Eisenach Named Editor-in-Chief of Medical Journal

July 12, 2007

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – James C. Eisenach, M.D., has been selected as the editor-in-chief of Anesthesiology, the journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists with a circulation of 40,000.

Eisenach is the FM James III Professor of Anesthesiology and the Department of Anesthesiology’s Vice Chair for Research. He is board certified in anesthesiology and specializes in obstetric anesthesia. Eisenach also conducts laboratory and clinical research focusing on understanding mechanisms of chronic pain and identifying new treatments.

Eisenach earned his medical degree from the University of California at San Francisco and completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic. He completed a fellowship at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

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Contacts: Karen Richardson, krchrdsn@wfubmc.edu; Shannon Koontz, shkoontz@wfubmc.edu; at 336-716-4587.

About Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center: Wake Forest Baptist is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. The system comprises 1,282 acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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