Dizziness, death (sudden), and disparities: NIH-funded emergency medicine trials

William Meurer, MD, MS
Professor of Emergency Medicine and Neurology
University of Michigan Medical School
Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

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Speaker biography:
Dr. Meurer is a Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Neurology. Dr. Meurer trained in emergency medicine at the MetroHealth / Cleveland Clinic Combined residency where he served as chief resident. He then completed a fellowship in Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease at the University of Michigan Stroke Program. During this fellowship, he also studied clinical research design and statistical analysis and received his M.S. from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Dr. Meurer’s focus is on the treatment of acute neurological emergencies, both as a researcher and clinician. He has been part of the University of Michigan Acute Stroke Team since 2006. In addition, he has experience enrolling patients in acute trials and has served as a local PI for the CLEAR-ER trial (a trial enrolling acute stroke patients in the ED that tested a reperfusion strategy). He is on the executive team of the Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN). He has other active or recently completed NIH-funded clinical trials involving acute vertigo in the emergency department, hypertension, and therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest.