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Rob Stenstrom


Dr. Rob Stenstrom completed his medical training at McMaster University and Family and Emergency Medicine residency at the University of Ottawa.

Research Interests

  • Sepsis
  • Septic shock
  • Emergency medicine
  • Resistant bacteria
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Infectious diseases in the emergency department

He also holds a Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from McGill University.

He has been the Research Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at St. Paul’s Hospital since 2005 and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Critical Care Committee and has been involved in the development of guidelines for the use of therapeutic hypothermia post-cardiac arrest and the management and treatment of severe sepsis in the emergency department. Research interests include severe sepsis and septic shock in the emergency department, MRSA and bacterial resistance, pneumonia, HIV point-of-care testing, and skin and soft tissue infections in the emergency department.

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