Curriculum Vitae

NAME:                               Peter Williams Pryor                                                     

PRESENT TITLE:                MD; MPH                                                                                      

ADDRESS:                          Morrison, CO           

CITIZENSHIP:                      USA

 

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:           

1987-1991           UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, BOULDER

Bachelors degree in Psychology     

1986-1987           WHITTIER COLLEGE

Freshman year

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

            1991-1994           TULANE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Masters of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

(included 2 years in Peace Corps)

               1996-2000           TULANE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE M.D.

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION:

               2007-2008           UMDNJ-RWJUH Fellow Pre-hospital EMS and Disaster Medicine

                                                            Attending EM Physician RWJUH

2004-2007           LINCOLN MEDICAL CENTER

Emergency Medicine, Residency

Chief Resident 2006-2007

2001-2003           UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

                                                            Department of Neurosurgery, Residency (PGY2&3)                                     

               2000-2001           UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

                                                          Department of Surgery, Internship (PGY1)

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT:

               Denver Health Attending Physician (2008 to 2014)

University of Colorado Health Science Center Assistant Professor;

CURRENT:

               Doc Morrison CEO Sole Practitioner (2014 to Current)

               Medical Marijuana Evaluation

LICENSURE:

               Colorado Medical License (Current)

               NJ Medical License (Expired)

               Vermont Medical license (Expired)

               DEA (current)

CERTIFICATION:

               -Board Certified in Emergency Medicine (2008-2018)

               -American Heart Association Basic Life Support

-American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (5/10)

-American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support

-American Heart Association Advanced Trauma Life Support

               -ICS-100: 200; 300; 400; 700

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (AND COMMITTEES OF THESE):

               -National Association of EMS Physicians

               -Society of Academic Emergency Medicine

                              Medical Photography section

HONORS AND AWARDS:

              -Program Director’s Award 2012 Denver Health Residency

               -Teacher of the Year Award 2011 Denver Health Residency

-CDC Foundation Hubert international Medicine Fellow 1999

                              Epidemiology of Lassa fever in rural Guinea, West Africa

 

SERVICE ON GRADUATE SCHOOL COMMITTEES:

-American Medical Student Association President 1997-1998, Tulane chapter

-Organization of Student Representatives Tulane Rep to the AAMC

-Admissions Committee for Tulane Medical School from 1998-2000

-Curriculum Committee for Tulane Medical School from 1998-2000

-Associate Student Body representative Tulane School of Medicine 1996-2000

-University of Colorado School of Medicine Admissions Committee Member 2010 to present

 

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY:

               -Inner City Outings (Sierra Club)

-Peace Corps Volunteer in Chad, Africa from 1992-1994

                              Guinea Worm Eradication Program

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

               -Medical Director Denver Health Paramedic School (2008-Present)

               -Emergency Medicine Resident and Student Clinical Education (2008-Present)

               -Grand Rounds given to Rutgers Health Sciences “New Jersey EMS overview”

               -Physician Assistant student clinical education UMDNJ-RWJMS

-Medical student clinical supervision UMDNJ-RWJMS

-Grand Rounds Lecture for DHEM Residency 2009, 2010 and 2012

-Lecture to Paramedic Students 2009, 2010 and 2011

 

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSABILITIES:

               -Medical Photography Elective director Denver Health

               -Medical Director Denver Health Paramedic School (2008-2014)

               -Created Protocol for patients on Coumadin with minor closed head injuries

               -Organized Medical Photography section of the Western Regional SAEM convention 2011

               -Medical Photographs accepted for the National SAEM Convention (2009 5 photos & 2010 5 photos)

               -Organized and Maintain evaluation process of evaluation of performance of Attending Physicians working                           in ED at DH

               -ED Observation Unit coordinating protocols for Observation status while in ED

               -Monthly submission to Emergency Physicians Monthly with Mentoring of Residents through submission

 

GRANT SUPPORT

               American Heart Association; 1 year $125,000 Co-author

                              Correlation of Advanced Life Support Written Exam and Practical simulation at 0, 3 and 6 months

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

               Miller M, Kao A, Pryor P: Taser Gun to the Neck.  May 2013 edition of Emergency Physicians Monthly.

 

Johnston C, Tran L, Adler E, Pryor P: Auricular Hematoma: No Need to Fear the Ear.  April 2013 edition ofEmergency Physicians Monthly.

 

Saghafi O, Buchanan J, Pryor P: Case of Overdose on Mystery Seeds.  January 2013 edition of Emergency Physicians Monthly.

 

Rahimi K,  Kaplan B,  Pryor P:  Make Sure It’s Bell’s Palsey.  December 2012 edition of Emergency Physicians Monthly.

Tran L, Pryor P.  Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage: a Procedure Worth Resuscitating.  November 2012 edition of Emergency Physicians Monthly.

 

Anderson J, Pryor P: Shrapnel to the Eye.  October 2012 edition of Emergency Physicians Monthly.

 

Emiley P, Schreier S, Pryor P;  Hematoma Blocks for Reduction of Distal Radius Fractures. September 2012 edition of Emergency Physicians Monthly.

 

Thomson J, Buchanan J, Pryor P; A Sinister Root Behind a Non-Specific Rash: Syphilis.  August 2012 edition of Emergency Physicians Monthly.

 

Stevinson B, Buchanan J, Pryor P;  How to Repair a Lingual Laceration.  June 2012 edition of Emergency Physicians Monthly.

 

Adler E, Drake B, Pryor P; Has This Laceration Compromised the Joint?  May 2012 edition of Emergency Physician Monthly.

 

Seleno N, Drake B, Pryor P;  Acute Compartment Syndrome.  April 2012 edition of Emergency Physician Monthly.

 

Engeln A, Drake B, Richards D, Pryor P; Under Pressure March 2012 edition of Emergency Physician

Monthly

 

Mitchell G, Pryor P; CSF Leak; Halo Sign. February 2012 edition of Emergency Physician Monthly

 

Arens A, Bosch D, Anderson B, Pryor P; Gone Fishin.’   December 2011 edition of Emergency Physician Monthly

 

Smalley C, Kendall J, Pryor P; Can Ultrasound Help Shoulder the Pain? November 2011 edition of Emergency Physician Monthly

 

Liu K, Pryor P; The Nuts & Bolts of Finger Amputation; October 2011 edition of Emergency Physician Monthly

 

Vinton D, Pryor P; Visual Diagnosis case Fight Bite, July 2011 edition of Emergency Physician Monthly

 

Kao M, Pryor P;  Visual Diagnosis case Electrocuted Foot. June 2011 edition of Emergency Physician Monthly

 

               Thompson D, Stanescu C, Pryor P, Laselle, Retrobulbar Hematoma from warfarin toxicity and the          Limitations of Bedside Ocular Sonography.  Western Journal of Emergency Medicine 11(2)

              

Merlin MA, Pryor P.W. Rabies. eMedicine 2007 Boston Publishing.

 

               Merlin MA, Alter SM, Raffel B, Pryor P.W. External blood loss estimation

               using the 'MAR Method.' The American Journal of Emergency Medicine.

2008; In Press.

 

               Merlin MA, Wong ML, Pryor P.W., Rynn K, Marques-Baptista A, Perritt R,

               Stanescu C, Fallon T. Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

               Prevalence on Stethoscopes of Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

               Professionals. Prehospital Emergency Care 2009; jan-mar; 13(1):71-4

 

Hygiène des stéthoscopes aux urgences: Prévalence du Staphylococcus aureus Méthicilline-Résistant sur les stéthoscopes de personnels de services d’urgence. Mark A. Merlin, DO, EMTP, FACEP; Matthew L. Wong, Peter W. Pryor, Kevin Rynn, PharmD; Marques-Baptista A, MD; Rachael Perritt, Catherine G. Stanescu, Timothy Fallon. Hygiene: Urgence Pratique – July 2009 No96.

 

Merlin MA, Saybolt MD, Kapitanyan R, Rynn KD, Perritt RA, Calabrese S, Liu J, Pryor PW. Intranasal Naloxone is as effective as Intravenous Naloxone. Am J Emerg Med. 2009 In Press

 

ABSTRACTS:

2006   “ Does Mode of Arrival Influence the Admission Decision in Adults Presenting with Acute Exacerbation of Asthma?” Peter Pryor, MD and Michael S. Radeos, MD. Tony Yang Annals Of Emergency Medicine Vol 48 no 4 Oct 2006 Abstract 26. Presented at ACEP national research forum October 2006

 

2007 Merlin, M.A., Alter, S.M., Raffel, B.J., Pryor, P.W., Cody, R.P., & Levy, R.S. (2008). A Quick and Easy Determination of External Blood Loss using the 'MAR Method' [Abstract & poster presentation NAEMSP]. Prehospital Emergency Care, 12(1), 95-139.

 

2007 Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) prevalence on stethoscopes of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Providers. [Abstract & poster presentation NAEMSP].  Prehospital Emergency Care, 12(1), 95-139.

 

2008 Emergency Physician Productivity: A comparison of 8-hour versus 12-hour shifts [Poster presentation ACEP] Anthony Yang, MD; Peter Pryor, MD; Michael S Radeos, MD, MPH; Catherine Stanescu, MD