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Thomas Davis, MS, CRNA


Tom S. Davis, CRNA, MAE, is the former Chief of the Division of Nurse Anesthesia at The Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, and former Chief CRNA at (Baylor) Scott and White, Main OR in Temple, TX. Col. Davis, USAF (Ret.), is well-known throughout the Nurse Anesthesia industry for his leadership in clinical anesthesia including developing the first distance education model while on the graduate faculty at Kansas University Medical Center. Tom was recently the keynote speaker at Allen College where he received the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award and was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

At The Johns Hopkins, Mr. Davis spearheaded the redesign of the CRNA annual performance review and implemented a merit-based bonus system. Also, at Hopkins, he developed and taught leadership management skills to a group of selected CRNAs.

He is on the AANA Professional Practice Advisory Board, is a contributor to the AANA Newsletter and has participated as a faculty member of the AANA Fall Leadership Academy. Recognized for his ability to work across department lines and for team-building and values-based hiring, Tom is a national speaker, an educator, writer and author, a leadership trainer for Third River Partners and an anesthesia provider. Tom Davis is the author of Leader Reader 1 – Authentic Lessons in Leadership, described by a chief CRNA reader as, “…one of those books that could transform your management paradigm,” and, “a clear and concise guide to becoming the best manager of people you can be.” Tom will continue his civility in leadership technique and ability to connect with patients, staff, and students as an adjunct professor at the doctorate level beginning September 2019. In August 2019, Mr. Davis will again be a guest speaker at the AANA National Congress being held in Chicago, II.

Tom hosts two active websites. and feature Tom’s weekly blog article that promotes CRNA leadership and elevates the nurse anesthesia profession.

Kevin Driscoll, DNP, MSN, BSN, CRNA


Kevin Driscoll is a Staff Anesthetist at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Clinical Center, Building 10. This is the world’s largest research-only dedicated hospital where they take on medically complex cases to gain greater insights into future diagnosing, treating and curing patients.

Prior, he was at The Johns Hopkins Hospital where he helped lead the first Collaborative Unit Based Safety Program (CUSP) in the Department of Surgery as well as Co-chaired a Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Community. In addition, he is an Inaugural Fellow of the Armstrong Institutes of Patient Safety at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Kevin currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) and holds a faculty appointment at the University of Pennsylvania.

He recently completed his DNP at Yale University where his focus was on the geo-spatial analysis of the positive correlates for veteran suicide and is on track to be the first CRNA in the nation to be certified in big data analytics by ESRIs technical Geographic Information Systems platform.

William Howie, DNP, CRNA

Dr. Howie has an extensive background in nursing and nurse anesthesia. Dr. Howie holds Master of Science degrees in both Emergency Health Care Administration and Nurse Anesthesia and completed his doctorate degree in 2010 from The John's Hopkins University. Since 1995, he has been a CRNA at the University of Maryland Medical Center/Shock Trauma Center UMMC, in Baltimore, MD. Duties at the Trauma Center include the provision of anesthetic services to victims of acute trauma. Secondary duties performed by Howie include the provision of monthly educational lectures to newly assigned SRNAs and to function as a member of the Anesthesia Departments Quality Assurance Committee.

In addition to his practice as a nurse anesthetist, Dr. Howie is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Academy of Health Sciences for the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School in Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Also holds academic positions at the University of MD, School of Nursing. He has retired from the military as Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve after 25 years of service. He was called to active duty multiple times throughout his reserve career.

Dr. Howie has published numerous articles in a variety of peer-reviewed journals.

James F. Martemucci, Esq.


James Martemucci is licensed in Maine, New York, and New Jersey. Jim is peer-rated as an AV Attorney, the highest rating an attorney can achieve in ethics and skills. He has more than 30 years of experience in both civil and criminal defense work. He has handled several high-profile criminal trials and brings an aggressive defense attitude to those cases. Jim also represents a variety of clients in personal injury and general civil litigation and specializes in medical malpractice defense. He has three daughters and enjoys riding his motorcycles.

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation; Criminal Defense; Medical Malpractice; Personal Injury; Family Law

Admitted: 1985, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1986, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1989, Maine

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Law School: Seton Hall University, J.D.

Member: Oxford County and Maine State Bar Associations; Oxford County Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1993); Maine Trial Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Biography: Delta Epsilon Sigma.