MISSION

Those who courageously serve in our nation's military deserve exceptional care. The Veterans Medical Research Foundation's mission is to enhance the health of veterans of all generations through research and education.

GENERAL INFORMATION

​Phone:

(858) 642-3080

ADDRESS

3350 La Jolla Village Drive (151A)

Building 13

San Diego, CA 92161

David M. Roth

David M. Roth

Credentials: 

  • P.H.D

  • M.D.

Current Position(s): 

  • Attending Staff Anesthesiology Service VA San Diego Healthcare System

  • Professor of Anesthesiology, UCSD

Personal Statement: 

I am a clinical cardiac anesthesiologist and basic science researcher in the field of cardiovascular physiology and pharmacology. My work focuses on basic cell survival mechanisms in the face of cardiac myocardial ischemia reperfusion injury and heart failure.

Education:

  • 1980                       B.S., Biology/Chemistry, Lock Haven State College, Lock Haven, PA

  • 1984                       Ph.D., Physiology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA                                               Thesis Title: “Coronary Vascular Alterations to Eicosanoids in Experimental Diabetes Mellitus.”                                         Thesis Advisor:  Allan M. Lefer, Ph.D.

  • 1993                       M.D., University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA

Professional History:​

  • 1984 -88Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Advisor: Colin M. Bloor, M.D, University of California, San Diego

  • 1988-89                Assistant Research Physiologist, University of Calif., San Diego

  • 1993-94                Transitional Internship, Mercy Hospital, San Diego, Calif.

  • 1994-97                Resident, Dept. of Anesthesia, University of Calif., San Diego

  • 1996-97                Chief Resident, Dept. of Anesthesia, University of Calif., San Diego

  •  1997-03               Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego  Staff Anesthesiologist                                     VA San Diego Healthcare System            

  • 2003-07                Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego

  •                                Staff Anesthesiologist VA San Diego Healthcare System

  • 2007- Present      Professor of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego , Staff Anesthesiologist VA San                                       Diego Healthcare System

Awards and Honors: 

  • Veterans Affairs Advanced Career Development Award, 1999-2002

  • Veterans Affairs Merit Review Award, 2003-2018

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