Departments: Family and Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Professor
Divisions: Pediatric Critical Care, Public Health
Academic Office Information
Dr. Mann is a tenured Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Director for Research at the Intermountain Injury Control Research Center. Dr. Mann received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas in Preventive Medicine and has a Masters Degree from the University of Utah in Public Health/Epidemiology. Dr. Mann also completed a graduate certificate in Health Services Administration.
Prior to his current position, Dr. Mann served as faculty at Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU) working within the Department of Emergency Medicine as the Director of Health Services Research. During his tenure at OHSU, he and Dr. Richard Mullins hosted the Skamania Conference, instigated to assess the efficacy of trauma system development in improving trauma patient outcomes.
Dr. Mann has published 90+ peer-reviewed research articles dealing with traumatic injuries to children, trauma system evaluation, cardiac and trauma resuscitation and the role of emergency medical services in health care. Dr. Mann has special expertise in nonparametric statistics and small sample analysis. He has published methodological papers dealing with the specification of risk adjusted log odds using injury data, improving diagnostic accuracy by pooling test findings and design issues associated with multi-site community trials with continual data collection.
Dr. Mann has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on 50 federal, state, foundation or industry grants. He has conducted several randomized, controlled community trials dealing with cardiac resuscitation, acute coronary disease education and paramedic training. Currently, Dr. Mann currently serves as the Principal Investigator for the NEMSIS Technical Assistance Center. Dr. Mann also currently serves on several national committees including the Basic Life Support Subcommittee for the American Heart Association, Chair of the Advisory Council for the National Trauma Registry Standardization Project and guest member of the Trauma Systems Consultation Committee for the American College of Surgeons.