The University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine welcomes two new faculty members.
Jennifer J. Smith, MD, PharmD, joined the department as assistant professor of emergency medicine after recently completing an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) fellowship at the UA.
Dr. Smith received her doctor of pharmacy degree from Albany College of Pharmacy and medical degree from the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago. She completed her residency training in emergency medicine at the UA. Her research interests include prehospital medical care and pharmaceuticals, and community paramedicine.
Dr. Smith will practice at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South, and will serve as the associate medical director for the Banner – UMC South Base Hospital.
Cameron Hypes, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, not only sees patients in the emergency department, but also spends time in the ICU as an attending physician.
His research interests include airway management, including the use of mechanical ventilation devices, respiratory failure, cardiac arrest outcomes and treatment for shock. Dr. Hypes received his medical degree and master’s degree in public health from The Ohio State University in Columbus. He completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He recently completed a critical care fellowship at the UA.
Dr. Hypes will practice at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South.