Alparslan Turan, M.D. attended the University of GAZI Medical School and completed residency at Trakya Medical School. Dr. Turan currently is Professor of Anesthesiology at Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western University and Vice Chair of the Department of Outcomes Research at the Cleveland Clinic. He is on the editorial board of several journals and serves as the reviewer for more than 30 others. Dr. Turan’s grants total more than $8 million, and he has published more than 250 research papers. His main interests are perioperative outcomes, postoperative pain, regional anesthesia, and persistent surgical pain. An award for Clinical research has been dedicated to his name by Turkish Anesthesiology Society. He also has received multiple awards for his clinical research from various societies.