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Ralph J. Frascone, MD, FACEP

Ralph Frascone

Expertise:

Emergency medicine, CPR

 

Job title:

Medical director, Regions Hospital emergency medical services; associate professor, department of emergency medicine, University of Minnesota

Bio:

RJ Frascone, MD, has over 30 years of experience working in the department of emergency medicine at Regions Hospital, where he currently serves as medical director. As medical director he oversees 28 agencies in the East Metro area. In addition, Dr. Frascone is the medical director of Life Link III, which provides ground and air medical transport. He has been a leader in regional, state and national EMS and is a past chair for the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board for the state of Minnesota. His research interests include airway management, CPR, intraosseous access and shock.

Sources of funding:

National Institute of Health, HealthPartners Research Foundation, and Metro Region EMS System, Foundation for Air Medical Research and Education

In the news:

Air Care - Minnesota Medicine - June 2011

Quotes:

“This is an exciting time to be involved in cardiac resuscitation research.”

“Critical care begins in the streets.”