Christian Dameff

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Emergency Medical Services
SchoolVc-health Sciences-schools
Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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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. Impact of underlying malignancy on emergency department utilization and outcomes. Cancer Med. 2021 12; 10(24):9129-9138. Qian AS, Qiao EM, Nalawade V, Voora RS, Kotha NV, Dameff C, Coyne CJ, Murphy JD. PMID: 34821051; PMCID: PMC8683529.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Cybersecurity Challenges and the Academic Health Center: An Interactive Tabletop Simulation for Executives. Acad Med. 2021 06 01; 96(6):850-853. Maggio LA, Dameff C, Kanter SL, Woods B, Tully J. PMID: 33239532.
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    3. COVID-19 screening, testing and vaccination: Perceptions from emergency medicine residents and medical students. Am J Emerg Med. 2022 01; 51:418-419. Cronin AO, Coyne CJ, Castillo EM, Dameff C. PMID: 33810920; PMCID: PMC7981269.
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    4. The Implementation of an Emergency Medicine Telehealth System During a Pandemic. J Emerg Med. 2021 04; 60(4):548-553. Tresenriter M, Holdaway J, Killeen J, Chan T, Dameff C. PMID: 33423835; PMCID: PMC7789960.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    5. Deployment of artificial intelligence for radiographic diagnosis of COVID-19 pneumonia in the emergency department. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2020 Dec; 1(6):1459-1464. Carlile M, Hurt B, Hsiao A, Hogarth M, Longhurst CA, Dameff C. PMID: 33392549; PMCID: PMC7771783.
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    6. Leveraging Remote Research Associates During a Pandemic. West J Emerg Med. 2020 Jul 21; 21(5):1114-1117. Cronin AO, Carlile MA, Dameff CJ, Coyne CJ, Castillo EM. PMID: 32970563; PMCID: PMC7514379.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    7. Healthcare Challenges in the Era of Cybersecurity. Health Secur. 2020 May/Jun; 18(3):228-231. Tully J, Selzer J, Phillips JP, O'Connor P, Dameff C. PMID: 32559153.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Connected Medical Technology and Cybersecurity Informed Consent: A New Paradigm. J Med Internet Res. 2020 03 30; 22(3):e17612. Tully J, Coravos A, Doerr M, Dameff C. PMID: 32224492; PMCID: PMC7154933.
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    9. Cyber Disaster Medicine: A New Frontier for Emergency Medicine. Ann Emerg Med. 2020 05; 75(5):642-647. Dameff C, Farah J, Killeen J, Chan T. PMID: 31959537.
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    10. Wave of Wearables: Clinical Management of Patients and the Future of Connected Medicine. Clin Lab Med. 2020 03; 40(1):69-82. Tully J, Tully J, Dameff C, Longhurst CA. PMID: 32008641.
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    11. Cybersecurity implications for hospital quality. Health Serv Res. 2019 10; 54(5):969-970. Dameff C, Pfeffer MA, Longhurst CA. PMID: 31506957; PMCID: PMC6736916.
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    12. Hacking 9-1-1: Infrastructure Vulnerabilities and Attack Vectors. J Med Internet Res. 2019 07 09; 21(7):e14383. Goebel M, Dameff C, Tully J. PMID: 31290401; PMCID: PMC6647750.
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    13. Challenges of Personal Health Records-Reply. JAMA. 2019 06 18; 321(23):2369. Dameff C, Clay B, Longhurst CA. PMID: 31211343.
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    14. Personal Health Records: More Promising in the Smartphone Era? JAMA. 2019 Jan 29; 321(4):339-340. Dameff C, Clay B, Longhurst CA. PMID: 30633300.
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    15. Clinical Cybersecurity Training Through Novel High-Fidelity Simulations. J Emerg Med. 2019 02; 56(2):233-238. Dameff CJ, Selzer JA, Fisher J, Killeen JP, Tully JL, Tully JL. PMID: 30553562.
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    16. Digital Defenses for Hacked Hearts: Why Software Patching Can Save Lives. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 07 03; 72(1):126-127. Tully J, Jarrett M, Savage S, Corman J, Dameff C. PMID: 29957225.
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    17. Description of Abnormal Breathing Is Associated With Improved Outcomes and Delayed Telephone Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Instructions. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Aug 29; 6(9). Fukushima H, Panczyk M, Hu C, Dameff C, Chikani V, Vadeboncoeur T, Spaite DW, Bobrow BJ. PMID: 28851728; PMCID: PMC5634247.
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    18. Barriers to telephone cardiopulmonary resuscitation in public and residential locations. Resuscitation. 2016 12; 109:116-120. Fukushima H, Panczyk M, Spaite DW, Chikani V, Dameff C, Hu C, Birkenes TS, Myklebust H, Sutter J, Langlais B, Wu Z, Bobrow BJ. PMID: 27521469.
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    19. Teletoxicology: Patient Assessment Using Wearable Audiovisual Streaming Technology. J Med Toxicol. 2016 12; 12(4):358-364. Skolnik AB, Chai PR, Dameff C, Gerkin R, Monas J, Padilla-Jones A, Curry S. PMID: 27381429; PMCID: PMC5135678.
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    20. 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. Bobrow BJ, Spaite DW, Vadeboncoeur TF, Hu C, Mullins T, Tormala W, Dameff C, Gallagher J, Smith G, Panczyk M. PMID: 27438108.
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    21. Telephone CPR Instructions in Emergency Dispatch Systems: Qualitative Survey of 911 Call Centers. West J Emerg Med. 2015 Sep; 16(5):736-42. Sutter J, Panczyk M, Spaite DW, Ferrer JM, Roosa J, Dameff C, Langlais B, Murphy RA, Bobrow BJ. PMID: 26587099; PMCID: PMC4644043.
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    22. Measuring and improving cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality inside the emergency department. Resuscitation. 2015 Aug; 93:8-13. Crowe C, Bobrow BJ, Vadeboncoeur TF, Dameff C, Stolz U, Silver A, Roosa J, Page R, LoVecchio F, Spaite DW. PMID: 25963706.
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    23. Recording medical students' encounters with standardized patients using Google Glass: providing end-of-life clinical education. Acad Med. 2015 Mar; 90(3):314-6. Tully J, Dameff C, Kaib S, Moffitt M. PMID: 25551855.
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    24. 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. Hamann D, Mortensen WS, Hamann CR, Smith A, Martino B, Dameff C, Tully J, Kim J, Torres A. PMID: 25389145.
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    25. Ultrasound-guided central venous access using Google Glass. J Emerg Med. 2014 Dec; 47(6):668-75. Wu TS, Dameff CJ, Tully JL, Tully JL. PMID: 25281180.
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    26. A standardized template for measuring and reporting telephone pre-arrival cardiopulmonary resuscitation instructions. Resuscitation. 2014 Jul; 85(7):869-73. Dameff C, Vadeboncoeur T, Tully J, Panczyk M, Dunham A, Murphy R, Stolz U, Chikani V, Spaite D, Bobrow B. PMID: 24614186.
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    27. 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. Dokken BB, Piermarini CV, Teachey MK, Gura MT, Dameff CJ, Heller BD, Krate J, Ashgar AM, Querin L, Mitchell JL, Hilwig RW, Kern KB. PMID: 23241323.
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    28. 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. Indik JH, Allen D, Gura M, Dameff C, Hilwig RW, Kern KB. PMID: 21493961.
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