Richard Edward Moon
Professor of Anesthesiology

Research interests include the study of cardiorespiratory function in humans exposed to environmental conditions ranging from 200 feet of seawater depth to high altitude, gas exchange during diving, the pathophysiology of high altitude pulmonary edema, the effect of anesthesia and postoperative analgesia on pulmonary function and monitoring of tissue oxygenation. Ongoing human studies include the use of fractals to study breathing patterns during environmental and perioperative stress, mechanisms of immersion pulmonary edema and the effect of chemosensitivity on postoperative ventilation and gas exchange.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 5676 Hafs Bldg, Durham, NC 27710
  • Box 3094 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

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