16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

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

Gabriella Iohom

Affiliation: Anaesthesia and Surgery Cork University Hospital and University College Cork, Ireland, Cork, Ireland;

Connection with WFSA (if any): Global Oximetry (GO) project of WFSA and WHO, lecturer during implementation in the Republic of Moldova 2007

Award / titles received: RESEARCH AWARDS (past 5 years) 2013  Finalist ESRA Best Free Paper Award. Clinical effects of single versus sequential injections of lignocaine and bupivacaine around the sciatic nerve. 2011MedCAP (GS PI) EU Commission award as “best project’ funded 2007/8 under the Lifelong Learning Programme. http://ec.europa.eu/education/leonardo-da-vinci/best_en.htm 2011 Irish Society for Regional Anaesthesia Best Free Paper Award:(McCarthy D, Loughnane F, Shorten GD, Iohom G). A comparison of the efficacy of local anaesthetic wound infiltration versus intrathecal morphine for postoperative analgesia following total knee arthroplasty. 2011 Irish Congress of Anaesthesia Best Free Paper Award:(Sultan SF, McCarthy D, BD O’Donnell, Iohom G, Shorten G). Effect of feedback on novices learning in-plane technique for ultrasound guided interventional procedures.

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Recipient of a Fellowship in Regional and Ambulatory Anaesthesia, Nancy, France 2004 Invited speaker to national and international conferences  

Link to department website: http://www.ucc.ie/en/cns/members/clinicalresearchmembers/gabriellaiohom/

Biography: MD (Ro), DEAA (Diplomate of the European Academy of Anaesthesia), FFARCSI, PhD (NUI). Co-authored more than 100 original full publications for peer review journals; 10 book chapters, supervised ten higher degrees (MD/PhD) in medicine, co-edited two textbooks. Regular peer reviewer for international journals, Guest Co-Editor International Anaesthesiology Clinics for the special edition Current Topics In Peripheral Nerve Blockade and Lead Guest Editor Anesthesiology Research and Practice focus issue 'Peripheral Nerve Blockade'. Founding member and Council member of the Irish Society of Regional Anaesthesia, Chair Subcommittee on Regional Anaesthesia of the European Society of Anaesthesiology.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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