The Tremper Research Professorship honors the department’s longtime chair while furthering the innovative research and discovery of its recipients. Colleagues, friends, and family celebrated with Kheterpal and Tremper during the inauguration on August 31.
Joanna Kountanis, M.D., and a multidisciplinary team have received funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to launch an initiative that will provide access to mental health care, alternative pain management options throughout pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum.
Funding for Chelsea Kaplan, Ph.D., Michael Mathis, M.D., and Phillip Vlisides, M.D., will support studies focused on pain in children, kidney injury after cardiac surgery, and the effects of caffeine on postoperative delirium.
Cardiac anesthesiologist Michael Mathis, M.D., and nephrologist/data scientist Karandeep Singh, M.D., MMSc, are co-principal investigators on the study, which leverages data science techniques to better understand the impact of anesthesia practices for cardiac surgical patients on acute kidney injury following surgery.