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Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD, CBA

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1986 University of Münster Medical School, Münster, Germany, PHD, Pharmacology and Toxicology
1985 University of Münster Medical School, Münster, Germany, MD, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

7/1993-6/1996 Clinical Residency, Anesthesiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
7/1992-6/1993 Clinical Internship, Medicine, State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY
1/1990-8/1990 Clinical Residency, Resident in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Münster Medical Center, Münster, Germany
1/1989-12/1989 Research Fellowship, Research Fellow in Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Texas Medical Branch and Shriners Burn Institute, Galveston, TX
12/1985-12/1988 Clinical Residency, Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Münster Medical Center, Münster, Germany

Board Certifications

1999 American Board of Pain Medicine
1998 American Board of Anesthesiology

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2010-2012
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 2006-2010
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2004-2006
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 2002-2004
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1998-2002
Instructor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1997-1998

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Staff Anesthesiologist/ Pain Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2010-2012

Consultantships

Consultant Pain Physician, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 1998-2002

Honors and Awards

2011 Marquis Who is Who in Science and Engineering
2001 Partners in Excellence for Quality Treatment and Service
1996 Donald P. Todd Resident Award in Recognition of Excellence in Pain Management
1991 International Shock Society Travel Award
1991 James W. McLaughlin Award in Recognition of Excellence in Research on Infection and Immunity
1986 Magnum cum laude in Doctoral Dissertation, University of Munster, Germany

Last updated: 7/5/2013