Artificial Intelligence | April 8–10, 2019 | Boston, MA USA

Vesela Kovacheva, MD, PhD

  • Attending Anesthesiologist, BH; Instructor, Anesthesiology, HMS,

Dr. Vesela Kovacheva in an attending anesthesiologist with strong passion for clinical innovation and translational research. Her clinical practice focuses on obstetric anesthesiology and she takes care of highly complex pregnant patients presenting for delivery, as well as patients presenting for reproductive procedures like in vitro fertilization and gynecologic procedures. Dr. Kovacheva has a strong vision for transforming the practice of anesthesiology by using the latest advancements in the area of automation and deep learning. She is interested in creating algorithms of drug infusions using deep leaning and integrating the data into clinical practice in the operating room and the intensive care unit. Her recent work is also focused on investigating the genetic factors associated with major causes of maternal morbidity and mortality, like postpartum hemorrhage. Dr. Kovacheva’s original research has been published in Anesthesiology, Journal of Biological Chemistry and FASEB Journal.

Dr. Vesela Kovacheva received her MD at the Medical University of Sofia in Bulgaria and did her residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in obstetric anesthesiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She also holds a PhD in Neuroscience from Boston University where her graduate research focused on the epigenetic mechanisms through which maternal nutrition during pregnancy affects brain development in the offspring.

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