Department of Anesthesiology

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Research

Our global health-focused faculty, fellows, and residents are actively involved in research projects. These involve academic research projects and IRB approved studies. Projects include: 

Research Projects

A Novel Pain-Screening Tool for Diagnosis in Refugee Torture Survivors

CTSC/NIH KL2 Funded

Investigating whether use of the UN Istanbul Protocol (standard of care) results in the under or missed diagnosis of pain and pain syndromes in refugee torture survivors.

A Novel Model of Global Health Education in Anesthesiology

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Funded

A multi-institutional study assessing the impact of the digital global health textbook for physicians that was created at Weill Cornell through FAER funding.

PTSD and MDD in Internally Displaced Trauma Survivors using Validated Surveys

A colony of internally displaced women in India who witnessed extreme violence was evaluated for prevalence of PTSD and MDD.

Violence Against Women and GIrls in Refugee Camps and the Impact of Sexual Health Education

CTSC Funded

Investigating whether the implementation of a sexual health education curriculum designed specifically for female refugees will decrease gender based violence in refugee camps.

Academic Medical Missions versus Areas of Greatest Need

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Funded

Investigating where medical missions occur in the world (systematic literature review) as compared to country need (based on poverty, health, and human development indicators from the World Bank, United Nations, and World Health Organization).

Contact Us

Dept. of Anesthesiology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine
525 East 68th Street, Box 124
New York, NY 10065
Fax: (212) 746-8563

Office of the Chair
Phone: (212) 746-2962
E-mail:  Marissa Matarazzo, mam7036@med.cornell.edu

Residency and Fellowship Education
Direct all inquiries to:
Phone: (212) 746-2941
E-mail: anes-programs@med.cornell.edu

Patient Billing Inquiries
Phone: (855) 880-0343