Emergency Medicine

Mark A. Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP


Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine

Contact Information

Email: mark-graber@uiowa.edu


BS, Biology, College of William and Mary
MD, Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Flex Internship, Mary Imogene Basset Hospital
Family Practice, University of Iowa
Masters of Science in Healthcare Ethics, Creighton University

Licensure and Certifications

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified
Advanced Pediatric Life Support Certified
Advanced Trauma Life Support Certified
Medical License State of Iowa
Medical License State of New York
Medical License State of Wyoming
Family Practice

All Publications

Graber M, Wilbur J.  Family Practice Examination and Board Review.  3rd edition. 2012  October.

Graber M, Panko C, Buresh C.  International Medical Student Rotations: Ethical and Emotional Dilemmas.  Journal of Global Health Perspectives.  2012. 

Graber M, Graber A.  Internet Crowdsourcing and Research Ethics-the Case for IRB Review. Journal of Medical Ethics. .  2012. 

Graber M.  The overlapping roles of the Rural Doctor.  Virtual Mentor (AMA Ethics Journal).  2011. 

Graber M, Dachs  R, Darby-Stewart  A.  Is telmisartan effective for stroke prevention? .  2009 November 15. 80(10):1042.

Graber M, Dachs  R, Darby-Stewart  A.  Is the San Francisco syncope rule reliable?.  2009 September 15. 80(6):558.

Dachs  R, Graber M, Darby-Stewart  A.  Sample Medications and Overall Prescription Costs.  2009 May 15. 79(10).

Katz  D, Graber M, Birrer  E, Lounsbury  P, Baldwin  A, Hillis  S, Christensen  A.  Health beliefs toward cardiovascular risk reduction in patients admitted to chest pain observation units.  2009 May. 16(5):379-87.

Graber M, Dachs  R, Darby-Stewart  A.  Acyclovir or Steroids as Pharmacologic Treatment of Bell Palsy.  2009 March 15. 79(6).

Graber M, McAnelly  J, Denning  G.  Legal considerations contribute significantly to follow-up recommendations by emergency medicine physicians.  2009. 

Graber  A, Graber M.  Wetware, game theory, and the golden rule.  Am J Bioeth.  2008 May. 8(5):30-1.

Graber M, Randles  B, Ely  J, Monnahan  J.  Answering clinical questions in the ED.  Am J Emerg Med.  2008 February. 26(2):114-7.

Ahmed  A, Graber M.  Dyspnea in the Emergency Department.  2008. 

Graber M, Wilbur  J.  Family Practice Examination and Board Review.  2. McGraw-Hill, Philadelphia ;  2008.

Graber M, Easton-Carr  R.  Poverty and pain: Ethics and the Lack of Opioid Pain Medications in Fixed-Price, Low-Cost Prescription Plans.  2008. 

Graber M, Easton  R, Monnahan  J.  Defining the scope of implied consent in the Emergency Department.  Am J Bioeth.  2007 December. 7(12):35-8.

Graber M, Easton  R.  Response to open peer commentaries on ‘Defining the scope of implied consent in the emergency department’ .  Am J Bioeth.  2007 December. 7(12):3-4.

Graber M, Randles  B, Monahan  J, Ely  J, Jennissen  C, Peters  B, Anderson  D.  What questions about patient care do physicians have during and after patient contact in the ED? The taxonomy of gaps in physician knowledge.  Emerg Med J.  2007 October. 24(10):703-6.

Graber M.  Identifying and treating the methamphetamine abuser.  2007. 39(12).

van Zuuren  E, Graber M, Gupta  A, Gover  M, Hollis  S.  Systematic review of rosacea treatments.  J Am Acad Dermatol.  2007 January. 56(1):107-15.

Graber M.  Can I have that drug I saw on TV? Justice, cost-effectiveness, and the ethics of prescribing.  JAAPA.  2006 July. 19(7):48-9.

Graber M, Jones  J, Wilbur  J.  The Family Practice Handbook.  5. Elsevier ;  2006  May.

Graber M.  Glanders and Melioidosis.  Mosby, Philadelphia .  2006. 

Graber M, Hartz  A, James  P, Nugent  A, Green  M.  An alternative method of determining standard of care in alleged cases of malpractice.  J Am Board Fam Pract.  2005 December. 18(6):453-8.

Graber M, Fong-Tansey J.  Autonomy, Consent and Limiting Health Care Costs.  J Med Ethics.  2005 July. 31(7):424-6.

Graber M, Wyatt  C, Kasparek  L, Xu  Y.  Does simulator training for medical students change patient opinions and attitudes toward medical student procedures in the emergency department? .  2005 July. 12(7):635-9.

Graber M, van Zuuren  E.  The rigor of trials evaluating rosacea treatments.  2005 March. 75(3):13-6, 33-6.

Graber M, Hughes  J.  The case of Mr. Li, Virtual Mentor.  2005.  Available from: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/15098.html

Graber M, Ely  , Dawson  J.  The non-random occurrence of visits to the emergency department.  2005. 

Graber M, Waack  K, Ernst  M.  Informational content of official pharmaceutical industry web sites about treatments for erectile dysfunction.  2004 December. 38(12):2029-34.

Graber M, Ely  J, Dawson  J.  The non-random occurrence of visits to the emergency department.  2004 October. 

Graber M, Wyatt  C, Kasparek  L, Xu  Y.  Does simulator training for medical students change patient opinions and attitudes towards medical student procedures in the emergency department? .  2004 September 10. 

Graber M, Wilbur  J, Kukoyi  L, House  H.  Family Practice Examination and Board Review.  1. McGraw-Hill, Philadelphia ;  2004.

Graber M, van Zuuren  E, Hollis  S, Chaudhry  M, Gupta  A.  Interventions for rosacea (Cochrane Review).  Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  2004. 

Graber M, Pierre  J, Charlton  M.  Patient opinions and attitudes toward medical student procedures in the emergency department.  2003 December. 10(12):1329-33.

House  H, Graber M, Scheckel  S.  Preparation of emergency departments for biologic or chemical attacks.  2003 November. 

Graber M, VanScoy  D.  How well does decision-support software perform in the emergency department?.  2003 September. 20(5):426-8.

Graber M, Armstrong J.  B-natriuretic peptide in the management of heart failure.  JAAPA.  2003 June. 16:35-39.

Graber M.  Surf's up! Protecting the privacy of health information on the Internet: we need new privacy laws and better encryption of information.  Western Journal of Medicine.  2002 March. 176(2):79-81.

Graber M, D’Alessandro  D, Johnson-West  J.  Is the reading level of privacy policies on Internet Health Websites too high for most users?.  Journal of Family Practice.  2002. 51:642-45 .

Graber M, Weckmann  M.  Pharmaceutical company internet sites as sources of information about antidepressant medications.  2002. 16(6):419-23.

Graber M.  Unusual seizure presentations.  2002. 5(44).

Graber M, Scheckel S.  Chest Pain; An evidence based approach.  2001. 4(28).

Graber M.  Is it ethical to lie to secure hospital admission?.  Western Journal of Medicine.  2001. 175(2).

Graber M.  Minor head trauma in children and athletes.  2001. 10(14).

Graber M, Lanternier  M.  The Family Practice Handbook.  4. Mosby, St. Louis;  2001.

Graber M.  Traumatic Brain injury.  Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia.  2001. 

Graber M, Ammache  Z, Davis  P.  Idiopathic stabbing headache associated with monocular visual loss.  2000. 57:745-6.

Graber M.  Recurrent Infections .  Saunders.  2000. 

Graber M, Bergus G.  The effect of a patient’s psychiatric history on physician’s estimation of the probability of disease.  Journal of General Internal Medicine.  2000. 15(3):204-6.

Graber M, Hartz  A, Jogerst  G.  Falsification of admission diagnoses in order to admit the rehabilitated elderly.  2000 January. 

Graber M.  Rejoice and help patients get the best from the Web.  Western Journal of Medicine.  1999 December. 117(5):305.

Graber M, Bergus  G, York  C.  Using the World Wide Web to answer clinical questions: How efficient are different methods of information retrieval? .  Journal of Family Practice.  1999 July. 48(7):520-24.

Graber M, Ely  J, Clarke  S, Kurtz  S, Weir .  Informed consent is an unnecessary barrier to the early use of pain medication in patients with abdominal pain.  American Journal of Emergency Medicine.  1999 March. 17(2):133-36 .

Graber M, Kathol  M.  Interpreting cervical spine radiography.  American Family Physician.  1999 January 15. 59(2):331-42 .

Ernst  M, Graber M.  Methylxanthine use in anaphylaxis: What does the evidence tell us? .  1999. 33(9):1001-1004.

Graber M, Roller  C, Kaeble  B.  Readability levels of patient education material on the World Wide Web.  Journal of Family Practice.  1999 January. 48(1):58-61 .

Graber M.  Acute abdominal pain: part 2: when an operation is necessary.  1998 March. 3(12).

Graber M, Bergus  G.  The effect of a patient’s psychiatric history on physicians’ estimation of the probability of disease.  1998. 

Graber M, D’Alessandro  D, D’Allessandro  M, Bergus  G, Levy  B, Ostrem  S.  Usage analysis of a comprehensive medical resource on the Internet.  1998. 28:581-88.

Graber M, Levy  B.  Respiratory syncytial virus infections in infants and young children.  Journal of Family Practice.  1997 December. 45(6):473-481.

Salluzo  R, Bartfield  J, Freed  H, Graber M, Peters  T.  Attitudes of emergency department patients towards HIV-infected health care workers.  American Journal of Emergency Medicine.  1997 March. 15(2):141-44.

Graber M, Toth  P, Herting  R.  The Family Practice Handbook.  3. Mosby-Yearbook, St. Louis;  1997.

Graber M, Ely  J, Berbaum  K, Bergus  G, Thompson  B, Levy  B, Evans  E, Bedell  D, Fick  D.  Diagnosing left lower lobe pneumonia; usefulness of ‘spine signs’ on lateral chest radiographs.  Journal of Family Practice.  1996 September. 43(3).

Graber M, Levy  B, Weir  R, Oppliger  R.  Patients’ views about physician participation in assisted suicide and euthanasia.  Journal of General Internal Medicine.  1996 February. 11(2):71-76.

Graber M, Gjerde  C, Bergus  G, Ely  J.  Unofficial patient files and inter-institutional information transfer in emergency medicine in Iowa.  American Journal of Emergency Medicine.  1995 September. 13(5):509-511.

Graber M, Hoehns  B, Perry  P.  Sertraline-phenylzine drug interaction: a serotonin syndrome reaction.  1994 June. 28(6):732-735.

Graber M, Allen  R, Levy  B.  The Family Practice Handbook.  2. Mosby-Yearbook;  1994.

Graber M, Freed  H.  Polyglandular Autoimmune syndrome - a cause of multiple and sequential endocrine failures.  American Journal of Emergency Medicine.  1992 March. 10(2):130-2.

Graber M, Graber  A.  Black, White or Green: ”Race”, Gender and Avatars within the Therapeutic Space. 

Graber M.  Concordance among emergency physicians when judging drug seeking behavior . 

Graber M.  Deriving a functional definition of Drug Seeking. 

Graber M.  Game Theory and Drug Seeking: A no win situation. 

Graber M, Graber  A.  Get your paws off my pixels; do avatars have a right to bodily integrity.  Journal of Internet Medical Research. 

Graber M, McAnelly  J, Denning  G.  Legal considerations contribute significantly to follow-up recommendations by emergency medicine physicians. 

Date Last Modified: 12/02/2014 - 12:11:09