Musleh appointed Critical Care Ultrasound Co-director

Amjad Musleh, MD

Amjad Musleh, MD, will serve as the critical care ultrasound co-director for the Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine Division. He will develop and sustain the point-of-care Critical Care Ultrasound program within the division and across the medical campus.

Omokhaye Higo, MD, MBA, appointed as Vice-Chair for Innovation

Omokhaye Higo, MD

Omokhaye Higo, MD, MBA, has been appointed as the inaugural Vice-Chair for Innovation for Washington University’s Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Higo will lead innovative initiatives in the department by advancing the current perioperative telemedicine platform, with a view to consolidating the Anesthesiology Control Tower (ACT) and Recovery Control Tower (RCT).

Dolores Njoku, MD, elected to Faculty Practice Plan’s Board of Directors

Dolores Njoku, MD

Dolores Njoku, MD, Division Chief of Pediatric Anesthesiology at Washington University and Anesthesiologist-in-Chief at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, was recently elected to serve a three-year term on the Faculty Practice Plan’s (FFP) Board of Directors, as one of the six Faculty-at-Large Representatives

Boland appointed as Christian Hospital ICU Co-Director

Dr. Matthew Boland has been appointed to serve as Christian Hospital ICU Co-Director. In his new role as Co-Director, he will partner with CHNE Director, Dr. Uche Ofoma, to ensure delivery of outstanding clinical care to our critically ill surgical and medical patients at Christian Hospital Northeast. 

Department ranks #2 in NIH funding for second straight year

The Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis ranked #2 nationwide among anesthesiology departments in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).