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Elizabeth Anne Hunt

HuntElizabethELIZABETH ANNE HUNT, SPH 2002, 2008 (PhD), the inaugural Doctors David S. and Marilyn M. Zamierowski Director, was recently named the first director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center. Dr. Hunt graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from Albany Medical College in 1995. This was followed by a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics and a pediatric chief residency at Duke University. Subsequently, she completed a pediatric critical care fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Hunt also earned a Master’s in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a PhD in clinical epidemiology in 2008. Her thesis involved the use of simulation to assess the performance of pediatric residents during pediatric cardiopulmonary arrests. Dr. Hunt‚Äôs work analyzing in-hospital resuscitation systems through the use of simulation has resulted in receipt of the 2003 Pearl M. Stetler Grant for Women Researchers, the First Place Award for a Platform Presentation at the 2004 International Meeting on Medical Simulation, the 2004 Johns Hopkins Helen Taussig Young Investigator Award, and the 2004 Johns Hopkins Harriet Lane House Staff Appreciation Award. In 2007, Dr. Hunt was invited to present her simulation research at the Fifth Annual Peter Safar Symposium at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Hunt has been fortunate to have the opportunity to present, practice and teach about pediatric resuscitation issues throughout the world, including Canada, England, Kosovo, Sweden, Uganda, Portugal, Russia, Denmark, Switzerland, Norway and Cuba. She is currently an attending pediatric intensivist in the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and an associate¬†professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine.