Richard Cummins, MD, MPH, MSc.

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Position Title: 
Professor
Medical School: 
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 1972
Internship: 
Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Virginia Hospital, 1973
General Practice, National Health Service Corps, 1975
Residency: 
Internal Medicine, University of Virginia Hospital, 1977
Other Education: 
Health Services Research, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, 1979
Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 1981
Board Certification: 
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1996
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1977
Academic Interests: 
Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Defibrillation
International Medicine
Recent Publications: 
The Public Access Defibrillation Trial Investigators. (2004). Public-access defibrillation and survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. N Engl J Med, 351, 637-46.
Aufderheide T, Hazinski MF, Nichol G, Cummins RO, et al. (2006). Community lay rescuer automated external defibrillation programs: key state legislative components and implementation strategies a summary of a decade's experience for healthcare providers, policymakers, legislators, employers and community leaders. Circulation, 113, 1260-1270.
Cummins RO, Chamberlain D, Montgomery WH, Kloeck, WGJ, & Nadkarni V. (2006). International collaboration in resuscitation medicine. Circulation, 113, 1260-1270.