Dr. Frank Peacock, MD, FACEP, FACC, FESC

Baylor College of Medicine

Webinar: Is the effort really worth the result? hs-cTn at the point of care or lab?

In this expert webinar, Dr. Frank Peacock, Dr. Louise Cullen, and Dr. Ricky Body discuss the value of high-sensitivity troponin in the assessment of patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome (ACS). This webinar covers the utilization of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin (cTn) in the emergency department (ED) and its impact when delivered via a rapid point of care (POC) device or core laboratory.



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Dr. Frank Peacock, MD, FACEP, FACC, FESC
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Dr. Frank Peacock, MD, FACEP, FACC, FESC

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Associate Chair and Research Director, Baylor College of Medicine. More
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Dr. Frank Peacock, MD, FACEP, FACC, FESC

Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Peacock is a professor of Emergency Medicine, associate chair, and research director for Emergency Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. With over 300 publications on heart failure and acute coronary syndromes, Dr. Peacock is also the co-editor of the textbooks Cardiac Emergencies, Short Stay Management of Heart Failure, and Short Stay Management of Chest Pain. He is the 2004 and 2010 winner of the Best Research Paper Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians, and is the Codman Award recipient from the American Association of Group Practice. Dr. Peacock has and continues to serve as PI or co-PI for many high profile national and international clinical trials such as PRONTO, ADHERE-EM, IMPACT, CHOPIN, CLUE, FASTTRACK and TRUE-HF. His clinical interests and research focus include acute coronary syndrome, acute heart failure, biomarkers, improvements in emergency medical care, and more rapid patient disposition. Dr. Peacock received his medical degree from Wayne State University Medical School and completed his Emergency Medicine training at William Beaumont Hospital, Detroit.