Arthur S. Slutsky
Sc., M.A.Sc., Industrial Eng, MD
Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Biomedical Engineering , University of Toronto
Arthur S. Slutsky
Dr Arthur S. Slutsky has been Vice-President Research, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, and Director of Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, the University of Toronto since 2000.
He is Professor of Medicine, Surgery and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto and a clinician scientist addressing issues in Critical Care Medicine.
Dr Slutsky's research
interests span the fields of acute lung injury, non-conventional ventilation, asthma, pathophysiology and lung transplantation.
basic research discoveries related to the mechanisms of ventilator-induced lung injury have had an impact on clinical practice and have played a role in reducing the mortality of patients with Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
recent work is helping to increase the number of donor lungs available for transplantation.
has published more than 400 peer-reviewed papers, reviews and editorials, and he
is the most highly cited scientist in the world in the field of mechanical ventilation.
has been honoured with election to the American Society of Clinical Investigation
, and received the Recognition for Scientific Accomplishments Award from the American Thoracic Society
In 2012, he
received the American Thoracic Society Assembly on Critical Care Lifetime Achievement Award
He serves on the Data & Safety Monitoring Board of the ARDS Clinical Network for the NIH.
He has been an advisor to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Biomedical Research, and was the only non-American Chair of a FDA Advisory Panel (Respiratory and Anesthesiology Devices).