Duke Anesthesiology Wins First Place at Run For The Warriors

It was another successful fundraiser at the 6th Annual ASA Sponsored Run For The Warriors 5k race in San Diego on October 25. The race is dedicated to the men and women wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan, their families and families of the fallen. Congratulations to team Duke Anesthesiology for raising more funds than any other team at this year’s event – a total of $8,433! All proceeds from the race will benefit wounded warriors and their families through the many Hope For The Warriors® programs.

Thank you to all of this year’s Duke Anesthesiology runners/walkers and to those who donated to the cause (not all donors are named below). A special congratulations goes to Dr. Richard Moon, Dr. Warwick Ames and Dr. Catherine Kuhn for being named the top three fundraisers of the entire event!

Warwick Ames
Atilio Barbeito
Karsten Bartels
Miles Berger
John Borrelli
Anne Castro
Anne Cherry
Theresa Crowgey
Eun Eoh
Dave Falcinelli
Jenna Falcinelli
Michael Fierro

Amber Franz
Jeff Gadsden
John Gamble
Stacey Hilton
Alina Hulsey
Maria Jimenez
Catherine Kuhn
Yinghui Low
Jonathan Mark
Asuncion Mathew
Joseph Mathew
Brittany Merk

Peter Moon
Richard Moon
Ron Olson
Allison Overmon
Mike Plakke
Allison Ross
Kendall Smith
Robert Thiele
Annemarie Thompson
Leighanne Tillman
Nathan Waldron

In addition to placing first in fundraising, several team Duke Anesthesiology racers won awards for placing in the top three of their age group! Congratulations to:  Dr. Jack Gamble, Dr. Anne Castro, Maria Jimenez, Dr. Jeff Gadsden, Dr. Annemarie Thompson, Dr. Warwick Ames, and Dr. Richard Moon. And, a special congrats goes to Dr. Theresa Crowgey for taking home first place for “female overall results!”

Chris KeithDuke Anesthesiology Wins First Place at Run For The Warriors
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‘Run For The Warriors’ with Team Duke Anesthesiology!

Join Team Duke Anesthesiology to help raise funds and awareness about Hope For The Warriors, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting wounded service members, their families and families of the fallen.

Hope For The Warriors is kicking off their 6th annual Run For The Warriors race, sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), this fall. Run For The Warriors is dedicated to those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan, along with their families. The race provides wounded service members encouragement and the opportunity to pursue the sport of running, walking, or cycling to assist in their physical and emotional rehabilitation. It’s a celebration of their strength and a shared belief that there is hope beyond recovery.

You can join the cause by running with the Duke Anesthesiology team at this year’s ASA conference in San Diego on Sunday, October 25. Participants can choose to take part in either a 5K run or a one mile walk/run. Those who aren’t part of the Department of Anesthesiology can join the cause simply by sponsoring the Duke Anesthesiology team and donating funds online!

Dr. Warwick Ames with Duke’s Pediatric Anesthesia Division is passionate about this organization and is an avid runner. He is this year’s captain of Team Duke Anesthesiology and hopes you will join his mission in supporting America’s heroes!

Be a Part of Run For The Warriors!

Please visit Dr. Ames’ Duke Anesthesiology team page to register, donate and learn more about how you can be part of this great cause!

Learn more about Hope For The Warriors: http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/

Featured Photos: The Duke Anesthesiology team at Run For The Warriors, 2014 ASA conference

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Pie-in-the-Face Global Health Fundraiser

On November 5th, Interim Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, Dr. Joseph Mathew, graciously accepted a pie in the face for being the “winner” of the Department of Anesthesiology’s first annual Pie-in-the-Face Global Health Fundraiser to support resident travel expenses related to their Global Health Project.

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Release of our 2014 BluePrint Publication

Dear Duke Anesthesiology Alumni and Friends,

I am pleased to announce the release of our 2014 issue of BluePrint. Like last year’s publication, you will be able to read about the incredible work and progress being made in the department through the BluePrint News & Updates website as well as on your smart phone or tablet.

Chris KeithRelease of our 2014 BluePrint Publication
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