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Magdalena Anitescu, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care is the program director for the Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine fellowship and the Section Chief of the Pain Management Services at the University of Chicago Medicine. An accomplished national and international educator, author of numerous textbook chapters and scientific papers, Dr. Anitescu focuses her research on improving quality of life of patients with acute, chronic and cancer pain by multimodal, multifaceted variate interventions.


Chad Brummett, MD, is an associate professor at the University of Michigan where he is the director of Pain Research and Clinical Anesthesia Research. He also serves on the editorial boards for Anesthesiology and Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. His research interests include predictors of acute and chronic post-surgical #pain, personalized pain medicine, and #opioid use and misuse.


Tina Doshi, MD, MHS, is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine in the Division of Pain Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. In addition to her work as a #painmedicine physician, she conducts clinical and translational #painresearch, with interests in #craniofacialpain, #neuropathicpain, and #precisionmedicine techniques. She serves on the ASRA Membership Committee, as Newsletter Liaison for the #Headache SIG, and is the Chair of the Women in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (#WRAPM) SIG.  She enjoys #goodfood, #randomtrivia, and being a #toddlermom x2.


Maxim Eckmann, MD, is a professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), where he completed his pain fellowship in 2008 and serves as the Pain Fellowship Program Director and Executive Director of Pain Medicine.  As a full time, academic physician, Dr. Eckmann practices actively in outpatient and hospital based interventional pain management. His research interests include radiofrequency ablation dynamics, shoulder/knee/hip joint denervation, peripheral neuromodulation, and intravenous pharmacotherapy for pain. Dr. Eckmann is active in mentorship, post-graduate medical education, and advocacy as President Elect for the Texas Pain Society and working member of the ASA and ASRA societies.


Nabil Elkassabany, MD, MSCE, is an associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He is the director of the sections of Regional and Orthopedic Anesthesiology and he is also the director of the regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine fellowship. His research interest focuses on improving patients’ outcomes after regional anesthesia. He currently is a member of the board of directors of ASRA, chairs the industry relation and communication committees, and is the incoming chair for #ASRASPRING21.


Rajnish Gupta, MD, is an associate professor of anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. His clinical focus is on regional anesthesia, acute pain management, and orthopedics anesthesia. He has been the director of the Acute Pain Service and now currently serves as the Director of Orthopedics Anesthesia at VUMC. Dr. Gupta’s research focus includes regional anesthesia techniques, resident education, technology integration into clinical practice, smartphone app development, and endogenous mechanisms of pain experience.


Corey Hunter, MD, is an interventional pain management physician practicing in New York City, holding board certifications in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine. Thereafter, he completed a residency in PM&R at New York University followed by a Pain Medicine fellowship at the Weill Cornell Medical Center.  Dr. Hunter went on to found the Ainsworth Institute of Pain Management in New York City where he serves as the Executive Director.  In addition, he holds an appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor in PM&R at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center.  Dr. Hunter also serves on the board of directors for the North American Neuromodulation Society, International Neuromodulation Society and American Society of Pain & Neuroscience.


Kellie Jaremko, MD, PhD, completed a combined MD-PhD program at Thomas Jefferson University within the Sidney Kimmel Medical College and neuroscience department, respectively. She is currently in her final year of residency in the department of anesthesiology, critical care, and pain medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Kellie is pursuing an academic career with a mixture of operating room anesthesia and surgical intensive care. Her research interests include perioperative and critical illness related stress, pain, and optimization of management with regional and multimodal analgesia. She is passionate about science outreach and education, including social media collaboration and knowledge sharing. Kellie has been an active member of ASRA for many years including leadership within the resident section committee, social media team, and is the founding chair of the Resident and Medical Student Education SIG.


Lynn Kohan, MD, is an associate professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of Virginia. She obtained her medical degree from Georgetown University, where she also completed her anesthesia residency. She completed her pain medicine fellowship at the University of Virginia and stayed on as faculty. She currently serves as the Pain Management Fellowship Director. Her research and clinical interests include head and facial pain #AIHS, novel RF techniques (#FUS), medical and interventional treatments for acute and chronic pain (#painmed), and resident/fellow education #meded.


Ed Mariano, MD, MAS, describes himself as an "anesthesiologist, husband, and dad. I'm into improving patient experience and outcomes, #painmedicine, #meded, #NYG, #Stanford, #travel." Dr. Mariano is a professor of anesthesiology, perioperative and pain Medicine; chief of the Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service, associate chief of staff for Inpatient Surgical Services at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System; and director of the Stanford Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine.


Samer Narouze, MD, PhD, is a professor of anesthesiology and surgery at NEOMED and Ohio University. He is board certified in anesthesiology, pain medicine, headache medicine, and interventional pain management. He is the chairman of the Center for Pain Medicine at Western Reserve Hospital in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. Dr. Narouze is the President-elect for ASRA. He recently founded the American Interventional Headache Society (@aihsHeadache) and serves on many committees for national and international headache and pain organizations. He has published about 200 research papers, review articles, book chapters, and abstracts. His areas of interest are #pain, #headache, #cannabinoids, #DiversityandInclusion, #wellness, #obesity, and #ultrasound.


Amy Pearson, MD, is a physician anesthesiologist and pain specialist at the University of Iowa. She completed her residency and fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. She is a member of the ASRA Pain Medicine Educational Track and Women in Anesthesia subcommittees. She is interested in chronic pain, integrative medicine, performance improvement, and implantable therapies for pain relief. Favorite hashtags include #meded, #hcldr, and #opioidcrisis.


Gary Schwartz, MD,  is the director of Acute Pain Management at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He is board certified in both pain management and anesthesiology. Dr. Schwartz completed an interventional pain fellowship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, after finishing his anesthesia residency at St. Vincent's Hospital and Maimonides Medical Center. He received his Doctor of Medicine from SUNY Upstate College of Medicine and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Union College in Schenectady, NY. Dr. Schwartz focuses on back pain, neck pain, spinal cord stimulation, nerve pain, joint pain, and failed back surgery syndrome. At Maimonides Medical Center, Dr. Schwartz focuses on assisting hospitalized patients with postoperative pain and also educates anesthesia residents and medical school students. Dr. Schwartz also serves as a committee member for ASRA and the ASA. #anesthesia #FOAMed


Eellan Sivanesan, MD, is faculty and Director of Neuromodulation of the Johns Hopkins Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine. He treats patients with chronic back, joint, abdominal, pelvic, headache, neuropathic, cancer, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), post-amputation, and other pain conditions at the Blaustein Pain Treatment Center. Dr. Sivanesan utilizes a wide variety of neuromodulation techniques to treat a range of chronic pain conditions. His neuroscience research at Johns Hopkins aligns with his clinical practice as he investigates the effects of spinal cord stimulation. He is particularly interested in the use of neuromodulation for cancer pain and chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. His hashtags include #neuromodulation, #hcsm, #foamed, #painmedicine, #ASRAFALL19, and #meded.