Jacques Lacroix , M.D.
    Jacques Lacroix
    Research Axis
    Infectious Diseases and Acute Care Axis
    Research Theme
    Critical care, trauma and transfusions

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    • Full Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal.
    • Member, Pediatric Critical Care Division, CHU Sainte-Justine.
    • Head, Health Outcomes Axis, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center.


    • Pediatric Critical Care, Université René Descartes, Paris, 1979-1980.
    • Pediatrics (FRCPC, FAAP), University of Montreal, 1974-1978.
    • MD, University of Montreal, 1969-1974.

    Research Interests

    • Research on the use of blood products such as blood concentrates and immunoglobulins, as well as blood product substitutes.
    • Sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS). We are interested in the physiopathology of sepsis and MODS, their risk factors, clinical impact, treatment and prevention. We have created and validated a clinimetric scale that allows us to measure the seriousness of MODS cases, the Pediatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction (PELOD) score.
    • Pediatric traumatology (serious brain damage in particular).
    • Nosocomial infections in critically ill children.

    Awards and Distinctions

    • Teaching Award, Board of Directors’ Human Resources Committee, CHU Sainte-Justine Recognition Program, November 2007.
    • Recognition Program for the Development of Clinical Research, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center, 2003-2004.
    • Prize for Excellence in Teaching in Medical Education for 2001-2002, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, June 2002.

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