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
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
  • 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