Nicholas Levy

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine, Suffolk, UK. Twitter @nicholasalevy  Biography Nicholas  graduated from the Royal Free Hospital in 1993 and undertook anaesthetic training in the Central London School of Anaesthesia. In 2003, he was appointed as a Consultant Anaesthetist at the West Suffolk Hospital, with an interest in acute pain medicine. In 2017 […]

Rebecca Ilic

Rebecca Ilic is currently the Clinical Nutrition Manger at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL. She received her undergraduate at The Ohio State University in Medical Dietetics and her Masters in Clinical Nutrition from Rush University. She has been a dietitian for 15 years and in management for 9 years. Rebecca grew up in the Northwest […]

Feyce Peralta

Dr. Feyce Peralta is an obstetrical anesthesiologist actively involved in patient care, clinical research, and medical education. She currently serves as the Program Director for the Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship and Director of Faculty Development for the Department of Anesthesiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Obianuju Okocha

Dr. Okocha completed her medical school training, residency in Anesthesiology and Neuroanesthesiology fellowship at the University of Colorado.  She is the medical director of the preoperative clinic at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago. She has numerous peer-reviewed publications, as well as abstracts and book chapters on preoperative assessment and optimization. Her interests and current research projects […]

Frank Loughnane

Dr Frank Loughnane holds the following posts: Consultant Anaesthesiologist Cork University Hospital 2009 – present Clinical lead for orthopaedic elective and trauma anaesthesia Joint Clinical lead for pre-operative assessment Clinical lecturer University College Cork Director of regional anaesthesia fellowship programme Consultant Anaesthesiologist Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 2005-2009 Regional Anaesthesia Fellow, CHU Nancy, France 2002-2003 […]

David A. Edwards

David A. Edwards, MD PhD is the Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine and Director of the Chronic and Transitional Pain Services at Vanderbilt. The Transitional Pain Service at Vanderbilt works to optimize patients weeks to months before surgery and focuses on the transitional periods after surgery to optimize outcomes and to minimize and […]

Oonagh Griffin

PhD, RD Senior Pancreatic Cancer Dietitian, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin Oonagh has worked as Senior Pancreatic Dietitian at the National Surgical Centre for Pancreatic Cancer at St Vincent’s University Hospital since 2011, establishing a specialist dietetic service for people with pancreatic cancer. Prior to taking up this role she spent over 7 years working […]

Michelle Humeidan

Dr. Humeidan completed the MD-PhD Program at the University of Kentucky in 2011.  A Diplomate of The American Board of Anesthesiology, Dr. Humeidan completed Internship, Residency and Fellowship in Neuroanesthesiology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC). She joined the Buckeye faculty in 2015 and earned promotion to Associate Professor in 2020.  Her doctoral work concentrated […]

Jillian Dirkes

Jillian Dirkes is a licensed clinical social worker and Program Manager of the Duke Smoking Cessation Program, part of the Duke Cancer Institute. She completed her graduate training in nonprofit management and clinical social work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ms. Dirkes oversees clinical operations of the Duke Smoking Cessation Program, […]

Andrea Pratt

Andrea Pratt is a licensed clinical social worker and tobacco treatment specialist in the Perioperative Anesthesia and Surgical Screening (PASS) Clinic at Duke University Health System. She offers tobacco cessation paired with psychotherapy and behavioral health treatment for perioperative patients with tobacco dependence. She also facilitates an eight-week mindfulness training for smokers group. Andrea earned her graduate degree […]