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

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    • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal.
    • Clinician Scientist, Department of Pediatrics and Research Center, CHU Sainte-Justine.


    • Master's in Biomedical Sciences, Epidemiology option, University of Montreal, 2001.
    • MD, University of Montreal, 1993.

    Research Interests

    France Gauvin has been a Pediatrician at CHU Sainte-Justine since 1999. After ten years spent in Intensive Care, she is now working in the Emergency and Pediatric Palliative Care Departments. She remains active in clinical research, specializing in the following types of research: test validation, epidemiological study (incidence, risk factors), clinical trials and systematic review.

    She is interested in blood transfusions, particularly its related respiratory complications, and palliative as well as end-of-life care. Her other major interests include sepsis, mechanical ventilation and renal insufficiency.

    Collaborations: Réseau stratégique of the FRSQ Réseau en santé respiratoire.

    Awards and Distinctions

    • Dean’s Honor List, Master’s in Biomedical Science, Epidemiology option, University of Montreal, 2002.
    • B.G. Bourgeois Award, excellence in surgery internship and exam, University of Montreal, 1993.
    • Lange Award, graduated 3rd in MD program, University of Montreal, 1993.

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