Dr. Perman is an emergency physician scientist with specialized training in resuscitation science. She is committed to a research career understanding the complexities of decision making post-cardiac arrest, why guidelines are not adhered to and devising strategies to minimize differences in outcomes for women who suffer cardiac arrest. She is actively engaged in supporting clinical initiatives in acute critical care in the emergency department as well as resident education in cardiac arrest. Dr. Perman’s research is focused on sex and gender influences in post-arrest care and decision-making. She continues to publish in the areas of therapeutic hypothermia/targeted temperature management implementation, sex differences in outcomes and neuroprognostication after cardiac arrest. Dr. Perman is a member of the Adult Research Task Force for the AHA Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Registry where she collaborates with national leaders in cardiac arrest and post-cardiac arrest care.