Research Committee


Anthony Doufas, MD, PhD is Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine at Stanford University. He specializes in Neurosurgical Anesthesia while his research interests include clinical anesthetic pharmacology and perioperative outcomes in patients suffering from sleep disorders with a special focus on sleep-disordered breathing. He has published more than 60 (first/senior authorship in 45%) peer-reviewed papers. He is Associate Editor in Anesthesia & Analgesia, a member of the Outcomes Research Consortium (world’s largest, nonprofit, clinical anesthesia research organization; since 1999, and a member of the ASA Abstract Review Subcommittee on Respiration.


Roop Kaw, MD is Associate Professor with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and holds joint appointments with the Departments of Hospital Medicine and Outcomes Research. His research focuses on novel predictors of cardiopulmonary risk in patients undergoing Cardiac and Non-cardiac surgery. He directs the Research Committee with the Department of Hospital Medicine and is a member of Outcomes Research consortium, anesthesia’s largest international academic research organization. He has been funded by the NINDS (NIH) for studying the incremental risk of Sleep Apnea in cardiac surgical patients. Dr. Kaw has published more than 30 scientific papers as well as presented more than 50 scientific abstracts nationally and internationally.

Committee Members:

Enrico Camporesi MD – TeamHealth Anesthesia

Frances Chung MBBS, FRCPC – University Health Network

Crispiana Cozowicz MD – Paracelsus Medical University

Malin Jonsson Fagerlund MD, PhD – Karolinska Institutet

David Hillman MBBS, FFARACS, FANZCA – Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Stavros Memtsoudis MD, PhD – Hospital for Special Surgery (NYPH/Cornell)

Babak Mokhlesi MD, MSc – University of Chicago

Richard Moon MD – Duke University Medical Center

Ellen Soffin MD, PhD – Hospital for Special Surgery (NYPH/Cornell)

Kingman Strohl MD – Case Western Reserve University

Jim Wong MD, MS – Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System

John Zaleski PhD – Bernoulli Health