Dr. Thomas J. Papadimos is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, where he served as head of the critical care section and vice chair for academic affairs. He has published more than 400 manuscripts, chapters, books, and abstracts. He is also a retired US Navy medical officer and is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholar Award to the University of Athens, Greece, where he is a visiting professor in the Department of Anesthesiology. He was previously a visiting professor at Wenzhou Medical University, China. Dr. Papadimos is currently a Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio.