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Current positions:
Department Head, UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Division Head Obstetric Anesthesia
Past Department Head BCW Anesthesia

Member of Provincial Surgical Executive Council
Member of Canadian Airway Focus Group
Guest reviewer several anesthesia journals
Former editorial board member Canadian Journal of Anesthesia
Editor of 5th Edition Shnider and Levinson’s Obstetric Anesthesia
Former Royal College Examiner in Anesthesiology

Medical training in Ottawa (medical school, anesthesia residency) and Toronto (fellowship in obstetric anesthesia Women’s College Hospital)
Subspecialty training in obstetric anesthesia

Research Interests:

obstetrical anesthesia, difficult airway with focus on the maternal airway, knowledge translation using evidence-based medicine tools. Holds CIHR grant looking at surgical quality improvement reports for BC