New CRU Leadership Roles Announced
Congratulations to Drs. Kamrouz Ghadimi and Anne Cherry on being named the director and assistant director of the department’s Clinical Research Unit in which they will oversee the unit’s protocols and provide an innovative approach to the conduct of research.
Dr. Thompson Appointed to Associate Vice Chair Position
Congratulations to Annemarie Thompson, MD, on being named the associate vice chair for program development in which she will identify, support, grow, and optimize innovative new programs for the department in perioperative, critical care and pain medicine.
Dr. Kent Appointed to Associate Vice Chair Position
Congratulations to Michael Kent, MD, MSQM, on being named the associate vice chair for perioperative informatics in which he will be responsible for executing the department’s data strategy in support of operations, education, research, and quality/safety.
Dr. Martucci Named a Research Incubator Award Recipient
Congratulations to Katherine Martucci, PhD, on receiving a 2022 Research Incubator Award from the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences to study how opioid medications change brain activity in patients with chronic pain.
Opioid Crisis Requires New Approaches to Prescription Opioid Management
In a special article published in Anesthesiology, Duke Anesthesiology’s Dr. Evan Kharasch (first author) introduces the groundbreaking new concept of a prescription opioid ecosystem to combat the opioid crisis and the opioid paradox.
In Remembrance of Dr. David S. Warner
It is with profound sadness that we inform you about the passing of a beloved member of our Duke Anesthesiology family and one of Duke’s most distinguished faculty, Dr. David S. Warner.
Announcing the 2022 DIG Recipients
Congratulations to Drs. Lisa Einhorn and Shad Smith on being named the newest DREAM Innovation Grant (DIG) recipients for their innovative projects involving pediatric perioperative pain and innate healing processes.
Recipient of First new Generation Heart Transplant is Recovering as Expected
The Chronicle follows up with the recipient of the historic transplant performed at Duke and interviews Dr. Sharon McCartney, cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and intensivist who assisted in the procedure.
In Remembrance of Dr. William Maixner
It is with profound sadness that we inform you about the passing of a beloved member of our Duke Anesthesiology family, William “Bill” Maixner, DDS, PhD.