Duke flags were lowered in honor of one of Duke Anesthesiology’s most distinguished emeritus faculty, a cardiac anesthesiologist whose groundbreaking research had a profound impact in the operating room.
Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Taekman on being awarded $108,668 in funding for his proposal to implement an interprofessional simulation-centric crisis resource management learning experience with Duke University Hospital.
Congratulations to William Maixner, DDS, PhD, on his appointment as the Joannes H. Karis, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology for demonstrating extraordinary scholarship in advancing science and improving human health.
Congratulations to Madan Kwatra, PhD, on receiving a $715,500 grant to study a novel chemotherapeutic agent that may help a wider subset of patients battling a deadly brain cancer.
Jeffrey Taekman, MD, receives nearly $70,000 in funding to explore the association between the administration of prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides and pain, anxiety and cognitive function in the perioperative period.