16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Randal Blank

Affiliation: Anesthesiology UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, Charlottesville, United States;

Connection with WFSA (if any): None

Award / titles received: Academy of Distinguished Educators

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Thoracic Anesthesia Cardiac Anesthesia

Link to department website: http://www.virginia.edu

Biography: Randal S. Blank received his Ph.D. in Physiology from The Pennsylvania State University in 1986 and his M.D. from the University of Virginia in 1997. He is currently Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Chief of Thoracic Anesthesia at The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. Dr. Blank's areas of research interest and investigation include microvascular dysfunction in the esophagectomy patient, multimodal analgesia after thoracic surgery, mechanisms of iatrogenic lung injury, lung protective ventilation in the thoracic surgical patient.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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