Laurence Katz, MD

Professor; Adjunct Professor, Exercise and Sport Science

Laurence Katz, MD

Professor;
Adjunct Professor, Exercise and Sport Science

170 Manning Dr., CB# 7594
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
(919) 843-1966

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Education and Training

Medical School:

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Piscataway, NJ

Residency:

Harvard University
New England Deaconess Hospital
Internal Medicine
Boston, MA

University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Emergency Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Fellowship:

International Resuscitation Research Center
Critical Care/Anesthesia
Pittsburgh, PA

Research Interests

Cerebral resuscitation, thermoregulation, therapeutic hypothermia, regulated hypothermia, hibernation, hemorrhagic shock, blood substitutes, exercise and healthy brain aging, pediatric TBI, brain imaging (MRI, DTI, etc.), infrared imaging, resident education

Professional Societies and Membership

  • North Carolina Medical Board
  • American Heart Association
  • Carolina Resuscitation Research Group

Special Honors and Awards

  • Inductee, Academy of Educators at UNC School of Medicine (2015)
  • Best Faculty Basic Science Award, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) (2001)
  • Best Faculty Basic Science Paper, SAEM (2000)
  • Nominee, Jefferson Pilot Award (1998)
  • Teaching Excellence Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1995, 1994, 1992)
  • Finalist, Young Investigator Award, American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) (1995)
  • Ronald Stewart Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1993)
  • Resident Research Scholarship Award, SAEM (1992)
  • Summer Research Fellowship Award, Rutgers Medical School (1985)
  • Pre-Medical Research Fellow Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1982-1983)
  • Jean Asall Durana Award, Original Research in Chemistry, Bell Laboratories (1982)