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Bruce Becker

Bruce Becker

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Department: Emergency Medicine

Phone: +1 401 444 6654

Email: Bruce_Becker@Brown.EDU

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Location:

RI Hospital - 444-6654 or 639-3495; bbecker@lifespan.org

Research Summary

1)Medical Device Investigation- the VeinViewer - an infrared light driven device to improve identification of subcutaneous veins to facilitate IV placement in children and challenging adults, 2)Yoga as an adjunct intervention to increase rates of smoking cessation in adults, 3) Differences in the Incidence of injuries and motor vehicle crashes in adolescents and young adults with diagnosed and undiagnosed treated and untreated ADHD 4) Approaches to using an Electronic Medical Record to Increase the incidence and success of provider smoking cessation interventions in the Emergency Department.

Past or Present Projects Available:

The role of camptothecin and RKIP on STAT3 activation in human colon cancer cells; ADHD Injury in Children; Regional Differences among Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Post-Communist Albania; The role of camptothecin and RKIP on STAT3 activation in human colon cancer cells; Patient satisfaction as determined by resident communication in the RIH ED
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*Openings for BIOL 1950/1960, and/or summer with laboratory and research group.