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Richard  Lichenstein

Richard Lichenstein M.D.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Pediatrics
Location: Weinberg Building, UMMC, PHM-01
Phone: (410) 328-2079
Phone: (410) 328-9440
Fax: (410) 328-0987

Personal History:

Previous director of pediatric emergency medicine, now director of pediatric emergency medicine research. Site PI for the University of Maryland Pediatric Emergency Department in the federally funded Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Also, chair of the Maryland chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Injury, Violence and Poison Prevention (COIVPP) and member of the national committee of COIVPP. Former past preseident of the MD AAP and awarded pediatrician of the year from same organization. Also Region 3 Pediatric Medical Advisor for the Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Systems (MIEMSS).

Research Interests:

* Computer assisted patient education for clinical topics such as asthma, influenza
* Injury prevention topics such as teen driving
* Treatment protocols for emergency conditions such as asthma, influenza, pneumonia

Clinical Speciality:

Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Joshi A, Lichenstein R, Rafei K, Bakar A, Arora M.A pilot study to evaluate self initiated computer patient education in children with acute asthma in pediatric emergency department. Technol Health Care. 2007;15(6):433-44.

Kuppermann N, Holmes JF, Dayan PS, Hoyle JD Jr, Atabaki SM, Holubkov R, Nadel FM, Monroe D, Stanley RM, Borgialli DA, Badawy MK, Schunk JE, Quayle KS, Mahajan P, Lichenstein R, Lillis KA, Tunik MG, Jacobs ES, Callahan JM, Gorelick MH, Glass TF, Lee LK, Bachman MC, Cooper A, Powell EC, Gerardi MJ, Melville KA, Muizelaar JP, Wisner DH, Zuspan SJ, Dean JM, Wootton-Gorges SL; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Identification of children at very low risk of clinically-important brain injuries after head trauma: a prospective cohort study. Lancet. 2009 Oct 3;374(9696):1160-70. Epub 2009 Sep 14.