Mahshid Abir, M.D., M.Sc.

Assistant Professor
Medical SchoolEmergency MedicineAdult


Dr. Abir’s research focuses on evaluating the continuum of acute care delivery in the United States, including pre-hospital, emergency, inpatient, and ambulatory care, with an emphasis on addressing policy-related questions pertaining to utilization, quality, efficiency, outcomes, and costs of acute care delivery in these settings. She also has expertise in various aspects of disaster preparedness and response, including the development of tools to evaluate community disaster preparedness and to measure hospital and healthcare coalition surge capacity in response to mass casualty incidents. She also has significant experience with community-based participatory research (CBPR). Dr. Abir directs the U-M Acute Care Research Unit (ACRU).

  • M.D., University of Cincinnati
  • M.Sc., Health and Health Services Research, University of Michigan
  • B.S., Cell & Molecular Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

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