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Associate Vice President for Medical AffairsProfessor of AnesthesiaProfessor of
BA, Chemistry, The College of WoosterMD, Stanford University School of Medicine
Functional Genomics/Genetics, National Institutes of HealthNational Institutes of HealthTransesophageal echocardiology, Duke University Medical CenterInternal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania HospitalResidency, Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania HospitalFellowship, Cardiac Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical CenterFellowship, Biochemistry & Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
University of Washington Clinical Research & HIPAA training modulesUniversity of Washington Radiation Safety CertifiedDiplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners
Debra A. Schwinn, MD, is Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs and professor of anesthesiology, pharmacology and biochemistry at the University of Iowa. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine, Association of American Physicians, past Chair of the Board of Trustees of the International Anesthesiology Research Foundation and Board of Trustees of the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation. Her molecular pharmacology laboratory focuses on mechanisms underlying α1-adrenergic receptor regulation and modulation in cardiovascular disease, including the biological effects of genetic variants of these stress receptors. In parallel, over the last few decades, her clinical studies have focused on perioperative genomics, a relatively new field aimed at identifying genetic variants that predict increased risk for perioperative adverse events. Prior to moving to the University of Iowa in 2012, Dr. Schwinn was professor and chair, of anesthesiology and pain medicine, Allan J. Treuer Endowed Professor in Anesthesiology, and adjunct professor of pharmacology and genome sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle. She served for many years on NIH NIGMS advisory council and the external advisory board for the NIH Pharmacogenomics Research Network.
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