Kevin Ward

Kevin Ward received the B.S. degree in physiology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and his degree in medicine from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, USA. He then completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. He is an M.D. and a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. He has published in more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and chapters. His research interests include development of broad platform technologies for the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of the critically injured including a focus on combat casualty care. He is an Instrumental Member of the Michigan Critical Injury and Illness Research Center. Dr. Ward received many awards including the Peter Safar Award in Graduate Research from the University of Pittsburgh, the Society of Academic Emergency Medicines Young Investigator Award, and the U.S. Army's Advanced Technologies Applications in Combat Casualty Care Award. He is also a Prolific Inventor and was awarded the 2010 VCU Billie Martin Innovator of the Year Award.

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Epsilon-Tube Filtering: Reduction of High-Amplitude Motion Artifacts from Impedance Plethysmography Signal
S. Ansari, K. Ward, K. Najarian Impedance plethysmography (IP) has long been used to monitor respiration, although the applied use of this technology has been limited to hospitals and other medical facilities. The largest obstacle that arises when one uses the... Read more