Current Research

Medical Education Research Faculty

Albert H. Olivencia-Yurvati, DO, PhD, FICS, FACOS, FAHA
Chair and Professor, Department of Medical Education

  • Robert T. Mallet, PhD, Research Professor
  • Terence Gourlay, PhD, Visiting Research Professor
  • Victor Kosmopoulos, PhD, Research Assistant Professor

Our research partners

  • University of Strathclyde, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Glasgow, Scotland
  • The United States Army
  • Intramural Research at the UNT Health Science Center
  • Atrium Medical Corporation
  • The American Osteopathic Association
  • The NHLBI (National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute)

Our current projects

  • Improved Fluid Resuscitation with Pyruvate-fortified Ringer’s for Hemorrhagic Shock and Hindlimb Ischemia
  • Novel Biomaterial Split Drain System for Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Mitigation of Inflammatory Cytokines Post Thoracotomy with Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
  • Atrium Medical Air Leak Detection Project
  • Novel Metabolic Strategy for Acute Coronary Intervention