Welcome New Chair of SPPM Communications Committee
Deepa Kattail, MD, MHS, FAAP
Chair, Communications Committee
Dr. Deepa Kattail is an Assistant Professor at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in the department of anesthesia, specializing in pediatric anesthesiology and pediatric pain.
Dr. Kattail completed her Pediatric Anesthesiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, and received additional training in pediatric pain medicine. She worked as a faculty member there prior to returning to Canada. During her time at Johns Hopkins, she completed a Masters in Health Science in the Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
She has an interest in pediatric regional anesthesia and has been invited to teach at the pediatric regional anesthesia workshop for the last three years during the annual ASA meeting. As the new chair of the communications committee, Dr. Kattail is excited to expand SPPM’s visibility through social media and traditional communication in order to increase recruitment and the presence of our young society.