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Tiffany M. Osborn, MD, MPH, FACEP

  • Associate Professor of Surgery

Medical School

MD, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, 1992-1997

Graduate School

Masters in Public Health (Research Track), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England, 2007-2009

Post Doctoral Education

Residency, Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, MD, 1997-2000

Fellowship, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD, 2000-2002

Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine – American Board of Emergency Medicine

Critical Care – European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

Honors and Awards

Fellowship in American College of Emergency Physicians, 2006

Society of Critical Care Medicine: Innovative Research Award, “Epidemiology of Sepsis in Trauma,” 2002

Emergency Medicine Residents' Association Dedication Award, 2000

Selected Publications

Perman SM, Chang AM, Hollander JE, Gaieski DF, Trzeciak S, Birkhahn R, Otero R, Osborn TM, Moretti E, Nguyen HB, Gunnerson KJ, Milzman D, Goyal M, Cairns CB, Ngo L, Rivers EP, Shapiro NI. Relationship between B-type natriuretic peptide and adverse outcome in patients with clinical evidence of sepsis presenting to the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Feb;18(2):219-22.

Shapiro NI, Trzeciak S, Hollander JE, Birkhahn R, Otero R, Osborn TM, Moretti E, Nguyen HB, Gunnerson K, Milzman D, Gaieski DF, Goyal M, Cairns CB, Kupfer K, Lee SW, Rivers EP. The diagnostic accuracy of plasma neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in the prediction of acute kidney injury in emergency department patients with suspected sepsis. Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Jul;56(1):52-59.

Shapiro NI, Trzeciak S, Hollander JE, Birkhahn R, Otero R, Osborn TM, Moretti E, Nguyen HB, Gunnerson KJ, Milzman D, Gaieski DF, Goyal M, Cairns CB, Ngo L, Rivers EP. A prospective, multi-center derivation of a biomarker panel to assess risk of organ dysfunction, shock, and death in emergency department patients with suspected sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2009;37(1):96-104 10.

Dellinger, RP et al. Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2008. Crit Care Med. 2008 36(1):296-327. (Guidelines writing committee listed p. 327)

Otero RM, Nguyen HB, Huang DT, Gaieski DF, Goyal M, Gunnerson KJ, Trzeciak S, Sherwin R, Holthaus CV, Osborn T, Rivers EP. Early goal-directed therapy in severe sepsis and septic shock revisited: concepts, controversies, and contemporary findings. Chest Nov. 2006;130(5):1579-95.

Nguyen HB, Rivers EP, Abrahamian FM, Moran GJ, Abraham E, Trzeciak S, Huang DT, Osborn T, Stevens D, Talan DA. Severe sepsis and septic shock: review of the literature and emergency department management guidelines. Ann Emerg Med. 2006 Jul;48(1):28-54.

Osborn TM, Nguyen HB, Rivers EP. Emergency medicine and the Surviving Sepsis Campaign: An international approach to managing severe sepsis and septic shock. Ann Emerg Med. 2005 Sep;46(3):228-31.

Huang DT, Osborn TM, Gunnerson KJ, Gunn SR, Trzeciak S, Kimball E, Fink MP, Angus DC, Dellinger RP, Rivers EP. Critical care medicine training and certification for emergency physicians. Ann Emerg Med. 2005 Sep;46(3):217-23. (Simultaneous publication)

Huang DT, Osborn TM, Gunnerson KJ, Gunn SR, Trzeciak S, Kimball E, Fink MP, Angus DC, Dellinger RP, Rivers EP. Critical care medicine training and certification for emergency physicians. Crit Care Med. 2005 Sep;33(9);2104-2109. (Simultaneous publication)

Ebarb J, Sculley K, Nguyen HB, Sawyer RG, Barlotta K, Osborn TM. Lactate as a prognostic indicator in sepsis syndrome. Inten Care Med. 2005 Sep;31(Suppl 1)S48.

Hancock JB, Osborn TM. The intensivist shortage: put patients before politics. Chest. 2005 Jun;127(6):2293.

Dellinger RP et al. Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock. J Int Care Med. And Crit Care Med 2004;32(3). (Authors alphabetical – p. 859)

Osborn TM, Dunne J, Tracy K, Pasquale M, Napolitano LM. Epidemiology of septic ICU complications in trauma. Crit Care Medicine. 2004 Nov;32(11):2234-40.

Braithwaite SA, Osborn TM. Use of etomidate in prehospital rapid-sequence intubation. Review. Yearbook of Critical Care Medicine. 2004 p. 22-23.

Baer A, Osborn TM. Whole body oxygen consumption and critical oxygen delivery in response to prolonged and severe carbon monoxide poisoning. Review. Yearbook of Critical Care Medicine. 2004. p 283-284.

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Books

Critical Care in Emergency Medicine. Deblieux P, Osborn TM (eds.). Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. August 2008:26(3).

Editorial Positions

Associate Editor, Journal Watch Emergency Medicine – part of MMS/ NEJM: 2006–2010

Reviewer, Critical Care Medicine, 2006–present

Reviewer, Annals of Emergency Medicine, 2005-present

Chapters

The Patient Care Continuum. From the Emergency Department to the Intensive Care Unit. Osborn TM, Alagappan K, Emlet L, et al. 25 Years of Progress and Innovation in Intensive Care Medicine. 2008. European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, pp. 189-197.

Early Goal-Directed Therapy in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock. Rivers EP, Nguyen HB, Osborn TM, et al. 25 Years of Progress and Innovation in Intensive Care Medicine. 2008. European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, pp. 383-391.