Nicholas Pettit, DO, Emergency Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana University Health University Hospital


Emergency Medicine Indianapolis, IN

Critical Care Medicine


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  • D.O./Ph.D. Emergency Medicine physician interested in critical care and the care of cancer patients in the emergency department.

Education & Training

  • Indiana University School of MedicineResidency, Emergency Medicine, 2016 - 2019
  • Clarian Methodist Hospital of IndianapolisResidency, Emergency Medicine, 2016 - 2019
  • Ohio University College of Osteopathic MedicineClass of 2016
  • Nationwide Children's HospitalPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Pediatric Oncology, 2011 - 2012
  • The Ohio State UniversityPh.D., Biochemistry, 2007 - 2011
  • Miami UniversityBS, Chemistry, Cum Laude, several scholarships, 2003 - 2007

Certifications & Licensure

  • IN State Medical License
    IN State License 2017 - 2021

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Sigma Sigma Phi National Honorary Fraternity Sigma Sigma Phi, 2013-2016
  • Medical Student Scholarship Academy of Medicine Education Foundation, 2015
  • Medical Student Travel Award Ohio University, 2013
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Grant Support

  • Research and Development of a Novel System to Produce Polysaccharide Conjugate VaccineNIH2009–2014
  • Biosynthesis of PolysaccharidesNIH2008–2013
  • Investigation on Oligosaccharides as Antimicrobial and PrebioticsNIH2008–2013


  • Peer Reviewer, Annals of Emergency Medicine 2016 - Present
  • Peer Reviewer, AAEM/RSA Academy of Emergency Medicine 2014 - 2016
  • Site Coordinator, AAEM/RSA Academy of Emergency Medicine 2014 - 2016
  • Communications Committee, AAEM/RSA Academy of Emergency Medicine 2014 - 2015
  • Communications/Publications Committee, ACOEP 2013 - 2014
  • Publications Committee, AAEM/RSA Academy of Emergency Medicine 2013 - 2014

Research History

  • Research AssistantClinical research in trauma and critical care .2 publications, several oral and poster presentations. Mentor: Dr. M. Shay O'Mara.2013 - 2016
  • Post doctoral fellowPost-doctoral level research in pediatric oncology. Worked on NCI funded grant known as Pediatric Preclinical Testing Program (PPTP, Mentor. Dr. Peter Houghton.2011 - 2012
  • Graduate Research AssistantBiochemistry/Microbiology/Chemistry bench research, graduate teaching assistant, assisted in writing 3 R01 grants as well as several small business grants, keynote publication in Nature Chemical Biology. Mentor: Dr. Peng George Wang.2007 - 2011
  • Undergraduate researcherOrganic chemistry bench research. Mentor: Dr. Richard Taylor.2004 - 2007

Hospital Affiliations