In a study published in Nature Communications in March 2023, researchers from the Center for Clinical Pharmacology unveil promising research in the development of more effective, less addictive, and safer pain management drugs.
Category: Faculty & Staff
Brandon Tan, MD, selected as 2023 Dean’s Scholar
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.
Burel R. Goodin, PhD, to join Department of Anesthesiology
The Department of Anesthesiology is delighted to announce that Burel R. Goodin, PhD, is joining Washington University School of Medicine as professor of anesthesiology March 1, 2023.
Introducing the SOCCA Service Chiefs’ Advisory Council (Links to an external site)
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.
Abraham elected as American College of Medical Informatics Fellow for contributions to biomedical informatics
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).
Nykiel-Bailey appointed Associate Program Director for Residency Program
Dr. Sydney Nykiel-Bailey has been selected to serve as the Associate Program Director for the Anesthesiology Residency, where she will continue to develop innovative programs to enhance and enrich the educational experience of our residents.
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.
Three department faculty inducted as members into the Academy of Educators
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.
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.