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Kristen J. Price, M.D., FCCP

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Critical Care, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Department Chair, Department of Critical Care, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Medical Director, Respiratory Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Critical Care, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX

Research Interests

Dr. Price’s research is aimed at better predicting outcomes for cancer patients requiring admission to the critical care unit and to better allocate resources for each patient.

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1985 Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, MD, Medicine
1981 University of Tampa, Tampa, FL, BS, Marine Science / Biology

Board Certifications

1997 Critical Care Medicine
1994 Pulmonary Medicine
1989 American Board of Internal Medicine

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Deputy Department Chair, Department of Critical Care, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/2003-10/2004

Consultantships

Consultant, MD Anderson - Banner Health, Arizona, 11/2011-present

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Quality Improvement Assessment Board (QIAB) Committee, 1/2011-present
Member, Emergency Medicine Chair Search, 10/2010-10/2011
Member, 24-Hour Task Force Steering Committee, 8/2010-present
Member, 24-Hour Coverage Task Force, 2010
Member, EC Task Force, 5/2009-5/2010
Member, Patient Safety Committee, 1/2009-present
Member, Research and Publications Committee, 2007-present
Member, ICU Operations Committee, 2005-present
Chair, ICU Best Practice Committee, 2005-present
Member, ICU Subcommittee, 1/2003-present
Member, Critical Care Research Group, 1/2000-present
Chair, ICU Operations Committee, 1/2000-2005

Honors and Awards

1986 Resident of the Year, The University of Texas Health Science Center Faculty and House Staff
1981 Outstanding Female Graduate, The University of Tampa Faculty
1981 Who’s Who Among American College Students

Last updated: 7/21/2014