Nicolaus Glomb, MD, MPH

Title(s)Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address550 16th Street, #5544
San Francisco CA 94158
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    Baylor College of Medicine/ Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX06/2016Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Global Health Fellowship
    Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC06/2012Pediatric Residency
    Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NCMD05/2009
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NCMPH06/2009Health Policy and Administration
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2017Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    UCSF2017  - 2018Maxine Papadakis Teaching Award
    UCSF2018  - 2019John L. Ziegler Outstanding Mentor Award. UCSF Master of Science in Global Health
    UCSF2020  - 2021UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Emergency Department Provider of the Year

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    Dr. Glomb specializes in pediatric emergency medicine and global health. His research and academic focus is on the safety of peditric EMS transport and disaster preparedness. Dr. Glomb is a member of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), is a lead for the infectious disease/CBRN focus group for the ASPR Western Regional Alliance for Pediatric Emergency Management, and UCSF Hub PI for the HRSA Pediatric Pandemic Network.
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    1. PECARN prediction rule for cervical spine imaging of children presenting to the emergency department with blunt trauma: a multicentre prospective observational study. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2024 Jul; 8(7):482-490. Leonard JC, Harding M, Cook LJ, Leonard JR, Adelgais KM, Ahmad FA, Browne LR, Burger RK, Chaudhari PP, Corwin DJ, Glomb NW, Lee LK, Owusu-Ansah S, Riney LC, Rogers AJ, Rubalcava DM, Sapien RE, Szadkowski MA, Tzimenatos L, Ward CE, Yen K, Kuppermann N. PMID: 38843852.
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    2. Pediatric mental health emergency department visits from 2017 to 2022: A multicenter study. Acad Emerg Med. 2024 Apr 02. Hoffmann JA, Carter CP, Olsen CS, Ashby D, Bouvay KL, Duffy SJ, Chamberlain JM, Chaudhary SS, Glomb NW, Grupp-Phelan J, Haasz M, O'Donnell EP, Saidinejad M, Shihabuddin BS, Tzimenatos L, Uspal NG, Zorc JJ, Cook LJ, Alpern ER, PECARN Registry Study Group. PMID: 38563444.
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    3. Pediatric Firearm Injury Emergency Department Visits From 2017 to 2022: A Multicenter Study. Pediatrics. 2023 Dec 01; 152(6). Hoffmann JA, Carter CP, Olsen CS, Chaudhari PP, Chaudhary S, Duffy S, Glomb N, Goyal MK, Grupp-Phelan J, Haasz M, Ketabchi B, Kravitz-Wirtz N, Lerner EB, Shihabuddin B, Wendt W, Cook LJ, Alpern ER, PECARN Registry Study Group. PMID: 37927086; PMCID: PMC10842699.
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    4. Verbal Autopsy to Assess Postdischarge Mortality in Children With Suspected Sepsis in Uganda. Pediatrics. 2023 Nov 01; 152(5). Knappett M, Hooft A, Maqsood MB, Lavoie PM, Kortz T, Mehta S, Duby J, Akech S, Maina M, Carter R, Popescu CR, Daftary R, Mugisha NK, Mwesigwa D, Kabakyenga J, Kumbakumba E, Ansermino JM, Kissoon N, Mutekanga A, Hau D, Moschovis P, Kangwa M, Chen C, Firnberg M, Glomb N, Argent A, Reid SJ, Bhutta A, Wiens MO. PMID: 37800272; PMCID: PMC11006254.
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    5. Physical restraint use in children with mental and behavioral health emergencies in the prehospital setting. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2023 Aug; 4(4):e13016. Foster AA, Watkins K, Trivedi TK, Cruz-Romero M, Leibovich SA, Daftary RK, Kornblith AE, Grupp-Phelan J, Sporer KA, Kellison C, Glomb NW. PMID: 37600903; PMCID: PMC10432898.
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    6. Safety of a prehospital emergency medical services protocol for an alternative destination for pediatric behavioral emergencies in Alameda County. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2023 Apr; 4(2):e12930. Glomb NW, Trivedi T, Grupp-Phelan J, Schriger DL, Sporer K. PMID: 37051504; PMCID: PMC10083547.
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    7. Paramedic use of the Physician Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) for medical intervention and transportation decisions. BMC Emerg Med. 2022 08 11; 22(1):145. Breyre AM, Sporer KA, Davenport G, Isaacs E, Glomb NW. PMID: 35948964; PMCID: PMC9367154.
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    8. Emergency Medical Services Experience Caring and Communicating with Patients and Families with Serious Illness (GP744). Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2022 Jun 1; 63(6):1136-1137. Breyre BA, Benesch BT, Glomb GN, Sporer SK, Anderson AW. .
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    9. Emergency medical service interpretation of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) in cardiopulmonary arrest. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2022 Apr; 3(2):e12705. Breyre AM, Vertelney H, Sporer KA, Davenport G, Issacs ED, Glomb NW. PMID: 35342899; PMCID: PMC8931303.
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    10. EMS Experience Caring and Communicating with Patients and Families with a Life-Limiting-Illness. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2022 Sep-Oct; 26(5):708-715. Breyre AM, Benesch T, Glomb NW, Sporer KA, Anderson WG. PMID: 34669550.
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    11. Development of a simulation-based curriculum for Pediatric prehospital skills: a mixed-methods needs assessment. BMC Emerg Med. 2021 09 25; 21(1):107. Padrez KA, Brown J, Zanoff A, Chen CC, Glomb N. PMID: 34563131; PMCID: PMC8465767.
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    12. Pediatric Simulation-Based Prehospital Training Course in Botswana. Journal of education & teaching in emergency medicine. 2021 Jul 25; 6(3). Glomb GN, Rus RM, Kosoko KA, Saha SS, Murphy MK, Doughty DC, Galapi GC, Laba LB, Shah SM. .
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    13. Pediatric Simulation-Based Prehospital Training Course in Botswana. J Educ Teach Emerg Med. 2021 Jul; 6(3):C64-C189. Glomb NW, Rus MC, Kosoko AA, Saha S, Murphy K, Doughty CB, Galapi C, Laba B, Shah MI. PMID: 37465077; PMCID: PMC10332686.
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    14. Qualitative needs assessment for paediatric emergency care in Kampala, Uganda. Afr J Emerg Med. 2021 Jun; 11(2):277-282. Ahn B, Mupere E, Irarrázaval B, Opoka RO, Aanyu-Tukamuhebwa H, Bills CB, Gingo D, Glomb NW. PMID: 33898211; PMCID: PMC8058529.
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    15. A Call to Action to Address Disparities in Pediatric Mental Health Care. Pediatrics. 2020 10; 146(4). Glomb NW, Grupp-Phelan J. PMID: 32963022.
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    16. Educational impact of a pilot paediatric simulation-based training course in Botswana. BMJ Simul Technol Enhanc Learn. 2020; 6(5):279-283. Glomb NW, Shah MI, Kosoko AA, Doughty CB, Galapi C, Laba B, Rus MC. PMID: 35517398; PMCID: PMC8936647.
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    17. Simulation perspective on new latent safety threats in high-risk patient care scenarios during the COVID-19 pandemic. BMJ Simul Technol Enhanc Learn. 2021; 7(3):178-180. Love Benbow M, Kant S, Werner H, Glomb N. PMID: 35518563; PMCID: PMC8936947.
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    18. Evaluating a Novel Simulation Course for Prehospital Provider Resuscitation Training in Botswana. West J Emerg Med. 2019 Aug 06; 20(5):731-739. Kosoko AA, Glomb NW, Laba B, Galapi C, Shah MI, Rus MC, Doughty CB. PMID: 31539330; PMCID: PMC6754192.
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    19. Needs Assessment for Simulation Training for Prehospital Providers in Botswana. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2018 Dec; 33(6):621-626. Glomb NW, Kosoko AA, Doughty CB, Rus MC, Shah MI, Cox M, Galapi C, Parkes PS, Kumar S, Laba B. PMID: 30419999.
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    20. Prioritising minimum standards of emergency care for children in resource-limited settings. Paediatr Int Child Health. 2017 May; 37(2):116-120. Glomb NW, Shah MI, Cruz AT. PMID: 27679955.
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    21. Prioritizing Minimum Standards for Emergency Care in Resource-Limited Settings. Paediatrics and International Child Health. 2016. Glomb NW, Shah MI, Cruz AT. .
    22. Point of Care Ultrasound in Resource-Limited Settings. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 2015; 16(4):256-261. Glomb NW, D’Amico B, Rus M, Chen C. . December 2015. Vol 16 (4). 256-261.
    23. Point-Of-Care Ultrasound in Resource-Limited Settings. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 2015 Dec 1; 16(4):256-261. Glomb GN, D’Amico DB, Rus RM, Chen CC. .
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    24. Fleisher and Ludwig’s Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Infectious Disease Emergencies and Travel Medicine. 2015. Glomb, NW and Cruz, AT.
    25. Cytomegalovirus Viremia, Mortality, and End Organ Disease Among Patients with AIDS Receiving Potent Antiretroviral Therapies. Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 2005 Apr. 15; 38 (5): 538-44. PMID 15793363. 2005. Wohl DA; Zeng, D; Stewart, P; Glomb, NW; Alcorn, T; Jones, S; Handy, J; Fiscus, S; Weinberg, A; Gouda, D; van der Horst, C.
    26. Cytomegalovirus-Specific IFN-gamma Production is Associated with Protection Against Cytomegalovirus Reactivation in HIV-infected Patients on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy. 2003. Weinberg, A.; Wohl, D, A; MaWhinney, S; Barrett, R, J; Brown, D, G; Glomb, NW; van der Horst, C.