Gerald Dubowitz, MB, CHB

Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesia
Director Global Anesthesia
Publications: 
Epiu I, Tindimwebwa JV, Mijumbi C, Chokwe TM, Lugazia E, Ndarugirire F, Twagirumugabe T, Dubowitz G. Challenges of Anesthesia in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Access to Safe Obstetric Anesthesia in East Africa. Anesth Analg. 2017 Jan; 124(1):290-299.
Epiu I, Tindimwebwa JV, Mijumbi C, Ndarugirire F, Twagirumugabe T, Lugazia ER, Dubowitz G, Chokwe TM. Working towards safer surgery in Africa; a survey of utilization of the WHO safe surgical checklist at the main referral hospitals in East Africa. BMC Anesthesiol. 2016; 16(1):60.
Evans FM, Mallepally NR, Dubowitz G, Vasilopoulos T, McClain CD, Enneking K. Factors influencing anesthesia residency selection: impact of global health opportunities. Can J Anaesth. 2016 Jun; 63(6):674-81.
Epiu I, Tindimwebwa JV, Mijimbi C, Chokwe T, Lugazia E, Ndarugirire F, Twagirumugabe T, Dubowitz G. Anaesthesia In Developing Countries. Value Health. 2015 Nov; 18(7):A679.
Krombach JW, Marks JD, Dubowitz G, Radke OC. Development and Implementation of Checklists for Routine Anesthesia Care: A Proposal for Improving Patient Safety. Anesth Analg. 2015 Oct; 121(4):1097-103.
Elobu AE, Kintu A, Galukande M, Kaggwa S, Mijjumbi C, Tindimwebwa J, Roche A, Dubowitz G, Ozgediz D, Lipnick M. Research in surgery and anesthesia: challenges for post-graduate trainees in Uganda. Educ Health (Abingdon). 2015 Jan-Apr; 28(1):11-5.
Sinha AC, Singh PM, Grewal N, Aman M, Dubowitz G. Comparison between continuous non-invasive estimated cardiac output by pulse wave transit time and thermodilution method. Ann Card Anaesth. 2014 Oct-Dec; 17(4):273-7.
Elobu AE, Kintu A, Galukande M, Kaggwa S, Mijjumbi C, Tindimwebwa J, Roche A, Dubowitz G, Ozgediz D, Lipnick M. Evaluating international global health collaborations: perspectives from surgery and anesthesia trainees in Uganda. Surgery. 2014 Apr; 155(4):585-92.
Dubowitz G, Breyer K, Lipnick M, Sall JW, Feiner J, Ikeda K, MacLeod DB, Bickler PE. Accuracy of the Lifebox pulse oximeter during hypoxia in healthy volunteers. Anaesthesia. 2013 Dec; 68(12):1220-3.
Autry AM, Knight S, Lester F, Dubowitz G, Byamugisha J, Nsubuga Y, Muyingo M, Korn A. Teaching surgical skills using video internet communication in a resource-limited setting. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jul; 122(1):127-31.
Lipnick M, Mijumbi C, Dubowitz G, Kaggwa S, Goetz L, Mabweijano J, Jayaraman S, Kwizera A, Tindimwebwa J, Ozgediz D. Surgery and anesthesia capacity-building in resource-poor settings: description of an ongoing academic partnership in Uganda. World J Surg. 2013 Mar; 37(3):488-97.
Dubowitz G, Evans FM. Developing a curriculum for anaesthesia training in low- and middle-income countries. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol. 2012 Mar; 26(1):17-21.
Ozgediz D, Chu K, Ford N, Dubowitz G, Bedada AG, Azzie G, Gerstle JT, Riviello R. Surgery in global health delivery. Mt Sinai J Med. 2011 May-Jun; 78(3):327-41.
Dubowitz G, Detlefs S, McQueen KA. Global anesthesia workforce crisis: a preliminary survey revealing shortages contributing to undesirable outcomes and unsafe practices. World J Surg. 2010 Mar; 34(3):438-44.
Dubowitz G. Global health and global anesthesia. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2010; 48(2):39-46.
Ozgediz D, Galukande M, Mabweijano J, Kijjambu S, Mijumbi C, Dubowitz G, Kaggwa S, Luboga S. The neglect of the global surgical workforce: experience and evidence from Uganda. World J Surg. 2008 Jun; 32(6):1208-15.
Ozgediz D, Kijjambu S, Galukande M, Dubowitz G, Mabweijano J, Mijumbi C, Cherian M, Kaggwa S, Luboga S. Africa's neglected surgical workforce crisis. Lancet. 2008 Feb 23; 371(9613):627-8.
Weigle DS, Buben A, Burke CC, Carroll ND, Cook BM, Davis BS, Dubowitz G, Fisher RE, Freeman TC, Gibbons SM, Hansen HA, Heys KA, Hopkins B, Jordan BL, McElwain KL, Powell FL, Reinhart KE, Robbins CD, Summers CC, Walker JD, Weber SS, Weinheimer CJ. Adaptation to altitude as a vehicle for experiential learning of physiology by university undergraduates. Adv Physiol Educ. 2007 Sep; 31(3):270-8.
Dubowitz G, Peacock AJ. Pulmonary artery pressure in healthy subjects at 4250 m measured by Doppler echocardiography. Wilderness Environ Med. 2007; 18(4):305-11.
Nickol AH, Leverment J, Richards P, Seal P, Harris GA, Cleland J, Dubowitz G, Collier DJ, Milledge J, Stradling JR, Morrell MJ. Temazepam at high altitude reduces periodic breathing without impairing next-day performance: a randomized cross-over double-blind study. J Sleep Res. 2006 Dec; 15(4):445-54.
O'Connor T, Dubowitz G, Bickler PE. Pulse oximetry in the diagnosis of acute mountain sickness. High Alt Med Biol. 2004; 5(3):341-8.
Dubowitz G, Miller DM. Cast adrift: Gortex cast liners allow greater patient activity. Wilderness Environ Med. 2003; 14(3):167-8.
Dubowitz G. Effect of temazepam on oxygen saturation and sleep quality at high altitude: randomised placebo controlled crossover trial. BMJ. 1998 Feb 21; 316(7131):587-9.