About our research teams

The Department of Anesthesiology is involved in many research studies of investigational drugs, medical-monitoring devices, clinical techniques, biomedical mechanisms and the causes of cardiovascular disease. Exciting research opportunities exist in these areas for students, postdoctoral researchers, residents, basic researchers and medical scientists. Below, you can find all members of our research team within the Department of Anesthesiology.

Research Team Faculty and Leaders

Fievos L Christofi, PhD, AGAF
Vice-Chair Research

Tristan Weaver, MD
Director Clinical Research

Michael Essandoh, MD
Associate Director Clinical Research

David M. Eckmann, PhD, MD
Vice-Chair Academic Affairs
Director, Center for Medical & Engineering Innovation

Hamdy Elsayed-Awad, MD, FASA
Associate Professor

Esmerina Tili, PhD
Research Assistant Professor

Marco Echeverria, MD
Assistant Professor Practice
Coordinator, Research Volunteer Experience

Clinical Research Team Members

Alberto Uribe, MD, MS, MPHc
Clinical Research Manager

McKenna Carr, BS
Clinical Research Assistant

Joshua-Paolo Reyes, BS
Clinical Research Assistant

Jeremy Reeves, BA
Clinical Research Assistant

Elvia Vera-Miquilena, MD
Post- Doctoral Scholar

Alexander Waldron, BA
Clinical Research Assistant

Lindsay Hanes, BS, CCRC
Clinical Research Manager
Spine Research Institute Member

Melissa Bahr, BS
Clinical Research Assistant
Spine Research Institute Member

Sarah Grim, BS
Clinical Research Assistant
Spine Research Institute Member

Emily Huber, BS
Clinical Research Assistant
Spine Research Institute Member

Lucas Unver, BS
Clinical Research Assistant
Spine Research Institute Member

Alison Wandling, BS
Clinical Research Coordinator
Spine Research Institute Member

Marissa Werner, BS
Clinical Research Assistant
Spine Research Institute Member

Basic Science Team Members

Samhita Chaudhuri, MS
Research Assistant 2, Christofi Lab

Iveta Grants, BS
Senior Research Associate, Christofi Lab

Tanvir Hossain, MSc, PHD
Research Associate 2, Eckmann Lab

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