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Ryan C. Arnold, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Dr. Ryan Arnold is currently an emergency medicine physician for Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital in Solvang, California. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 2004 and completed his residency and fellowships at Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center in New Jersey. He has practiced emergency medicine in community and academic settings.

Dr. Arnold began his career as an emergency physician and clinical researcher at Cooper University Hospital. He then became the Director of Research in Emergency Medicine at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware. There he participated in over 60 different research projects, which included several multi-center clinical trials and investigator-initiated studies. Following that, Dr. Arnold was an emergency physician and Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine Hahnemann University Hospital; Drexel College of Medicine.

For many years, Dr. Arnold has focused his primary investigative efforts on several key aspects of the care of the sepsis patient, from novel diagnostic biomarkers and risk-stratification of sepsis, to clinical trials investigating the effectiveness of resuscitation protocols and novel therapeutic agents. He has participated as both principal and co-investigator in multiple prospective clinical trials with both NIH-funded and industry-supported investigations. Throughout his years as a clinical researcher, Dr. Arnold has served as a peer reviewer for several scientific journals, and is experienced in leading successful guideline development, health care consensus, and quality care initiatives.