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Christina Marie Spofford MD, PhD

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Anesthesiology
Division: Clinical
Program: Operating Room Service


I am willing to mentor a junior faculty member.
I am willing to collaborate on research projects.


Publications (12)

  • Anesthesia residency training in regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine: a competency-based model curriculum. (Woodworth G, Maniker RB, Spofford CM, Ivie R, Lunden NI, Machi AT, Elkassabany NM, Gritsenko K, Kukreja P, Vlassakov K, Tedore T, Schroeder K, Missair A, Herrick M, Shepler J, Wilson EH, Horn JL, Barrington M) Reg Anesth Pain Med 2020 Aug;45(8):660-667 PMID: 32474420 06/01/2020    
  • From beginning to end in anesthesia: a 3-part series on obtaining informed consent, handling a difficult airway, and delivering bad news. (Spofford CM, Szeluga DJ) Simul Healthc 2013 Aug;8(4):262-71 PMID: 23598860 04/20/2013       2 Citations
  • Neuropeptide Y is analgesic in rats after plantar incision. (Yalamuri SM, Brennan TJ, Spofford CM) Eur J Pharmacol 2013 Jan 05;698(1-3):206-12 PMID: 23123350 11/06/2012       16 Citations
  • Gene expression in skin, muscle, and dorsal root ganglion after plantar incision in the rat. (Spofford CM, Brennan TJ) Anesthesiology 2012 Jul;117(1):161-72 PMID: 22617252 PMCID: PMC3389501 05/24/2012       30 Citations
  • Anesthesia machine checkout and room setup: a randomized, single-blind, comparison of two teaching modalities. (Spofford CM, Bayman EO, Szeluga DJ, From RP) J Educ Perioper Med 2012 Jan-Jun;14(1):E060 PMID: 27175391 PMCID: PMC4719546 01/01/2012    
  • Evaluation of leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF) in a rat model of postoperative pain. (Spofford CM, Mohan S, Kang S, Jang JH, Brennan TJ) J Pain 2011 Jul;12(7):819-32 PMID: 21729793 07/07/2011       9 Citations
  • Continuous cervical paravertebral catheter knot. (Pulley SC, Spofford CM, Brennan TJ) J Clin Anesth 2010 Mar;22(2):135-8 PMID: 20304358 03/23/2010       2 Citations
  • Ketoprofen produces modality-specific inhibition of pain behaviors in rats after plantar incision. (Spofford CM, Ashmawi H, Subieta A, Buevich F, Moses A, Baker M, Brennan TJ) Anesth Analg 2009 Dec;109(6):1992-9 PMID: 19923531 PMCID: PMC2869594 11/20/2009       25 Citations
  • Perioperative fever and outcome in surgical patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. (Todd MM, Hindman BJ, Clarke WR, Torner JC, Weeks JB, Bayman EO, Shi Q, Spofford CM, IHAST Investigators) Neurosurgery 2009 May;64(5):897-908; discussion 908 PMID: 19404150 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67650733224 05/01/2009       49 Citations
  • Possible bupropion interaction with ropivacaine: setting the stage for seizure? (Spofford CM, Menhusen MJ) Reg Anesth Pain Med 2008 Mar-Apr;33(2):193 PMID: 18299103 02/27/2008       1 Citation
  • Mechanotransduction via the elastin-laminin receptor (ELR) in resistance arteries. (Spofford CM, Chilian WM) J Biomech 2003 May;36(5):645-52 PMID: 12694994 04/16/2003       25 Citations
  • The elastin-laminin receptor functions as a mechanotransducer in vascular smooth muscle. (Spofford CM, Chilian WM) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2001 Mar;280(3):H1354-60 PMID: 11179084 02/17/2001       40 Citations
  • Last update: 10/16/2020
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