David O. Warner, M.D., is a professor of anesthesiology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, and co-director of the Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University and completed anesthesia residency training at Mayo Clinic in 1987. Dr. Warner is active in a variety of institutional administrative roles, including serving as the associate director and co-principal investigator of the Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS), associate dean for clinical and translational research, and director of community engagement. He serves as a director for the American Board of Anesthesiology and has given over 60 invited presentations to national and international meetings.
Dr. Warner's research interests include outcomes after anesthesia and tobacco control in surgical patients. Dr. Warner has mentored over 25 research fellows, published over 180 peer-reviewed manuscripts, and authored 18 chapters. Clinically, he practices pediatric anesthesiology.
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