California — PECARN

Pediatric Research in Injuries and Medical Emergencies (PRIME)

Sept. 1, 2001 - Aug. 31, 2027

Grant Number
U0300001 (old #: U03MC00001)
Project Overview
1) Enhance our comprehensive scientific process to generate innovative, high-priority research proposals and continue to obtain extramural funding.
2) Conduct studies with rigor, leveraging our substantial research infrastructure and experience.
3) Elevate equity as a strategic priority in our research to reduce PEC disparities in marginalized communities.
4) Generate and facilitate outstanding prehospital research through robust collaboration with EMS partners.
5) Translate evidence into EMSC practice through knowledge translation research and dissemination of PECARN research findings to EMS, general and pediatric EDs, hospital providers and patients and the community.
6) Cultivate new and sustain ongoing PEC researchers and improve workforce diversity through strong local, national, and international mentorship.
Sacramento Fire Department - PRIME
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - PRIME
The University of California, Davis - PRIME
University of Utah
Main Contact
Award Amount


Name Role(s) Phone Email
Nathan Kuppermann, MD, MPH
  • Principal Investigator
(916) 734-1535
Leah Tzimenatos, MD
  • HEDA Principal Investigator
(916) 734-5010