Prashant Mahajan, MD, MPH, MBA

Interim Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Children's Emergency Services
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
1540 East Hospital Drive
CW 2-737, SPC 4260
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-4260


Administrative Contact

Lori Blough
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Dr. Mahajan is a certified in pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. In addition, he has a Master's in Public Health (Health Administration and Policy) and a Master's in Business Administration. He is currently the Chair, Section of Emergency Medicine, for the American Academy of Pediatrics. His research interests are in infection/inflammation and in the area of clinician diagnostic decision making. He has been serially funded by NIH for the evaluation of the febrile infant with the use of novel RNA expression analysis using microarrays to define bacterial and non-bacterial biosignatures. He is involved in patient safety and quality and is funded by AHRQ on the study of diagnostic errors in the pediatric emergency setting.


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