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Christopher Coyne

Title(s)Assistant Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine
SchoolHealth Sciences
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    Title(s), Radiation Medicine and Applied Science


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    University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CAMD05/2010Medicine
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA06/2016Clinical Research
    San Diego State University, San Diego, CAMPH05/2016Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, CABS05/2005Human Biology
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    University of California, San Diego, Emergency Medicine2017Golden Apple Teaching Award
    University of California San Diego2017Whithill Prize for Medical Education
    National Foundation of Emergency Medicine2017  - 2019Research Scholar

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    Dr. Christopher Coyne is originally from Castro Valley, California. He received his undergraduate education at UC San Diego and graduated with a degree in Human Biology. He attended the USC Keck School of Medicine, after which he stayed on at LAC/USC for his training in Emergency Medicine. During his last year of residency, Chris served at the Chief Resident of Education. After residency, Dr. Coyne completed a fellowship in clinical research at UC San Diego, while obtaining an MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He has been part of the research division since 2014 and in 2018 became Director of Clinical Research for the UC San Diego Department of Emergency Medicine, as well the fellowship director for the Clinical Research Scholar Fellowship. Dr. Coyne became jointly appointed in Radiation Medicine in 2019, with his primary research topic being Oncologic Emergencies. He has published several articles on this topic and is currently an Associate Editor for the Oncologic Emergencies Textbook (Springer).

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    A Naturalistic Study of Antipsychotic Medication for the Treatment of Agitation in the Emergency Department
    Galen Pharmaceuticals Jan 1, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role Description: Comparing the use of the inhaled antipsychotic, Loxapine, to standard of care therapy.
    Improving clinical care through cancer registry data
    California Cancer Registry
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Role Description: Designing use cases where cancer registry data can improve emergency department care through EMR data sharing

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    1. Adler D, Abar B, Durham DD, Bastani A, Bernstein SL, Baugh CW, Bischof JJ, Coyne CJ, Grudzen CR, Henning DJ, Hudson MF, Klotz A, Lyman GH, Madsen TE, Pallin DJ, Reyes-Gibby CC, Rico JF, Ryan RJ, Shapiro NI, Swor R, Thomas CR, Venkat A, Wilson J, Yeung SJ, Caterino JM. Validation of the Emergency Severity Index (Version 4) for the Triage of Adult Emergency Department Patients With Active Cancer. J Emerg Med. 2019 Jul 26. PMID: 31353265.
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    2. Vilke GM, Mash DC, Pardo M, Bozeman W, Hall C, Sloane C, Wilson MP, Coyne CJ, Xie X, Castillo EM. EXCITATION study: Unexplained in-custody deaths: Evaluating biomarkers of stress and agitation. J Forensic Leg Med. 2019 Jun 21; 66:100-106. PMID: 31252195.
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    3. Gleber R, Vilke GM, Castillo EM, Brennan J, Oyama L, Coyne CJ. Trends in emergency physician opioid prescribing practices during the United States opioid crisis. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Jun 06. PMID: 31227419.
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    4. Caterino JM, Adler D, Durham DD, Yeung SJ, Hudson MF, Bastani A, Bernstein SL, Baugh CW, Coyne CJ, Grudzen CR, Henning DJ, Klotz A, Madsen TE, Pallin DJ, Reyes-Gibby CC, Rico JF, Ryan RJ, Shapiro NI, Swor R, Venkat A, Wilson J, Thomas CR, Bischof JJ, Lyman GH. Analysis of Diagnoses, Symptoms, Medications, and Admissions Among Patients With Cancer Presenting to Emergency Departments. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Mar 01; 2(3):e190979. PMID: 30901049.
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    5. Lutz M, Sloane CM, Castillo EM, Brennen JJ, Coyne CJ, Swift SL, Vilke GM. Physiological effects of a spit sock. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Feb; 37(2):291-293. PMID: 30415982.
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    6. Hryniewicki AT, Wang C, Shatsky RA, Coyne CJ. Management of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Toxicities: A Review and Clinical Guideline for Emergency Physicians. J Emerg Med. 2018 10; 55(4):489-502. PMID: 30120013.
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    7. Kelly RS, Lasky-Su J, Yeung SJ, Stone RM, Caterino JM, Hagan SC, Lyman GH, Baden LR, Glotzbecker BE, Coyne CJ, Baugh CW, Pallin DJ. Integrative omics to detect bacteremia in patients with febrile neutropenia. PLoS One. 2018; 13(5):e0197049. PMID: 29768470.
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    8. Nene RV, Coyne CJ. Management of Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Jun; 69(6):768-776. PMID: 28169053.
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    9. Coyne CJ, Le V, Brennan JJ, Castillo EM, Shatsky RA, Ferran K, Brodine S, Vilke GM. Application of the MASCC and CISNE Risk-Stratification Scores to Identify Low-Risk Febrile Neutropenic Patients in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Jun; 69(6):755-764. PMID: 28041827.
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    10. Coyne CJ, Abraham MK, Perkins J, Vilke GM. Influenza in the Emergency Department: Vaccination, Diagnosis, and Treatment. J Emerg Med. 2016 Dec; 51(6):735-736. PMID: 27687169.
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    11. Arora S, Ford K, Terp S, Abramson T, Ruiz R, Camilon M, Coyne CJ, Lam CN, Menchine M, Burner E. Describing the evolution of mobile technology usage for Latino patients and comparing findings to national mHealth estimates. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2016 09; 23(5):979-83. PMID: 26995564.
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    12. Meurer WJ, Walsh B, Vilke GM, Coyne CJ. Clinical Guidelines for the Emergency Department Evaluation of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. J Emerg Med. 2016 Apr; 50(4):696-701. PMID: 26823138.
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    13. Abraham MK, Perkins J, Vilke GM, Coyne CJ. Influenza in the Emergency Department: Vaccination, Diagnosis, and Treatment: Clinical Practice Paper Approved by American Academy of Emergency Medicine Clinical Guidelines Committee. J Emerg Med. 2016 Mar; 50(3):536-42. PMID: 26763858.
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    14. Lev R, Lee O, Petro S, Lucas J, Castillo EM, Vilke GM, Coyne CJ. Who is prescribing controlled medications to patients who die of prescription drug abuse? Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Jan; 34(1):30-5. PMID: 26476578.
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    15. Yip L, Nikiforova MN, Yoo JY, McCoy KL, Stang MT, Armstrong MJ, Nicholson KJ, Ohori NP, Coyne C, Hodak SP, Ferris RL, LeBeau SO, Nikiforov YE, Carty SE. Tumor genotype determines phenotype and disease-related outcomes in thyroid cancer: a study of 1510 patients. Ann Surg. 2015 Sep; 262(3):519-25; discussion 524-5. PMID: 26258321.
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    16. Castillo EM, Coyne CJ, Chan TC, Hall CA, Vilke GM. Review of the medical and legal literature on restraint chairs. J Forensic Leg Med. 2015 Jul; 33:91-7. PMID: 26048505.
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    17. Shi E, Vilke GM, Coyne CJ, Oyama LC, Castillo EM. Clinical outcomes of ED patients with bandemia. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Jul; 33(7):876-81. PMID: 25937377.
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    18. Coyne CJ, Testa N, Desai S, Lagrone J, Chang R, Zheng L, Kim H. Improving door-to-balloon time by decreasing door-to-ECG time for walk-in STEMI patients. West J Emerg Med. 2015 Jan; 16(1):184-9. PMID: 25671039; PMCID: PMC4307715.
    19. Coyne C, Mailhot T, Perera P. Diagnosis of Fournier's Gangrene on bedside ultrasound. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Mar; 15(2):122. PMID: 24672593; PMCID: PMC3966451.
    20. Coyne CJ, Jain A. Pylephlebitis in a previously healthy emergency department patient with appendicitis. West J Emerg Med. 2013 Sep; 14(5):428-30. PMID: 24106533; PMCID: PMC3789899.
    21. Davis EJ, Coyne C, McNeill TH. Intrastriatal dopamine D1 antagonism dampens neural plasticity in response to motor cortex lesion. Neuroscience. 2007 May 11; 146(2):784-91. PMID: 17331653; PMCID: PMC1955381.