Professor Clifton CALLAWAY
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Dr Clifton Callaway attended Harvard University and received his MD and PhD in Neurosciences from the University of California, San Diego. He completed training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, where he remained as faculty since 1996. Currently, Dr Callaway is Professor, Vice-Chair, and holder of the Ronald D. Stewart Endowed Chair in Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Basic research includes laboratory investigations of the effects of therapeutic hypothermia on biochemical events in brain after cardiac arrest and quantitative measures of ECG organization during ventricular fibrillation. Clinical research includes feasibility trials of hypothermia induction, monitoring techniques, resuscitation devices and drugs.

Since 2004, Dr Callaway has served as the Pittsburgh site investigator for the Resuscitations Outcome Consortium. Since 2012, Dr Callaway has also been the Pittsburgh site investigator for the Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trial network. He co-directs the Pittsburgh K12 training program in acute care research, which supports and mentors scholars beginning investigative careers. Clinical activities include a post-resuscitation care team to improve the systematic care of patients who have been resuscitated with CPR. He is a member and has leadership roles in the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Committee.


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