Kevin R. Ward

Dr. Kevin R. Ward is a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan. He received his B.S. in Physiology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in 1985 and his degree in medicine from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA in 1989. Dr. Ward then completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh followed by a Resuscitation Research fellowship at the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. Prior to joining the University of Michigan in 2012, Dr. Ward was Professor and Associate Chair of Emergency Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) were he also directed the VCU Reanimation Engineering Science Center (VCURES). Dr. Ward’s research interests span the field of critical illness and injury including battlefield medicine in regards to oxygen transport and resuscitation, noninvasive monitoring, hemostasis and inflammation, and in using computational medicine and systems biology to both model and detect injury.

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JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
Evaluation of Ventilation-Induced Lung Inflammation through Multiscale Simulations
   Ventilation-induced lung injury is a common problem faced by patients with respiratory problems who require mechanical ventilation (MV). This injury may lead to a greater chance of developing or exacerbating the acute respiratory distress syndrome which further complicates the therapeutic... Read more