Critical Care Medicine Research

With several faculty funded by the National Institutes of Health, as well as several other faculty funded with foundation grant support, Critical Care Medicine’s research agenda includes

  • Development of a vaccine against bacteria that is a leading cause of death in children
  • Elucidating the molecular mechanisms of pulmonary hypertension
  • Identifying the genes that predispose healthy infants to develop respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis, and
  • Investigating novel measures of lung volume
  • Investigation of perfluorocarbon-mediated gas exchange in pediatric respiratory failure
  • Novel modes of ventilation in pediatric respiratory failure utilizing a large animal model
  • Bench work on metabolic and nutritional derangements in the critically pediatric patient
  • Efficacy of procedures used in neonatal and pediatric transport
  • Use of simulator technology to teach crisis management through observational studies in the field
  • Withholding and withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy
  • Brain death and organ transplantation
  • The ethics of randomized clinical trials
  • Advancing innovations in postgraduate medical education
  • Applying innovative medical educational technologies globally

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Division Contact

Megan Barrett, MPH


Jeffery P. Burns, MD, MPH

John H. Arnold, MD

David W. Casavant, MD

Melody G. Duvall, MD, PhD

Chinyere Egbuta, MD

Robert J. Graham, MD

David Kantor, MD, PhD

Monica E. Kleinman, MD

Daniel S. Kohane, MD, PhD

Kate Madden, MD

Thomas J. Mancuso, MD

Enid Martinez, MD

Michael L. McManus, MD, MPH

Nilesh M. Mehta, MD

Robert C. Pascucci, MD

Gregory P. Priebe, MD

Adrienne G. Randolph, MD, MSC

Jordan Rettig, MD

Amy L. Sanderson, MD

Robert C. Tasker, MB, BS, MD

Robert D. Truog, MD

Meredith G. Van Der Velden, MD

Sally H. Vitali, MD

Brian Walsh, PhD

Peter H. Weinstock, MD, PhD

Traci A. Wolbrink, MD