Heemun Kwok, MD, MS

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Position Title: 
Acting Assistant Professor
Medical School: 
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1999
Internship and Residency: 
Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico, 2003
Fellowship: 
Emergency Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 2011
Other Education: 
MS, Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011
Board Certification: 
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2004, 2014
Academic Interests: 
Pre-hospital Cardiac Resuscitation
Clinical Trial Design
Hierarchical Modeling
Recent Publications: 
Prekker ME, Kwok H, Shin J, Carlbom D, Grabinsky A, Rea TD. The Process of Prehospital Airway Management: Challenges and Solutions During Paramedic Endotracheal Intubation. Critical Care Medicine. Accepted for publication 11/14/2013.
Kwok H, Prekker M, Grabinsky A, Carlbom D, Rea, TD. Use of Rapid Sequence Induction Predicts Improved Survival Among Patients Intubated after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Resuscitation. 2013; 13: 226-228.
Meurer WJ, Kwok H, Skolarus LE, Adelman EE, Kade AM, Kalfleisch J, Frederiksen SM, Scott PA. Does pre-existing antiplatelet treatment influence post-thrombolysis intracranial hemorrhage in community treated ischemic stroke patients – an observational study Acad Emerg Med. 2012; 20: 146-154.
Mills AM, Huckins DS, Kwok H, Baumann BM, Ruddy RM, Rothman RE, Schrock JW, Lovecchio F, Krief WI, Hexdall A, Caspari R, Cohen B, Lewis RJ. Diagnostic characteristics of S100A8/A9 in a multicenter study of patients with right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Acad Emerg Med. 2012; 19: 48-55.