CR, Milne WK. Hot Off the Press: Outpatient Anticoagulation for Venous Thromboembolism Diagnosed in the Emergency Department. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Nov; 22(11):1355-7. PMID: 26469358.
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    11. Westafer L, Hensley J, Shaikh S, Lin M. Global Emergency Medicine Journal Club: A Social Media Discussion About the Lack of Association Between Press Ganey Scores and Emergency Department Analgesia. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Jan; 67(1):49-55. PMID: 26003003.
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    12. Westafer L, Nickels LC, Flach E, De Portu G, Stead LG. Role of bedside ultrasound in CMV retinitis: a case report. Case Rep Emerg Med. 2012; 2012:690598. PMID: 23326721; PMCID: PMC3542943.
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