Randall Friese, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Associate Medical Director, UMC Trauma Center

Director, Acute Care Surgery Research
Phone: 
(520) 626-0478
Email Address: 
rfriese@surgery.arizona.edu

Office Fax: (520) 626-5016        

Education: 

MA: Clinical Sciences, with distinction: 2005-2008, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Graduate School, Dallas

MD: 1986-90, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore

Residency: 1997, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Department of Surgery, Denver

Fellowship:1997, Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Department of Surgery

2001-2002, Burn Trauma Critcal Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

 

Honors & Awards: 

Intern of the Year, 1990-1991

Major Areas of Research Interest: 

Effects of sleep deprivation during recovery from critical illness and injury, which is common in the hospital setting, and research on the benefits of sleep promotion during recovery.

Sponsored Research Through MSRP: 

 Brian Vander Werf (MSRP 2009): "Can Plasma Beta Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) Levels Serve as a Predictor of Outcomes in Patients Receiving Fluid Resuscitation in the Intensive Care Unit after Acute Injury?"

Jason Saunders (MSRP 2010): "Sleep Deprivation After Septic Insult and the Role of Inflammatory Mediators."

Russell Means (MSRP 2012): "Effects of β1-Adrenoreceptor Antagonists on Mortality after Sepsis in a Murine Model: Is More Better?" 

 

NIH Undergraduate Diversity Program: 

-Elisa Jessica Namdarian, 2011

-Fernando Filiberto Tapia, 2011

NIH High School Student Research Program: 

-Thacher Valenzuela, Baboquivari High School, 2010

-Elisa Jessica Namdarian, Palo Verde High School, 2011

-Fernando Filiberto Tapia, Desert View High School, 2011

-Wendy Luu, Glendale High School, 2012

-Allen Maxwell, Gila Ridge High School, 2012

-Raquel Goodluck, Valley High School, 2013

-Miriam Lopez, Nogales High School, 2013

Last Updated: 
December 15, 2015