Assistant Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program
MNA University of Alabama at Birmingham
BSN Auburn University
BS Ed. Auburn University
Todd Hicks received a BS Ed from Auburn University in 1999 and successfully taught in public secondary schools for three years prior to continuing academic pursuits in 2002. In 2004, Mr. Hicks received his BSN from Auburn University, magna cum laude, and practiced as a critical care RN for two years. In 2006, he entered the UAB Nurse Anesthesia Program, from which he graduated in 2008. Since completing his MNA, Mr. Hicks has practiced clinically as a CRNA in Montgomery, AL, where he presently maintains his practice. Todd Hicks accepted a faculty appointment as an Assistant Professor in 2012.
Clinical and Research Interest
Trauma anesthesia; anesthesia for vascular surgery; obstetric anesthesia; non-pharmacological interventions for postoperative nausea; dexmedetomidine use in anesthesia practice; standardized testing strategies; study techniques for advanced learners.
Hicks, T (2008). The Effects of Illicit Methamphetamine Use on General Anesthesia. Presented 10/2008, Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Fall Meeting.
Hicks, T (2004). Fatigue Related Motor Vehicle Collisions. Presented 9/2004, Auburn University School of Nursing.
“Hypothermia & Anesthesia” Presented 3/2012, Alabama Association of Surgical Technologists Annual Conference.
“Anesthesia for Carotid Artery Surgery” Presented for Premier Anesthesia Montgomery Continuing Education Conferences.