Joseph R. Shiber

Associate Professor


I completed my undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins University and then medical school at University of Maryland.I stayed at Maryland to be the first resident in the combined Emergency and Internal Medicine (EM-IM) program and later was chief resident; I completed my fellowship in Critical Care at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the U. of MD. Previously I had been on faculty at East Carolina University where I was Program Director of the EM-IM residency and Medical Director of the Critical Care Consult service;I then joined the Baylor College of Medicine faculty, where I was the Director of Emergency Critical Care at Ben Taub General Hospital and an Intensivist at The Methodist Hospital of Houston. Currently, I am an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Surgery at U. FL College of Medicine – Jacksonville and the Director of ICU Services at U FL/St. Vincent’s Hospital.


Area of Interest

Adult resuscitation, cardiovascular and neurovascular emergency and critical care, ARDS, medical education.

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Nelson RJ and Shiber JR. Photoperiod affects responsiveness to 6MBOA in house mice. Biology of Reproduction 1990; 43:586-591.
Wible CG, Shiber JR and Olton DS. Hippocampus, fibria/fornix, amygdyla and memory: object discrimination in rats. Behavioral Neuroscience 1992; 106:751-761.
Blom MC, Shiber JR and Nelson RJ. Learned conditioned immunosupression is associated with increased risk of chemically induced tumors. Neuroimmunomodulation 1995; 2:92-99.
Shiber JR and Matu A. Serum phosphate abnormalities in the emergency department. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2002; 23(4):395-400. Boesiger B and Shiber JR. Subarachnoid hemorrhage diagnosis by CT and LP: Are 5th generation CT scanners better at identifying SAH? Journal of Emergency Medicine 2005; 29(1):23-28.
Shiber JR. Lactic acidosis due to nucleoside analogues. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2005;23(4):582-3.
Shiber JR. Isolated angioedema of the arytenoids. Images in Clinical Medicine; New England Journal of Medicine 2005;353(17).
Shiber JR and Santana J. Dyspnea. In: Medical Clinics of North America: Office Based Emergencies. NY; McGraw-Hill, 2006; 453-479.
Shiber JR. Errors in emergency practice: Fournier’s gangrene. Emergency Medicine 2006; July:34-35.
Shiber JR. Complications and benefits of drainage of massive pleural effusions. Ann Emerg Med 2007; 49(4):544-5.
Shiber JR. Suppurative Pericarditis: Acute infections and chronic complications. Hospital Physician 2008; 44(1):9-18.
Shiber JR, Fontane E, Hensler M. Pick your poison: clonidine patch ingestion. Peds Emerg Care 2007;23(12):1-3.
Shiber JR, Wooten L. Septic digital emboli due to streptococcus pyogenes. Ann Emerg Med 2007;50(6):740, 748
Shiber JR and Carter K. Open Mandibular Fracture with Malocclusion. Images in Clinical Medicine: New England Journal of Medicine; NEJM 2008;358(5):512.