M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 2010
M.S., Anesthesiology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 2000
M.S., Physiology, UC Davis, Davis CA 1998
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1996
Internship: Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2010-2011
Anesthesiology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2011-2014
American Board of Anesthesiology,
American Society of Anesthesiologists
California Society of Anesthesiologists
Honors and Awards
Outstanding Senior Resident Award, UC Davis Health System, Anesthesiology Department, 2013
Employee Excellence Award in Leadership, UC Davis Health System, 2013
Select Recent Publications
Nielsen, Alison A; Hope, Charity B; & Bair, Aaron E. GlideScope Videolaryngoscopy in the Simulated Difficult Airway: Bougie vs a Standard Stylet. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2010;11(5).
R O'Brien, A Nielsen, J Piersen, STAT Pre-Transfusion Testing Can Create Crises for Blood Banks and Elective Surgery Surgery Patients. Transfusion. 2006 Sep;. Vol. 46, No. 9S, 225A.