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CURRICULUM VITAE

James Oujiri MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Hub for Collaborative Medicine
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
05/2001 B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Summa cum laude, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
05/2005 M.D., Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
2005 - 2008 Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI
2008 - 2009 Chief Medicine Resident, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI
2009 - 2013 Fellowship, Cardiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI
2012 - 2013 Fellowship, Electrophysiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
2013 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
2008 - 2010 Select Specialty Hospital, 801 Braxton Place, Madison WI
2008 - 2013 Stoughton Hospital, 900 Ridge Street, Stoughton, WI
2008 - 2010 William S. Middleton Memorial Veteran's Hospital, 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison, WI
2013 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226
2013 - Present St. Joseph's Hospital, 3200 Pleasant Valley Rd, West Bend, WI 53215
2013 - Present Community Memorial Hospital, W180 N8085 Town Hall Rd, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
2014 - Present Zablocki Veteran's Administration Hospital, 5000 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Internal Medicine
2008
None
ABIM – Cardiology
2010
None
ABIM – Electrophysiology
2013
None
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
CPR
1994
None
ACLS
2003
None
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
2007
None
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2009 - Present Governor's Commendation for Educational Services
2010 - Present Best Fellow Presentation - Wisconsin ACC
Student Advisor Service Award
Valedictorian Ashland High School
NSF REU Grant
College of Engineering Dean's List all semesters
Alpha Eta Mu Beta, BME Honor Society
Tau Beta Pi, Engineering NS
Anita Cuadrado Memorial Service Award
Laszlo N Tauber Medical Scholarship Award
Engineering Alumni Association Student Leader Award

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
American Heart Association
American College of Cardiology
Wisconsin Medical Society
Heart Rhythm Society
American College of Physicians

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
1999 - 2000 Student Advisor, Boston University College of Engineering, Boston, MA
2000 - Present Vice President, College of Engineering Junior Class, Boston University, Boston, MA
2000 - 2001 Vice President, Alpha Eta Mu Beta, Boston University, Boston, MA
2001 - Present Secretary, Biomedical Engineering Society, Boston University Boston, MA
2001 - Present President, College of Engineering Senior Class, Boston University, Boston, MA
2002 - 2003 Primary Care Society Co-Chair, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
2002 - 2005 Student Committee of Medical Student Affairs Class Representative, Boston University, Boston MA
2005 - 2008 Housestaff, Association Representative for Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2006 - 2007 Vice Chair, Wisconsin Medical Society Resident and Fellow Chapter
2006 - 2009 Residency Oversight Committee Member - Coauthored proposal and implemented novel general medicine ward service, Madison, WI
2007 - 2008 Chair, Wisconsin Medical Society Resident and Fellow Chapter
2007 - 2009 Resident Champion, Resident Liaison to Epic Computer System while in design and integrating of EMR and CPOE at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
2008 - Present Medical Records Committee, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
2008 - 2009 Epic Super-User, University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI
2008 - 2009 Chief Medical Resident, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
2009 - 2012 Educational Committee Member, University of Wisconsin, Department of Medicine, Madison, WI
2011 - 2013 Wisconsin ACC Fellow in Training Representative
2014 - Present Credentialing and Peer Review Committee, Community Physicians
2014 - Present Resuscitation Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
2015 - Present Member, Education Committee, Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
2016 - Present Member, Grand Rounds Commitee, Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Fluoroscopy free ablation
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
2012 - Present
 
Title:
Reproducibility of adenosine-mediated pulmonary vein reconnection following pulmonary vein isolation
Source:
Division of Cardiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
2013 - Present
 
Title:
SAMARAI Trial - Evaluating the safety of Boston Scientific's MRI-safe pacemaker
Source:
Boston Scientific, Medical College of WIsconsin
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
2013 - Present
 
Title:
Pacemaker Quantified Physicial Activity
Source:
Division of Cardiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
2013 - Present
 
Title:
ADAPT response assessment of efficacy of novel cardiac resynchronization algorithm
Source:
Division of Cardiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
2015 - Present
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Assisted in design and setup of a web based hearing research and auditory Modeling database
Source:
Hearing Research Center, Boston University, Boston, MA
Dates:
1998 - 1999
 
Title:
Developed, designed, and clinically tested a medical device to increase the proprioceptive response and enhance balance in the elderly with neuropathy
Source:
Senior Capstone Design, Center for Biodynamics, Boston University, Boston, MA
Dates:
2000 - 2001
 
Title:
Assessment of cardiac functional reserve in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
Source:
Heart Failure Research Division/Division of Cardiovascular Medicine University of Wisconsin, Madison WI
Dates:
2006 - 2011
 
Title:
Quality Improvement project to improve Veterans Affairs core measures in heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, and pneumonia. Including design, implementation, and evaluation of a novel discharge process within CPRS, Design and implementation of a care process to evaluate critical ECGs in real time
Source:
Department of Medicine/Veterans Affairs Hospital, Madison, WI
Dates:
2007 - 2012
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
The Difficult PVC Ablation, Ventricular Tachycardia Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, - 08/02/2014
Core Measure Reporting and Quality in Cardiology, Grand Rounds Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, - 06/10/2010
To Stent or Not to Stent? The Role of PCI in Stable Angina, Advances in Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, - 10/23/2007
The Utilization of Electroanatomic Mapping to Perform Fluoroscopy Free Ablations, Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, - 05/16/2013
Late Thrombosis in Drug Eluting Stents: Media Buzz or Major Risk?, Advances in Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, - 12/05/2006
An Overview of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, Grand Rounds Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, - 12/15/2011
Ischemia Induced QT Prolongation and Torsades de Pointes Treated with Percutaneous Intervention, Wisconsin Chapter ACC, Milwaukee, WI, - 11/06/2010
N Sync: Resynchronization Therapy the new Kid on the Block in Heart Failure Treatment, Grand Rounds Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, - 01/13/2011
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Resident and Fellow Education
2015 - Present Discovery Course:, M2 Elecrophysiology Lecture
2015 - Present Internal Medicine Residency Half Day, Lectures on Supraventricular Tachycardia, Atrial Fib, bradycardia management and implantable cardiac devices
2015 - Present EKG Teaching, Provide instruction for EKG interpreation to residents and fellows
2015 - Present Critical Care Lecture Series, Provided lectures on post operative pacemaker management
EP Academic Conferences, Coordinator
- 04/25/2016 EP Lecture Series, Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
- 12/18/2015 EP Lecture Series, Basics of Pacing
- 09/15/2015 Core Conference Lectures, Atrial Fib, Atrial Flutter postoperative care
- 06/13/2016 EP Lecture Series, Board Review
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
2006 - 2009 Patient Doctor & Society 1st and 2nd Year Medical School Course Group Leader
2006 - 2009 Grace Clinic Volunteer (free care clinic for the Homeless of Madison)
2008 - 2009 Medical Student Mentor
2010 - 2013 Cardiovascular Pathophysiology 2nd Year Medical School, School Course Discussion Leader
2013 M1 cardiovascular medicine course lecturer
2014 Critical Care nurse staff lectures
2014 Internal Medicine Resident lectures
2014 Community Outreach lectures
 

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE:
2000 - 2001 Center for Biodynamics, Collaborative work with Sensory Technologies Inc., Providence, RI
2009 - 2013 Hospitalist Solutions Consulting Firm, Middleton, WI


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. OUJIRI J, Kipp R, Bares A, Leal M, Field M, Eckhardt L. Fluoroscopy-Free Ablation of SVT Using 3D Mapping. EP Lab Digest. 2013 May; 13(5):44-46.
2. Norman H, OUJIRI J, LaRue S, Chapman C, Margulies K, Moss R, Sweitzer N. Decreased Cardiac Functional Reserve in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Journal of Cardiac Failure. 2011 Apr; 17(4):30 1-8.
3. OUJIRI J, Hakeem A, Holland R, Meyers D, Hildebrand C, Bridges A, Roach M, Vogelman B. Resident-initiated interventions to improve inpatient heart failure management. British Medical Journal. Quality and Safety. 2011 Feb:20(2):181-6
4. Atwater B, OUJIRI J, Stein J, Wolff M. The Impact of the Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation (COURAGE) Trial on the Management of Stable Angina - A Single-Center Experience. Critical Cardiology 2009 Aug;32(8), E1-3
5. OUJIRI J, Rubenstein J, Boynton MS, Kipp R, FIeld ME, Bares A, Law I, Leal MA, Von Bergen N, Eckhardt LL. Complete fluoroscopy-free ablation in adults and children: Cross-over characteristics, safety, and efficacy. Submitted to Heart Rhythm
 
Abstracts
1. OUJIRI J, Rhako P. Ischemia Induced QT prolongation and Torsades de Pointes Treated with Percutaneous Intervention. American College of Cardiology Wisconsin Chapter Meeting, Milwaukee WI
2. Norman H, OUJIRI J, LaRue S, Chapman C, Margulies K, Moss R, Sweitzer N. Decreased Cardiac Functional Reserve in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Heart Failure Society Meeting Toronto, Canada. Oct 2008.
3. Curley M, Rubenstein J, Roth J, OUJIRI J, Berger M. Reproducibility of adenosine response following pulmonary vein isolation - a randomized controlled trial. Poster presentation. 2014 Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions. San Francisco, CA
4. Halbe J, Roth J, Berger M, Fox J, OUJIRI J, Rubenstein J. Clinical Outcomes after Cardiac MRI Scans of Non-MRI-Safe Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices. Accepted abstract ACC. April 2016