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Charlotte, Houston, and Milwaukee Prehospital EMS Research Node Center (CHaMP E-RNC)

CHaMP’s overall goal is to conduct innovative and relevant pediatric prehospital research.

CHaMP is a node of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). CHaMP is composed of three diverse EMS agencies, located in Charlotte, N.C.; Milwaukee, Wis.; and Houston, Texas. By collaborating with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies and first responders in three distinct areas of the nation, CHaMP guarantees that its focus and objectives maintain relevance and importance in an area of medicine where every second counts.  

The CHaMP investigators are dedicated to conducting research to optimize medical care for children in the prehospital setting.  Together, investigators and health care providers aim to deliver studies, training, and education in pediatric emergency medicine. CHaMP is also developing online research education as well as promising opportunities and science through its Facebook page.

This website is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), as part of an award totaling $2,950,000 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.

CHaMP’s Emergency Medical Services Affiliates