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Associate Scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute and Associate Professor, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University

Rank/ Affiliations

Associate Professor
Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit Consultant Physician, LHSC University Hospital
Program of Experimental Medicine (POEM), Researcher
Lawson Health Research Institute (LHRI), Associate Scientist


Undergraduate, McMaster University (Bachelor of Arts & Sciences)
MD, McMaster University
Internal Medicine, Western University
Respirology & Critical Care, Western University
Research Fellowship, Universita di Torino, Italy, Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care
Clinical Interest

Mechanical ventilation (invasive and non-invasive, acute and chronic)
Research Interest

Research interests: Mechanical ventilation, patient-ventilator interaction, Proportional Assist Ventilation (PAV), Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
My research focuses on patient-ventilator asynchrony, and its impact on sleep, delirium and weaning from mechanical ventilation in the ICU. I am also interested in looking at how mode of ventilation impacts the development of ventilator-associated lung injury and ventilator-associated diaphragm dysfunction
Research Funding

Research and Scholorly Activities

Honour Roll Certificate, University Students’ Council, The University of Western Ontario Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Medical Education, 2009-2010


  • 2006–2019
    Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute
  • 2006–2019
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Western University
  • 2006–2019
    Critical Care Consultant Physician, London Health Sciences Centre