Kharasch receives ISAP Lifetime Achievement Award

Evan D. Kharasch, MD, PhD has been awarded the ISAP Lifetime Achievement Award for 2017.

This award recognizes investigators who have exhibited creative genius and innovation in the study and development of anesthesia drugs.

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Chen named Shelden Professor in Anesthesiology

Zhou-Feng Chen, PhD named Shelden Professor in Anesthesiology

Zhou-Feng Chen, PhD, director of the Washington University Center for the Study of Itch, has been named the Russell D. and Mary B. Shelden Professor in Anesthesiology.

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Cheng awarded IARS Mentored Research Award

Wayland Cheng MD, PhD has been awarded an NIH K08 grant.

This award will provide four years of support for research in the molecular mechanisms of anesthesia, and will facilitate Dr. Cheng’s transition to becoming an independent investigator.

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Strategy to battle opioid epidemic encourages multilevel approach

Strategy to battle opioid epidemic encourages multilevel approach

Jose A. Moron-Concepcion, associate professor of anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine, was on a committee that authored new recommendations on how to address the opioid epidemic.

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Department of Anesthesiology Global Health Initiative

Saad Syed teaching at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi.

Sarah Alber, Chris Davies, and Tom Cox collaborating with residents at Roosevelt Hospital in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Partnerships across the world

It is important for the Washington University Department of Anesthesiology and the training programs we host to continually explore and develop long-term global partnerships that provide mutually beneficial, unique educational opportunities for our students, trainees, faculty and staff. Our international programs will focus on improving patient safety through education and implementation of quality improvement initiatives in partnership with our host countries. We hope this initiative will prove to be an innovative model for future global health partnerships.