Carrie A. Sims

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Associate Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia
Tenem Locums, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Medical Director, Dulles 6 Surgical Floor, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Unit Based Clinical Leader, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Phialdelphia,PA
Research Director , Division of Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Philadelphia, PA
Department: Surgery

Contact information
51 N. 39th Street, Medical Office Building, Suite 120
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-8819
Fax: 215-243-4679
Education:
B.A. (Human Biology)
Stanford University , 1990.
M.S. (Health and Medical Science)
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 1993.
M.D.
University of California, San Francisco, May, 1995.
PhD Can
University Of Pennsylvania, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Graduate Group, 2016.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Sims research interests include hemorrhagic shock, novel resuscitative strategies, traumatic brain injury, and the endocrinology of trauma and critical illness. Her clinical projects include an observational study investigating the neuroendocrine profile of trauma patients undergoing massive resuscitation, the use of hormonal supplementation in trauma, and the implementation of a domestic violence screening tool in the trauma bay. Her laboratory is investigating mitochondrial dysfunction in late stage hemorrhagic shock.

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Description of Itmat Expertise

hemorrhagic shock
mitochondrial dysfunction
endocrinopathy of injury and critical illness
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Last updated: 02/18/2016
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