Assistant Clinical Professor

Daniel King DNP, CRNA, CPPS



DNP    The University of Alabama
MNA   Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science
BSN    University of Southern Indiana

Board Certifications

National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists, CRNA
Massachusetts Board of Nursing, RN
Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety, CPPS

Research Interests

Traumatic Brain Injury
Perioperative Cannabis Use
Patient Safety


King DD, Stewart SA, Collins-Yoder A, Fleckner T, Price LL. Anesthesia for patients who self-report cannabis (marijuana) use prior to esophagogastroduodenoscopy: A retrospective review. AANA J. 2021; 89 (3):205-212.

Enochs E, King D. How cannabis can impact anesthesia and surgery. Leafly. Published June 10, 2021.

King D, Moran E. (2020). Role of the CRNA in the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) versus hospital based care. Melnic Blog.

King D, Collins-Yoder A. (2019). Perioperative considerations in patients with concussion. AANA J. 87 (2):97-104.

Honors and Awards

American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses Hail, Honor, Salute! Campaign Award, 2021
Donna R. Packa Excellence in Writing Award, 2020
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, 2019
Golden Key International Honor Society, 2018
Steward Good Samaritan Medical Center “Safety Hero” Award, 2018
Iota Circle of the Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, 2018
Mayo Clinic Virginia B. Hartridge Award, 2016
American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) Foundation Scholarship, 2015
Mayo Clinic Koebrick Scholarship, 2013
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Continuing Professional Development Scholarship, 2013

Appointments/Clinical Practice Affiliation

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, President & Owner, DreamLion Anesthesia LLC

Professional and Community Service

  • American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA), 2013-present
  • AANA Professional Development Committee, 2017-2019; 2021-present
  • Massachusetts Association of Nurse Anesthetists (MANA), 2016-present
  • MANA Board of Directors Member, 2020-present
  • MANA Education Committee, 2020-present; Chair, 2021-present
  • National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) Continued Professional Certification Assessment (CPCA) Practice Panel, 2018-present
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing, Omicron Psi Chapter, 2009-present
  • American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACNA), 2021-present


Contact Information


207J Robinson Hall


[email protected]

No Curriculum Vitae