New York Medical College, School of Medicine, 2000
Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina, 2003
Post Graduate Training
PhD in Pharmacology, New York Medical College, 2000
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2004
Professional Societies and Membership
Special Honors and Awards
Chief Resident, UNC Emergency Medicine Residency Program, 2003
- Scholer-MJ, Ghneim-G, Wu-S, Westlake-M, Travers-D, Waller-AE, McCalla-A and Wetterhall-SF, Defining and Applying a Method for Improving the Sensitivity and Specificity of an Emergency Department Early Event Detection System, AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11:651-5.
- Travers-D, Wu-S, Scholer-MJ, Westlake-M, Waller-AE and McCalla-A, Evaluation of a Chief Complaint Pre-Processor for Biosurveillance, AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11:736-40.
- Sickbert-Bennett-EE, Scholer-MJ, Butler-J, Travers-D, MacFarquhar-JK, Waller-AE and Ghneim-G, Evaluation of a Syndromic Surveillance System for the Detection of Acute Infectious Gastroenteritis Outbreaks — North Carolina, 2004, MMWR, August 26, 2005 (54, Suppl); 201.
Special Interests (Medical)
Public health and medical informatics research: Syndromic surveillance/syndrome definition development, Pandemic influenza and influenza surveillance, Identification of emergency department patients in need of rapid EKG for suspected acute myocardial infarction.
Clinical Information Specialist, Carolina Center for Health Informatics, UNC Department of Emergency Medicine, 2003-present.
Chair, Syndrome Definition Workgroup, NC DETECT (North Carolina Disease Event Tracking and Epidemiologic Collection Tool, www.ncdetect.org), 2004-present.