Zachary Hafez, MD

Instructor, Emergency Medicine

Education

  • B.S., University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, IL. 2006
  • M.S., University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, IL. 2008
  • M.D., University of Missouri School of Medicine – Columbia, Columbia, MO 2014

Training

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2018

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Missouri
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Honors and Awards


Recent Publications

  1. “Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome and topical capsaicin: treating smoke with fire? — the authors reply”.  Z. Hafez, M.E. Mullins, L. Dezeick, E. Bohm, M.J. O’Connor, E.S. Schwarz, A. Conicella.  J Clinical Toxicology. 2017
  2. Resolution of cannabis hyperemesis syndrome with topical capsaicin in the emergency department: a case series”.  L. Dezieck, Z. Hafez, A. Conicella, E. Blohm, M.J. O’Connor, E.S. Schwarz & M.E. Mullins.  J Clinical Toxicology.  May 2017
  3. Can Negativity Be A Good Thing?  The Impedance Threshold Devide in CPR.”  Z. Hafez, M. Kroll.  EMS Med Blog: naemsp-blog.com/emsmed/2017/2/10/itds, 2017
  4. Weighed Down by Words: How to Recognize and Avoid Anchoring Bias”.  Z.T. Hafez, EM Resident, May 2016.
  5. Cross-Imagin Platform Comparison of Ultrasonic Backscatter Coefficient Measurements of Live Rat Tumors”.  Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine L.A. Wirtzfeld, G. Ghoshal, Z.T. Hafez, K. Nam, Y. Labyed, J.J.  Anderson, M. T. Herd, A. Haak, Z. He, R.J. Miller, S. Sarwate, D.G. Simpson, J.A. Zagzebski, T.A. Bigelow, M.L. Oelze, T.J. Hall, W.D. O’Brien, Jr., 29, 1117-1123, 2010
  6. Interlaboratory Comparison of Backscatter Coefficient Estimates for Tissue-Mimicking Phantoms”.  Ultrasonic Imagin, J.J. Anderson, M.-T. Herd, M.R. King, A. Haak, Z.T. Hafez, J. Song, M.L. Oelze, E.L. Madsen, J. A. Zagzebski, W.D. O’Brien, JHr. and T.J. Hall., 32, 48-64, 2010
  7. Estimating Scatterer Properties in Rat Fibroadenomas Using Various Mathematical Form Factors”, Z.T. Hafez, L.A. Wirtzfeld, A. Battles, R.J. Miller, S. Sarwate, M.L. Oelze, T.J. Hall and william D. O’Brien, Jr.  Proceeding of the 2009 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 294-297, 2009
  8. Algorithm for Estimating the Attenuation slope from Backscattered Ultrasonic Signals”, A. Haak, Z.T. Hafez, J.J. Anderson, M.-T. Herd, K. Nam, E.L. Madsen, T.A. Begelow, T.J. Hall and William D. O’Brien, Jr. Proceeding of the 2009 IEEe Ultrasonic Sumposium, 1946-1949, 2009
  9. Interlaboratory Comparison of Backscatter Coefficient Estimates for Tissue-Mimicking Phantoms”, J.J. Anderson, M.-T. Herd, M.R. ing, A, Haak, Z.T. Hafez, J. Song, J.L. Oelze, E.L. Madsen, J.A. Zagzebski W.D. L’Briend, Jr. and T.J. Hall.  Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, 1950-1953, 2009
  10. Mechanism of Ultrasound Enhanced Thrombolysis.  Z.T. Hafez, William D. O’Briend, Jr. University of Illinois Master’s Thesis fulfillment, September, 2008