The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston
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Faculty Biography

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Tamara S. Norwood, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Anesthesia

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Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, Bachelor of Science
  • M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Pediatric Internship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Anesthesia Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children’s Hospital,             Little Rock, Arkansas

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School at Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas, 4/27/09 – Present
  • Attending Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, 4/27/09 – Present        
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, Houston, Texas, 4/27/09 – Present

Certification

  • American Board of Anesthesiology #44125, 4/24/09

Professional Organizations

  • Texas Society of Anesthesiology, 2009 – Present
  • Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2008 – Present
  • American Society of Anesthesiology, 2004 – Present

Awards

  • Texas Society of Anesthesiology, 2009 – Present
  • Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2008 – Present
  • American Society of Anesthesiology, 2004 – Present

Research Grants

  • Principle Investigator:  “A Retrospective Review of the Use of the “On-Q’ Pump for Post-Operative Pain Management in a Pediatric Population”, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1/08 – 3/09
  • Project Intern:  “Performance of the Liquid Cooling Garment with the Crew Escape Suit in Elevated Cabin Temperatures”, NASA/TP #212074, 2004

Selected Publications

  1. Couroucli XI, Welty SE, Ramsay PL, Wearden ME, Fuentes-Garcia FJ, Ni J, Jacobs* TN (*Maiden Name), Towbin JA, Bowles NE:  Detection of microorganisms in the tracheal aspirates of preterm infants by polymerase chain reaction: association of adenovirus infection with bronchopulmonary dysplasia.  Pediatr Res 47(2):225-32, 2000.

Faculty Biography

Tamara S. Norwood, M.D.
  • Tamara S. Norwood, M.D.
    Assistant Professor, Pediatric Anesthesia
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    6431 Fannin Street, MSB 5.020
    Houston, Texas 77030
  • e-mail: Tamara.N.Norwood@uth.tmc.edu