Peterson, Bjorn K., MD
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Peterson, Bjorn K., MD uri icon
Research Investigator

HealthPartners/Park Nicollet Medical Group title: Medical director, Lakeview Hospital Emergency Department, and assistant medical director, Regions Hospital Emergency Medical Services

Academic appointment: Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School Department of Emergency Medicine

Joined the Institute: 2013

Education and training: MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine; emergency medicine residency, Regions Hospital/HealthPartners; emergency medical services fellowship, Regions Hospital/HealthPartners.

Overview/research interests:

  • Airway management
  • Cardiac arrest resuscitation
  • Provider safety and behavioral sedation
  • Educational methodology

Current research activities and funding:

  • Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial (ESETT), Regions Hospital site PI – NIH funding via the NETT and PECARN research networks
  • Ketamine Optimal Restraint Dosing Study (KORDS) – funding pending


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