Elissa M. Schechter-Perkins, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Dept of Emergency Medicine

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons



Infectious Diseases in the Emergency Department, Hepatitis C Virus screening in the Emergency Department, HIV Screening in the Emergency Department, Influenza Virus Testing in the Emergency Department, Abscess Management in the Emergency Department



LIA-FLU-468 cobas® Influenza A/B & RSV v2 Nucleic acid test for use on the cobas…
12/05/2019 - 12/04/2022 (PI)
Roche Molecular Sys

FOCUS Renewal Grant - HIV, HCV, and/or HBV screening and lin
12/01/2021 - 11/30/2022 (PI)
Gilead Sciences

FOCUS Program - BMC HCV Screening, Confirmation and Linkage Initiative
09/01/2018 - 11/30/2022 (PI)
Gilead Sciences

SAEM COVID-19 Education Task Force
09/22/2021 - 03/01/2022 (PI)
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine GlaxoSmithKline

LIA-MRSA-375 Clinical Utility
08/23/2017 - 03/06/2019 (PI)
Roche Molecular Sys

Point of Care Liat Influenza A/B Testing in the Emergency Department
11/02/2016 - 09/30/2018 (PI)
Roche Molecular Sys

LIA-CDIF-373 Clinical Utility
06/22/2016 - 09/30/2018 (PI)
Roche Molecular Sys

Invitro Diagnostic Devices for the Detection of Influenza
11/07/2014 - 05/05/2016 (PI)
Iquum

HIV CTR in the Boston Medical Center Emergency Department
02/03/2009 - 11/30/2013 (PI)
Gilead Sciences


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  1. Oster E, Schechter-Perkins EM, Branch-Elliman W. Reply to Klein and Harris. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Aug 24; 75(1):e312-e313.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35253850
     
  2. Barocas JA, Savinkina A, Lodi S, Epstein RL, Bouton TC, Sperring H, Hsu HE, Jacobson KR, Schechter-Perkins EM, Linas BP, White LF. Projected Long-Term Impact of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic on Hepatitis C Outcomes in the United States: A Modeling Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Aug 24; 75(1):e1112-e1119.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34499124; PMCID: PMC8522427; DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciab779;
     
  3. DiLorenzo MA, Schechter-Perkins EM. FebriDx host-response point-of-care testing improves patient triage for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the emergency department. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Aug; 43(8):1049-1050. PMID: 35491950
     
  4. Schechter-Perkins EM, Doron S, Johnston R, Hay J, Berlin D, Ciaranello A, Nelson SB, Gormley JM, Smole SC, Brown CM, Madoff LC, Branch-Elliman W. A Test-to-Stay Modified Quarantine Program for COVID-19 in Schools. Pediatrics. 2022 May 01; 149(5).View Related Profiles. PMID: 35132435
     
  5. Waxman MJ, Ray M, Schechter-Perkins EM, Faryar K, Flynn KC, Breen M, Wojcik SM, Berry F, Zheng A, Ata A, Lerner EB, Lyons MS, McGinnis S. Patients' Perspectives on Emergency Department COVID-19 Vaccination and Vaccination Messaging Through Randomized Vignettes. Public Health Rep. 2022 Jul-Aug; 137(4):774-781. PMID: 35465764; PMCID: PMC9066270; DOI: 10.1177/00333549221085580;
     
  6. van den Berg P, Schechter-Perkins EM, Jack RS, Epshtein I, Nelson R, Oster E, Branch-Elliman W. Corrigendum to: Effectiveness of 3 Versus 6 ft of Physical Distancing for Controlling Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Among Primary and Secondary Students and Staff: A Retrospective, Statewide Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 Mar 23; 74(6):1127-1129.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35170734; PMCID: PMC9125402; DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciab1049;
     
  7. Branch-Elliman W, Jack RS, Schechter-Perkins EM, van den Berg P, Epshtein I, Oster E, Nelson R. Reply to Author. Clin Infect Dis. 2022 01 29; 74(2):370-371.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33988221
     
  8. Faiz J, Bernstein E, Dugas JN, Schechter-Perkins EM, Nentwich L, Nelson KP, Cleveland Manchanda EC, Young L, Pare JR. Racial equity in linkage to inpatient opioid use disorder treatment in patients that received emergency care. Am J Emerg Med. 2022 Apr; 54:221-227.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35180668
     
  9. Ertem Z, Schechter-Perkins EM, Oster E, van den Berg P, Epshtein I, Chaiyakunapruk N, Wilson FA, Perencevich E, Pettey WBP, Branch-Elliman W, Nelson RE. Author Correction: The impact of school opening model on SARS-CoV-2 community incidence and mortality. Nat Med. 2022 Jan; 28(1):212.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35022576; PMCID: PMC8753326; DOI: 10.1038/s41591-021-01669-z;
     
  10. Farrell NM, Lamb M, Baker WE, Gendron BJ, Fett D, Figueroa N, Margetak D, Schechter-Perkins EM. Operationalizing influenza vaccination in an urban safety-net emergency department. Am J Emerg Med. 2022 Feb; 52:179-183.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34942427
     
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Emergency Department Earns Award for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment and Named Finalist for COVID-19 Vaccine Initiative

HealthCity 6/7/2022

Harvard Has Pared Down Most Covid Restrictions. How Long Will Mandatory Testing Last?

The Harvard Crimson 4/14/2022

Is it time to return to ‘near normal’ conditions in school?

Boston.com 2/2/2022

‘It’s time for us to give them their childhood back’: Boston-area doctors call for an end to mandatory masking in schools

Boston.com 1/31/2022

Let Kids Take Their Masks Off After the Omicron Surge

The New York Times 1/28/2022

It’s time to revamp testing and quarantine policy for asymptomatic students

The Boston Globe 1/19/2022

Projected Long-Term Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Outcomes Associated With Hepatitis C Virus

Infection Disease Advisor 10/7/2021

Editorial: Unmasking conflicting COVID-19 views

Lowell Sun 10/2/2021

A roadmap for mask rules in Massachusetts schools

CommonWealth Magazine 9/22/2021

38. The Science of Mask Mandates for Kids

Follow the Science 9/10/2021

Report: CDC Downplayed Scientific Finding that Masking Children Not Effective in Schools

Tallahassee Reports 8/22/2021

The Science of Masking Kids at School Remains Uncertain

Intelligencer 8/20/2021

How COVID-19 testing can keep students in school

The Boston Globe 7/23/2021

Summer School Just Started, And Scores Of City Classrooms Are Already Closed Due to COVID

Gothamist 7/16/2021

Emergency Departments Have a Major Opportunity to Boost HIV Testing

HealthCity 6/25/2021

Why Public Schools Shouldn’t Offer a Remote Option This Fall

Intelligencer 4/15/2021

New York City Kills COVID Rule That Led to Repeated School Closings Despite No Evidence of Outbreaks

ProPublica 4/8/2021

My Kids’ School Closed Again. So I Started Calling Experts.

ProPublica 4/2/2021

How 6 feet became 3: Meet an ER doctor behind the research showing kids are still safe in school with new social-distancing standard

MarketWatch 4/1/2021

Back To School In Spring: Preparing Buildings To Reopen Safely In Mass.

WGBH 3/31/2021

Canada expected to revise COVID school guidelines this summer

Global News 3/23/2021

California adopts CDC’s recommendation to reduce social distancing in school to 3 feet

San Francisco Examiner 3/22/2021

Children in elementary schools don’t need to be 6 feet apart, CDC says

Boston.com 3/20/2021

Medical Journal Study Concludes 3 Feet of Spacing Does Not Increase Risk of COVID-19

Telegram & Gazette 3/19/2021

Three Feet or Six? Distancing Guideline for Schools Stirs Debate

The New York Times 3/17/2021

Researchers say narrowing social-distancing gap in schools is possible

Winknews 3/15/2021

Kids don’t need to keep six feet apart in schools. Three feet is just as safe.

The Washington Post 3/15/2021

Study concludes: Little difference in COVID-19 positivity rates between schools practicing 3 or 6 feet of social distancing

The Boston Globe 3/11/2021

Experts say NYC’s school closure policy is ‘very conservative’ as new research on COVID spread emerges

The Chalkbeat 3/10/2021

Here's What To Know As NYC Middle Schools Students Head Back To Buildings

The Patch 2/26/2021

Let’s Give Vaccination Programs a Shot

ACEP Now 2/24/2021

My parents are vaccinated! Can they see their grandkids now?

The Boston Globe 2/5/2021

NYC will reevaluate its policy for closing schools, de Blasio says

The Chalkbeat 2/5/2021

Pandemic Restrictions Create a Reduction in Hepatitis C Virus Testing and Treatment

HealthCity 2/2/2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations Are Well Behind Schedule: How We Can Turn That Around

Healthline 1/16/2021

NYC Teachers are Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine. But When Will Schools Return to Normal?

The City 1/13/2021

As public health experts advise keeping schools open, superintendents grapple with logistics, politics, and the second wave

The Boston Globe 12/2/2020

Three ways to have a safer, saner (and fun) Thanksgiving

The Boston Globe 11/13/2020

When can my child go to school? A COVID-19 primer

The Boston Globe 10/16/2020

Boo hoo? How to have a safer Halloween

The Boston Globe 10/9/2020

Can the Apple Watch Series 6 Keep the Doctor Away?

Engineering.com 10/7/2020

Venturing Out: How Kids Can Socialize Safely This Fall

The Boston Globe - Parenting Panel 9/17/2020

Fear Of COVID-19 Kept Heart Attack Patients From Seeking Help. Doctors Fear It Cost Lives

WBUR 6/24/2020

Coronavirus FAQS: What's A Pulse Oximeter? Is It A Good Idea To Buy One?

NPR 5/1/2020

Should You Use a Simple Pulse Oximeter to Detect COVID-19 Symptoms?

EcoWatch 4/22/2020

Promotion to Associate Professor for 18 Medical Campus Faculty

BU Today 6/14/2019

Point-of-care flu testing reduces additional testing but not antibiotic use

Reuters Health 11/27/2018
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