Head, Division of Infectious Disease
Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University
Dr. Jeffrey Pernica, MSc MD FRCPC DTMH, is the Head of the Division of Infectious Disease in the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University. His clinical interests, aside from infectious disease in general, include tropical medicine (he is a member of the Canadian Committee to Advise on Tropical Medicine and Travel), immunization (he runs the Special Immunization Clinic at McMaster Children’s Hospital), and congenital CMV (he is the regional lead for the Ontario CMV newborn screening program). His research interests relate to the optimization of the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory infections, enteric infections, and sepsis, both in resource-limited and resource-rich settings. He is an Associate Professor and the recipient of a Hamilton Health Sciences Early Career Award. He has received research funding as PI from Hamilton Health Sciences, the Physicians’ Services Incorporated Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, and the Hamilton Academic Health Sciences Organization Innovation Fund.
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