Christian Bime, MD, MSC

  • Assistant Professor, Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences (CTS) Graduate Program
  • Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson
Research Interests: 

Asthma and obesity Severe asthma phenotype Clinical trials in asthma Biomarkers and patient reported outcome (PRO) measures in asthma Long term outcomes in ARDS survivors

  • 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
  • Internal Medicine: Wayne State University School of Medicine (2005-2008)
  • Chief Medical Resident: Wayne State University School of Medicine (2008-2009)
  • 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

Select Publications


Toosizadeh, N., C. Berry, C. Bime, B. Najafi, M. Kraft, and J. Mohler, "Assessing upper-extremity motion: An innovative method to quantify functional capacity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.", PLoS One, vol. 12, issue 2, pp. e0172766, 2017. PMCID: PMC5325547  PMID: 28235045


Pouladi, N., C. Bime, J. G. N. Garcia, and Y. A. Lussier, "Complex genetics of pulmonary diseases: lessons from genome-wide association studies and next-generation sequencing.", Transl Res, vol. 168, pp. 22-39, 2016 Feb. PMCID: PMC4658294  PMID: 26006746
Bime, C., T. Zhou, T. Wang, M. J. Slepian, J. G. N. Garcia, and L. Hecker, "Reactive oxygen species-associated molecular signature predicts survival in patients with sepsis.", Pulm Circ, vol. 6, issue 2, pp. 196-201, 2016 Jun. PMCID: PMC4869924  PMID: 27252846