Eric A. Brody, MD, FACC

Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
Associate Director, Native American Cardiology Program

Education: 
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,1987 (M.D.)
  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center, 1988 (Internship, Internal Medicine)
  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center, 1989-1990 (Residency, Internal Medicine)
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1991-1994 (Cardiovascular Fellowship)
Honors and Awards: 
  • 2005 Distance Learning Award for Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) for "EKG Jeopardy" Game broadcast on Arizona Telemedicine Program Network
Major Areas of Research Interest: 
  • Time treatment issues in Native American patients with acute myocardial infarction
  • Outcome data in Native American patients with acute myocardial infarction
  • Cardiac risk factors in Native American patients with acute myocardial infarction
Student Opportunities Through Research: 

Extensive existing databases in Native American patients with both admission to University Medical Center and presentation with acute myocardial infarction including risk factors, outcomes data, complications, cath data, ecg analysis, socio-cultural economic issues.

Experience with presentations of similar data at national, international and Indian Health Service's Scientific Meetings.
 

Highly probable opportunity for presentation of similar data at Indian Health Service meetings, if student is motivated to do so.

Sponsored Research Through MSRP: 

David Plumb (MSRP 2003): "Clinical outcomes in Native Americans with acute myocardial infarction."

Andrew Duarte (MSRP 2006): "Temporal trends in the care of Native American patients with a history of myocardial infarction."

Selected Publications: 

Sewell JL. Malasky BR. Gedney CL. Gerber TM. Brody EA. Pacheco EA. Yost D. Masden BR. Galloway JM. The increasing incidence of coronary artery disease and cardiovascular risk factors among a Southwest Native American tribe: the White Mountain Apache Heart Study. Archives of Internal Medicine. 162(12):1368-72, 2002.

Bizjak ED. Nolan PE Jr. Brody EA. Galloway JM. Procainamide-induced psychosis: a case report and review of the literature. Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 33(9):948-51, 1999.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015