Jason A. Campagna M.D., Ph.D.

Jason earned his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Miami and M.D. from the same institution as part of a combined MD/PhD program. He completed a residency in Anesthesia and served as an Attending Anesthesiologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital and later at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include how anesthetics produce unconsciousness, understanding pain biology and the physiology and pharmacology of neuromuscular junction. He has published peer reviewed articles, chapters, and editorials in journals such as New England Journal of Medicine, Anesthesiology, and has edited and contributed to many books. He has also been involved in biotechnology start-up companies in Boston and New York. Dr. Campagna is now an anesthesiologist in Santa Barbara in California and serves as the Director of Center for Applied Neurosciences at the Neuroscience Research Institute at UC, Santa Barbara. He is also the Chief Medical Quality Officer and Director of Center for Clinical Quality and Analytics for the Cottage Health System. His efforts there are focused on the intersection of delivery, quality and cost of medical care.

Marco Navetta M.D.

Marco Navetta, MD, completed his residency in anesthesiology at UCLA Medical Center before becoming an attending physician for the Cottage Health Systems in Santa Barbara the only referral center in the Central Coast of California. Dr. Navetta’s scope of practice includes complex pediatric, vascular, cardiothoracic, neurosurgical, trauma, obstetric, ambulatory, office-based, and regional anesthesia. Dr. Navetta has multiple peer-reviewed publications in his areas of interests including epilepsy, learning and memory, hypothermia and the public’s perception of health care and its providers. Dr. Navetta has presented his award winning work at regional and national meetings. He has also been involved in multiple startup ventures. He is co-founder and President of Newtrition Works, LLC and its brand Once Upon a Grain, a company dedicated to creating organic, natural food products for children and their families. Dr. Navetta is the Vice-Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia, a Member of the Multi-specialty Peer Review Committee for Cottage Health Systems, a Member of the Steering Committee for the Neuroscience and Stroke Programs for Cottage Health Systems, and an Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California.