16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

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

Ken B. Johnson

Affiliation: Anesthesiology University of Utah, Salt Lake City, United States;

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Executive Section Editor, Clinical Pharmacology, Anestheisa and Analgesia Board member and former officer, the International Society of Anaesthetic Pharmacology

Biography: Dr. Johnson completed his undergraduate education at the University of California at Berkeley, both a medical degree and a Masters of Science in bioengineering from Tulane University. After completing medical school, he served as a general medical officer and research scientist at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Dr. Johnson completed his postgraduate training at the University of Utah in Anesthesiology. Dr. Johnson is currently a staff physician and in his 14th year as Director of the Center for Patient Simulation. His clinical practice focuses on acute pain management and regional anesthesia.By way of professional service, Dr. Johnson serves as an oral board examiner for the American Board of Anesthesiology. He also serves on the American Society of Anesthesiologists Simulation Education Editorial Board. He has served as a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Subcommittee on Drug Disposition. He is the editor of Clincal Pharmacology for Anesthesiology, a book that consists of 35 chapters with local, national, and international contributing authors.His research has focused on anesthetic drug interactions, visualizing drug behavior through novel drug displays, and anesthetic dosing in special populations. His recent work has focused on how opioids interact with sedative hypnotics and inhalation agents with an emphasis on the impact of drug interactions on dosing of intravenous anesthetics for moderate sedation.His most important (and fun) work is at home with his wife and four children. He enjoys coaching various recreation sports teams, endurance bicycle racing, snow skiing, organizing outdoor activities for youth groups, community service, and of course serving as a homework consultant

 


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