2017 Grant Recipients

Since 1986, the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) has funded more than $47 million in research grants. Below is a list of our 2017 grant recipients.

2017 Grant Recipients

Bicket, MarkMark C. Bicket, MD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: G. Caleb Alexander, MD, MS
Consequences of Non-optimal Opioid Prescribing After Surgery

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

 
 

Freed, JulieJulie K. Freed, MD, PhD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: David D. Gutterman, MD
Novel Role of Sphingolipids in Maintaining Vascular Homeostasis

Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

 
 

Kingeter, AdamAdam J. Kingeter, MD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Pratik Pandharipande, MD, MSCI, FCCM
Use of a Value-Driven Electronic, Milestone-Based Clinical Pathway to Improve Value for Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

 
 

Lee, AllisonAllison J. Lee, MD
Research in Education Grant
Primary Mentor: Madhabi Chatterji, PhD
A Mixed Methods, RCT Comparing Two Methods of Debriefing for a Serious Game Designed to Teach Novice Anesthesia Residents (CA1) to Perform General Anesthesia for Emergency Cesarean Delivery

New York-Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia)
New York, NY

 
 

Norris, AaronAaron J. Norris, MD, PhD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Michael R. Bruchas, PhD
Examination of Isoflurane Activated Neural Circuits

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

 
 

Quinones, QuintinQuintin J. Quinones, MD, PhD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Mihai V. Podgoreanu, MD
Reversible Immunomodulation as a Strategy for Ischemia Tolerance in Hibernation

Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

 
 

Slupe, AndrewAndrew M. Slupe, MD, PhD
Research Fellowship Grant
Primary Mentor: Kevin M. Wright, PhD
Axon pruning governed by Bax During Development and Following Exposure to Volatile Anesthetic

Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR

 
 

Smith, LorenLoren E. Smith, MD, PhD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: MacRae F. Linton, MD
High Density Lipoprotein Particle Characteristics and the Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

 
 

Vogt, KeithKeith M. Vogt, MD, PhD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Julie A. Fiez, PhD
Human Memory Encoding Under Anesthesia: How Pain Affects Hippocampal and Amygdalar Contributions to Memory

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

 
 

Whitlock, ElizabethElizabeth L. Whitlock, MD, MSc
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Alexander K. Smith, MD, MPH
Cognitive Trajectories Before and After Coronary Revascularization in the Elderly

University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

 
 

Yim, PeterPeter D. Yim, MD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Charles W. Emala, MD, MS
GABAA Modulation of Myogenic Tone in Vascular Smooth Muscle- Novel Therapy of Hypertension

New York-Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia)
New York, NY