University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Ahmed Zaky, is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the University of Alabama At Birmingham since January 2014. Dr. Zaky is highly trained; in addition to completing 2 residencies in Anesthesiology both at his home country, Egypt, and at the University of Miami, he has completed 3 fellowships in Multi-organ Transplant, Critical Care, and Cardiac Anesthesiology from the University of Miami, Johns Hopkins University and the Cleveland Clinic, respectively. Driven by a passion towards clinical research, Dr. Zaky has completed a Masters in Public Health from the University of Washington, Seattle. Dr. Zaky has since been engaged in projects that focus on studying cardiac function in critical illness using innovative imaging techniques. Dr. Zaky, has published over 30 peer reviewed publications and numerour book chapters on the appraisial of cardiac dysfunction in critically ill patients. Dr. Zaky, is a funded investigator and co-investigaor on several grants that target interventions to early detect and treat cardiac dysfunction in animals and in humans exposed to toxic inhalants. He also has received the UAB Award for Faculty Academic Achievement in 2015 to study acute kidney injury post cardiopulmonary bypass. The strong clinical training, coupled with research experience and accomplishment make Dr. Zaky a suitable candidate for this talk.