Christopher T. Buresh, MD, MPH

Ambassador to Haiti, American College of Emergency Medicine
Medical Director, Keokuk County Ambulance Service
Representative, State EMS Advisory Council
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine

Contact Information

1008 Roy J. Carver Pavilion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine
BS, Saint Olaf College
MPH, University of Iowa College of Public Health
Resident, Pediatrics, Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University Brenner Children’s Hospital
Resident, Emergency Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

Diplomate - American Board of Emergency Medicine


Buresh, C. T., Jennisen, C. A., Denning, G. M., Sweat, S. & Harland, K. (2012). All-Terrain Vehicle Injury Prevention: Healthcare Providers’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and the Anticipatory Guidance they Provide. Journal of Community Health.

Buresh, C. T., Denning, G., Ellis, D., Peek-Asa, C., Young, T., Katz, D. & Jennissen, C. (2010). Integration of Three Major Iowa Databases Provides Statewide Analysis of ATV Related Crashes and Injuries.

Buresh, C. T., Folk, J. C., Dickson, E. W. & Thrift, D. (2009). Comparing Hypothermia in the Human and the Black Bear (Ursus americanus).

Buresh, C. T., Collaguazo, D. M., Graber, M. A. & Takacs, M. E. (2009). Emergency Medicine. In Family Practice Examination & Board Review. (2), pp. Chapter 1. McGraw-Hill.

Buresh, C. T., Russi,, C. S. & Hartley,, M. J. (2008). A pilot study of the King LT supralaryngeal airway use in a rural Iowa EMS system.

Buresh, C. T., Ridge, L. & Werner, R. K. (2008). The Kinesiology of Blunt and Penetrating Trauma. In The Paramedic. McGraw-Hill.

Buresh, C. T., Christopher, M. D., Graber & Mark, M. D. (2007). Unusual Causes of Abdominal Pain.

Buresh, C. T., Christopher, M. D., Graber & Mark, M. D. (2007). Unusual Causes of Recurrent Abdominal Pain.

Buresh, C. T., Dickson, E. W., Ludwig, P. S., Ackermann, L. W. & Denning, G. M. (2006). Met5-enkephalin-Arg6-Phe7 (MEAP): a cardioprotective hormonal opioid.