Abstract Subcommittee


Malin Jonsson Fagerlund, MD, PhD has a medical degree from Karolinska Institutet and training in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. She is an Associate Professor and Senior Consultant in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine and the Head of the Function Unit for Trauma and Emergency Surgery at Preoperative Medicine and Intensive Care, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.


Toby Weingarten, MD is a Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine from the Mayo Clinic with over 130 publications in the peer-reviewed literature.  His primary research focus is perioperative outcomes with an emphasis in postoperative respiratory depression.  His work has led to interesting observations on the temporal distribution of postoperative respiratory arrests as well as patient and perioperative factors associated with these arrests.  He will share these observations with you today.

Committee Members:

Eva Christensson MD – Karolinska University Hospital and Institutet

Frances Chung MBBS, FRCPC – University Health Network

Eric Deflandre MD, PhD, FCCP, FAHA – Clinique Saint-Luc of Bouge

Anthony Doufas MD, PhD – Stanford University

Bhargavi Gali MD – Mayo Clinic

Suzanne Karan MD – University of Rochester

Roop Kaw MD – Cleveland Clinic

Sakura Kinjo MD – University of California, San Francisco

Babak Mokhlesi MD, MSc – University of Chicago

Richard Moon MD – Duke University Medical Center

Vladimir Nekhendzy MD – Stanford University

Dinesh Pal PhD – University of Michigan