M. Hakam Tiba, MD

Assistant Research Professor

Department of Emergency Medicine 
North Campus Research Complex
2800 Plymouth Rd Bldg 10-G080
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800



Dr. Tiba is a Research Investigator in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan.  He received his MD from the University of Damascus in 1991 before moving to the United States to start a career in medical research. Prior to joining the University of Michigan in 2012, Dr. Tiba worked as a research associate at Virginia Commonwealth University, Emergency Department for twelve years.

Dr. Tiba is a career researcher in the field of critical care and shock, with research interests spanning non-invasive monitoring techniques and devices to development of innovative resuscitative fluids and hemostatic strategies.  His work utilizes unique preclinical models allowing for rapid translational application of discoveries.  Dr. Tiba's work also emphasizes the need for multidisciplinary collaboration and the incorporation of undergraduate and graduate students in his work.  

Dr. Tiba has played a significant role in the development and testing of new critical care monitoring devices and therapies, which may improve survival after injury.  Many of these technologies and approaches were designed to enhance combat casualty care.  He is always eager to teach and provide learning opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students as well as post-doctoral students.  One of the undergraduate students he helped mentor received a Goldwater Scholarship for her work.


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