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Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Kennedy ’03

What year did you graduate from Barry University? 2003 Which degree did you earn? Master of Science in Anesthesiology In a nutshell, what do you do? I am currently serving as one of the Assistant Chief CRNA's and provide anesthesia for US Anesthesia Partners – Florida. Working primarily at the main Florida hospital campus in Orlando, I...  read more

Alumni Spotlight: Elizabeth O'Neill ’06

What year did you graduate from Barry University? 2006 Which degree did you earn? Master of Science Anesthesiology In a nutshell, what do you do? I was promoted to chief CRNA in 2016. I, along with three assistant chiefs, manage 165 CRNAs across eight hospitals and nine surgery centers in Central Florida. Included in our responsibilities are...  read more

Heidi Aleman-Ortega, DNP, CRNA published in AORN Journal

Heidi Aleman-Ortega, DNP, CRNA has been published in the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) February 2017 issue for her article titled, “Neuraxial Anesthesia and the Use of Sterile Gowning.” The AORN Journal features the latest in evidence-based, clinical best practices for perioperative nursing. Aleman-Ortega earned...  read more

Erin Bauer, DNP, CRNA wins AORN Journal 2016 Writers Contest

Erin Bauer, DNP, CRNA has won the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Journal 2016 Writers Contest for her article titled, “Preoperative Screening for Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children: A Systematic Literature Review.” The AORN Journal features the latest in evidence-based, clinical best practices for...  read more

Barry University volunteers join Drs. Eric and James Stelnicki to perform life-saving surgeries in Guyana

A group of volunteers from Barry University recently joined Dr. Eric J. Stelnicki and his father, Barry trustee Dr. James Stelnicki, on a medical mission trip to Georgetown, Guyana. The trip was funded in-part by Children's Health and Rehabilitative Missions (CHARM), a non-profit organization established by Dr. Eric J. Stelnicki. The mission to...  read more

Barry’s Dr. Jorge Valdes inducted into the Miami-Dade College Alumni Hall of Fame

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology Dr. Jorge Valdes, DNP, CRNA, ARNP, was inducted April 26 into the Miami-Dade College 2106 Alumni Hall of Fame. Valdes teaches in Barry University's College of Nursing and Health Sciences. “I think what makes me a leader in my profession is my ability to stand up and speak, and to really say what needs to...  read more

Anesthesiology alumna wins DAA award

Elizandra Pierre, MS ‘09, is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist who was presented with Barry University's Distinguished Alumni Award (DAA). She has been practicing since 2009 in a variety of settings from Level 1 Trauma centers to outpatient surgery centers. She has worked in such specialties as pediatrics, obstetrics, and organ...  read more

National Nurse Anesthetists Week

What is CRNA Week? National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) Week is the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists' (AANA) annual celebration of anesthesia patient safety and the nation's 49,000+ Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and student registered nurse anesthetists who safely and cost-effectively provide approximately 40...  read more

Dr. Rebecca Lee named Director of Anesthesiology programs

Barry University's College of Nursing and Health Sciences appointed Rebecca Lee, DNP, CRNA, ARNP as the new Director of the Anesthesiology programs. Lee, who was born in Hong Kong and raised in New York City, completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Central Florida. She earned her Masters of Science in Anesthesiology from...  read more

Anesthesiology department awarded HRSA grant

Barry University's Anesthesiology programs received a $55,895 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under the Nurse Anesthesia Traineeship Program. Under the direction of Dr. Jorge Valdes, DNP, CRNA, the grant will go toward students to assist with tuition, books and other expenses. Since 2009, the Nurse Anesthetist...  read more

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