University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Mariah McNamara, M.D., M.P.H.

Mariah McNamara, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor
Division of Emergency Medicine
Department of Surgery

Contact Information
Office Location:
Given Box 236, Burlington, VT 05405


M.D., University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2002)
Resident in Emergency Medicine, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General Hospitals, Boston, MA (2002 - 2006)
Fellow in Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (2006 - 2008)
M.P.H. in International Health, Harvard University, School of Public Health, Boston, MA (2008)

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2012- -present
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA. 2008 - 2012
Instructor, Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. 2006 - 2008
Clinical Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. 2002 - 2006

Awards and Honors

Courage in Emergency Medicine Award, 2010
UMass Emergency Medicine Residency

Maryanne Povinelli Humanism in Medicine Award, 2005
Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency

Durwood J. Smith Award for excellence in Pharmacology, 2002
University of Vermont College of Medicine


Almeida K, Johnson RM, McNamara M, Gupta J. Peer violence perpetration among urban adolescents: Dispelling the myth of the violent immigrant. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011;26(13):2658-80.

Broach J, McNamara M, Harrison K. Ambulatory Care by Disaster Responders in the Tent Camps of Port-au-Prince Haiti, January 2010. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 2010;4(2):116-21.

McNamara M, Ahn R, Burke TF. Non-physicians performing caesarean sections: a review. British Journal of Midwifery, June 2009 17(6)389-392.

Kabrhel K, Matts C, McNamara M, Katz J, Ptak T. A Highly Sensitive ELISA D-dimer Increases Testing but Not Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism. Acad Emerg Med. 2006 13: 519-524.