Kannampallil named inaugural director of acute care innovation research

Dr. Kannampallil will plan, direct, and coordinate research activities related to technology, telemedicine, and innovation within the department. He will also provide population, organizational, and patient-level data, analysis and decision support to advance innovative and technology-related initiatives for the department.

Kerby named inaugural associate vice chair of innovation

Paul Kerby, MBBS, has been named the associate vice chair for innovation for the Department of Anesthesiology. In this new role, Kerby will work closely with the Vice Chair for Innovation, Omokhaye Higo, MD, MBA, to plan, direct, coordinate, and oversee activities related to perioperative telemedicine and other innovative initiatives within the department.

Gregory appointed division chief of perioperative medicine

Stephen Gregory, MD, has been selected as the division chief of perioperative medicine in the Department of Anesthesiology. In his role as division chief, Gregory will develop educational programs, conduct innovative perioperative quality improvement programs, support perioperative research, and manage staff, faculty, and trainees within the perioperative medicine division.

Inaugural Sandy Hawes Memorial Award Recipient Announced

Last year, the Department of Anesthesiology established a memorial award in honor of Sandy Hawes, a beloved staffing administrator, friend, and colleague. We are thrilled to announce the inaugural recipient of the Sandy Hawes Memorial Award goes to our Staffing Administrator, Jan Goffstein-Davis!

Sunny Lou, MD, PhD, earns 2022 IARS Mentored Research Award

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.”