The Operation Smile Perioperative Study Group created the Perioperative Events Log and structure of the study. The participants were:


Ellen Agler, BA, Operation Smile Regional Programs Manager for Central and South America, Bogota, Columbia

Douglas Bankhead, MD, Staff Anesthesiologist, LDS Hospital, Bountiful, UT

John Connelly, CRNA, Instructor, Graduate School of Nursing, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Allen Finley, MD, Professor of Anaesthesia and Psychology, Dalhousie University Department of Anaesthesia, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Quentin Fisher, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Vance Ganier, Jr.,CRNA, MEd, Department of Anesthesia, United States Naval Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan

Linda Jo Rice, MD, Professor of Clinical Anesthesia, University of South Florida, Director for Pain Management, Anesthesiology Specialists PA, St. Petersburg, FL

Steven Rhondeau, MD, Staff Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT

Frank Stewart, MD, FAAP¶, §, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology,  Eastern Virginia Medical School Department of Anesthesiology, Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters, Norfolk VA Norfolk, VA

Christine Whitten, MD, Chief of Perioperative Services, Kaiser Permanente Hospital, San Diego, CA


¶ Volunteer anesthesia provider for Operation Smile Inc.

§ Chair Anesthesia Advisory Council, Operation Smile Inc.