Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine; Director of Operations, Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Fellowship Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Director of Education, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Dr. Langhan is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, and Director of the fellowship program in pediatric EM. Early research focused on the use of bedside technology, including capnography, spirometry and bedside ultrasonography to improve the safety of ED care. Current work focuses on capnography, assessing its use to monitor ventilation in patients with acute asthma exacerbations, altered mental status, procedural sedation and endotracheal intubation. She now focuses on D&I research related to capnography, including studying barriers and facilitators to its implementation into acute care settings. Melissa also is engaged in both local and multicenter collaborative research in medical education. She serves on the Subspecialty Pediatric Investigative Network and the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Directors Committee.