2020 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 2020 grant recipients. 

2020 Grant Recipients

Boncyk, ChristinaChristina Boncyk, MD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Christopher G. Hughes, MD, MSc
The Impact of Increased Prescribing on ICU Survivors

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Co-funded by the Society of Academic Associations of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (SAAAPM)

 
 

Chinn, GregoryGregory A. Chinn, MD, PhD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Jeffrey Sall, MD, PhD
Physiologic and Cellular Mechanisms of Neonatal GABA Mediated Neurotoxicity

University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

 
 

Daniel CookDaniel Cook, MD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Timothy A. Ryan, PhD
How Local Anesthetics Disrupt Intracellular Calcium Stores and the Impact on Synaptic Function and Neurotoxicity

Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY

 
  

Nicholas DouvilleNicholas Douville, MD, PhD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Sachin Kheterpal, MD, MBA
Integrating Genetics and Electronic Health Records to Predict Myocardial Injury after Noncardiac Surgery

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

 

 
  

Fritz, BradleyBradley A. Fritz, MD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Michael S. Avidan, MBChB
Machine Learning to Enhance Prediction of Postoperative Death and Acute Kidney Injury by Anesthesiology Clinicians

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

 
  

Timothy GaultonTimothy Gaulton, MD, MSc
APSF-FAER Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Mark D. Neuman, MD, MSc
Mapping the Epidemiology of Perioperative Driving Safety and Behavior

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

 
  

Heshmati, MitraMitra Heshmati, MD, PhD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor: Michael Bruchas, PhD
Dissecting Midbrain Connectivity in Anesthetic Emergence

University of Washington
Seattle, WA

 
  

Julie HuffmyerJulie Huffmyer, MD
FAER-ABA Research in Education Grant
Primary Mentor:Edward C. Nemergut, MD
The Association of MOCA Minute® Performance on ASPIRE Clinical Metrics

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

 
  

MacKay, EmilyEmily J. MacKay, DO, MSHP
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor:Peter W. Groeneveld, MD, MS
Transesophageal Echocardiography in Cardiac Surgery: Impact of Advanced Cardiac Imaging on Clinical Outcomes

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

 
  

Kelly MichaelsenKelly Michaelsen, MD, PhD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor:Shyam Gollakota, PhD
Automated Assessment of Drug Administration in the Operating Room with Smart Eyewear Technology

University of Washington
Seattle, WA

 
  

Rosenblatt, KathrynKathryn R. Rosenblatt, MD, MHS
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor:Paul A. Nyquist, MD, MPH
Defining Cerebral Autoregulation-Guided Therapeutic Targets in Sepsis

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

 
  

Eellan SivanesanEellan Sivanesan, MD
Mentored Research Training Grant
Primary Mentor:Yun Guan, MD, PhD
Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Attenuation of Chemotherapy Induced Painful Neuropathy and Increased Chemotherapeutic Efficacy

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD