16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

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

Ashraf Habib

Affiliation: Anesthesiology DUKE UNIVERSITY, Durham, United States;

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Hemodynamic management during cesarean delivery The high risk parturient Acute postoperative pain Postoperative nausea and vomiting

Biography: Dr. Ashraf Habib is a Professor of Anesthesiology and Chief of the Division of Women s Anesthesia at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA. He received his medical degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. He completed his anesthesia training at the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland, and the University Hospitals of Leicester, England, UK. He subsequently finished fellowship training in Obstetric Anesthesiology at Duke University Medical Center in the USA in 2001 and joined the faculty at Duke in the Division of Women’s Anesthesia. Dr. Habib obtained an MHSc in Clinical Research from Duke University in 2009. His research interests include improving the quality of patient recovery and optimizing postoperative outcomes such as postoperative pain and postoperative nausea and vomiting, and optimizing hemodynamic management of women undergoing cesarean delivery. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters and editorials. Dr. Habib serves on the editorial advisory board of the International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia and is a guest reviewer for several of the leading anesthesia journals.


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