Associate Professor Medical Director, Center for Hyperbaric and Dive Medicine
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Education and Training
University of Vermont College of Medicine- Burlington, VT
Doctor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship, Hyperbaric and Dive Medicine- Philadelpha, PA
Boston Medical Center
Residency in Emergency Medicine
Johns Hopkins University- Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Internal Medicine Preliminary Year
North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System
Global Health Fellowship
University of Michigan School of Public Health
Masters of Public Health
Department of Epidemiology and International Health
University of Rochester
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Minor: Religion and Classics
Dr. Sethuraman is the Medical Director of the Center for Hyperbaric and Dive Medicine at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and a practicing emergency medicine physician. Her research interest includes hyperbaric oxygen as a treatment for carbon monoxide toxicity, radiation injury, decompression illness, ophthalmic conditions, traumatic brain injury and necrotizing soft tissue infections. She engages in basic science research related to hyperbaric medicine. In addition, Dr. Sethuraman is a gender equity researcher. Her area has specifically focused on gender equity in emergency medicine.
Hyperbaric Medicine Women in Medicine Gender Medicine
Sethuraman KN, Marcolini EG, McCunn M, Hansoti B, Vaca FE, Napolitano LM. Gender-Specific Issues in Traumatic Injury and Resuscitation: Consensus-Based Recommendations for Future Research. Dec 2014 Academic Emergency Medicine.
Sethuraman, KN, McGregor A, Wolfe J. Academy of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine's Professional Development Series: The Choice is yours. Academic or Private. Dec 2014 Academic Emergency Medicine.
Osborn TO, Alagappan K, Emlet L, Huang DT, Holliman CJ, Sethuraman K, Zimmerman JL. The patient care continuum from the emergency department to the intensive care unit: 25 years of progress and innovation in intensive care medicine. European Society of Intensive Care Medicine p189-197, 2008.
Sethuraman KN, Duong D, Mehta S, Director T, Crawford D, St. George J, Rathlev NK. Complications of tube thoracostomy placement in the emergency department. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 Jan;40(1):14‒20. Epub 2008 Dec 20.
Hirshon JM, Hansoti B, Hauswald M, Sethuraman K, Kerr N, Scordino D, Biros M. Ethics in Acute Care Research: A Global Perspective and Research Agenda. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2013 Dec;20 (12): 1251-1258.
Terrell JE, Nanavati KA, Esclamado RM, Bishop JK, Bradford CR, Wolf GT. Head and neck cancer-specific quality of life: instrument validation. Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 1997 Oct;123(10):1125‒1132.
Terrell JE, Nanavati KA, Esclamado RM, Bradford CR, Wolf GT. Health impact of head and neck cancer. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 1999 June;120(6):852‒859.
Nanavati KA, Fisher SD, Miller TL, Lipshultz SE. HIV-related cardiovascular disease and drug interactions. American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs 2004 Oct;4(5):315‒324.
Society of Academic Emergency Medicine
Academy of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine-Past President
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society
American College of Emergency Medicine
Site PI- HOBIT- NIH funded RTC study of hyperbaric oxygen treatment for traumatic brain injury.