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Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

Deborah B. Diercks, M.D., MSc.



Administrative Responsibilities

Vice Chair for Research

Board Certification

  • Emergency Medicine

Medical School

Tufts University


Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati

Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Derivation of clinical decision rules for extremity cellulitis
  • Risk stratification of patients with pulmonary emboli utilizing echocardiography
  • Cholesterol screening in chest pain ER patients
  • Effect of brief educational intervention in CPEU patients on knowledge of cardiac risk factors and behavior 

Personal Interests

Snow skiing, soccer



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Additional Information

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