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Christian Dameff

Title(s)Assistant Professor In Residence, Emergency Medical Services
SchoolHealth Sciences
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    University of California San Diego, San Diego, CAFellowship06/2019Clinical Informatics
    Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZResidency06/2017Emergency Medicine
    University of Arizona, Phoenix, AZMD05/2014Medicine
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZMS05/2010Physiology
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZBA05/2009Philosophy

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    Dr. Christian Dameff is an Emergency Physician, Clinical Informaticist, and researcher. Published clinical works include post cardiac arrest care including therapeutic hypothermia, novel drug targets for acute myocardial infarction patients, ventricular fibrillation waveform analysis, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) quality and optimization, dispatch assisted CPR, teletoxicology, clinical applications of wearables, and electronic health records.

    Dr. Dameff is also a hacker and security researcher interested in the intersection of healthcare, patient safety, and cybersecurity. He has spoken at some of the world’s most prominent hacker forums including DEFCON, RSA, Blackhat, Derbycon, BSides: Las Vegas, and is one of the cofounders of the CyberMed Summit, a novel multidisciplinary conference with emphasis on medical device and infrastructure cybersecurity. Published cybersecurity topics include hacking 911 systems, HL7 messaging vulnerabilities, and malware.

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    1. Dameff C, Pfeffer MA, Longhurst CA. Cybersecurity implications for hospital quality. Health Serv Res. 2019 Oct; 54(5):969-970. PMID: 31506957.
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    2. Goebel M, Dameff C, Tully J. Hacking 9-1-1: Infrastructure Vulnerabilities and Attack Vectors. J Med Internet Res. 2019 Jul 09; 21(7):e14383. PMID: 31290401.
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    3. Dameff C, Clay B, Longhurst CA. Challenges of Personal Health Records-Reply. JAMA. 2019 06 18; 321(23):2369. PMID: 31211343.
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    4. Dameff C, Clay B, Longhurst CA. Personal Health Records: More Promising in the Smartphone Era? JAMA. 2019 Jan 29; 321(4):339-340. PMID: 30633300.
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    5. Dameff CJ, Selzer JA, Fisher J, Killeen JP, Tully JL. Clinical Cybersecurity Training Through Novel High-Fidelity Simulations. J Emerg Med. 2019 02; 56(2):233-238. PMID: 30553562.
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    6. Tully J, Jarrett M, Savage S, Corman J, Dameff C. Digital Defenses for Hacked Hearts: Why Software Patching Can Save Lives. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 07 03; 72(1):126-127. PMID: 29957225.
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    7. Fukushima H, Panczyk M, Hu C, Dameff C, Chikani V, Vadeboncoeur T, Spaite DW, Bobrow BJ. Description of Abnormal Breathing Is Associated With Improved Outcomes and Delayed Telephone Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Instructions. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Aug 29; 6(9). PMID: 28851728.
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    8. Fukushima H, Panczyk M, Spaite DW, Chikani V, Dameff C, Hu C, Birkenes TS, Myklebust H, Sutter J, Langlais B, Wu Z, Bobrow BJ. Barriers to telephone cardiopulmonary resuscitation in public and residential locations. Resuscitation. 2016 12; 109:116-120. PMID: 27521469.
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    9. Skolnik AB, Chai PR, Dameff C, Gerkin R, Monas J, Padilla-Jones A, Curry S. Teletoxicology: Patient Assessment Using Wearable Audiovisual Streaming Technology. J Med Toxicol. 2016 12; 12(4):358-364. PMID: 27381429.
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    10. Bobrow BJ, Spaite DW, Vadeboncoeur TF, Hu C, Mullins T, Tormala W, Dameff C, Gallagher J, Smith G, Panczyk M. Implementation of a Regional Telephone Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Program and Outcomes After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 06 01; 1(3):294-302. PMID: 27438108.
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    11. Sutter J, Panczyk M, Spaite DW, Ferrer JM, Roosa J, Dameff C, Langlais B, Murphy RA, Bobrow BJ. Telephone CPR Instructions in Emergency Dispatch Systems: Qualitative Survey of 911 Call Centers. West J Emerg Med. 2015 Sep; 16(5):736-42. PMID: 26587099.
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    12. Crowe C, Bobrow BJ, Vadeboncoeur TF, Dameff C, Stolz U, Silver A, Roosa J, Page R, LoVecchio F, Spaite DW. Measuring and improving cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality inside the emergency department. Resuscitation. 2015 Aug; 93:8-13. PMID: 25963706.
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    13. Tully J, Dameff C, Kaib S, Moffitt M. Recording medical students' encounters with standardized patients using Google Glass: providing end-of-life clinical education. Acad Med. 2015 Mar; 90(3):314-6. PMID: 25551855.
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    14. Hamann D, Mortensen WS, Hamann CR, Smith A, Martino B, Dameff C, Tully J, Kim J, Torres A. Experiences in adoption of teledermatology in Mohs micrographic surgery: using smartglasses for intraoperative consultation and defect triage. Surg Innov. 2014 Dec; 21(6):653-4. PMID: 25389145.
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    15. Wu TS, Dameff CJ, Tully JL. Ultrasound-guided central venous access using Google Glass. J Emerg Med. 2014 Dec; 47(6):668-75. PMID: 25281180.
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    16. Dameff C, Vadeboncoeur T, Tully J, Panczyk M, Dunham A, Murphy R, Stolz U, Chikani V, Spaite D, Bobrow B. A standardized template for measuring and reporting telephone pre-arrival cardiopulmonary resuscitation instructions. Resuscitation. 2014 Jul; 85(7):869-73. PMID: 24614186.
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    17. Dokken BB, Piermarini CV, Teachey MK, Gura MT, Dameff CJ, Heller BD, Krate J, Ashgar AM, Querin L, Mitchell JL, Hilwig RW, Kern KB. Glucagon-like peptide-1 preserves coronary microvascular endothelial function after cardiac arrest and resuscitation: potential antioxidant effects. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Feb 15; 304(4):H538-46. PMID: 23241323.
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    18. Indik JH, Allen D, Gura M, Dameff C, Hilwig RW, Kern KB. Utility of the ventricular fibrillation waveform to predict a return of spontaneous circulation and distinguish acute from post myocardial infarction or normal Swine in ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Jun; 4(3):337-43. PMID: 21493961.
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