Christian Bime, MD, MSC

Associate Professor, Medicine
Associate Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences (CTS) Graduate Program
Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

Christian Bime, MD, MSC

Research Interests: 
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) genetics, genomics and translational research 
  • Mechanisms of ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI)
  • Biomarkers in critical care diseases including sepsis, sepsis shock, and ARDS 
  • Health disparities in critical care, including ARDS and sepsis
  • Cardiopulmonary physiology during lung injury and use of ventilatory support devices
  • Long-term outcomes in ARDS survivors
  • Critical care management and education
  • Asthma and obesity
  • Severe asthma phenotype
  • Clinical trials in asthma
  • Biomarkers and patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures in asthma
Degrees: 
MD: Universite de Yaounde, Cameroon
MSC: Michigan State University, Epidemiology
Honors and Awards: 
Member, American Thoracic Society
Member, American College of Chest Physicians
Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine
Residency: 
Internal Medicine: Wayne State University School of Medicine (2005-2008)
Chief Medical Resident: Wayne State University School of Medicine (2008-2009)
Fellowship: 
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2009-2013)
Board Certifications: 
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine - General
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Subspecialty
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease - Subspecialty