Glass + team receive funding for Acupuncture in the ED project

Friday, October 4, 2019

Dr. Oliver Glass is a co-investigator on a research project that just received funding from The Duke Endowment (TDE) for a project entitled, "Emergency Department Acupuncture to Reduce Acute Pain and Opioid Use."

"The purpose of this study is to determine feasibility and acceptability of acupuncture in the Emergency Department for treatment of acute musculoskeletal pain."

"The purpose of this study is to determine feasibility and acceptability of acupuncture in the Emergency Department (ED) for treatment of acute musculoskeletal pain," explains Glass. The team's overall goal is to reduce opioid use for acute pain, anxiety, and disability by expanding non-pharmacologic treatment options at a critical healthcare system entry point.

Here is the full project team:

NAME PROJECT ROLE
Stephanie Eucker Principal Investigator
Oliver Glass Co- Investigator
Catherine Staton Co-Investigator
Alexander Limkakeng Co-Investigator
Lori Knutson Co-Investigator
Michelle Griffin Lead CRC
Erica Walker CRC
Lauren McGowan CRC
Loren Barcenas Qualitative analysis
TBD Acupuncturist
TBD Acupuncturist
Amy O'Regan Project Manager
Stephanie Poley EHR Data Coordinator 
Alaattin Erkanli Biostatistician
Pratik Manandhar Biostatistician
Mitchell Knisely Co-Investigator