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Institution

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

City

Ottawa

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Kusum Menon

Kusum Menon is a pediatric critical care specialist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, a Senior Investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute and is cross appointed to the Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine.

Dr. Menon completed her MD from the University of British Columbia in 1989 and her subsequent training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care in Ottawa in 1994 and Vancouver in 1996 respectively. She is currently a Professor in Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Ottawa and a Senior Investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute. She has a Master’s in Epidemiology and is cross-appointed to the School of Epidemiology and Public Health. Her research is focused on the role of corticosteroids in pediatric septic shock as well as the consent process in pediatric critical care studies. She has held multiple CIHR grants, a University of Ottawa Tier 2 Research Chair in pediatric shock and has received several awards for her research mentorship. She is currently the co-PI on a 1032 patient CIHR/NIH funded international RCT of hydrocortisone versus placebo in pediatric septic shock.