David Gleason, CRNA, BHS
Coordinator Regional Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Mr. Gleason has been a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for more than 36 years. For the last 26+ years he has been involved with the Regional Anesthesia team at Duke. His interest in regional techniques has led to a widespread teaching career including multiple AANA national meetings.

Lisa Herbinger, DPN, MSN, CRNA
Associate Chair & Assistant Professor
Department of Nurse Anesthesia
Ida Moffett School of Nursing
Samford University
Birmingham, AL

Ms. Herbinger is Associate Chair & Assistant Professor in the Department of Nurse Anesthesia at Samford University, Birmingham, AL. She has given multiple presentations for anesthesia continued education, and is the author of “Minimizing the Risk of Post-extubation Laryngeal Edema in Children.”

Richard C. Karl, MD
Director, Division of Surgical Oncology & Professor of Surgery
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, FL

Dr. Karl is the retired Medical Director of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa Florida. Specializing in the treatment of the esophagus, liver, pancreas and stomach, Dr Karl is an active pilot and contributing editor to FLYING Magazine. He has combined his two life-long loves, surgery and flying, by founding the Surgical Safety Institute, Inc. The Institute assists in their quest for improved patient safety and quality care.

Michael Steighner, CRNA, MS
Past President (2010-2011), Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Clinical Coordinator
Barry University
Miami Shores, FL

Mr. Steighner bio coming soon!

Jack Stem, CRNA
Founder & CEO, Peer Advocacy for Impaired Nurses, LLC
Chair of Peer Assistance Committee & Senior Peer Advisor
Ohio State Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Cincinnati, OH

Mr. Stem is Founder and CEO of Peer Advocacy for Impaired Nurses, LLC. He is also chair of the Peer Assistance Committee and a Senior Peer Advisor for the Ohio State Association of Nurse Anesthetists. He has been a staff CRNA at various hospitals in Ohio, and given numerous presentations for AANA continued education.

LTC Peter Donald Strube, DNP, CRNA, MSNA, APNP, ARN
Assistant Professor, Rosalind Franklin University
CEO, Trollway Anesthesia and Education Seminars
Founding Member CRNA Connect
Mount Horeb, WI

LTC Strube is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nurse Anesthesia, College of Health Professions at Rosalind Franklin University, and is a professional mentor for doctoral students. He is also an Associate Academic Faculty at University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh where he is the course director for the doctoral anesthesia pharmacology program. LTC Strube has been deployed four times during current military operations, which include service in both Iraq and Afghanistan.