Kevin M. DushayAssociate Professor of Medicine (Clinical)
Dr. Dushay came to the Brown faculty in 2003. He trained in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Boston's New England Deaconess Hospital where he remained on staff for 10 years. Before coming to Brown, he also was a staff physician at the UMASS-affiliated St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester. His clinical responsibilities include attending on the Medical Intensive Care Unit and the Pulmonary Consult services at Rhode Island Hospital and the Miriam Hospital; directing the Pulmonary Fellows' Outpatient Clinic; and providing coverage for the ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) service. He is the Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy and is a Medical Director for Critical Care of the New England Organ Bank. He serves as co-chair of the Rhode Island Hospital Organ Donation Advisory Committee, and has been a member of the faculty of the American College of Chest Physicians Difficult Airway Management Simulation Training Course. He participates annually as a lecturer and small group leader for the pulmonary section of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Integrative Pulmonary Physiology and Pathophysiology course.
LoCicero J, Costello P, Campos CT, Francalancia N, Dushay KM, Silvestri RC, Zibrak JD. Spiral CT with Multiplanar and Three-Dimensional Reconstructions Accurately Predicts Tracheobronchial Pathology. Ann Thorac Surg 1996; 62:811-17
Rose RM, Kobzik L, Dushay K, Wolfthal S, Hondalus M, Metzger M, Stoudemire J, Brain JD, Garnick M, Donahue RE. The Effect of Aerosolized Recombinant Human Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor on Lung Leukocytes in Non-Human Primates. Am Rev Respir Dis 1992; 146:1279-86
Dushay KM, Zibrak JD, Jensen WA. Myasthenia Gravis Presenting as Isolated Respiratory Failure.Chest 1990; 97(1):232-34Rose RM, Kobzik L, Filderman AE, Vermeulen MW, Dushay K, Donahue RE, Remington L. Characterization of Colony Stimulating Factor Activity in the Human Respiratory Tract: Comparison of Healthy Smokers and Non-smokers. Am Rev Respir Dis 1992; 145:394-99
Ward NS, Dushay KM. Clinical Concise Review: Mechanical Ventilation of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Crit Care Med 2008; 36:1614–1619
Kobayashi L, Lindquist DG, Jenouri IM, Dushay KM, Haze D, Sutton EM, Smith JL, Tubbs RJ, Overly FL, Foggle J, Dunbar-Viveiros J, Jones MS, Marcotte ST, Werner DL, Cooper MR, Martin PB, Tammaro D, Jay, GD. Comparison of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Performance Data Obtained from In-Hospital Incident Chart Review and in situ High-Fidelity Medical Simulation. Resuscitation 2010; 81(4):463-71