Professor of Emergency Medicine, Professor of Surgery, Professor of Engineering


SELIM SUNER, MD, MS, FACEP, graduated from Brown Medical School, after completing a Masters degree in Bio-Medical Engineering, also at Brown University. Dr. Suner, who is on the staff at Rhode Island Hospital, was in the first graduating class of Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital Residency Program in Emergency Medicine. Dr Suner was awarded the SAEM Neuroscience Fellowship for 2003-2004 and has received the "Best Scientific Presentation" award from the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) in 1999 and 2004. Dr. Suner is the team leader for the Rhode Island Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT), and he has served during multiple disaster deployments including the World Trade Center attacks and hurricane Katrina. Dr Suner is the Director for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Medicine at The Rhode Island Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine and also serves as Chairman of Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Preparedness Committee. Dr Suner participates in many committees working on disaster preparedness at the local, state and national level. Dr Suner is an international expert in emergency preparedness and disaster medicine and has given over 100 lectures related to disaster management, world-wide. Residency Training: Emergency Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine (1996); chief resident. Board Certified: Emergency Medicine Research Interests: Neural control of movement, disaster and mass gathering medicine, CO toxicity, hyperbaric medicine, and asthma.

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