Annamarie D. Horan

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Clinical Research, University of Pennsylvania Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Anesthesiology & Critical Care
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
3737 Market Street
Room 6113
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-294-9132
Fax: 215-222-8859
BS (Biology)
St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, 1987.
PhD (Pathology/Radiation Oncology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2000.
Cert. (Business Essentials)
Wharton School University of Pennsylvania , 2007.
Cert. (Six Sigma Master Blackbelt (LSSMB) )
Villanova University, 2008.
Cert. (Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB) )
Villanova University, 2008.
Cert. (Lean Certification )
Villanova University, 2008.
MPA (Master of Public Administration)
Fels Institute of Government, University of Pennsylvania, 2011.
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Description of Research Expertise

Clinical Trials:
-FDA CFR and ICH Guidelines
-Site preparation & Selection
-IRB submissions & maintenance
-Regulatory Document preparation & Maintenance
-CRF design & completion
-Statistical Analysis
-Study Design
-Manuscript preparation
-Project Management

Wet Lab:
-siRNA Assays
-Tissue culture
-Western Blots & Analysis
-HPLC with fluorecence or electrochemical detection
-Multiple other techniques too numerous to list

Description of Itmat Expertise


Selected Publications

Mark DG, Hayden GE, Ku B, Paszczuk A, Matthews S, Pugh M, Horan A, Gracias VH, Kirkpatrick JN, Dean AJ: Hand-carried echocardiography for assessment of left ventricular filling and ejection fraction in the surgical intensive care unit. Journal of Critical Care 24(3): 470.e1-7, Sep 2009.

Tinti MS, Haut ER, Horan AD, Sonnad S, Reilly PM, Schwab CW, Gracias VH: Transition to a semiclosed surgical intensive care unit (SICU) leads to improved resident job satisfaction: a prospective, longitudinal analysis. Journal of Surgical Education 66(1): 25-30, Jan-Feb 2009.

Gracias VH, Sicoutris CP, Stawicki SP, Meredith DM, Horan AD, Gupta R, Haut ER, Auerbach S, Sonnad S, Hanson, CW 3rd, Schwab CW: Critical care nurse practitioners improve compliance with clinical practice guidelines in "semiclosed" surgical intensive care unit. Journal of Nursing Care Quality 23(4): 338-44, Oct-Dec 2008.

Stawicki SP, Shiroff AM, Hayden GE, Panebianco NL, Kirkpatrick JN, Horan AD, Gracias VH, Dean AJ: Incidental findings on intensivist bedside ultrasonographic (INBU) examinations: Why should we care? OPUS 12 Scientist 2(3): 11-14, 2008.

Mark DG, Ku BS, Carr BG, Everett WW, Okusanya O, Horan A, Gracias VH, Dean AJ: Directed bedside transthoracic echocardiography: preferred cardiac window for left ventricular ejection fraction estimation in critically ill patients. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 25(8): 894-900, Oct 2007.

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