Dr. Rao will lead the clinical and educational responsibilities of the Pain Management Division, serve as the clinical section chief of the Washington University Pain Center, and operate as the director of the Pain Management Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has awarded Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis a five-year, $12.2 million grant to create a center aimed at advancing research into neurosteroids as treatments for depression and other psychiatric disorders.
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).
Dr. Mitchell will oversee the recruitment and training of a diverse and clinically excellent group of residents to become leaders in the field. She will continuously assess and improve our residency program and will be instrumental in the development of new initiatives focused on enhancing the training of our residents.
Doximity, an online network for medical professionals, recently ranked WashU’s anesthesiology residency program among the top ten training programs in its specialty.
Dr. Mehta will partner with WUSM colleagues, BJH leadership and frontline clinicians to promote efficiency, safety and quality of patient care in the Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM) Gastroenterology Suite.
In his new role as Associate Director, he will partner with SICU Co-Directors and nursing leadership to ensure delivery of outstanding clinical care to our critically ill surgical patients.
In a recent study published in Nature Neuroscience, Dr. Ream Al-Hasani and colleagues have identified a new role for a GABA projection in reward processing which could lead to new treatments for addiction and depression.
The ASOS-2 project was a response to the findings in ASOS-1, that African surgical patients are twice as likely to die in the hospital after surgery than the international average. The project aimed to shift the limited existing resources available for postoperative surveillance towards those patients at higher risk of developing postoperative complications.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) recently awarded Dr. Henrichs the designation of Fellow of the AANA (FAANA), a recognized hallmark of leadership and professionalism in the profession and science of nurse anesthesia.