Emergency Medicine Experts

Theodore J. Corbin, MD

Chair of Emergency Medicine
Theodore J. Corbin is an expert in gun violence and racial trauma. He is interested in addressing racial trauma and its impact on the physical and mental health of people of color that are further widening racial disparities in health care. He has developed trauma-informed, hospital-based interventions to support victims of gun violence.

Media Clips:
Opinion: A call for commonsense gun legislation


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Jessica Vlaming, MS, PA-C

Physician Assistant Program Director
Jessica Vlaming is the program director and director of Clinical Education for the Physician Assistant Program in the College of Health Sciences. Her research interests include global health, emergency medicine, medical simulation and incarceration medicine.


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Nicholas Cozzi, MD

Emergency Medical Services Director
Nicholas Cozzi is RUSH's EMS director and is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at RUSH Medical College. He is the faculty advisor for a student group that teaches lifesaving skills (CPR, stop the bleed, Narcan) at no cost to anyone in the Chicago area.

Media Clips:
NASCAR weekend has Chicago emergency rooms on alert
Salmonella outbreak at Avondale taqueria sickens 20, hospitalizes 10
Medical Students Giving Mobile Courses On Treating Gunshot Wounds, Overdoses As Demand Increases


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