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Medge D. Owen, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Medge D. Owen, M.D.

Director, Office of Global Health (pka International Health Affairs)
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Obstetrical Anesthesia

Contact Information

Email: mowen@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., Kansas State University, 1984
  • M.D., University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1989
  • Internship, Obstetrics & Gynecology, U Missouri-K.C.Affil Hsps, 1990
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, U Missouri-K.C.Affil Hsps, 1993

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology

Memberships

  • Am Assn Of Surgery Of Trauma
  • Am Medical Assn
  • Am Soc Of Anesthesiologists
  • Am Soc Of Clinical Investigati
  • Am Soc Of Mass Spectrometry
  • Am Soc Of Neuroimaging
  • Cons for SE Hypertension Contr
  • Forsyth-Davie-Stokes Medical S
  • Health Volunteers Overseas

NPI Number

  • 1225013352
Medge D. Owen, M.D.

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Medge D. Owen, M.D.

Director, Office of Global Health (pka International Health Affairs)
Professor, Anesthesiology

Research Interests

Anesthesia, Obstetrical; Anesthesia, Conduction; Analgesia, Epidural; Pregnancy Complications; Bupivacaine
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-718-8278

Email: mowen@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

So easy, so hard. Owen MD.. Anesthesiology. 2016;125(1):251-252.

Implementing a triage system to reduce waiting time and prioritize care for high-risk obstetric patients in a Ghanaian regional hospital [abstract]. Goodman DM, Floyd E, Bryce F, Ramaswamy R, Srofenyoh E, Owen M.. In: Abstracts of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2016 May 18-22; Boston (MA). 2016;():SA-37.

The cost effectiveness of a quality improvement program to reduce maternal mortality in a west African regional hospital [abstract]. Goodman DM, Ramaswamy R, Jeuland M, Srofenyoh E, Engmann C, Owen, M.. In: Abstracts of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2016 May 18-22; Boston (MA). 2016;():SA-38.

Where are they now? A survey of the graduates of Nurse Anesthesia Training School at Ridge Regional Hospital in Ghana [abstract]. Hatch DM, Potisek MG, Brennan K, Atito-Narh E, Olufolabi A, Owen M.. In: Abstracts of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2016 May 18-22; Boston (MA). 2016;():SA-39.

The influence of an international teaching program on the use of neuraxial analgesia for labor and regional anesthesia for cesarean delivery in a Serbian obstetric hospital [abstract]. Pujic B, Owen M, Baysinger C, Shotwell MS, Serafin J, Velickovic I.. In: Abstracts of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2016 May 18-22; Boston (MA). 2016;():SA-40.

The influence of an individual obstetrician on the use of regional anesthesia for cesarean section in a Serbian obstetric hospital [abstract]. Velickovic I, Pujic B, Owen M, Shotwell MS, Serafin J, Baysinger C.. In: Abstracts of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2016 May 18-22; Boston (MA). 2016;():SA-41.

Individual anesthesiologist use of regional anesthesia for cesarean delivery in a Serbian obstetric hospital [abstract]. Baysinger C, Pujic B, Serafin J, Shotwell M, Owen M, Velickovic I.. In: Abstracts of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2016 May 18-22; Boston (MA). 2016;():SA-43.

Implementation of a triage system to reduce wait time and prioritise care for high-risk obstetric patients in a regional hospital in Accra, Ghana [abstract]. Owen MD, Floyd L, Bryce F, Ramaswamy R, Pearson N, Morgan K, Kim SM, Ucer S, Tettah C, Srofenyoh EK.. Lancet Glob Health. 2016;4(Suppl 1):S16.

Multi-tiered quality improvement strategy to reduce maternal and neonatal death in complex delivery systems in Ghana [abstract]. Ramaswamy R, Kallam B, Srofenyoh E, Owen M.. Lancet Glob Health. 2016;4(Suppl 1):S24.

Measuring the impact of a quality improvement collaboration to decrease maternal mortality in a Ghanaian regional hospital. Srofenyoh EK, Kassebaum NJ, Goodman DM, Olufolabi AJ, Owen MD.. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2016;134(2):181-185.

Resuscitation training and neonatal outcomes at a referral hospital in Ghana [abstract]. Brathwaite KP, Owen M, Kamath-Rayne B, Moyer L.. In: Abstracts of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies; 2016 Apr 30-May 3; Baltimore (MD). 2016;():2842.350.

The Bridge Project: linking US to Ghanaian children to foster service and education [abstract]. Hawley C, Bray E, Unal J, Barto B, Lovell C, Lovell P, Barto S, Hawley R, Owen M.. In: Abstracts of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Global Health Conference Consortium of Universities for Global Health; 2016 Apr 9-11; San Francisco (CA). 2016;():2.021_MDG.

Refractory status epilepticus after inadvertent intrathecal injection of tranexamic acid treated by magnesium sulfate. Hatch DM, Atito-Narh E, Herschmiller EJ, Olufolabi AJ, Owen MD.. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2016;26():71-75.

Global health partnerships: building multi-national collaborations to achieve lasting improvements in maternal and neonatal health. Ramaswamy R, Kallam B, Kopic D, Pujic B, Owen MD.. Global Health. 2016;12(1):22.

Teaching neuraxial anesthesia techniques for obstetric care in a Ghanaian referral hospital: achievements and obstacles. Olufolabi AJ, Atito-Narh E, Eshun M, Ross VH, Muir HA, Owen MD.. Anesth Analg. 2015;120(6):1317-1322.

The effects of resource improvement on decision-to-delivery times for cesarean deliveries in a Ghanaian regional hospital. Onuoha O, Ramaswamy R, Srofenyoh EK, Kim SM, Owen MD.. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015;130(3):274-278.

Reduction of maternal mortality in Ghana: is an obstetric early warning system the answer? [abstract]. Mauritz A, Olufolabi A, Srofenyoh E, Owen M, Ntiamoah E.. In: Abstracts of the 47th Annual SOAP Meeting; 2015 May 13-17; Colorado Springs (CO). 2015;():136.

Obstetric anesthesia in Armenia: progress over an eight year journey [abstract]. Yuill GM, Amroyan A, Millar S, Vardapetyan E, Habib AS, Owen MD.. In: Abstracts of the 47th Annual SOAP Meeting; 2015 May 13-17; Colorado Springs (CO). 2015;():271.

A survey of Serbian anesthesiologists' use of regional anesthesia for labor analgesia and cesarean delivery [abstract]. Baysinger C, Velickovic I, Pujic B, Braveman F, Owen M.. In: Abstracts of the 47th Annual SOAP Meeting; 2015 May 13-17; Colorado Springs (CO). 2015;():355.

Novel use of magnesium to treat refractory status epilepticus after accidental intrathecal infection of tranexamic acid [abstract]. Hatch DM, Owen M, Herschmiller E, Narh EA, Olufolabi AJ.. In: Abstracts of the 47th Annual SOAP Meeting; 2015 May 13-17; Colorado Springs (CO). 2015;():357.

The influence of an international teaching program on the use of regional anesthesia for cesarean section in a Serbian obstetric hospital [abstract]. Velickovic I, Pujic B, Baysinger C, Braveman F, Owen M.. In: Abstracts of the 47th Annual SOAP Meeting; 2015 May 13-17; Colorado Springs (CO). 2015;():372.

Planning a mission, fundraising, and building a team. Owen M, Akinc H. In: Roth R, Frost EAM, Gevirtz C, Atcheson CLH, eds. The role of anesthesiology in global health: a comprehensive guide. Cham: Springer;2015: 59-84.

Refractory status epilepticus after inadvertent intrathecal injection of tranexamic acid treated by magnesium sulfate therapy [abstract]. Herschmiller E, Hatch DM, Owen M, Atito-Narh E, Olufolabi A.. In: Abstracts of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine (ASRA); 2015 May 14-16; Las Vegas (NV). 2015;():A229.

The influence of an international teaching program on the use of regional anesthesia for cesarean section in a Serbian obstetric hospital [abstract]. Velickovic IA, Pujic B, Baysinger C, Braveman FR, Owen MD.. In: Abstracts of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2015 Oct 24-28; San Diego (CA). 2015;():A3124.

Transforming maternal and neonatal outcomes in tertiary hospitals in Ghana: an integrated approach for systems change. Ramaswamy R, Iracane S, Srofenyoh E, Bryce F, Floyd L, Kallam B, Olufolabi A, Van Zeyl R, Owen M.. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2015;37(10):905-914.

Establishing an obstetric neuraxial service in low-resource areas. Kodali BS, Jagannathan DK, Owen MD.. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2014;23(3):267-273.

Advancing obstetric anesthesia practices in Georgia through clinical education and quality improvement methodologies. Ninidze N, Bodin S, Ivester T, Councilman L, Clyne B, Owen M.. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013;120(3):296-300.

Global perspective on obstetric anesthesia. Muir HA, Owen MD. In: Suresh M, Shnider SM, Preston R, Frenando R, Mason CL, eds. Shnider and Levinson's anesthesia for obstetrics. 5th ed. Baltimore (MD): Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health;2013: 750-764.

Advancing obstetric and neonatal care in a regional hospital in Ghana via continuous quality improvement. Srofenyoh E, Ivester T, Engmann C, Olufolabi A, Bookman L, Owen M.. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2012;116(1):17-21.

Multidisciplinary team partnerships to improve maternal and neonatal outcomes: the Kybele experience. Ingmann C, Olufolabi A, Srofenyoh E, Owen M.. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2010;48(2):109-122.

Educational impact of a hospital-based neonatal resuscitation program in Ghana. Bookman L, Engmann C, Srofenyoh E, Enweronu-Laryea C, Owen M, Randolph G, Price W, Barker P.. Resuscitation. 2010;81(9):1180-1182.

The impact of a teaching program on obstetric anesthesia practices in Croatia. Kopic D, Sedensky M, Owen M.. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2009;18(1):4-9.

Neostigmine decreases bupivacaine use by patient-controlled epidural analgesia during labor: a randomized controlled study. Ross VH, Pan PH, Owen MD, Seid MH, Harris L, Clyne B, Voltaire M, Eisenach JC.. Anesth Analg. 2009;109(2):524-531.

Survey of obstetric anesthesia practices in Armenia [abstract]. Amroyan A, Millar S, Owen MD.. Anesthesiology. 2007;106(5 Suppl 1):38.

Initiating an obstetric anesthesia collaboration to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality in Republic of Georgia [abstract]. Councilman-Gonzales LM, Clyne BB, Schultz JR, Owen MD.. Anesthesiology. 2007;106(5 Suppl 1):119.

Regional anesthesia in Croatian obstetrics after Kybele education program [abstract]. Kopic DB, Sedensky M, Karelovic D, Balic I, Owen MD.. Anesthesiology. 2007;106(5 Suppl 1):23.

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Professor, Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests

Obstetrical Anesthesia
Medge D. Owen, M.D.

Medge D. Owen, M.D.

Director, Office of Global Health (pka International Health Affairs)
Professor, Anesthesiology

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