Elizabeth Kate Proffitt, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Kate Proffitt, M.D.

Department: Radiology

Email: elizabeth.proffitt@vcuhealth.org

EDUCATION

  • M.D. – Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
  • Internship – Christiana Care health System, Newark, DE
  • Residency, Diagnostic Imaging - Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE
  • Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Imaging - Duke University, Durham, NC

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Radiology

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

2008 President, Tau Beta Pi Honor Society, VCU Chapter, Virginia Commonwealth University
2010 Treasurer, Christian Medical Association, Marshall University Chapter, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
2012 President, Radiology Interest Group, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine

PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES

2010 Class of 2013 Student Representative, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
2012 Multicultural Advisory Committee, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
2013 Curriculum Advisory Committee, Christiana Care Health System
2014 Resident IT Committee, Christiana Care Health System
2015 RSNA Resident Representative, Christiana Care Health System
2015-2017 Resident Research Training Program, Christiana Care Health System

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  • Ward KR, Tiba MH, Draucker G, Proffitt EK, et al. A Novel Noninvasive Impedance-Based Technique for Central Venous Pressure Measurement. Shock. 2010; 33(3): 269-273.
  • Torres Filho IP, Terner J, Pittman RN, Proffitt EK, et al. Measurement of Hemoglobin Oxygen Saturation using Raman Microspectroscopy 532 nm Excitation. J. Appl. Physiol. 2008; 104(6):1809-1817.
  • Ward KR, Tiba MH, Holbert HW, Proffitt EK, et al. Comparison of a New Hemostatic Agent to Current Combat Hemostatic Agents in a Swine Model of Lethal Extremity Arterial Hemorrhage. J of Trauma. 2007; 63: 276-283; discussion 283-4.
  • Torres Filho IP, Filler R, Proffitt EK, et al. Raman Micro-Spectroscopy Measurement of Hemoglobin Oxygen Saturation Using 532nm Excitation: 8th World Congress for Microcirculation. 2007: 221-225
  • Proffitt, E, Phillips, M, DeMauro, C, Conde, K, Powell, J. “Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Intrauterine Fetal Decapitation Secondary to Amniotic Band Sequence: A Case Report.” The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 50, No. 3, pp. e129–e131, 2016.
  • Proffitt E, Meng S. “Intubation Barotrauma and/or CPR Causing Tension Pneumoperitoneum.” Delaware Medical Journal, Vol. 88, No.7, pp. 218-220, 2016.
  • Proffitt E, Khasat V, Daugherty R, Gheyi V. “Peritoneal fat containing inguinal hernia with fat infarction mimicking an enlarging scrotal mass.” Delaware Medical Journal, Vol. 89, No.8, pp. 248-251, 2017.

ABSTRACTS/POSTERS

  • Proffitt EK, Phillips M, DeMauro C, et al. Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Intrauterine Fetal Decapitation Secondary to Amniotic Band Sequence: A Case Report. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2016; 50(3): 129-131.
  • Ward KR, Tiba MH, Holbert HW, Proffitt EK, et al. Comparison of a New Hemostatic Agent to Current Combat Hemostatic Agents in a Swine Model of Lethal Extremity Arterial Hemorrhage. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007; 14(5): Supplement 1, 61.
  • Ward KR, Tiba MH, Proffitt EK, et al. Noninvasive Measurement of Central Venous Pressure. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007; 14(5): Supplement 1, 181-182.
  • Ward KR, Tiba MH, Holbert WH, Proffitt EK, et al. A Novel Oxygen Debt and Organ Oxygenation Model of Traumatic Shock for Testing Resuscitation Therapies. 2007; Advanced Technology Application for Combat Casualty Care (ATACCC) Poster
    Presentation: Tampa, Florida.
  • Ward KR, Tiba MH, Holbert WH, Proffitt EK, et al. A Novel Mineral-Based Hemostatic Agent. 2007; Advanced Technology Application for Combat Casualty Care (ATACCC) Poster Presentation: Tampa, Florida.
  • Tiba MH, Proffitt EK, Barbee RW, et al. Noninvasive Bioimpedance Base for Central Venous Pressure Measurement. 2005; Advanced Technology Application for Combat Casualty Care (ATACCC) Poster Presentation: St. Pete, Florida.

ALTERNATIVE MEDIA

  • Proffitt E, Daugherty R, DeMauro C. Placental chorangioma induced neonatal congestive heart failure. Case in Point 2017. Accessed July 5 2017.
  • Proffitt E, Gheyi V. Hibernoma. Case in Point 2016. Accessed July 5 2017.
  • Lean Six Sigma project reducing the use of oral contrast in abdominal CT ordered by the
    emergency department.

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