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Benjamin Howard Lee, M.D., M.P.H.

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Co-director, Austere Anesthesia Health Outcomes Research Group

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Expertise: Critical Care, Critical Care Medicine

Research Interests: Pediatric Pain Management and Palliative Care; Clinical Trial Design/Epidemiology; Simulation for Patient Safety and Clinical Education ...read more

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Background

Dr. Benjamin Howard Lee is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include anesthesiology. Dr. Lee serves as the co-director of the Austere Anesthesia Health Outcomes Research Group in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Lee received his medical training from the Harvard School of Public Health and the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at University of North Carolina Hospitals and performed a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

His research interests include simulation for patient safety and clinical education; clinical trial design and epidemiology; and pediatric pain management and palliative care.

Dr. Lee is a collaborator for the Patient-Oriented Health Services Research program in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology.

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Titles

  • Co-director, Austere Anesthesia Health Outcomes Research Group

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Wake Forest University School of Medicine (1989)

Residencies

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals / Anesthesiology (1993)

Fellowships

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital / Pediatric Anesthesiology (1995)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology / Anesthesiology (1995)
  • American Board of Anesthesiology / Hospice and Palliative Care (2008)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

As one of the directors of the Austere Anesthesia Health Outcomes Research Group, Dr. Lee researches the practice of and opportunities for improving palliative medicine among pediatric patients in Ethiopia.

He is also working with Drs. Eric Jackson and John Sampson to study the introduction of a universal anesthesia machine (UAM) that is designed for use in austere environments. The anesthesiology and critical care medicine team has a two-year grant from the Nick Simons Foundation to create an educational curriculum around the use and introduction of the UAM; deliver the equipment and first training sessions onsite in Sierra Leone; study the proliferation of the use of the equipment by the in-country trainers; and monitor the effects remotely.

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