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Terry W. Rice, MD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Clinical Medical Director, Emergency Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1984 University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, MD, Magna cum Laude, Medicine
1980 University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, BA, High Honors, Biology

Postgraduate Training

1984-1988 Clinical Residency, Internal Medicine, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, GA
1983 Clinical Residency, Anatomical Pathology, University of Edinburgh School of Medicine, Edinburgh, Scotland

Board Certifications

5/2002 American Board of Internal Medicine

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 6/2008-8/2010
Assistant Professor, Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 10/2006-6/2008
Clinical Instructor, Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 5/2003-10/2006

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Emergency Plan Officer, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2012-present
Clinical Medical Director ad interim, Mobile Procedure Team, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2012-2013
Clinical Medical Director, Emergency Center, Department of General Internal Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 6/2009-8/2010
Deputy Medical Director, Emergency Center, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX, 10/2006-6/2008
Medical Director, Concourse Health Center at Delta Airlines, Atlanta, GA, 8/2000-10/2001
Medical Director, Fayette Urgent Care, Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, GA, 9/1992-10/2001

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Core Development Team Lead, Spinal Cord Compression Management in Cancer Patients, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2013-present

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Inpatient Operations Steering Committee, 2014-present
Member, Acute Care Services Steering Committee, 2013-present
Member, Clinical Observation Services Committee, 2013-present
Member, Transfusion Process Improvement, 2013-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Bazerbashi H, Merriman K, Toale Katy, Chaftari P, Cruz-Carreras MT, Henderson J, Yeung SJ, Rice TW. Low Tissue Oxygen Saturation at Emergency Center Triage is Predictive of Intensive Care Unit Admission. Journal of Critical Care, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.05.006, 5/2014.
2. Viets-Upchurch J, Silvstre J, Rice TW, Brock PA, Todd K. Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression: A Review. Emergency Medicine 46(1):10-18, 1/2014.
3. Hanzelka KM, Yeung SC, Chisholm G, Merriman KW, Gaeta S, Malik I, Rice TW. Implementation of Modified Early Goal Directed Therapy for Sepsis in the Emergency Center of a Comprehensive Cancer Center. Support Care Cancer 21(3):727-34, 3/2013. PMID: 22956191.
4. Lumsden AB, Rice TW, Chen C, Zhou W, Lin PH, Bray P, Morrisett J, Nambi V, Ballantyne C. Peripheral arterial occlusive disease: magnetic resonance imaging and the role of aggressive medical management. World J Surg 31(4):695-704, 4/2007. PMID: 17345122.
5. Rice TW, Lumsden AB. Optimal medical management of peripheral arterial disease. Vasc Endovascular Surg 40(4):312-27, Aug-Sep, 8/2006. PMID: 16959725.
6. Lumsden AB, Rice TW. Medical management of peripheral arterial disease: a therapeutic algorithm. J Endovasc Ther 13 Suppl 2:II19-29, 2/2006. PMID: 16511954.

Abstracts

1. Silvestre J, Viets-Upchurch J, Rice TW, Todd KH. Improving management of malignant spinal cord compression in the emergency center. International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, 4/2014.
2. Terry Rice. What is the prognostic value of ST02 at triage?. CHEST 2013 Annual Meeting, Chicago, 10/2013.
3. Hadil Bazerbashi, Kelly Merriman MPH, PhD, Katy Toale, Patrick Chaftari MD, Jerry Henderson MD, Maria Teresa Cruz Carreras MD, Terry Rice MD. Does measurement of soft tissue oxygen saturation at triage have a unique value?. DoIM Research Retreat, 6/2013.
4. Rice TW, Hanzelka K, Yeung S-C, Chisholm G, Palla S. Implementation of Early Goal Directed Therapy in the Emergency Center at a Cancer Institution. International Symposium MASCC/ISOO 2011, Athens, Greece, 6/2011.
5. Rice TW, Hanzelka K. Implementation of Early Goal Directed Therapy in a Cancer Center Emergency Room. International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 4/2011.
6. Rice TW, Hanzelka K. Improving communication in the emergency center. International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 4/2011.
7. Rice TW. Early Goal-Directed Therapy in Sepsis. UT CS&E Building Bridges Conference, Austin, TX, 10/2010.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: HIV Testing at MD Andersonís Emergency Center and Medical Oncology Program at LBJ; implementation of routine testing for HIV at MD Andersonís Emergency Center and Medical Oncology Program at LBJ
Funding Source: Gilead Sciences Inc.
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 1/2014 - present

Last updated: 8/22/2014