16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

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

Roman Schumann

Affiliation: Anesthesiology Tufts Medical Center, Boston, United States;

Connection with WFSA (if any): Speaker at the Obesity Track

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Dr. Schumann is currently the President of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of Obese Patients (ISPCOP) and has been involved with research and the care for morbidly obese patients for more than a decade. Dr. Schumann was a member of the Massachusetts Weight Loss Surgery Expert Panel and the chair of the Anesthesia Task Force, Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety. He has also been involved with related and has published in this field, including anesthesia care guidelines. Dr. Schuman is an advisory editor to the editorial board  of Obesity Surgery and a reviewer for multiple scientific journals.

Link to department website: https://www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/patient-care-services/Departments-and-Services/Anesthesiology/Clinical-Care-Services/Critical-Care-Medicine.aspx

Biography: Dr. Schumann is the Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Anesthesiology at Tufts Medical Center, and a Professor of Anesthesiology at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA, USA. He also serves as a Vice-Chair of the institutional IRB. Dr. Schumann is currently the President of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of Obese Patients (ISPCOP) and has been involved with research and the care for morbidly obese patients for more than a decade. Dr. Schumann was a member of the Massachusetts Weight Loss Surgery Expert Panel and the chair of the Anesthesia Task Force, Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety. He has also been involved with related and has published in this field, including anesthesia care guidelines. Dr. Schuman is an advisory editor to the editorial board of Obesity Surgery and a reviewer for multiple scientific journals.

 


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