1. Resident - Anesthesiology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. MD - Summa Cum Laude Ohio State University
  3. BS - Summa Cum Laude Ohio State University


  1. American Board of Anesthesiology

Primary Appointment

  1. Anesthesiology

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Anesthesiology

Professional Highlights

  • Director, American Board of Anesthesiology, 2010-present
  • Smoking Cessation Initiative Task Force Chair, American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2006-2013
  • Chair, Respiration Subcommittee, American Society of Anesthesiologists, 1998-2008
  • Editor, Anesthesiology, 1997-2006


  • Pediatric anesthesiology
  • Tobacco control in surgical and pain patients
  • Outcomes of anesthesia and surgery
  • Effects of anesthesia and surgery on the developing brain
  • Substance use disorders in physicians


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