IrvineAssociate Professor
Co-Director Office of Global Health and International Emergency Medicine

Research and Clinical Interests
international emergency medicine education, tropical medicine, international public health, disaster response and refugee crisis


Biography

Dr. Scott Irvine is the Co-Director of the Office Global Health and the International Emergency Medicine Fellowship at the University of Alabama – Birmingham.  Dr. Irvine is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia and completed his Transition Year at Baptist Health System, Inc, Birmingham, AL, and his Emergency Medicine Residency at the University of Alabama – Birmingham.  He completed his Masters in Public Health from the University of Alabama and Birmingham.  His career in global health began during a medical mission trip to Nairobi, Kenya during his first year of medical school.  Over the last ten years he has worked tirelessly to deliver health care in resource limited settings.  Currently, he has projects in Western Kenya developing Emergency Care and West Africa training local providers in a district hospital.  Dr. Irvine also spends time teaching and mentoring medical students, residents and fellows.  When not working clinically or traveling, he enjoys running, competing in triathlons and spending time with his wife and three young kids.

Certifications

Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Graduate Certificate in Global Health

Selected Publications

Irvine SW, Devereaux RS, Wang HE. Postpartum Appendictis Manifesting as Umbilical Purulence: American Journal of Emergency Medicine - February 2010 (Vol. 28, Issue 2, Pages 262.e1-262.e3, DOI:10.1016/j.ajem.2009.06.016)

Scott W. Irvine, MD: Gastrointestinal Emergencies, CramEM, 1st Edition. 2012

Wayman, BS, Vander Noot, RM, & Irvine, SW. How Much Tropical Medicine Do I need and How Do I Access It?  Nuts and Bolts. 2015

Greene, C, Hamm, J & Irvine, SW. Before and After Travel – Vaccines and Travel Medications. Nuts and Bolts. 2015

Wayman B, Rodgers J, Vander Noot R, Irvine SW. Residency Rank List: Does Prior Global Health Exposure Affect the Match? West JEM. 2015 July. Vol 16(4): S29-30.

2011 Southeast Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Educational Conference, Destin, FL; “Is it Safe to Initiate Therapeutic Hypothermia after Bolus Dose Intravenous Thrombolytics in a Coding Patient?” (2011)

2012 ReSuscitation Science Symposium, CPR-O-Rama; “Bolus Dose tPA During Prolonged CPR in patient with Presumed Pulmonary Embolus.” (2012)

2013 Southeast Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Educational Conference, Destin, FL; “Introduction of UAB’s International Medicine Residency Track.” (2013)

2014 Southeast Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Educational Conference, Destin, FL; “Global Health Education: Residents Want More!” (2014)

 

Education

Medical School
Medical College of Georgia

Graduate
University of Alabama at Birmingham
MPH

Contact

Office Location
KB 204

Email
sirvine@uab.edu

Phone
205-996-5538