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CURRICULUM VITAE

Gregory Halenda MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Division of Clinical

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
09/2004 - 05/2008 ScB, Brown University, Providence, RI
08/2008 - 05/2012 MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
06/2012 - 06/2013 Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
07/2013 - 06/2015 Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
07/2016 - 07/2017 Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2017 - 06/2018 Associate (Instructor), Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
08/2018 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2006 - 2008 Teaching Assistant, Intro to Physiology, Brown University, Providence, RI
2011 Teaching Assistant, Intro to Medical History and Interviewing, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
2012 Teaching Assistant, Problem Based Learning, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
2019 - Present Co-Course Director, M3 Elective, Intro to Pediatric Anesthesiology, ANES D3343, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2019 - 2020 Resident Site Director, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2017 - 2018 Acute Pain Team, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2018 - Present Acute Pain Team, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2019 - Present Liaison and Clinical Leader, Pediatric Regional Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
2018 - Present Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
2018 - Present Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2018 - Present Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Surgicenter, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Anesthesiology
05/2017
12/2027
Pediatric Anesthesiology
08/2017
12/2027
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Basic Perioperative TEE Testamur
National Board of Echocardiography
2016
2026
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin Medical License
04/2018
10/2021
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
Eagle Scout
Brown University Undergraduate Teaching and Research Award

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
American Society of Anesthesiology
Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists
Society for Pediatric Anesthesia

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Opioid Utilization in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Umbilical Hernia Repair with Regional Anesthesia
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
2019 - Present
 
Title:
Variations in resuscitation prior to pediatric appendectomy. CHW-IRB#1759950-1
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
04/2021 - Present
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Halenda GM, Clary AM, Lim MM, Yui DH, Recovery After Total Intravenous Anesthesia or Spinal Anesthesia for Total Knee Arthroplasty, Grand Rounds, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology, Pittsburgh, PA, 12/2013
Halenda GM, Local Anesthetic Toxicty, Grand Rounds, Cincinnati Children's Department of Anesthesiology, Cincinnati, OH, 03/2017
Halenda GM, Caudal Morphine Administration and Dosing, Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology, Milwaukee, WI, 01/2019
Halenda GM, Intravenous Acetaminophen Dosing and Errors, Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology, Milwaukee, WI, 03/2020
Halenda GM, Pediatric Hypertensive Emergency, Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Department of Anesthesiology, Milwaukee, WI, 12/2020
 
Regional
Midwest Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Bootcamp, Milwaukee, WI, 09/2018
 
National
Halenda GM, Sturgill EL, Moran CM, This Sux: Dastardly PChE Deficiency, Infiltrated IVs, and Troublesome Tourniquets, American Society of Anesthesiologists, New Orleans, LA, 10/2014
Diaz CD, Halenda GM, Emergencies Wreak Havoc: Acute Respiratory Failure in a CPAM Infant, PBLD, Society for Pediatric Anesthesiology, Houston, TX, 03/2019
Diaz CD, Halenda GM, Emergencies and Neonates Wreak Havoc: Acute Respiratory Failure in a CPAM Patient, PBLD, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Orlando, FL, 10/2019
Simon JA, Halenda GM, Challenging Airway Foreign Body Extraction In An Obese Adolescent Presenting With Respiratory Distress, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Orlando, FL, 10/2019
Baker H, Tanem J, Berens RJ, McElroy B, Halenda GM, Voulgarelis S, Hoffman GM, Opioid Utilization In Pediatric Patients Undergoing Umbilical Hernia Repair With Regional Anesthesia, American Society of Anesthesiologists, 10/2020
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2018 - Present Member, Clinical Competency Committee, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2018 - Present Member, Quality Improvement Committee, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2018 - Present Member, Ad-Hoc Reviews for Quality Events, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 - Present Member, Program Evaluation Committee, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 - Present Member, Fellowship Interview Committee, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Hospital
2014 - 2016 Quality Improvement Committee, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
2014 - 2016 Resident and Fellow Patient Safety Leadership Committee, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Community/Lay Public
07/2019 Simulation Session - Airway Emergencies for Operating Room Staff
 
Resident and Fellow Education
09/2018 Lecture, The Pediatric Airway
10/2018 Mock Oral Boards
02/2019 Mock Oral Boards
04/2019 Mock Oral Boards
04/2019 Lecture, The Pediatric Airway
09/2019 CHW Resident Orientation
10/2019 CHW Resident Orientation
11/2019 CHW Resident Orientation
12/2019 CHW Resident Orientation
01/2020 CHW Resident Orientation
02/2020 CHW Resident Orientation
02/2020 Lecture, Pyloric Stenosis
02/2020 Mock Oral Boards
03/2020 CHW Resident Orientation
04/2020 CHW Resident Orientation
05/2020 CHW Resident Orientation
06/2020 CHW Resident Orientation
07/2020 Lecture, Pyloric Stenosis
11/2020 Fellow Lecture - Pediatric Thoracic Anesthesia
04/2021 Lecture, Pyloric Stenosis
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Resident and Fellow Education
09/2017 University of Iowa, Lecture, Pediatric Preoperative Anxiety
02/2018 University of Iowa, Lecture, Pediatric Thoracic Anesthesia
04/2018 University of Iowa, Mock Oral Boards
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Fellow
07/2019 - Present Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Service; Liaison and Clinical Leader. Develop, manage, and grow the fellowship regional anesthesia rotation and clinical service
 
 
 
 

GLOBAL HEALTH ACTIVITIES:
06/2005 Medical Mission Trip, Villahermosa, Mexico
08/2015 Medical Mission Trip, Antigua, Guatemala
 

INTERESTS:
Pediatric Anesthesiology, Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain, Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, Medical Education, Clinical Teaching


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Azizi E, Halenda GM, Roberts TJ. Mechanical properties of the gastrocnemius aponeurosis in wild turkeys. Integr Comp Biol. 2009 Jul;49(1):51-8. PMCID: PMC2994030
2. Godoy MM, Fernandes M, Halenda GM, Javid G, Ngo PD. Gastrointestinal Langerhans cell histiocytosis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Aug;59(2):e17.
3. Halenda GM, Godoy MM, Flores AF, Ngo PD. Removal of a knotted catheter lodged in an appendicostomy tract. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Feb;47(2):412-4.
4. Darby JM, Halenda G, Chou C, Quinlan JJ, Alarcon LH, Simmons RL. Emergency Surgical Airways Following Activation of a Difficult Airway Management Team in Hospitalized Critically Ill Patients: A Case Series. J Intensive Care Med. 2018 Sep;33(9):517-526.
5. Voulgarelis S, Halenda GM, Tanem JM. A Novel Use of Liposomal Bupivacaine in Erector Spinae Plane Block for Pediatric Congenital Cardiac Surgery. Case Rep Anesthesiol. 2021;2021:5521136. PMCID: PMC7981172