People of the Injury Prevention Center
Frederick Korley, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, U-M Medical School
Dr. Korley is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan. He joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2007 as the inaugural recipient of Robert E. Meyerhoff Endowed Professorship. He subsequently completed a doctoral degree in clinical investigation at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health with election to Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Korley is the recipient of numerous clinical and research awards including: The Johns Hopkins Clinical Scholars Award (2010 – 2012); Department of Emergency Medicine Teacher of the Year Award (2010); Department of Emergency Medicine Attending of the Year Award (2011); Johns Hopkins Clinician Scientist Award (2012 – 2014) and the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Award sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2015 – 2019).
Dr. Korley has expertise in the design and conduct of clinical investigations to diagnose and treat acute brain and cardiac injury using emerging diagnostic technologies. Dr. Korley's research activities involve translation of novel diagnostics to inform clinically rational, timely, and cost-effective diagnosis of cardiac and brain injury in the emergency department. The goal of his traumatic brain injury work is to improve the acute care diagnosis, risk-stratification and treatment of TBI by identifying distinct molecular subtypes of TBI that will allow for targeted treatment and improved outcomes. He is an inventor on a patent for a panel of novel traumatic brain injury biomarkers.