Colleen J. Kalynych, Ed.D.

Colleen J. Kalynych Ed.D.

Senior Lecturer & Assistant Dean for Medical Education

Department: Office of Educational Affairs
Business Phone: (904) 244-8263

About Colleen J. Kalynych

Colleen Kalynych, Ed.D., completed her dissertation work in education and organizational leadership at the University of North Florida. She has a master’s degree in Health, also from the University of North Florida. She serves as the co-chair of the Scholarly Oversight Committee for Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program and serves on the Data Management Committee for the HRSA sponsored Jacksonville System of Care. She is the former director of the Community Pediatrics Community Initiative at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville department of pediatrics and past assistant director of the Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center. Dr. Kalynych wrote numerous foundation, federal (HRSA, NIH, AHRQ), and state research grants, and presented at international, national, state and local conferences, and is published extensively in research scientific journals. Dr. Kalynych specializes in research design, research implementation feasibility, contract budget negotiations, grants management and staffing, and curricular development in regard to medical education. In addition, she instituted the research internship program with the University of North Florida and has mentored over 100 future health care professionals such as physicians, physician assistants, nursing, health care administration and health educators at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Kalynych holds an appointed clinical professor faculty position at the University of North Florida’s Brooks College of Health in the department of public health, where she has been teaching for more than 15 years.

Clinical Profile

Publications

2022
Development of a Longitudinal Research Curriculum for Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship.
The western journal of emergency medicine.23(1):26-29[DOI] 10.5811/westjem.2021.10.52854.[PMID] 35060856.
2022
Nine years of pediatric gunshot wounds: A descriptive analysis.
Preventive medicine reports.28():101890-[DOI] 10.1016/j.pmedr.2022.101890.[PMID] 35832637.
2021
Comparing Pain Intensity Using the Numeric Rating Scale and Defense and Veterans Pain Rating Scale in Patients Revisiting the Emergency Department.
Cureus.13(8):e17501-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.17501.[PMID] 34603880.
2021
Opioid Overdose Risk in Patients Returning to the Emergency Department for Pain.
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.).22(9):2100-2105[DOI] 10.1093/pm/pnab047.[PMID] 33560418.
2021
Physicians' and nurses' work time allocation and workflow interruptions in emergency departments: a comparative time-motion study across two countries.
Emergency medicine journal : EMJ.38(4):263-268[DOI] 10.1136/emermed-2019-208508.[PMID] 32759349.
2021
Tuesdays Are Great for Teaching Tips: A Spaced Education Strategy for Faculty Development.
Journal of graduate medical education.13(3):434-435[DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-20-01249.1.[PMID] 34178279.
2020
An Event-based Approach to Measurement: Facilitating Observational Measurement in Highly Variable Clinical Settings.
AEM education and training.4(2):147-153[DOI] 10.1002/aet2.10395.[PMID] 32313861.
2020
IMPACT survey: IMpaired fecundity in Physicians and Association with Clinical Time.
Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians open.1(5):1023-1029[DOI] 10.1002/emp2.12170.[PMID] 33145554.
2020
Lipid intensive drug therapy for sepsis pilot: A Bayesian phase I clinical trial.
Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians open.1(6):1332-1340[DOI] 10.1002/emp2.12237.[PMID] 33392541.
2020
Predicting Pain-Related 30-Day Emergency Department Return Visits in Middle-Aged and Older Adults.
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.).21(11):2748-2756[DOI] 10.1093/pm/pnaa213.[PMID] 32875332.
2020
Simulation-Based Team Leadership Training Improves Team Leadership During Actual Trauma Resuscitations: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Critical care medicine.48(1):73-82[DOI] 10.1097/CCM.0000000000004077.[PMID] 31725441.
2020
Using an Online Vaccination Registry to Confirm Tetanus Status in Children with Tetanus-prone Wounds.
The western journal of emergency medicine.21(5):1140-1146[DOI] 10.5811/westjem.2020.6.46582.[PMID] 32970567.
2019
Barriers to Utilizing Social Media Platforms in Emergency Medicine Residency Programs.
Cureus.11(10):e5856-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.5856.[PMID] 31763079.
2019
LIPid Intensive Drug therapy for Sepsis Pilot (LIPIDS-P): Phase I/II clinical trial protocol of lipid emulsion therapy for stabilising cholesterol levels in sepsis and septic shock.
BMJ open.9(9):e029348-[DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029348.[PMID] 31537565.
2018
HDL Cholesterol Efflux is Impaired in Older Patients with Early Sepsis: A Subanalysis of a Prospective Pilot Study.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.).50(1):66-70[DOI] 10.1097/SHK.0000000000001030.[PMID] 29049133.
2018
HDL inflammatory index correlates with and predicts severity of organ failure in patients with sepsis and septic shock.
PloS one.13(9):e0203813-[DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0203813.[PMID] 30216360.
2017
Exploring the Predictive Ability of Dysfunctional High-Density Lipoprotein for Adverse Outcomes in Emergency Department Patients with Sepsis: A Preliminary Investigation.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.).48(5):539-544[DOI] 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000887.[PMID] 28452909.
2017
Feasibility of an ED-to-Home Intervention to Engage Patients: A Mixed-Methods Investigation.
The western journal of emergency medicine.18(4):743-751[DOI] 10.5811/westjem.2017.2.32570.[PMID] 28611897.
2017
Naloxone Triggering the RRT: A Human Antidote?
Journal of patient safety.13(1):20-24[DOI] 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000099.[PMID] 24618648.
2016
Assessing patient activation and health literacy in the ED.
The American journal of emergency medicine.34(1):93-6[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.09.045.[PMID] 26508580.
2016
End-tidal carbon dioxide and occult injury in trauma patients: ETCO2 does not rule out severe injury.
The American journal of emergency medicine.34(11):2146-2149[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.08.007.[PMID] 27567419.
2016
Impact of Video Discharge Instructions for Pediatric Fever and Closed Head Injury from the Emergency Department.
The Journal of emergency medicine.50(3):e177-83[DOI] 10.1016/j.jemermed.2015.10.006.[PMID] 26806318.
2016
Primary Care Experiences of Emergency Department Patients With Limited Health Literacy.
The Journal of ambulatory care management.39(1):32-41[DOI] .[PMID] 26650744.
2016
The long-term burden of severe sepsis and septic shock: Sepsis recidivism and organ dysfunction.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery.81(3):525-32[DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000001135.[PMID] 27398984.
2016
Toward Effective Utilization of the Pediatric Emergency Department: The Case of ADHD.
Social work in public health.31(1):9-18[DOI] 10.1080/19371918.2015.1087909.[PMID] 26667350.
2016
Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Training Results in Physician-Level Success for Emergency Department Technicians.
Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.35(11):2343-2352[DOI] .[PMID] 27629755.
2015
Child Mental Health Services in the Emergency Department: Disparities in Access.
Pediatric emergency care.31(7):473-8[DOI] 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000336.[PMID] 26151350.
2015
Poisonings with Suicidal Intent Aged 0-21 Years Reported to Poison Centers 2003-12.
The western journal of emergency medicine.16(4):497-502[DOI] 10.5811/westjem.2015.5.25459.[PMID] 26265960.
2015
The bubble study: ultrasound confirmation of central venous catheter placement.
The American journal of emergency medicine.33(3):315-9[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.10.010.[PMID] 25550065.
2015
The CARE 2 Committee: improving efficient use of the ED through a review of high-use patients.
The American journal of emergency medicine.33(3):465-7[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.12.016.[PMID] 25662799.
2015
The relationship of intravenous fluid chloride content to kidney function in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock.
The American journal of emergency medicine.33(3):439-43[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.12.013.[PMID] 25650359.
2014
A 6-year retrospective review of pediatric firearm injuries: do patients < 14 years of age differ from those 15-18 years of age?
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery.77(3 Suppl 1):S41-5[DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000000384.[PMID] 25153054.
2014
End-tidal carbon dioxide as a goal of early sepsis therapy.
The American journal of emergency medicine.32(11):1351-6[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.08.036.[PMID] 25205615.
2014
Impact of an abbreviated cardiac enzyme protocol to aid rapid discharge of patients with cocaine-associated chest pain in the clinical decision unit.
The western journal of emergency medicine.15(2):180-3[DOI] 10.5811/westjem.2013.11.19232.[PMID] 24672608.
2014
Knowledge assessment of sports-related concussion among parents of children aged 5 years to 15 years enrolled in recreational tackle football.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery.77(3 Suppl 1):S18-22[DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000000371.[PMID] 25153049.
2014
Long-Term Organ Dysfunction After Severe Sepsis
Critical Care Medicine.42(12, S):-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2014
Persistent organ dysfunction after severe sepsis: a systematic review.
Journal of critical care.29(3):320-6[DOI] 10.1016/j.jcrc.2013.10.020.[PMID] 24360598.
2013
Contribution of serum ethanol concentration to the osmol gap: a prospective volunteer study.
Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.).51(5):398-401[DOI] 10.3109/15563650.2013.791695.[PMID] 23641935.
2013
Determination of Accuracy in Emergency Department Dosing for Rapid Sequence Intubation
Annals of Emergency Medicine.62():S76-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2013
Impact of Video Discharge Instructions From the Emergency Department in Regard To Caregiver Understanding of Their Child's Fever and Closed Head Injury
Annals of Emergency Medicine.62():S17-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2013
Knowledge Assessment of Caregivers of Young Soccer Players Regarding Sport Related Concussion
Journal of Investigative Medicine.61():454-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2013
Proactive rounding by the rapid response team reduces inpatient cardiac arrests.
Resuscitation.84(12):1668-73[DOI] 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2013.08.013.[PMID] 23994805.
2013
Racial Differences in Blood Lipids Lead to Underestimation of Cardiovascular Risk in Black Women in a Nested observational Study.
Global advances in health and medicine.2(2):76-9[DOI] 10.7453/gahmj.2012.076.[PMID] 24416666.
2013
Rapid Discharge of Patients Presenting To the Emergency Department With Cocaine Chest Pain: Application of An Abbreviated Cardiac Enzyme Protocol in the Clinical Decision Unit
Annals of Emergency Medicine.62():S7-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2013
Response to letter: contribution of serum ethanol concentration to the osmol gap: a prospective volunteer study.
Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.).51(8):811-[DOI] 10.3109/15563650.2013.824584.[PMID] 23902332.
2013
The Emergency Department as a Gateway To Child Mental Health Services in Florida
Annals of Emergency Medicine.62():S118-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2012
Integration of Asynchronous Ultrasonographic Education Into a 4-Week Medical Student Emergency Medicine Clerkship: a Pilot Program
Annals of Emergency Medicine.60():S186-S187[DOI] .[PMID] .
2012
Perception of Simulation as An Educational Modality for Teaching Emergency Medicine Residents
Annals of Emergency Medicine.60():S185-S186[DOI] .[PMID] .
2012
Reduced use of occult bacteremia blood screens by emergency medicine physicians using immunization registry for children presenting with fever without a source.
Pediatric emergency care.28(7):640-5[DOI] 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31825cfd3e.[PMID] 22743750.
2012
The curriculum development process for an international emergency medicine rotation.
Teaching and learning in medicine.24(1):71-80[DOI] 10.1080/10401334.2012.641491.[PMID] 22250939.
2012
Ultrasound evaluation of cranial and long bone fractures in a cadaver model.
Military medicine.177(7):836-9[DOI] .[PMID] 22808891.
2011
A Mediterranean-style low-glycemic-load diet improves variables of metabolic syndrome in women, and addition of a phytochemical-rich medical food enhances benefits on lipoprotein metabolism.
Journal of clinical lipidology.5(3):188-196[DOI] 10.1016/j.jacl.2011.03.002.[PMID] 21600524.
2011
A Prospective, Single-Center Study To Evaluate the Use of Skin Adhesive in the Closure of Scalp Wounds
Annals of Emergency Medicine.58():S288-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2011
Incidence and recognition of elevated triage blood pressure in the pediatric emergency department.
Pediatric emergency care.27(10):922-7[DOI] 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3182307a4b.[PMID] 21960093.
2011
Pupillary response to light is preserved in the majority of patients undergoing rapid sequence intubation.
Annals of emergency medicine.57(3):234-7[DOI] 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2010.10.017.[PMID] 21220175.
2011
Waist circumference is positively correlated with markers of inflammation and negatively with adiponectin in women with metabolic syndrome.
Nutrition research (New York, N.Y.).31(3):197-204[DOI] 10.1016/j.nutres.2011.02.004.[PMID] 21481713.
2010
Do perceptions of effective distractive driving public service announcements differ between adults and teens?
The Journal of trauma.69(4 Suppl):S223-6[DOI] 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181f1eb07.[PMID] 20938313.
2010
Low HDL cholesterol is associated with increased atherogenic lipoproteins and insulin resistance in women classified with metabolic syndrome.
Nutrition research and practice.4(6):492-8[DOI] 10.4162/nrp.2010.4.6.492.[PMID] 21286407.
2009
Color coded medication safety system reduces community pediatric emergency nursing medication errors.
Journal of patient safety.5(2):79-85[DOI] 10.1097/PTS.0b013e3181a647ab.[PMID] 19920446.
2009
Stabilization and treatment of dental avulsions and fractures by emergency physicians using just-in-time training.
Annals of emergency medicine.54(4):585-92[DOI] 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2009.06.510.[PMID] 19700221.
2008
Remediation Trends Associated With Learning Styles in An Emergency Medicine Residency
Annals of Emergency Medicine.52(4):S66-S67[DOI] 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2008.06.146.[PMID] .

Office Information

Academic Office
4th Floor, LRC
653-1 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-5506
Colleen.Kalynych@jax.ufl.edu
Administrative Support Assistant II
Charity Snodgrass
(904) 244-8263
Charity.snodgrass@jax.ufl.edu
Project Manager II
Tyler Sevigny, CPP
(904) 244-3482
tyler.sevigny@jax.ufl.edu

Education

Ed.D.
2010 · University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA