Brandon Tan, MD, PGY5 and an ASAP trainee, has been selected as one of the 2023 Dean’s Scholars. His project explores how the serotonin 3 receptor—implicated in nausea, depression, anxiety, and psychosis—changes its activity when the lipid environment is altered.
Vice Chair and Chief of Critical Care Medicine, Anne Drewry, MD, has been elected to serve as the vice chair for the SOCCA Service Chiefs’ Advisory Council.
Joanna Abraham, PhD, FAMIA, associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Institute for Informatics, was elected a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI).
Jacob AuBuchon, MD, Bernadette Henrichs, PHD, CRNA, CCRN, CHSE, and Amjad Musleh, MD, have been selected as members to the Academy of Educators at Washington University School of Medicine.
Dr. Sunny Lou has been awarded the 2022 International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Mentored Research Award for her project “Intelligent Clinical Decision Support for Perioperative Blood Management.”
Bernadette Henrichs, PhD, CRNA, CCRN, CHSE, FAANA, received the 43rd Helen Lamb Outstanding Educator Award from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) for her significant contributions to the education of nurse anesthetists.
Dr. Joanna Abraham, assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and the Institute for Informatics, has been named the 2021 recipient of the American Medical Informatics Association’s (AMIA) Diana Forsythe Award, which was presented at the AMIA’s annual symposium, Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2021.
The Fellows of AMIA (FAMIA) is a recognition program for applied informatics recognizing the contributions and professional accomplishments of AMIA members who apply informatics skills and knowledge to their practice (clinical, public or population health, or research).
The Daniel X. Freedman Award is given for outstanding achievements in basic research by a Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Young Investigator and honors outstanding scientists working to advance the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric illness.
Dr. Kendall Smith has been awarded the 2021 International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Mentored Research Award to study the “Role of Transcriptomic Circadian Rhythms in Postoperative Delirium.”