2020 – 2022 Scientific Advisory Board

Carlos A. Camargo, Jr., MD, DrPH (chair)

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Dr. Camargo is a Professor of Emergency Medicine, Medicine & Epidemiology at Harvard University and the Conn Chair in Emergency Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. His research career began in college when he led several studies on the health effects of moderate alcohol consumption. Since the 1990s, he has focused on respiratory/allergy emergencies and the interface between the emergency department and public health. Dr. Camargo’s work is funded by grants from NIH, AHRQ, CDC, industry, and foundations. This work has yielded >1100 publications (H-index 140). He has served on many national committees, including NIH Expert Panels, NIH study sections, IOM committees, and other national committees (e.g., the 2005 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee). He is past Chair of the ACEP Research Section and past President of the American College of Epidemiology. In 2016, he received the ACEP Award for Outstanding Contribution to Research.

BAStanford University1983Human Biology
MPHUC Berkeley1989Epidemiology
MDUC San Francisco1990Medicine
DrPHHarvard University1996Epidemiology

Jeffrey M. Caterino, MD, MPH

The Ohio State University 
Columbus, OH

Dr. Caterino is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and is Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine. He completed a combined Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine residency at Allegheny General Hospital and is board certified in both disciplines. His research interests are focused on geriatric emergency medicine with a primary focus of diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infection in older adults presenting to the ED. His current NIA R01 grant is examining antimicrobial peptides as diagnostic markers for UTI in older adults. He has participated in EMNet since 2004 and currently lives in Ohio with his wife, Stephanie, and three children.

BADartmouth College1995History
MDThe Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine1999Medicine
MPHThe Ohio State University College of Public Health2011Clinical Translational Sciences

Robert J. Freishtat, MD, MPH

Children’s National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Dr. Freishtat is Chief Biotechnology Officer at Children’s National Hospital and Associate Director of the Center for Genetic Medicine Research of the Children’s National Research Institute in Washington, DC, USA. He is a Professor with Tenure in Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, and Genomics and Precision Medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Freishtat’s research has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health since 2003. He is the principal investigator for international collaboratives studying intercellular communication in organ injury/repair. He has authored or co-authored over 130 articles and book chapters in the fields of lung injury, asthma, obesity, exosomes and emergency medicine.

BSThe Pennsylvania State University1993Premedicine
MDUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine1997Medicine
MPHGeorge Washington University 2000Biostatistics

Elizabeth Goldberg, MD, ScM

Brown University
Providence, RI 

Dr. Goldberg is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Services, Policy and Practice at Brown University. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Miami University of Ohio, her Doctor of Medicine from Tel Aviv University, and her Master of Epidemiology at Brown University. She completed residency training at Brown University and was chief resident. She completed her post-doctoral training (AHRQ T32) in aging research at the Center of Gerontology and Healthcare Research at the Brown School of Public Health. She has been funded by several federal, foundation, and departmental grants. In 2017 she was awarded a GEMSSTAR (Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists’ Transition to Aging) Award, which funded GAPcare, an Emergency Department-based randomized controlled trial of a fall prevention intervention. She is also the recipient of the Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging, which funds GAPcare II and combines a fall prevention intervention with the Apple Watch for improved fall outcome assessment. She lead the Rhode Island implementation of EQUiPPED – Enhancing the Quality of Prescribing Practices for Older Adults Discharged from the Emergency Department. Dr. Goldberg’s specific areas of interest include improving care for older adults and public health interventions to enhance longevity and healthy aging.

BAMiami University of Ohio2005Zoology/German
MDTel Aviv University2009Medicine
ScMBrown University2017Epidemiology

Danielle M. McCarthy, MD, MS

Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Dr. McCarthy is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Her main research focus is on increasing patients’ comprehension of their own medical care by examining multiple aspects of health communication in the hectic Emergency Department environment. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Harvard College, her Doctor of Medicine from Northwestern University, and her Master of Health Services and Outcomes Research at Northwestern University. She completed residency training at Northwestern University and was chief resident. She completed her post-doctoral training (AHRQ T32) in health services research at the Center for Healthcare Studies at Northwestern University. She has been continuously funded since 2013 by multiple federal, foundation, and departmental grants, including serving as PI and site PI on multiple AHRQ grants focused on Emergency Department based communication interventions.

BAHarvard College2002History of Science
MDNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine2006Medicine
MSNorthwestern University2012Health Services and Outcomes

Jonathan M. Mansbach, MD, MPH

Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Dr. Mansbach is Chief of Boston Children’s Hospital Inpatient Service and Associate Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics. He is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Dr Mansbach’s main research focus is bronchiolitis. He has been the PI, Co-PI, and site PI of foundation, industry, and NIH grants all examining bronchiolitis, respiratory viruses, the respiratory microbiome, and the role of vitamin D in respiratory infections. He enjoys spending time with his wife, 2 children, and dog and playing soccer.

BAHaverford College1991Sociology and Anthropology
MDDuke University School of Medicine1996Medicine
MPHHarvard School Public Health 2013Clinical Effectiveness