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John C. Frenzel

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Professor, School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2002 University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, MS, Informatics
1989 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, MD, Medicine
1984 Emory University, Atlanta, GA, BA, Chemistry
1984 Emory University, Atlanta, GA, BS, Biology

Postgraduate Training

7/1993-6/1994 Fellowship, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesiology, The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
7/1990-6/1993 Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
7/1989-6/1990 Internship, Transitional Anesthesia, Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, TX

Board Certifications

2009 American Board of Anesthesiology

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, School of Health Information Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, 9/2004-8/2010
Assistant Professor, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2/2004-8/2004

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Medical Director, Office of the CIO, Perioperative and Critical Care Informatics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 10/2006-7/2011
Medical Director, Preoperative Evaluation Clinic, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 3/2004-7/2005
Medical Director, Ambulatory Clinical Building Surgical Suites, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 12/2003-8/2007

Honors and Awards

2009 Mary Hanna Memorial Journalism Award, American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
2006 Patient Safety Initiative, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Frenzel, JC, Kee, SS, Ensor, JE, Riedel, BJ, Ruiz, JR. Ongoing Provision of Individual Clinician Performance Data Improves Practice Behavior. Anesthesia & Analgesia 111((2)):515-519, 8/2010. e-Pub 7/2010.
2. Ruiz, JR, Kee, SS, Frenzel, JC, Ensor, BJ, Selvan, M, Riedel, BJ, Apfel, C. The Effect of an Anatomically Classified Procedure on Antiemetic Administration in the Postanesthesia Care Unit. Anesthesia & Analgesia 110((2)):403-409, 2/2010. e-Pub 8/2009.
3. RA Masake MS, JR Zhang PhD, CW Johnson PhD, JC Frenzel MD MS. Data Modeling Practices in Healthcare: A Review of Literature and Application of Ontological Concepts. The University of Texas, School of Health Information Sciences at Houston, 12/2007.
4. Frenzel JC. Health data security issues arising from integration of wireless access into healthcare networks. J Med Syst 27(2):163-75, 4/2003. PMID: 12617358.
5. Johnson CW, Katyal P, Frenzel JC, Ali A. Hypertutorial and Conventional Web-Based Lessons Evaluated Similarly by Dental Postgraduates in Health Informatics Statistics Course. Proceedings of the International Medical Informatics Association, Portland, Oregon, 2003.
6. Brixey J, Frenzel JC, Chalambaga M, Johnson T. Redesign and Prototype for the Interface of a Volumetric Infusion Pump Following the Usability Engineering Lifecycle. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Medical Informatics Association, San Antonio, Texas, 2002.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Phase 3: Multicenter, Double Blind, Randomized, Comparative Study Evaluating the Effect of Two Doses of Dexmedetomidine Versus Placebo in Adult Patients Undergoing Elective Coronary Bypass Graft(s) Surgery
Funding Source: Abbott Laboratories
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 11/1995 - 8/1996
 
Title: Can Early Extubation Decrease ICU Stays Without Affecting Outcome?
Funding Source: Division of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 11/1993 - 6/1994

Last updated: 7/5/2013