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Frank LoVecchio, DO, MPH, FACP, ABMT

Co-Medical Director, Banner Regional Poison Control Center
Vice Chairman, Maricopa Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine

Frank LoVecchio, DO, MPH, FACEP, ABMT is board certified in 4 specialties. Dr. LoVecchio received a MPH from Harvard Medical School in Statistics and Outcome Research.  He is currently the co-medical Director of the Banner Regional Poison Control Center and Vice-Chairman of Maricopa Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine as well as Professor University of Arizona College of Medicine.  Frank practices adult and pediatric ICU and EM. Frank is the principal Investigator for the Infectious Disease Network (IDNet) studies, a group of Emergency Departments(ED) funded through Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to conduct Infectious Disease trials. These studies include MRSA, C-difficile and cellulitis. Dr. LoVecchio has site investigator on seven NIH grants with 3 involving MRSA, infectious diseases, public health, and wound care in the ED totally greater than $60 million.  He has been awarded grants through the Emergency Medicine Network (EMNet) and has greater than 100 publications.

Recent Publications

  • A randomized trial of protocol-based care for early septic shock. ProCESS Investigators, Yealy DM, Kellum JA, Huang DT, Barnato AE, Weissfeld LA, Pike F, Terndrup T, Wang HE, Hou PC, LoVecchio F, Filbin MR, Shapiro NI, Angus DC.N Engl J Med. 2014 May 1;370(18):1683-93

  • Protocolized Care for Early Septic Shock (ProCESS) statistical analysis plan. Pike F, Yealy DM, Kellum JA, Huang DT, Barnato AE, Eaton TL, Angus DC, Weissfeld LA; ProCESS Investigators. Crit Care Resusc. 2013 Dec;15(4):301-10

  • Risk of intracranial injury after minor head trauma in patients with pre-injury use of clopidogrel Levine M, Wyler B, Lovecchio F, Roque P, Raja AS. Am J Emerg Med. 2013 Oct 8.

  • Patient Factors Associated with Failure to Diagnose Tuberculosis in the Emergency Department. Geyer BC, Godwin P, Powell TJ, Moffitt MP, Lovecchio F. J Emerg Med. 2013 Aug 7.

  • Acute bacterial skin infections: developments since the 2005 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guidelines. Moran GJ, Abrahamian FM, Lovecchio F, Talan DA J Emerg Med. 2013 Jun;44(6):e397-412

  • Acute bacterial skin infections: developments since the 2005 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guidelines. Moran GJ, Abrahamian FM, Lovecchio F, Talan DA. J Emerg Med. 2013 Jun;44(6):e397-412. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.11.050. Epub 2013 Mar 5