Phyllis L Hendry

Phyllis L Hendry, MD, FAAP, FACEP

University Of Florida Research Foundation Professor; Associate Chair Of Research, Department Of Emergency Medicine

Department: Emergency Medicine – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-4986
Business Email: phyllis.hendry@jax.ufl.edu

About Phyllis L Hendry

Phyllis Hendry, MD, is a tenured professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. She completed her pediatric residency at Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, followed by a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at the University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville. She served as director of pediatric emergency services at UF Health from 1993 to 2005, and since 2008 has been assistant chair for emergency medicine research. In March 2016, she was appointed the TraumaOne deputy medical director of pediatric transport and care. Dr. Hendry served as a founding medical director for a regional pediatric hospice and palliative program, Community PedsCare from 2005 – 2007. She was the medical director for Florida Department of Health’s EMS for Children program from 1999 – 2005 and continues to serve on the Florida EMSC Advisory Committee as data liaison. She has been a textbook editor and contributor to the Advanced Pediatric Life Support and Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals textbooks. Currently, Dr. Hendry’s research initiatives include serving as principal investigator for the Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI) and the Pediatric Emergency Care Safety Initiative (PECSI). She has been the principal investigator for numerous federal and private grants, as well as clinical trials totaling more than $6 million. Dr. Hendry was the Jacksonville site principal investigator for University of Florida’s first Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute grant titled, “An Emergency Department-to-Home Intervention to Improve Quality of Life and Reduce Hospital Use” (2014-2017). Her areas of research interest include pain management, patient safety, pediatric trauma and emergency care, EMS data systems, health literacy, bereavement and end-of-life care. Dr. Hendry served on numerous university committees, including promotion and tenure, Faculty Senate and Faculty Council. In 2017, she received a University of Florida Term Professorship Award. She was also the recipient of the 2015 Robert C. Nuss Research Scholar of the Year Award.

Accomplishments

Term Professorship Award
2017 · University of Florida
Robert C. Nuss Research Scholar of the Year Award
2015 · University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Publications

2016 American Journal of Emergency Medicine
2011 Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America

Grants

Sep 2019 – Jul 2020
Longitudinal Assessment of Post- traumatic Syndromes (U01)
UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA · Principal Investigator
Jun 2019 ACTIVE
OR-DRPD-ROF2019: Early Administration of Steroids in the Ambulance Setting: An Observational Design Trial
UF RESEARCH ·
Mar 2019 ACTIVE
Pain Assessment and Management Initiative 3.0: Multimodal Approaches to Improve Pain Outcomes and reduce Opioid Risks
FL MED MALPRACTICE JOINT UNDRWRTNG ASSO · Principal Investigator
Jan 2018 – Dec 2019
Development and Validation of a Screening Protocol to Identify Elder Abuse in United States Emergency Departments
UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA ·
Sep 2017 ACTIVE
The University of Florida Jacksonville Aging Studies Center (JAX-ASCENT)
NATL INST OF HLTH NIA ·
Sep 2016 – Jul 2019
Longitudinal Assessment of Post- traumatic Syndromes (U01)
UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA · Principal Investigator
Jul 2016 – Dec 2018
Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Education
FL MED MALPRACTICE JOINT UNDRWRTNG ASSO · Principal Investigator
Jul 2014 – Dec 2016
PAMI
FL MED MALPRACTICE JOINT UNDRWRTNG ASSO · Principal Investigator
Apr 2014 – Mar 2019
An Emergency Department-To-Home Intervention to Improve
PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES RES INST · Project Manager
Jun 2013 – May 2016
CRASH Elderly
UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA · Principal Investigator
Sep 2012 – Aug 2016
CRASH AA
UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA · Principal Investigator

Education

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
1989-1991 · University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Pediatrics Residency
1986-1988 · Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana
Pediatrics Residency
1985-1986 · Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana
Pediatrics Residency
1984-1985 · Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
Doctor of Medicine
1980-1984 · Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana

Contact Details

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