Description of Research Expertise:
Emergency department operations, administration and access;
Women Faculty Development; Women's careers in medicine and biomedical research
Grisso JA, Sammel MD, Rubenstein AH, Speck RM, Conant EF, Scott P, Tuton LW, Westring AF, Friedman S: A Randomized Controlled Trial to Improve the Success of Women Assistant Professors Journal of Women's Health : 2017.
Choo EK, Kass D, Westergaard M, Watts SH, Berwald N, Regan L, Promes SB, Clem KJ, Schneider SM, Kuhn GJ, Abbuhl S: The development of best practice recommendations to support the hiring, recruitment and advancement of women physicians in emergency medicine Academic Emergency Medicine Epub ahead of print (doi:10.1111/acem.13028): 2016.
Westring AF, Speck RM, Sammel MD, Scott P, Conant EF, Tuton LW, Abbuhl SB: Culture matters: the pivotal role of culture for women’s careers in academic medicine. Academic Medicine 89 (4): 658-663,2014.
Pati S, Reum J, Conant EF, Tuton, LW, Scott P, Abbuhl S: Tradition meets innovation: transforming academic medical culture at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine. Academic Medicine 88 (4): 2013.
Westring A, Speck RM, Sammel MD; Scott P, Tuton LW, Grisso JA: "A culture conducive to women's academic success: development of a measure" Academic Medicine 87 (11): 1622-31,2012.
Speck R, Sammel MD, Troxel AB, Cappola AR, Williams-Smith CT, Chittams J, Scott P, Tuton LW: Factors impacting the departure rate of junior medical school faculty: evidence from a longitudinal analysis at a research-intensive medical school Journal of Women's Health 21 (10): 1059-65,2012.
Mills AM, Shofer FS, Boulis AK, Holena DN: Racial disparity in analgesic treatment for emergency department patients with abdominal and back pain American Journal of Emergency Medicine 29 (7): 752-756,2011.
Mills AM, Edwards JM, Shofer FS, Holena DN: Analgesia for older adults with abdominal or back pain in the Emergency Department. West J Emerg Med 12 (1): 43-50,2011.
Pines J, Shofer F, Isserman J, Abbuhl SB: The effect of emergency department crowding on analgesia in patients with back pain in two hospitals Academic Emergency Medicine 17 (3): 276 - 283,2010.
Shah D, Volpe NJ, Abbuhl SB, Pietrobon R: Gender characteristics among academic ophthalmology leadership, faculty, and residents: results from a cross-sectional survey Ophthalmic Epidemiology 17 (1): 1-6,2010.