K. Sophia Dyer, MD

Professor, Emergency Medicine

K. Dyer


Kathryn Sophia Dyer, MD, is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. After completing her fellowship at Children’s Hosptial, she started as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the university before being promoted. For her graduate performance she has won awards for academic excellence and multiple certificates of appreciation for her work at hepatitis clinics and in the aftermath of the Boston Bombing. She is currently licensed by the American Heart Association in basic life support, advanced cardiovascular life support, and pediatric advanced life support.


  • Boston University School of Medicine, MD
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, BS


  • Published on 1/4/2022

    Staats K, Counts CR, Dyer KS, Stemerman R, Braithwaite S, Luke A, Mercer MP. Characteristics and Experiences of Women Physicians and Professionals in NAEMSP. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2022 Sep-Oct; 26(5):689-699. PMID: 34644240.

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  • Published on 12/1/2021

    Boyle TP, Liu J, Dyer KS, Nadkarni VM, Camargo CA, Feldman JA. Pilot Paramedic Survey of Benefits, Risks, and Strategies for Pediatric Prehospital Telemedicine. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2021 Dec 01; 37(12):e1499-e1502. PMID: 33170566.

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  • Published on 9/1/2021

    Breslow RG, Collins JE, Troyanos C, Cohen MC, D'Hemecourt P, Dyer KS, Baggish A. Exertional Heat Stroke at the Boston Marathon: Demographics and the Environment. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2021 09 01; 53(9):1818-1825. PMID: 33756522.

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  • Published on 1/1/2021

    Tseng D, d'Hemecourt P, Baggish AL, Troyanos C, Liu JH, Breaud AH, Dyer KS. Qualitative Assessment of a Medical Protocols Mobile Application at the Boston Marathon 2016. Clin J Sport Med. 2021 Jan; 31(1):e8-e14. PMID: 30589746.

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  • Published on 10/26/2018

    Hanchate AD, Dyer KS, Paasche-Orlow MK, Banerjee S, Baker WE, Lin M, Xue WD, Feldman J. Disparities in Emergency Department Visits Among Collocated Racial/Ethnic Medicare Enrollees. Ann Emerg Med. 2019 03; 73(3):225-235. PMID: 30798793.

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  • Published on 5/27/2017

    Hanchate AD, Paasche-Orlow MK, Dyer KS, Baker WE, Feng C, Feldman J. Geographic Variation in Use of Ambulance Transport to the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Oct; 70(4):533-543.e7. PMID: 28559039.

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  • Published on 2/6/2017

    Weiner SG, Mitchell PM, Temin ES, Langlois BK, Dyer KS. Use of Intranasal Naloxone by Basic Life Support Providers. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2017 May-Jun; 21(3):322-326. PMID: 28166446.

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  • Published on 4/28/2016

    Schwamm LH, Jaff MR, Dyer KS, Gonzalez RG, Huck AE. CASE RECORDS of the MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL. Case 13-2016. A 49-Year-Old Woman with Sudden Hemiplegia and Aphasia during a Transatlantic Flight. N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 28; 374(17):1671-80. PMID: 27119240.

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  • Published on 10/1/2015

    Kue RC, Dyer KS, Blansfield JS, Burke PA. Tourniquet use at the Boston Marathon. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Oct; 79(4):701-2. PMID: 26402550.

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  • Published on 4/2/2015

    Furin M, Eliseo LJ, Langlois B, Fernandez WG, Mitchell P, Dyer KS. Self-reported provider safety in an urban emergency medical system. West J Emerg Med. 2015 May; 16(3):459-64. PMID: 25987930.

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