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Peter H. Norman, BSc., M.D., FRCPC

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1977 University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, MD, Medicine
1973 University of Toronto, Faculty of Arts and Science, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, BSc, B.Sc. in Biochemistry and Chemistry

Postgraduate Training

6/1997-12/1998 Master Teacher Fellowship, Drs. Boyd Richards & Andrew Wilking, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
7/1992-8/1992 Introduction to Epidemiology - CHL3113, Introduction to Epidemiology - CHL3113, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
7/1982-6/1983 Clinical Fellowship (Thoracic, Vascular), Toronto General Hospital, (Anaesthesia Associates/SJ Teasdale/AA Scott), Toronto, Canada
1/1982-6/1982 Resident IV, Department of Anaesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto,, Toronto, Canada
7/1981-12/1981 Resident IV, Department of Anaesthesia, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
7/1980-6/1981 Resident III, Department of Medicine, Toronto East General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
1/1980-6/1980 Resident II, Department of Anaesthesia, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
7/1979-12/1979 Resident II, Department of Anaesthesia, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada
1/1979-6/1979 Resident I, Department of Anaesthesia, Sunnybrook Medical Center, Toronto, Canada
7/1978-12/1978 Resident I, Department of Anaesthesia, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
6/1977-6/1978 Rotating Internship, St. Joseph's Health Center, Toronto, Canada

Board Certifications

9/2009 Recertified - American Board of Anesthesiology
2005 Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada
1996 Recertified - American Board of Anesthesiology
1984 Diplomate - American Board of Anesthesiology
1977 Licentiate Medical Council of Canada, (LMCC)

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Voluntary Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 6/2000-9/2004
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1/2000-6/2000
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 9/1995-12/1999
Assistant Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 7/1988-11/1992
Consultant in Anesthesia, Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto, Canada, 7/1982-11/1992

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Chairman - Curriculum Committee, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, 1/1999-3/2000
Chairman - Cardiac Perfusion Committee, Michener Institute of Medical Technology, Toronto, 6/1990-9/1992
Anaesthesia Co-Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Toronto General Hospital, 1/1990-11/1992
Director - Obstetric Anaesthesia, Toronto General Hospital, 10/1988-5/1991
Coordinator, Grand Rounds, Department of Anaesthesia, Toronto General Hospital, 9/1987-11/1992
Medical Director, Hyperbaric Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, 7/1983-10/1985
Anaesthesia Co-Director, Recovery Room, Toronto General Hospital, 1/1983-8/1988
Anaesthesia Co-Director, Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Toronto General Hospital, 1/1983-8/1988

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

District 7 - Delegate Place 4, Texas Society of Anesthesiologists District 7 Delegate Place 4, Houston, TX, 9/2002-9/2008
Consultant and Attending, Houston VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, 10/1998-6/2000
Assistant Attending, The Methodist Hospital-Houston VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, 6/1998-5/2000
Staff Anesthesiologist, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX, 9/1995-6/2000
Staff Anesthesiologist, Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo, IA, 8/1993-9/1995
Staff Anesthesiologist, Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, IA, 11/1992-9/1995
Assistant Business Manager, Anaesthesia Associates, 10/1990-9/1992
Budget Director, Toronto General Hospital, 6/1990-5/1992
Full Partner, Anesthesia Associates, 7/1983-11/1992
Staff Anaesthetist, Toronto General Hospital, 7/1982-11/1992
Clinical Assistant, Anesthesia Associates, 7/1982-6/1983

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, UT MD Anderson Faculty Senate, 9/2008-8/2014
Associate Memeber, UTMDACC - IRB5, 9/2007-8/2009
Member, MDACC Anesthesiology - Risk Stratification Working Group, 5/2007-5/2008
Member, Clinical Research Committee III, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, 8/2006-8/2007
Chair, UTMDACC Anesthesia Narcotic Abuse Committee, 5/2006-2008
Member, UTMDACC Faculty Senate Travel Commodity Committee, 12/2005-2008
Chair, UTMDACC Anesthesia Time Away Committee, 12/2005-3/2006
Member, UTMDACC Institutional Search Committee for Chair, 9/2005-3/2006
Member, Clinical Research Committee I, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, 8/2005-8/2006
Chair, UTMDACC Anesthesia Dental Injury Committee, 8/2005-10/2005
Member, UTMDACC Division of Surgery - Robot Surgery Committee, 6/2005-2009
Member, UTMDACC Division of Surgery - Minimally Invasive & New Techologies in Oncologic Surgery Committee (MINTOS), 1/2005-5/2011
Member, UTMDACC Anesthesiology Promotions Committee, 1/2005-2006
Chair, UTMDACC Faculty Senate Clinical Affairs Committee, 11/2004-2006
Member, UTMDACC Faculty Senate Information Technology, 4/2004-present
Member, UTMDACC Faculty Senate Clinical Affairs Committee, 4/2004-2008
Member, UTMDACC Faculty Senate Academic Planning Committee, 4/2004-2006
Member, UT MD Anderson Faculty Senate, 9/2003-8/2006
Member, Preoperative Clinic Committee, 1/2003-6/2004
Member, Anesthesiology Research Committee, 6/2002-6/2004
Member, PICIS Users Group, 1/2002-6/2004
Member, Clinical Research Committee II, 8/2001-8/2004
Member, Anesthesiology Resident Selection Committee, 1999-2000
Chair, Anesthesiology Curriculum Committee, 1999-2000
Member, Anesthesiology Research Committee, 1998-2000
Member, Anesthesiology Computer Committee, 1998-2000
Member, Quality Panel for Peer Review, 1997-2000
Member, Outcomes Research Group, 1/1996-1/1999
Member, Blood Utilization Committee, 1993-1995
Member, Medical Audit Committee, 1/1992-10/1992
Member, Budget Committee, 1990-1992
Member, Operating Room Computerization Committee, 1990-1991
Member, Clinical Clerk Committee, 1989-1992
Member, Clinical Program Committee - Proposed Linkage, 1989-1990
Member, Cardiac Perfusion Committee, 1988-1992
Member, Joint Committee on Obstetrics/Gynecology, 1988-1991
Member, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Committee, 1988-1991
Member, Quality Assurance Committee, 1985-1992

Honors and Awards

2000 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, Baylor College of Medicine - Department of Anesthesiology
1999 Dean H. Morrow, M.D. Resident Mentor Award, Baylor College of Medicine - Department of Anesthesiology
1998 Excellence in Teaching Award for Nurse Anesthesia, Baylor College of Medicine – Division of Allied Health Sciences
1998 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, Baylor College of Medicine - Department of Anesthesiology
1997 Dean H. Morrow, M.D. Resident Mentor Award, Baylor College of Medicine - Department of Anesthesiology
1993 Healthcare Excellence Award, Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, Iowa.
1991 Toronto Hospital Certificate of Appreciation for Personal Commitment to Medical Education., The Toronto Hospital, Department of Medical Education.
1987 John Desmond - Best TGH Anaesthesia Teacher Award, Toronto General Hospital - Department of Anaesthesia
1980 "Second Prize - Scientific Exhibit: ""Sickle Cell Disease & Anaesthesia"" Canadian Anaesthetists' ", Society 37th Annual Meeting, Toronto
1971 New College Scholarship., University of Toronto
1970 Ontario Scholar, Ontario Government

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Daley MD, Norman PH. Retrospective but not rigorous. Anesthesiology 111(1):203; author reply 203-4, 7/2009. PMID: 19546695.
2. Norman PH, Thall PF, Purugganan RV,. A possible association between aprotinin and improved survival after radical surgery for mesothelioma. Cancer 115(4):833-41, 2/15/2009. PMID: 19130460.
3. Sarkiss M, Kennedy M, Riedel B, Norman P, Morice R Jimenez C, Eapen G. Anesthesia Technique for Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Fine Needle Aspiration of Mediastinal Lymph Node. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 6(6):892-6, 12/2007. PMID: 18068076.
4. Daley M Denise, Peter H Norman, Jessie A Leak, Dy TNguyen, Thao PBui:. Pulse Oximetry Desaturation Following The Use Of Isosulfan Blue: Influence Of The Site Of Injection. The Internet Journal of Anesthesiology. 9(2), 2005.
5. Daley MD, Norman PH, Leak JA, Nguyen DT, Bui TP, Kowalski AM, Srejic U, Popat K, Arens JF, Gershenwald JE, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM. Adverse events associated with the intraoperative injection of isosulfan blue. J Clin Anesth 16(5):332-41, 8/2004. PMID: 15374553.
6. Aucar JA, Norman P, Whitten E, Granchi TS, Liscum KR, Wall MJ, Mattox KL. Intraoperative detection of traumatic coagulopathy using the activated coagulation time. Shock 19(5):404-7, 5/2003. PMID: 12744481.
7. Norman PH, Daley MD, Lindsey RW. Preemptive analgesic effects of ketorolac in ankle fracture surgery. Anesthesiology 94(4):599-603, 4/2001. PMID: 11379679.
8. Daley MD, Norman PH, Coveler LA. Tracheal extubation of adult surgical patients while deeply anesthetized: a survey of United States anesthesiologists. J Clin Anesth 11(6):445-52, 9/1999. PMID: 10526821.
9. Daley MD, Norman PH. Coveler LA Additional safety issues cited for sleep apnea cases. Clin Monit Comput 14(3):213-214, 4/1998.
10. Scherbenske KJ, Norman P. Ascaris lumbricoides: a case report. Aana J 66(1):88-90, 2/1998. PMID: 9624940.
11. Norman PH, Daley MD, Walker JR, Fusetti S. Obstruction due to retained carbon dioxide absorber canister wrapping. Anesth Analg 83(2):425-6, 8/1996. PMID: 8694331.
12. Karski JM, Teasdale SJ, Norman P, Carroll J, VanKessel K, Wong P, Glynn MF. Prevention of bleeding after cardiopulmonary bypass with high-dose tranexamic acid. Double-blind, randomized clinical trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 110(3):835-42, 9/1995. PMID: 7564453.
13. Sandler AN, Baxter AD, Katz J, Samson B, Friedlander M, Norman P, Koren G, Roger S, Hull K, Klein J. A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of transdermal fentanyl after abdominal hysterectomy. Analgesic, respiratory, and pharmacokinetic effects. Anesthesiology 81(5):1169-80; discussion 26A, 11/1994. PMID: 7978475.
14. Norman PH, Daley MD, Sandler AN. Oxygenation and ventilation characteristics of thoracic surgical patients the night before surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 8(5):495-501, 10/1994. PMID: 7803736.
15. Carstoniu J, Levytam S, Norman P, Daley D, Katz J, Sandler AN. Nitrous oxide in early labor. Safety and analgesic efficacy assessed by a double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Anesthesiology 80(1):30-5, 1994. PMID: 8291726.
16. Karski JM, Teasdale SJ, Norman PH, Carroll JA, Weisel RD, Glynn MF. Prevention of postbypass bleeding with tranexamic acid and epsilon-aminocaproic acid. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 7(4):431-5, 8/1993. PMID: 8104526.
17. Norman P, Williams WG, Daley D, Ginsberg J. Pulmonary Artery Slings and Anesthesia. Journal of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia 6:212-214, 1992. PMID: 1568010.
18. Daley MD, Norman PH, Colmenares ME, Sandler AN. Hypoxaemia in adults in the post-anaesthesia care unit. Can J Anaesth 38(6):740-6, 9/1991. PMID: 1914057.
19. Norman PH, Mycyk T. Dissection of ascending thoracic aorta complicated by cardiac tamponade. Can J Anaesth 36(4):470-2, 7/1989. PMID: 2758547.
20. Liberman BA, Norman P, Hardy BG. Pancuronium-phenytoin interaction: a case of decreased duration of neuromuscular blockade. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther Toxicol 26(8):371-4, 8/1988. PMID: 3220609.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Uses of Aprotinin in Extrapleural Pneumonectomy: Effects on Blood Loss, Pulmonary Function, Immediate Outcome, Postoperative Pain, Chronic Pain and Survival
Funding Source: Bayer
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 9/1/2003 - 9/9/2009
 
Title: Active Comparator-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study, Conducted Under In-House Blinding Conditions, to Examine the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of 2 Doses of Aprepitant for the Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting.
Funding Source: Merck and Co.
Role: Principal Investigator-MDACC
Duration: 9/1/2003 - 9/1/2004
 
Title: Does preoperative rofecoxib improve postoperative analgesia with patient-controlled epidural analgesia following thoracotomy for lung resection?
Funding Source: Merck Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 5/1/2002 - 9/9/2009

Last updated: 7/18/2014