Maria Pelucio

Title(s)Clinical Professor, Emergency Medical Services
SchoolVc-health Sciences-schools
Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Dr. Maria Pelucio is originally from Pittsburgh, PA. She completed her undergraduate education in anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh, and medical school at Boston University. She then trained in emergency medicine at George Washington/ Georgetown in Washington, DC, and served as chief resident.
    Dr. Pelucio worked as clinical faculty for 25 years at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC and was a full professor in Emergency Medicine at UNC Chapel Hill before relocating to UCSD. She was director of medical student education at Carolinas for five years.
    During medical school and residency training, Dr. Pelucio served on several medical missions in Africa and Central America. While at Carolinas, her work has focused on violence prevention. She developed the first hospital-based advocacy agency for domestic violence in Charlotte, as well as successful screening and intervention programs for youth violence and human trafficking. She has lectured locally and nationally on domestic violence, strangulation, and gun violence. Most recently, she was a awarded a North Carolina Governors Crime Commission Grant for a Non-Fatal Strangulation Domestic Violence Initiative.
    Dr. Pelucio is very excited to join the faculty at UCSD. Her passion in teaching remains strong, and she continually finds energy and rewards in working with residents and medical students each day.
    Personally, Dr. Pelucio is married and has three children. In her free time, she enjoys biking, yoga, snow skiing, and travel.

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    1. Dissemination Strategies of a Nonfatal Strangulation Program: Success of an Interagency Initiative. J Emerg Med. 2022 09; 63(3):426-454. Pelucio MT, Salzman J, Dragoo D. PMID: 36104269.
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    2. Case Report of a Man with Right Eye Pain and Double Vision. J Educ Teach Emerg Med. 2022 Jan; 7(1):V22-V25. Kahl N, Pelucio M. PMID: 37483404; PMCID: PMC10358874.
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    3. Fatal pancreatitis as a complication of therapy for HIV infection. J Emerg Med. 1995 Sep-Oct; 13(5):633-7. Pelucio MT, Rothenhaus T, Smith M, Ward DJ. PMID: 8530781.
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