Associate Professor Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital University of Toronto>
Ki Jinn Chin, FRCPC, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Toronto, and is also the Fellowship Coordinator and Regional Anesthesia Program Director at the Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada.
He graduated from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K, completed anesthesiology training in in Singapore, and completed neuroanesthesia and regional anesthesia fellowship training at the University of Western Ontario and Toronto Western Hospital respectively. He is a well-published and internationally recognized expert in regional anesthesia, with an academic focus on ultrasound guided truncal and central neuraxial blocks.
Vice Chair, Integration and Convergence, Department of Anesthesiology Chair, Division of Community Anesthesia>
Dr. Sandra L. Kopp is a Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. She graduated with a B.A. from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, in 1993 and received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in 1999.
Dr. Kopp did her Internship, Anesthesiology Residency, and Regional Anesthesia fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. Dr. Kopp is currently the Vice Chair, Integration and Convergence, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Chair, Division of Community Anesthesia and very involved in the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Her interests include regional anesthesia and analgesia, anticoagulation, and local anesthetic toxicity.
Associate Professor at the University of Michigan, Director of Pain Research>
Dr. Brummett is an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan where he is the Director of Pain Research.
He has more than 95 publications, including articles in top journals such as JAMA, JAMA Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Annals of Surgery.
He also serves on the editorial boards for Anesthesiology and Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. He is the Co-Director of the Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (OPEN), which aims to apply a preventative approach to the opioid epidemic in the US through appropriate prescribing after surgery, dentistry and emergency medicine. In addition, his research interests include predictors of acute and chronic post-surgical pain and failure to derive benefit for interventions for interventions and surgeries primarily performed to treat pain.
Associate professor, MD, PhD at the University of Copenhagen · Zealand University Hospital, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine>
Associate Professor Jens Børglum was educated at Aarhus University, Denmark. Medical doctor in 1990. Studies for PhD thesis: “The Differential Expression of Receptors and Enzymes of Importance for the Development and Metabolism of Adipose Cells” were conducted at Centre de Biochemie, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France and at Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. PhD 1997. MBA(ex) 2002 (Henley Management Collage, London, UK). Currently employed as Associated Professor, Head of Research, Consultant Anaesthesiologist, PhD, Zealand University Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Department of Clinical Medicine, Denmark. Main interest: Ultrasound-guided nerve blocks, Ultrasound and Airway.
Jens Børglum has participated in numerous international conferences as an invited speaker and a member of the scientific faculty during the last decade, and he has published several articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals. In addition, Jens Børglum is the main supervisor for currently 5 PhD students, and he is the primary co-supervisor for several other PhD students
Clinical researcher and regional anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, USA>
Dr Johnson is a clinical researcher, and regional anesthesiologist, in the Department of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN holding the academic rank of Associate Professor of Anesthesiology. After completing both her Doctorate of Medicine and Anesthesiology Residency Training at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN, she was honored with a Mayo Foundation Scholar year where she completed both her fellowship in Regional Anesthesia, as well as, a clinical research post-doctoral certificate awarded from the Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science in Rochester, MN. Dr. Johnson is among a select group of Mayo Clinic faculty to be appointed as a Health Care Delivery Scholar through the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery. Dr. Johnson’s clinical duties are balanced between inpatient and outpatient orthopedic surgical practices, as well as, obstetric anesthesia. Her main research efforts include gathering the evidence on how anesthesia interventions and clinical pathways influence postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing joint replacement surgery.