PECARN Network

The Southwest Node (SW-NODE)

University of Arizona Health Sciences Center

Principal Investigator:
Kurt Denninghoff, MD

The Hospitals of the Southwest PECARN Node

Goals and Objectives:
1. Conduct PECARN approved Multi institutional research to improve emergency care.

2. Brings important experience including exception form informed consent, asthma management that reach into underserved communities

3. Increases access to rural and prehospital patients

4. To explore pre hospital brain injury research


Hospital Emergency Department Affiliates (HEDAs):

  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
  • Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center
  • University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

EMS Affiliate:

  • Arizona EMS Consortium

EMSA Scientific Advisor:

  • Darren Braude, MD, EMT-P, FACEP, University of New Mexico