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|| DukeMedNews || Strikes against stroke
"Detection of stroke is an integral part of training for emergency physicians at Duke," says Victoria Thornton, M.D., a physician director of Duke's ED.Thornton has worked closely with Duke neurologists to fine-tune acute stroke protocols, and with the American College of Emergency Physicians to standardize acute stroke treatment nationwide."Since emergency physicians are usually the first to evaluate patients experiencing stroke symptoms, it's important that we be able to assess them rapidly and accurately," she says.
Heroes of Emergency Medicine
...Victoria L. Thornton, MD, MBA, FACEPDirector, Pain Management and Palliative Care in Emergency MedicineAssistant Professor, Department of SurgeryDuke University Medical Center
...Dr. Victoria Thornton
is celebrating 25 years of emergency medicine practice.She attended high school in Rome, Italy, and began her career as an interpreter/translator after attending the University of Grenoble, France.She graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine, was a resident in the Georgetown/George Washington/MIEMMS emergency medicine program and later obtained a Master's in Business Administration from the Johns Hopkins University. She has worked in a variety of practice settings, including pre-hospital, community and academic, and has served as emergency department and regional director with a large emergency medicine practice management group and at the Duke University Medical Center Emergency Department.She currently leads research and education on pain management and palliative care in emergency medicine at Duke.An active ACEP member, Dr. Thornton has served as councillor and chair for several committees and sections, and was recently appointed as the ACEP representative to the ACGME.
Victoria L. Thornton, M.D., ...
Victoria L. Thornton, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.E.P.Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine
...Victoria L. Thornton, M.D., M.B.A.
Surgery - Victoria L. ...
Surgery - Victoria L. Thornton, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.E.P.
...Emergency Medicine - Victoria L. Thornton, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.E.P.
|| DukeMedNews || Experts List
Victoria L. Thornton, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.E.P. (Emergency Medicine - Surgery)