Medical School
Tufts University School of Medicine (1994)
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1998), Emergency Medicine
Other Post Graduate Training
Harvard University School of Public Health (2008)
Graduate School
Harvard University School of Public Health (2008)

Research Interest

  • acute cardiovascular emergencies


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Association between prehospital electrocardiogram use and patient home distance from the percutaneous coronary intervention center on total reperfusion time in ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction patients: a retrospective analysis from the national cardiovascular data registry.
Mumma BE, Kontos MC, Peng SA, Diercks DB Am. Heart J. 2014 Jun 167 6 915-20
A consensus parameter for the evaluation and management of angioedema in the emergency department.
Moellman JJ, Bernstein JA, Lindsell C, Banerji A, Busse PJ, Camargo CA, Collins SP, Craig TJ, Lumry WR, Nowak R, Pines JM, Raja AS, Riedl M, Ward MJ, Zuraw BL, Diercks D, Hiestand B, Campbell RL, Schneider S, Sinert R Acad Emerg Med 2014 Apr 21 4 469-84
Treatment of submassive pulmonary embolism with tenecteplase or placebo: cardiopulmonary outcomes at 3 months: multicenter double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized trial.
Kline JA, Nordenholz KE, Courtney DM, Kabrhel C, Jones AE, Rondina MT, Diercks DB, Klinger JR, Hernandez J J. Thromb. Haemost. 2014 Apr 12 4 459-68
Minimizing transfer time to an ST segment elevation myocardial infarction-receiving center: a modified Delphi consensus.
Mumma BE, Williamson C, Khare RK, Mackey KE, Diercks DB Crit Pathw Cardiol 2014 Mar 13 1 20-4
Urinary Metabolomic Analysis to Detect Changes After Intravenous, Non-ionic, Low Osmolar Iodinated Radiocontrast for Computerized Tomographic Imaging.
Diercks DB, Owen KP, Tolstikov V, Sutter ME, Kline JA West J Emerg Med 2014 Mar 15 2 152-7
Effectiveness of the Chest Pain Choice decision aid in emergency department patients with low-risk chest pain: study protocol for a multicenter randomized trial.
Anderson RT, Montori VM, Shah ND, Ting HH, Pencille LJ, Demers M, Kline JA, Diercks DB, Hollander JE, Torres CA, Schaffer JT, Herrin J, Branda M, Leblanc A, Hess EP Trials 2014 15 166
Rationale and methodology for a multicentre randomised trial of fibrinolysis for pulmonary embolism that includes quality of life outcomes.
Kline JA, Hernandez J, Hogg MM, Jones AE, Courtney DM, Kabrhel C, Nordenholz KE, Diercks DB, Rondina MT, Klinger JR Emerg Med Australas 2013 Dec 25 6 515-26
Identifying patients for early discharge: performance of decision rules among patients with acute chest pain.
Mahler SA, Miller CD, Hollander JE, Nagurney JT, Birkhahn R, Singer AJ, Shapiro NI, Glynn T, Nowak R, Safdar B, Peberdy M, Counselman FL, Chandra A, Kosowsky J, Neuenschwander J, Schrock JW, Plantholt S, Diercks DB, Peacock WF Int. J. Cardiol. 2013 Sep 168 2 795-802
Impact of Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care accreditation on quality: an ACTION Registry®-Get With The Guidelines™ analysis.
Peacock WF, Kontos MC, Amsterdam E, Cannon CP, Diercks D, Garvey L, Graff L, Holmes D, Holmes KS, McCord J, Newby K, Roe M, Dadkhah S, Siler-Fisher A, Ross M Crit Pathw Cardiol 2013 Sep 12 3 116-20
Polymorphisms in CYP2D6 may predict methamphetamine related heart failure.
Sutter ME, Gaedigk A, Albertson TE, Southard J, Owen KP, Mills LD, Diercks DB Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2013 Aug 51 7 540-4

Honors & Awards

  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Advancement Award
  • Advancement of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine Award