Dr. Frank LoVecchio currently works as the Medical Director of Clinical Research at the College of Health Solutions at ASU. He also works as the Principal Investigator for the Infectious Disease Network (IDNet) studies, a group of Emergency Departments funded through the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to conduct Infectious Disease trials. These studies include MRSA, C-difficile, and cellulitis. He has served as Vice-Chair and Director of Research for the MIHS and University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine and has been an emergency medicine physician, medical toxicologist, and an addiction specialist for over 2 decades. He is board-certified in Addiction Medicine, Medical Toxicology, Medical Forensics and Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Lovecchio has extensive experience practically and clinically relating to emergency medicine and medical toxicology. He has received greater than a dozen research and teaching awards.
Lovecchio is the author of more than 200 peer review articles and has given lectures in over 20 countries.
Dr. Lovecchio has organized and participated in multiple international medical missions and has been honored locally and nationally as a Health Care Hero.
Dr. LoVecchio is also a site investigator on seven NIH grants awarded through the Emergency Medicine Network (EMNet), including grants for work on Influenza screening. Dr. LoVecchio is experienced in the conduct of research protocols in the emergency department. Currently, Dr. LoVecchio is performing research about drug development, drugs of abuse, COVID-19, infectious diseases, and environmental illness.