Grainger Research Program in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Generous support from The Grainger Foundation has made Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago a leading force for change in pediatric emergency care. The Grainger Research Program in Pediatric Emergency Medicine is critical to the Division's research activities focusing on responding during difficult times, advancing lifesaving research, and developing exemplary leaders. The Grainger Research Program provides critical seed funding and support for faculty at all levels to pursue research surrounding prominent morbidity and mortality challenges in the Chicago area and beyond, enables us to grow the infrastructure essential for innovative research with expert support personnel and analytics resources, and bolsters our ability to attract and retain top research talent, develop mentors, and train the next generation of leaders in emergency medicine.

Grainger Research Program Committee Members

Current Grainger Research Studies

Sriram Ramgopal, MD

  • Evidence-based prediction models and phenotypic clusters in pediatric community-acquired pneumonia

Samaa Kemal, MD

  • Evaluating the Motivation and Means for Firearm Access, Carrying and Ownership Among Justice-Involved Youth and Juvenile Justice Collaborative Program Evaluation

Samaa Kemal, MD

  • Emergency Department Touchpoints for Youth with Violent Injury

Anisha Kshetrapal, MD

  • How Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents Develop Patient Counseling and Informed Consent Skills Throughout Residency

Grainger Student Research Scholar Program

The Grainger Student Research Scholar Program plays a pivotal role in supporting the Department of Emergency Medicine’s mission to conduct innovative and practice changing clinical research. Our student program has helped us recruit and maintain a highly enthusiastic and engaged team of students who are not only integral to the success of our funded, multicenter studies but also equipped with valuable skills that will serve them well on their path to becoming health professionals and researchers.

Contact Us 

Jillian Benedetti, MPH
Manager, Grainger Research Program in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Danielle Cory, MENG
Program Coordinator, Grainger Student Research Scholar Program

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