David S. Jardine, MD, attends in anesthesiology and critical care at Seattle Children’s Hospital and pediatric critical care at Harborview Medical Center, and he is associate professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He completed residencies in pediatrics and anesthesiology, and a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology and intensive care.
He has published numerous chapters and peer-reviewed articles, with an emphasis on hemorrhagic shock and encephalopathy syndrome, which is a special interest of his. His laboratory-based research interests are in using heat shock proteins as biomarkers and in examining the protective effect of heat shock proteins during brain injury. He has been principal investigator on a number of grants. Other interests include medical staffing issues; he helped formulate and interpret a recent American Academy of Pediatrics survey on pediatric intensive care staffing needs. He has served as a reviewer for a variety of medical journals. He serves on the Institutional Review Board at Seattle Children’s and on the research committee for the Department of Anesthesiology. He serves on the board of the SIDS Foundation of Washington and is incoming president for 2007.