Peter H. Norman

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, USA


Peter H. Norman was born in Toronto, Canada in 1952. He obtained his B.S. degree in 1973, M.D. degree in 1977, and after a year of internship, completed his anesthesiology Residency in 1982 at the University of Toronto. For the next ten years, he was a Staff Anesthesiologist at the Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada. He immigrated to the USA in 1982 and arrived in Houston as an Assistant Professor of anesthesiology in 1995. He transferred to the University of Texas MD, Anderson Cancer Center in 2000. Currently he is a Professor of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine with a cross-appointment to the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery. He is involved in clinical anesthesia and has an abiding interest in clinical teaching. His research interests are the pharmacologic control of hemorrhage, preemptive analgesia, postthoracotomy pain management, and more recently, whether there is a relationship between anesthesia management and long-term survival after cancer surgery. He is a Member of the Institutional Review Board IRB. He is a Delegate to the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists.

Biography Updated on 2 August 2011

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