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Christian “quaddi” Dameff MD

Christian “quaddi” Dameff MD

Medical Director of Cybersecurity at the University of California San Diego & Co-Founder of CyberMed

Christian Dameff, MD, MS ( @CDameffMD ) is an Emergency Physician, Clinical Informatics Fellow, and researcher. His published clinical works include post cardiac arrest care including therapeutic hypothermia, novel drug targets for acute myocardial infarction patients, ventricular fibrillation waveform analysis, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) quality and optimization, dispatch - assisted CPR, teletoxicology, clinical applications of wearables, and electronic health records. He has published in journals such as JAMA, Resuscitation, Circulatio n, JAMA Cardiology, Academic Medicine, and others. Dr. Dameff is also an internationally known hacker and security researcher interested in the intersection of healthcare, patient safety, and cybersecurity. He has spoken at some of the world’s most promin ent hacker forums including DEFCON, RSA, Blackhat, Derbycon, and BSides, and he is one of the cofounders of the CyberMed Summit, a novel multidisciplinary conference with emph asis on medical device and infrastructure cybersecurity. His published cybersecurity topics include hacking 911 systems, HL7 messaging vulnerabilities, and malware. His security work has been covered by news publications such as Popular Science, The Washington Post, ABC NIGHTLINE, and WIRED.