Newest Member of the Board of ASRA

Effrossyni Gina Votta-Velis, MD PhD, was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Dr. Votta-Velis is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology who has research interests in exploring the effects of Local Anesthetics on cancer. She also serves as our Pain Fellowship Director.

NIH Grant Awarded

Steven Roth, MD FARVO, has received a National Institute of Health Grant for his proposal entitled “Novel Cell Free Treatment of Glaucoma.” Dr. Roth, a Professor of Anesthesiology, leads a multidisciplinary team of investigators which includes Dr. Biji Mathew in our department; Dr. Sriram Ravindran from UIC College of Dentistry; Dr. Shafigh Mahraeen from Chemical Engineering at UIC; and Dr. Xiaorong Liu at the University of Virginia.

ASA Monitor – Special Edition on Ethics

Barbara Jericho, MD, Chair of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Ethics Committee, coordinated submissions to the November 2018 edition of the American Society of Anesthesiology Monitor. Dr. Jericho is a Professor of Anesthesiology who has received multiple awards for her service in local, state and national societies.

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