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When:   February 26, 2010 12:00pm-1:00pm
Type:   Talk

Gregory Luke Larkin, MD, MS, MSPH, MA, FACEP
Yale School of Medicine Professor
Vice Chair for Academic Development and Global Health

Gregory Luke Larkin, MD, MS, MSPH, MA, FACEP, is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Section Chief for International Emergency Medicine & Global Health for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Yale. Dr Larkin is an experienced investigator in clinical emergency medicine, biostatistics, injury prevention, bioethics, and psychiatric emergencies whose current focus is studying neuropsychiatric aspects of trauma, disaster, intimate partner violence, stress and suicide.
Doctor Larkin is an advisor to the Ministries of Health in Slovenia, Zambia, Turkey, and more recently in Iraq, and the NHS in Whitehall, London, where he served Mr. Blairs administration as an Atlantic Fellow in Public Policy. An NIH-funded researcher, he is also a Distinguished Investigator funded by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and an elected member of the International Academy for Suicide Research (IASR). Dr Larkin is Co-Founder of the Global Health Fellowship with Yale and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a faculty advisor to the Johnson & Johnson Scholars Program as well as to faculty and residents interested in international EM and Global Health. He is Chair of the International Association for Suicide Preventions Task Force on Suicide and Emergency Medicine, and current Chair of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicines Public Health Interest Group. Internationally, Dr Larkin has served as a visiting professor and advisor to the International Delegation on the Future of Suicidology at the University of Molise, Italy, and the WHO Collaborating Center for Suicidology in Beijing. In addition he was the EM Advisor and co-author of the World Health Organizations publication on clinical management guidelines for organophosphate poisoning. Dr Larkin has been a consultant on two US Department of State grants in the Middle East, addressing the problems of violence and trauma in the West Bank and in Iraq. Dr. Larkin is advisor to the Ministry of Health and visiting faculty at the University of Maribor in order to develop Emergency Medicine in Slovenia. Dr Larkin has a long career working in medical missions in Guatemala, Peru, Brazil, India, Zambia, and Kenya. Dr Larkin publishes prolifically, and within the last year had 17 publications and a further 15 papers in press or submitted. Dr Larkins administrative responsibilities within the Division include development of junior faculty, assisting in staff recruitment and retention, and promoting excellence in research, scholarship and knowledge translation amongst faculty, residents, and students.

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