Dixie L. Harris, MD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose
CURRICULUM VITAE

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

BIOGRAPHICAL

 

Name:                                          Dixie Lee Harris, M.D, FCCP, FAASM                                         

 

Business Address:              Alta View Specialty Clinic                            E-mail Address:  dixie.harris@imail.org

                                          9450 S 1300 E

                                          Sandy, UT 84094

 

Business Phone:                801.501.6100                                                        Business Fax:              801-501-2107

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

POST GRADUATE TRAINING:

Education                                                                                                  Course Director

MiniATP:                             

2011                                          Intermountain Healthcare                                          Brent James, M.D.

                                          Salt Lake City, Utah                                          Chief Quality Officer

Sleep Mentorship:

1999 – 2002                            University of Pittsburgh                                          Patrick Strollo Jr., M.D.

                                          Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania                                          Assistant Professor of Medicine

 

Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship:

1993 – 1996                            University of Maryland                                          Lewis Rubin, M.D.

                                          Baltimore, Maryland                                          Chairman, Department of Pulmonary

                                                                                                                And Critical Care Medicine

Internal Medicine Residency:

1989 – 1992                            Emory University                                                        John Kokko, M.D., PhD.

                                          Atlanta, GA                                                        Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine

 

GRADUATE:                                                                                   

1985 – 1989                            University of Texas Medical Branch              Doctor of Medicine

                                          Galveston, Texas                                                        1989

 

UNDERGRADUATE:             

1982 - 1985                            Baylor University                                                        Bachelor of Science, Mathematics

Waco, Texas                                                        1985             

 

APPOINTMENTS AND POSITIONS

 

APPOINTMENTS

2017 Present                            Alta View Hospital                                           Active Staff Physician

2016 Present                            McKay Dee Hospital                                           Active Staff Physician

2016 – Present                            Dixie Regional Hospital                                           Active Staff Physician

2014 Present                            Intermountain Healthcare                                          Tele-Critical Care Medicine Physician

2006 – Present                            American Fork Hospital                                          Active Staff Physician

2006 – Present                            Utah Valley Regional Medical Center              Active Staff Physician

2006 – 2018                            Timpanogos Regional Hospital                            Active Staff Physician

2006 Present                            Intermountain Medical Group                            Physician

2006 – 2018                            Timpanogos Regional Hospital                            Active Staff Physician

1999 2006                            Clarion Hospital                                                        Consulting Physician

1996 – 2006                            NWMC/UPMC Northwest                                          Active Staff Physician             

 

POSITIONS

2020                                          NY Covid Response Team                                          Critical Care Physician

2019 Present                            Intermountain EVALI Task Force                            Member

2019 Present                            CDC EVALI Clinical Group                            Member

2018 – Present                            Women in Medicine CRG                                          Co-Chair

2015 – Present                            Intermountain Lung Cancer Screening              Committee member

2016 – 2019                            Upper Airway Stimulator Program                            Medical Director

2017 – 2019                            Intermountain COPD Work Group                            Physician Leader

2014 2018t              Intermountain Healthcare iCentra                            Physician Advisor: Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine

2012 – 2018                            UVRMC Research                                          PI PETAL Network

2009 – 2018                            Urban South Region                                          UVRMC/AF Sleep Center Research Director

2008 – 2014                            Intermountain Sleep Work Group                            Chairperson

2013 – 2017                            American Fork Hospital                                          Chair, Bylaws Committee

2012 – 2017                            UVRMC Pulmonary Grand Rounds               Director

2009 – 2017                            American Fork Hospital                                          ICU Committee member

2011 – 2015                            Utah Valley Regional Medical Center              Medical Director of Sleep Center

2006 – 2015                            American Fork Hospital                                          Medical Director of Sleep Center

2010 – 2012                            American Fork Hospital                                          Department of Medicine Chair

2001 2006                            Asthma, Lung and Sleep Specialists               Medical Director, Physician

2002 – 2004                            UPMC Northwest                                          Medical Staff President

2000 – 2002                            NWMC/UPMC Northwest                                          Medical Staff Vice President

1999 – 2000                            NWMC/UPMC Northwest                                          MEC, Member at large

1999 - 2000                            Northwest Medical Center                                          Medical Director of Sleep Center

1999 - 2006                                 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center              Clinical Instructor in Medicine                           

1996 - 2006                            NWMC/UPMC Northwest                             Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy              

1996 - 2002                              Venango Asthma and Lung Center                            Owner and Medical Director

1993 - 1996                            University of Maryland School of Medicine              Assistant Professor of Medicine                           

1992 - 1993                            Emory University, Atlanta, GA                            Assistant Instructor of Medicine             

 

                                         

CERTIFICATIONS

Diplomat, Sleep Medicine, ABIM                                                                                    2007, 2017

Diplomat, Sleep Medicine, ABSM                                                                                    2002             

Diplomat, Critical Care Medicine                                                                                     1997, 2007, 2016

Diplomat, Pulmonary Disease                                                                                     1996, 2006, 2015

Diplomat, Internal Medicine                                                                                     1992

              Diplomat, F.L.E.X.                                                                                                  1990

LICENSURE

             

              Utah - #MD59890071205                                                                                                  2005 – present

              Idaho - #M 12999                                                                                                  2015 - present

              Pennsylvania - #MD-058358-L (inactive)                                                                      1996

Maryland - #D44346 (inactive)                                                                                     1993

Georgia - #033249 (inactive)                                                                                    1990

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

              Utah Sleep Society founding /board member                                                                      2009 - Present

American Academy of Sleep Medicine                                                                      1999 - Present

Board Member for the American Respiratory Alliance of NWPA                                     1997 - Present                           

American Thoracic Society                                                                                             1993 - Present

              American College of Chest Physicians                                                                                1993 - Present

              American College of Physicians                                                                                              1989 - Present

American Medical Association                                                                                              1989 Present

Pennsylvania Medical Society                                                                                    1986 – 2006

Venango County Medical Society                                                                                    1986 – 2006

HONORS/AWARDS

 

              Alfred Soffer Research Award Finalist Chest 2011                                                        2011

              Fellow of American Academy of Sleep Medicine                                                        2002

Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians                                                                            1997                             

              Anderson Scholarship                                                                                                   1986, 1987, 1988

              Medical Women’s Auxiliary Scholarship                                                                           1985, 1986

              Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society                                                                                   1982

              Alpha Gamma Phi Freshman Honor Society                                                                                       1982

PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

 

              Poster presentation/Alfred Soffer Award winner:             

Comparative Study of the STOP-BANG Questionnaire, ApneaLinkTM, and Polysomnography for Obstructive Sleep Apnea; CHEST 2011

 

Publications:

Callahan SJ, Harris D, Collingridge DS, Guidry DW, Dean NC, Lanspa MJ, Blagev DP, Diagnosing EVALI in the Time of COVID-19, CHEST, Published online: June 26, 2020.

 

Blagev DP, Harris D, Dunn AC, Guidry DW, Grissom CK, Lanspa MJ, Clinical Presentation, Treatment, and Short-term Outcomes of Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarettes or Vaping: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study, Lancet, 2019, 394.10214, 2039-2124.

 

Lewis N, McCaffrey K, Harris, D, Callahan S, Dunn A, E-cigarette Use, or Vaping, Practices and characteristics Among Persons with Associated Lung Injury Utah, April-October 2019,              MMWR 2019, 68, 953-956.

 

Sundar MS, Harris DL, Initial Presentation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis as an Acute Exacerbation, Respiratory Med, 2008, 1.1, 43-47.

 

Womack CJ, Harris DL, Katzel LI, Hagberg JM, Bleecker ER, Goldberg AP, Weight Loss, Not Aerobic Exercise, Improves Pulmonary Functions in Older Obese Men, Journal of Gerontology: Medical Science, 2000; 55A:M453-M457

 

Abstracts:                           

Sokolow, V.E., Nielsen, D.B., Woodward, W., Sokolow, B.J., Harris, D. L. 2017 SLEEP International Conference, “An Educational Intervention in Patients with Comorbidities Improves CPAP compliance”

 

Whittington, K.E., Nielsen, D.B., Woodward, W., Sokolow, B.J., Harris, D. L. 2016 SLEEP International Conference, “Using Apnea Hypopnea Index as a Marker for Positive Airway Pressure Compliance for Obstructive Sleep Apnea”

 

Nielsen, D. B., Woodward, W., Duthie, Patterson, D, Call, K, Harris, D. L., Bradshaw, D. 2014 SLEEP International Conference, “Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening and Prevalence in Patients with Acute Stroke or TIA at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center”

 

Harris, D. L., Hasday, J. D., Meir, J. A., Bleecker, E.R. 1996 American 

Thoracic Society International Conference; “Inflammation after Smoking Cessation”

 

Harris, D. L., Goldberg, A. P., Coon, P. J., Bleecker, E. R. 1995 American Thoracic Society International Conference; “Weight Loss in Moderate Obesity Increases Lung Volumes”

 

Presentation:

Associates Competition - Georgia chapter, American College of Physicians 1991.  “Candida Albicans Arthritis and Osteomyelitis in a Patient with AIDS”

 

              Social media:

Yoshimi, Anzai, Harris, Dixie ‘Lessons Learned From My New York Covid-10 Response[Video]. Facebook Live. June 22, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/uWiHMS/videos/598121991134974 Accessed July 11, 2020.

                           

Dayton, Kali, Harris, Dixie Episode 41: Crisis Culture During COVID19 [Audio]. May 17, 2020 https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xMmU1NWRhMC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw/episode/ZDIyMjdjMjQtMmVlYS00MTU3LTliMGQtZGM0N2NlOGJhN2Ix?hl=en&ved=2ahUKEwjL1_Tz6cXqAhVUVs0KHeMRBiAQjrkEegQIBxAE&ep=6 Accessed July 11, 2020.

 

Damania, Zubin Vaping-Related Lung Injury|Dr. Dixie Harris, [Video]. YouTube. February 13, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7exKWvI_Ad0 Published February 13, 2020. Accessed July 11, 2020.

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

              Medical Student Clinical Rotations Rocky Mountain University                            2019 - Present

 

Director of Student Internship for Intermountain Health Care                                           2011 - 2019

 

Course Director, First Annual Sleep Society Meeting                                                        2010

 

              A-Step Medical Director, American Fork Sleep Center                                          2010 - 2012

 

Clinical Instructor of Medicine                                                                                    1999 - 2006

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

Assistant Professor of Medicine                                                                                        1994 - 1996

              University of Maryland Medical School

                           

              Assistant Instructor of Medicine                                                                                        1992 - 1993

              Emory University Medical School

 

LECTURES

             

Intermountain Healthcare Pulmonary Grand Rounds                                                        2019                                                        EVALI             

 

              EMS Conference                                                                                                                2019

              EVALI                                                                                                                              

 

              UVU Health Care Conference                                                                                    2019

              Vaping Crises and EVALI

 

              Utah Sleep Society Conference                                                                                    2018

              UAS Program at Intermountain Healthcare

 

Sleep Grand Rounds                                                                                                  2018

              Introduction to Upper Airway Stimulation

 

              Pulmonary Grand Rounds                                                                                                  2017

              Bronchoscopy Quality                                         

 

UVRMC Family Practice Residency Grand Rounds                                                        2016

                            COPD Update

 

              Primary Care Grand Rounds                                                                                     2015

                            Updates in COPD

 

              Annual Utah Sleep Society Meeting                                                                      

                            Overlap Syndrome (COPD and OSA)                                                        2014

 

              UCR Clinical Program Days

                            Updates in COPD                                                                                    2014

 

              Medical Staff American Fork and Utah Valley Medical Center

                            Comparison study of Apnea link, StopBang and PSG                                          2011

                            Portable Home Monitor, Pulmonary Grand Rounds                                          2010

                            OSA, ICU lecture series                                                                                    2009

                            CHF and Sleep Apnea                                                                                    2006

                                         

              Medical Staff/Local Physicians at Northwest Medical Center:

                            Sleep Disorders and Heart Disease                                                                      2004

                            Narcolepsy                                                                                                  2004                                         

Mechanical Ventilator Workshop                                                                      2002             

                            Intensive Insulin Therapy                                                                                    2002             

                            Pulmonary Rehabilitation                                                                                    1999

Obtaining a Sleep History                                                                                    1999

Review of Pulmonary Function Testing                                                        1998

Pulmonary Rehabilitation                                                                                    1998

Asthma - New Concepts in Treatment                                                        1997

                            Review of Global Initiative for Treatment of Asthma                                          1997

                            New Developments in Asthma Therapy                                                        1997

                            Review of Lung Cancer Staging                                                                      1997                                         

Lung Cancer Symposium - Moderator                                                        1997

                            Physician/Teleconference for Glaxo Education Program (5):                                                       

Review of Global Initiative for Treatment of Asthma                                          1997             

 

Hospital Staff at Northwest Medical Center:

ARDS - Pathophysiology and Treatment                                                        1998

Chest Tube - Pathophysiology and Management                                          1998

Pulmonary Rehabilitation                                                                                    1998

Central Line Placement                                                                                    1998

Review of Pulmonary Function Testing                                                        1997

Mechanical Ventilation                                                                                    1997

                            Use of Bi-PAP for Respiratory Failure                                                        1997

                            ARDS - Pathophysiology and Treatment                                                        1997

Chest Tube - Pathophysiology and Management                                          1997

COPD - Pathophysiology and Treatment                                                        1996

                            ARDS - New Concepts in Treatment                                                        1996

                            Review of Swan-Ganz Catheter                                                                      1996

                            Interpretation of Swan-Ganz Catheter Wave forms                                          1996

                           

Community:             

              SLVH Community Outreach Committee - NY Response                            2019

              UVRMC Hospital Board NY Response                                                        2019

American Fork Hospital Community Leader lecture                                          2010

              OSA, Utah County Seniors Group                                                                      2008

Sleep Disorders Update- Venango Video                                                        2004

NIPPV - Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care                                          2000

Sleep Apnea – Venango Video                                                                      1999                                         

Asthma – Venango Video                                                                                    1999

Pulmonary Rehab - Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care                            1999

                                

Pulmonary Rehab - Heart Club of Northwest Medical Center                            1998

Medical Impact of Smoking - Heart Club of NWMC                                          1997

COPD and Asthma - Kiwanis Club                                                                      1997

                            Smoking and Lung Disease - Women’s Symposium at NWMC              1997

                            Asthma in Childhood - American Lung Association Asthma Camp              1997

                                

FELLOWSHIP RESEARCH EXPERIENCE                                        

American Lung Association              Airway Inflammation               Principal Investigator              1995 - 1996 

    Maryland Chapter                            in Reactive Airways                           

    Fellowship Grant                            Disease

 

American Lung Association              Airway Inflammation               Principal Investigator              1994 - 1996

    Maryland Chapter                             in Smoking Cessation                           

    Fellowship Grant             

 

SERVICE

              Committees at American Fork Hospital

                            Bylaws Committee                                                                                    2013 - 2017

                            ICU                                                                                                                2006 - 2017

                            Green Team                                                                                                  2008 - 2011             

Committees at Northwest Medical Center

Hospitalist Task Force Chairman                                                                      2002 - 2004

Medical Executive Committee – Member at large                                          2000 - 2002

Cancer Care Committee                                                                                    1999 - 2002

ICU – Chairman                                                                                                  1997 - 2002

                            Sleep Team - Chairman                                                                                    1997 - 2006

CME                                                                                                                1996 - 2000

                            Customer Relations                                                                                    1997 - 1999

Smoking Task Force                                                                                    1998 - 1999

              Community Activities:

                            SLCBAC                                                                                                   2019 Present

                            Juan Diego Volleyball Videographer                                                        2017 - 2019

                            National Ability Center volunteer                                                                      2013 - 2018

American Fork Symphony member (viola)                                                        2008 - 2018

St. John the Baptist Diocese Development                                                        2009 - 2018

St. John the Baptist School Board, Chairperson                                           2013 - 2014

St. John the Baptist School Board                                                                      2008 - 2014

SJB Middle School Volleyball Coach                                                        2013 - 2015

Juan Diego Music Boosters Committee                                                        2011 - 2012

Girl Scout Troop 2406 Treasurer                                                                      2008 - 2011

Girl Scout Troop 2006 Treasurer                                                                      2008 - 2011

                            Child Development Center – Board Member                                                        2000 - 2006

Franklin Gardeners Association – Charter Member                                          1999 - 2006