Dormant viruses re-emerge in patients with lingering sepsis, signaling immune suppression

Dormant viruses re-emerge in patients with lingering sepsis, signaling immune suppression

A provocative study links prolonged episodes of sepsis — a life-threatening infection and leading cause of death in hospitals — to the reactivation of otherwise dormant viruses in the body.

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Gereau named Brown professor of anesthesiology

Gereau named Brown professor of anesthesiology

Robert W. Gereau IV, PhD, has been named the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology at the School of Medicine. He studies the molecular mechanisms involved in pain sensation.

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CT and CC team completes Ghana rotation

Cardiothoracic anesthesiology team completes their rotation at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana

Faculty from the Washington University Department of Anesthesiology recently completed a rotation at our international teaching site in Ghana

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Pulley elected President of SPAQI

Debra Pulley, MD Elected President of SPAQI

Pulley, a long time faculty member in the Department of Anesthesiology, has been elected President of the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI)

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Jennifer Cole International Education Initiative

Jennifer Cole, MD

Developed by the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University, the Jennifer Cole International Education Initiative Endowment Fund establishes a long-term partnership with the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital and the University of Ghana Medical School. The mutually beneficial program is expected to have a tremendous impact on the perioperative care and medical eduation in Ghana while providing new opportunities and inspiration for our next generation of anesthesiologists.

 


This philosophy of collaborating, mentoring, teaching, enabling, and empowering reflects the approach that Jennifer Cole brought to those she inspired as an anesthesiologist. Her personal interest in international medical education was well known. Learn more about the Jennifer Cole Education Initiative.