Our Current Faculty

Denisa M. Haret, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Anesthesiologist and Director of Pediatric Sedation
Undergraduate Education
  • Stefan cel Mare Mathematics and Physics, Suceava, Romania
Medical School
  • Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania
  • University of Kentucky
  • Albert B. Chandler Medical Center, University of Kentucky
  • University Hospital, Bucharest , Romania
Research Interests
  • Pediatric liver transplant
  • Noninvasive monitors use in pediatric patients and their accuracy in predicting hemodynamic interventions (NIRS, LiDCO)
  • Procedural sedation for pediatric patients
  • Neurotoxicity of anesthetics in neonatal population
  • Spinal anesthesia in neonates
  • Best Doctors in America, 2015-2016
  • Outstanding Graduate Resident, University of Kentucky, Anesthesiology, 2003
  • First Place Resident Paper Section, Kentucky Society of Anesthesiologists, Annual Meeting, 2002
  • Hardworking Resident of the Month, Clinical Competence Committee, University of Kentucky, Anesthesiology, 2000-2003
  • Governmental Scholarship for Excellent Results, Romania, 1989-1992
  • Director, Anesthesia for Satellite Locations, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2015-present
  • Director, Procedural Sedation Services, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2015-present
  • Director, Pediatric Dentistry Resident Rotation, University of Iowa, Pediatric Dentistry, 2010-present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2009-present
  • Instructor, Simulation Pediatric Understanding and Learning through Simulation Education, Arkansas Children's Hospital, 2007-2009
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, Pediatric Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, 2003-2009