Plenary Speech


Co-Chair, Cochrane US Network

Dru is an Associate Professor/Director of Clinical Education at Texas Christian University School of Nurse Anesthesia, Associate Professor at Texas Christian University/University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine both in Fort Worth, Texas USA. He also serves as the Director of the Center for Translational Research: A JBI Center of Excellence and Co-Chair of the Cochrane US Network. Dru is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist and maintains an active clinical anesthesia practice. He was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 2018.

Dru’s research interest included evidence based healthcare, pharmacogenomics, and genetic implications for anesthesia care. Additionally, he is recognized nationally and internationally as an expert in evidence based healthcare, systematic review strategies, and clinical anesthesia topics.