| September 10,
Dr. Lynne Gerson Maxwell Appointed
Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine
PA) - Dr. Lynne Gerson Maxwell has been appointed
an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine
at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
After earning her medical degree in 1973 from The Johns
Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore,
MD, Dr. Maxwell completed residencies in Pediatrics
and Anesthesiology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in
Baltimore, MD, and a fellowship in Obstetric Anesthesia
at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
From 1993 to 2002, Dr. Maxwell served as Associate
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical
Care Medicine and Pediatrics at The Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine.
Dr. Maxwell's clinical interests are sedation safety
in children, management of difficult airways in infants
and children, and pain management in pediatric patients.
Her research interests are strategies to minimize side
effects of pain management, improved analgesics for
pain management in children, and anesthetic effects
on the fetus/infant undergoing surgery.
In 1990, Dr. Maxwell received the Outstanding Teacher
Award, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Maxwell has co-authored original research studies
and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals and written
or co-written editorials, reviews and chapters for print
Dr. Maxwell holds memberships in a number of national
professional societies, including the American Academy
of Pediatrics, the American Board of Pediatrics, and
the American Society of Anesthesiologists. She is also
on the boards of the Anesthesia and Pain Management
Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the
Society of Pediatric Anesthesia.
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