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Joy Joelle Donofrio- Odmann

Title(s)Assistant Clinical Professor, Emergency Medical Services
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    Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake TahoeA.A., A.S.06/2002
    University of California, Davis, Davis, CAB.S.06/2005Animal Science with emphasis in neurophysiology, psychiatry and behavior; Exercise science
    Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CADO06/2009Medicine
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA06/2012Residency in Pediatrics
    Harbor-UCLA, Torrance, CA06/2015Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA06/2016Fellowship in Emergency Medical Services
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    Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine2009Outstanding Student in Basic Sciences
    Council of Student Government Presidents2007Translating Osteopathic Understanding into Community Health Award
    Council of Student Government President2009Translating Osteopathic Understanding into Community Health Award
    USC Keck School of Medicine2011Outstanding Teaching in the Pediatric Core Clerkship
    American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapter 22012Resident Research Award
    Western Regional Society for Academic Emergency Medicine2013Outstanding Fellow Research Presentation
    National Association of Emergency Medical Service Physicians2017President’s Award for outstanding contributions in prehospital emergency care

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    Dr. J. Joelle Donofrio-Ödmann is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). She serves as the EMS medical director for Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego and as the Associate Medical Director for San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD) and the City of San Diego.

    After graduating cum laude from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Donofrio-Ödmann completed her pediatric residency at the University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Medical Center. She went on to complete a three-year pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Harbor-UCLA and an emergency medical services fellowship at UC San Diego. She is board certified in pediatrics, pediatric emergency medicine, and emergency medical services.

    Dr. Donofrio-Ödmann's research interests and publications involve pediatric disaster and prehospital care of both adults and children. Her other interests include paramedic pediatric education and optimization of prehospital system-based care. She is involved in Free Open Access Medical Education (FAOMed) as an editor and podcaster with both the National Association of EMS Physician (NAEMSP)’s Prehospital Emergency Care Podcast and the Digital EMS California Academy of Learning (DECAL)’s California EMS Podcast series. http://pecpodcast.libsyn.com/ http://www.emdac.org/ems-podcast-series.html

    In her spare time, Dr. Donofrio-Ödmann enjoys painting, surfing, tennis, and most importantly time with her family.

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    1. Staats K, Tremoulet A, Harvey H, Burns JC, Donofrio JJ. A Four-Year-Old with History of Kawasaki Disease Presenting in Acute Shock. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2020 Apr 06; 1-11. PMID: 32250719.
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    2. Hao S, Ling XB, Kanegaye JT, Bainto E, Dominguez SR, Heizer H, Jone PN, Anderson MS, Jaggi P, Baker A, Son MB, Newburger JW, Ashouri N, McElhinney DB, Burns JC, Whitin JC, Cohen HJ, Tremoulet AH. Multicentre validation of a computer-based tool for differentiation of acute Kawasaki disease from clinically similar febrile illnesses. Arch Dis Child. 2020 Mar 05. PMID: 32139365.
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    3. McGlynn N, Claudius I, Kaji AH, Fisher EH, Shaban A, Cicero MX, Santillanes G, Gausche-Hill M, Chang TP, Donofrio-Odmann JJ. Tabletop Application of SALT Triage to 10, 100, and 1000 Pediatric Victims. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2020 Apr; 35(2):165-169. PMID: 32054549.
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    4. Farah J, Goebel M, Pierce J, Donofrio JJ. Epidemiology of Prehospital Care at the San Diego (USA) - Tijuana (Mexico) International Border Crossing. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2019 Jul 31; 1-6. PMID: 31276428.
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    5. Staats K, Mercer MP, Bosson N, Joelle Donofrio J, Schlesinger S, Sanko S, Kazan C, Brown J, Loza-Gomez A, Eckstein M, Gausche-Hill M. The Digital EMS California Academy of Learning: One State's Innovative Approach to EMS Fellow Education. AEM Educ Train. 2019 Jan; 3(1):96-99. PMID: 30680354.
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    6. Adelgais KM, Hansen M, Lerner EB, Donofrio JJ, Yadav K, Brown K, Liu YT, Denslow P, Denninghoff K, Ishimine P, Olson LM. Establishing the Key Outcomes for Pediatric Emergency Medical Services Research. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 12; 25(12):1345-1354. PMID: 30312993.
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    7. Goebel M, Tainter C, Kahn C, Dunford JV, Serra J, Pierce J, Donofrio JJ. An Urban 9-1-1 System's Experience with Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2019 Jul-Aug; 23(4):560-565. PMID: 30285520.
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    8. Chang TP, Santillanes G, Claudius I, Pham PK, Koved J, Cheyne J, Gausche-Hill M, Kaji AH, Srinivasan S, Donofrio JJ, Bir C. Use of a Novel, Portable, LED-Based Capillary Refill Time Simulator within a Disaster Triage Context. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2017 Aug; 32(4):451-456. PMID: 28345508.
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    9. Donofrio JJ, Kaji AH, Claudius IA, Chang TP, Santillanes G, Cicero MX, Srinivasan S, Perez-Rogers A, Gausche-Hill M. Development of a Pediatric Mass Casualty Triage Algorithm Validation Tool. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2016 May-Jun; 20(3):343-53. PMID: 26808000.
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    10. Claudius I, Kaji AH, Santillanes G, Cicero MX, Donofrio JJ, Gausche-Hill M, Srinivasan S, Chang TP. Accuracy, Efficiency, and Inappropriate Actions Using JumpSTART Triage in MCI Simulations. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2015 Oct; 30(5):457-60. PMID: 26323610.
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    11. Claudius I, Kaji A, Santillanes G, Cicero M, Donofrio JJ, Gausche-Hill M, Srinivasan S, Chang TP. Comparison of Computerized Patients versus Live Moulaged Actors for a Mass-casualty Drill. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2015 Oct; 30(5):438-42. PMID: 26265451.
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    12. Donofrio JJ, Horeczko T, Kaji A, Santillanes G, Claudius I. Most routine laboratory testing of pediatric psychiatric patients in the emergency department is not medically necessary. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 May; 34(5):812-8. PMID: 25941283.
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    13. Wood DB, Donofrio JJ, Santillanes G, Lam CN, Claudius I. Treating psychiatric emergencies in incarcerated minors in the emergency department: what is the cost and what is their disposition? Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Jun; 30(6):403-8. PMID: 24849276.
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    14. Claudius I, Donofrio JJ, Lam CN, Santillanes G. Impact of boarding pediatric psychiatric patients on a medical ward. Hosp Pediatr. 2014 May; 4(3):125-32. PMID: 24785553.
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    15. Santillanes G, Donofrio JJ, Lam CN, Claudius I. Is medical clearance necessary for pediatric psychiatric patients? J Emerg Med. 2014 Jun; 46(6):800-7. PMID: 24642041.
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    16. Donofrio JJ, Santillanes G, McCammack BD, Lam CN, Menchine MD, Kaji AH, Claudius IA. Clinical utility of screening laboratory tests in pediatric psychiatric patients presenting to the emergency department for medical clearance. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Jun; 63(6):666-75.e3. PMID: 24219903.
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    17. Fritsch B, Stott JJ, Joelle Donofrio J, Rogawski MA. Treatment of early and late kainic acid-induced status epilepticus with the noncompetitive AMPA receptor antagonist GYKI 52466. Epilepsia. 2010 Jan; 51(1):108-17. PMID: 19682025.
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