Azeemuddin Ahmed, MD, MBA

Executive Vice Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Complimentary Appointment, Department of Management and Organizations
Medical Director, Kinnick Stadium and Carver Hawkeye Arena
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Clinical Professor of Management and Organizations

Contact Information

Office: 1008 RCP
Iowa City, IA 52242


Certificate, EMT-Basic, Scott Community College
Certificate, Firefighter I, Iowa State Fire School
BA, Pre-Medicine/Biology, Augustana College
MD, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
MBA, Tippie School of Management, University of Iowa

Resident, Emergency Medicine, Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/Michigan State University


Mohr, N., Harland, K., Crabb, V., Mutnick, R., Baumgartner, D., Spinosi, S., Haarstad, M., Ahmed, A., Schweizer, M. & Faine, B. (2016). Urinary Squamous Epithelial Cells Do Not Accurately Predict Urine Culture Contamination, But May Predict Urinalysis Performance in Predicting Bacteriuria. Acad Emerg Med. PMID: 26782662.

Feazel, L., Schlichting, A., Bell, G., Shane, D., Ahmed, A., Faine, B., Nugent, A. & Mohr, N. (2015). Achieving Regionalization Through Inter-Hospital Transfer. (Vols. 33(9):1288-96). Am J Emerg Med. PMID: 26087707.

Mohr, N., Wong, T., Faine, B., Schlichting, A., Noack, J. & Ahmed, A. (2015). Discordance Between Patient and Clinical Experiences and Priorities in Rural Inter-Hospital Transfer: A Mixed Methods Study. (Vols. 32(1):25-34). J Rural Health. PMID: 26174410.

Stoltze, A., Wong, T., Harland, K., Ahmed, A., Fuller, B. & Mohr, N. (2015). Prehospital Tidal Volume Influences Hospital Tidal Volume: A Cohort Study. (Vols. 30). pp. 495-501. J Crit Care. PMID: 25813548.

Ahmed, A., Stilley, J. (2015). Transport of the Stroke Patient - Principles and Direction of Air Medical Transport. Blumen , Blumen (Eds.) (2), pp. 566-574. Air Medical Physicians Association.

Faine, B., Noack, J., Wong, T., Messerly, J., Ahmed, A., Fuller, B. & Mohr, N. (2015). Inter-Hospital Transfer Delays Appropriate Treatment for Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Patients: A Retrospective Cohort Study. (Vols. 43(12):2589-96). Crit Care Med. PMID: 26491865.

Ahmed, A., Hoffman, B., Harland, K., Skeete, D. & Choi, K. (2015). Not Just An Urban Phenomenon: Uninsured Trauma Patients in Rural Setting At Risk for Increased Mortality. (Vols. 16). (5), pp. 632-641. West J Emerg Med. PMID: 26587084.

Mohr, N., Gil, C., Harland, K., Faine, B., Stoltze, A., Pearson, K. & Ahmed, A. (2015). Prehospital Oral Chlorhexidine Does Not Reduce Rate of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Among Critically Ill Trauma Patients: A Prospective Concurrent-Control Study. (Vols. 30(4):787-92). J Crit Care. PMID: 25964208.

Mohr, N., Stoltze, A., Harland, K., Van Heukelom, J., Hogrefe, C. & Ahmed, A. (2014). An Evidenced-Based Medicine Curriculum Implemented in Journal Club Improves Resident Performance on the Fresno Test. (Vols. S0736-4679(14)00931-7). J Emerg Med. PMID: 25440869.

Ahmed, A., Singh, A., Hassebroek, E. & Baerenwald, K. (2013). Delayed Diagnosis of Carotid Artery Dissection Complicates Ischemic Stroke Treatment. The Air Medical Journal, 32(5), 262-267. PMID: 24001913.

Larsen, D., Ahmed, A. (2013). Seizure Secondary to Undiagnosed Brain Tumor Causes Recurrent Ictal Asystole. JAAPA, 26(9), 30-32. PMID: 24069669.

Ahmed, A., Tschetter, P., Krasowski, M. & Engelman, A. (2013). Massive Ethylene Glycol Poisoning Triggers Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome. J Emerg Med, S0736-4679(13)01559-7. PMID: 24199725.

Ahmed, A., Van Heukelom, P., Harland, K., Denning, G., Liao, L., Born, J. & Latenser, B. (2013). Characterizing Demographics, Injury Severity, and Intubation Status for Patients Transported by Air or Ground Ambulance to a Rural Burn Center. J Burn Care Res. PMID: 23877143.

Ahmed, A., Bailey, O., Buresh, C. & Hogrefe, C. (2012). Emergency Medicine - Family Practice Examination and Board Review, 3rd edition. In Graber , Wilbur , Graber & Wilbur (Eds.) Family Practice Examination and Board Review. (3) New York, McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc..

Ahmed, A., Nicolaisen, N., Hancock, T. & Ogren, R. (2012). Field Airway Management of Construction Worker with Impaling Rebar Injury to Neck and Brain. Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, 16(4), 548-552. PMID: 22823946.

Ahmed, A. (2011). Flight Physiology - Transport of the Critical Care Patient. Adam , Cebollero , Adam , Cebollero (Eds.) St. Louis: Elsevier Publishing.

Ahmed, A. (2011). Flight Safety - Transport of the Critical Care Patient. Adam , Cebollero , Adam , Cebollero (Eds.) Elsevier Publishing.

Ahmed, A., Hansen, J. (2010). Bite wounds. Emergency Medicine: The Practice Journal for Emergency Physicians, 42(6).

Leira, E., Ahmed, A., Lamb, D. L., Olalde, H., Callison, R. C., Torner, J. & Adams, H. P. (2009). Extending Acute Trials to Remote Populations: A Pilot Study During Inter-Hospital Helicopter Transfer. (Vols. 40). pp. 895-901. Stroke. PMID: 19131655.

Leira, E. C., Ahmed, A. (2009). Development of an Emergency Department Response to Acute Stroke (Code Stroke). Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, 9(1), 35-40. PMID: 19080751.

Ahmed, A., Graber, M. & Dickson, E. W. (2006). Evaluation of the Adult with Dyspnea in the Emergency Department - UpToDate.

Leira, E., Lamb, D., Nugent, A. S., Ahmed, A., Grimsman, K., Clarke, W. R. & Adams, H. P. (2006). Feasibility of Clinical Trials During Aerial Inter-Hospital Transfer. (Vols. 37). pp. 2504-2507. Stroke. PMID: 16946166.