Bruchas named Mallinckrodt Professor of Anesthesiology

Michael R. Bruchas, PhD named Mallinckrodt Professor of Anesthesiology

This is the second Mallinckrodt professorship in anesthesiology. The new professorship was created when the original fund grew to the point that a second professorship was possible.

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Fehr describes work in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

James Fehr, MD describes work in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

A week after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, a disaster medical team, including Dr. Fehr, arrived to help Hospital Pavia’s staff work under blackout conditions.

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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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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.