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American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Presidents

Mark J. Lema, M.D., Ph.D.

2007

MARK J. LEMA, M.D., Ph.D.

Professional Appointments:
Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Critical Care at Roswell Park Cancer
Institute, Buffalo, New York, and Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology, University at Buffalo,
State University of New York School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

ASA Involvements:
President Elect (2006); First Vice President (2005); Member, Board of Directors (2002-04);
Alternate Delegate (1991-94) and Delegate (1995-2004), House of Delegates; Alternate Delegate
(2004-present), AMA Section Council on Anesthesiology; Chair, Committee on Newsletter
(1997-2003); Member, Committees on Panels (1994-97), Pain Medicine (1994-99),
Communications (1997-2003), and CME Strategic Planning (2003-present); ASA Newsletter
Editor (1997-03).

Affiliations:
Past President (2002), President (2001), President Elect (2000) and Vice President (1999), New
York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA); Past President (2005), President (2004),
President Elect (2003) and Vice President (2002) of the American Society of Regional
Anesthesia and Pain Medicine; Member, Board of Directors of the Foundation for Anesthesia
Education and Research (2002-present).

Education & Honors:
M.D., State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, Harvard
School of Public Health Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services and Harvard School of Public
Health Advanced Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services; Residency, Brigham and Women's
Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; National Institutes of Health Predoctoral Fellowship and Ph.D.
(Physiology), University at Buffalo, State University of New York; Diplomate and Certification
in Pain Medicine, American Board of Anesthesiology.

ASA Newsletter. 2007;71(2).
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