New CARE Director Announced

I am pleased to announce Dr. Eddie Jooste as our new Director of CARE (Anesthesiology Clinical Research Unit). Dr. Jooste received his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree from Pretoria University Medical School in South Africa. After earning his Diploma in Anesthesiology at Edendale Hospital in South Africa, he went on to do his residency in Anesthesiology at Columbia University and completed a Pediatric Anesthesiology fellowship there as well. He was a faculty member at Columbia University’s Children’s Hospital of New York and at the University of Pittsburgh’s Children’s Hospital before joining Duke in 2011 as Clinical Director of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology.

I also want to thank Dr. Manny Fontes for his exceptional service as the CARE Director over the last 2.5 years. Manny will be leaving Duke at the end of this month to become the Chief of the Division of Cardiac Anesthesiology at Yale University School of Medicine. We wish him all the best in this new endeavor.

Joseph P. Mathew, MD, MHSc, MBA
Jerry Reves, MD, Professor of Cardiac Anesthesiology and Interim Chairman
Department of Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center