University of Michigan
Dr. Abir is an emergency physician, health services researcher with a joint appointment at the University of Michigan and the RAND Corporation. As the director of the ACUTE Care Research Unit, Dr. Abir’s research evaluates the continuum of acute care delivery in the United States, including pre-hospital, emergency, inpatient, and ambulatory care, with a focus on addressing policy-related questions pertaining to utilization, quality, efficiency, outcomes, and costs of acute care delivery in these settings. Dr. Abir has authored multiple op-eds on various aspects of disaster preparedness and response published through national news outlets including: USA Today, CNN.com, and US News & World Report. Her portfolio of funded projects includes NIH and foundation grants, and funding from state and federal government. Dr. Abir was the 2017 - 2019 American Board of Emergency Physicians (ABEM) – National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Fellow.
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