Primary Practice Location:University Hospital 2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39216
Appointments: (888) 815-2005
Areas of Practice: General Anesthesiology
I am Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Research of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where I have been on Faculty since October 2019. My previous appointment was with the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, where I was Associate Professor and Clinical Leader of the Head and Neck and Neurosurgery perioperative area. I had been at Washington University since 2004.Before moving to the US, I held positions in Anesthesiology at two different Teaching Hospitals in the Milan area, Italy, after graduating from Medical School and earning a specialty degree in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine with the Universita’ degli Studi di Milano. Throughout my career I have always been actively involved in clinical practice and clinical research, where I developed a special interest in anesthesia for Head and Neck Surgery and Difficult Airway Management, and in basic and translational research, with a main focus on pain research.I have successfully combined my professional interests and career with my family life which includes close relationships with my husband Andrea, also an anesthesiologist, my three adult children, Bianca, Pietro and Angelica, my 2 dogs, Rose and Louis, and my cat Walter.