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Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

Nathan Kuppermann, M.D., M.P.H.


Professor, Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Bo Tomas Brofeldt Endowed Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Steering Committee - Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)

Board Certification

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Medical School

University of California San Francisco


Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center


Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Research Interests

  • Infectious disease emergencies in children including: bacteremia, bronchiolitis, meningococcemia, utility of laboratory tests
  • Management of pediatric trauma: utility of x-rays and laboratory tests
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis in children
  • Multi-variate statistical modeling

Personal Interests

International travel, writing, tennis, basketball



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Additional Information

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