Niranjan Kissoon is the Vice President for Medical Affairs, the Senior Medical Director of Acute/Critical Care Programs at the BC Children’s Hospital, and the Associate Head and Professor at the Department of Pediatrics at the University of British Columbia, BC, Canada. Prior to this position, he served as the Director of the Pediatric Critical Care Unit and Research and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Florida, Fla, USA (1992–2004). He received his M.D. degree from the University of the West Indies (1978), a degree in pediatrics from the University of Calgary (1982), and a degree in intensive care and emergency medicine from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto (1984). He completed his CIMM at Carnegie Mellon University in 2001. He is the Associate Editor of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine and is a member of the editorial boards of five other journals. He is a peer reviewer for over two dozen journals. He is the recipient of several teaching and research awards and has been a visiting professor at 54 institutions. Dr. Kissoon’s background in both pediatric emergency and pediatric critical care has afforded him unique insight into the overall delivery of care for the critically ill child. Kissoon is a recognized expert in the field of pediatric emergency and pediatric critical care and has contributed to over 200 peer-reviewed publications as well as authored over 30 book chapters pertaining to pediatric emergency and/or pediatric critical care medicine. Some of Dr. Kissoon’s current research interests include resuscitation, sepsis, and septic shock.
Biography Updated on 3 February 2009