Andrew is an Associate Professor of Surgery within the Divisions of Thoracic Surgery and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Ottawa, Scientist with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Chair of Research for the Canadian Association of Thoracic Surgeons, and Director of Research for the Ottawa Department of Surgery and the Division of Thoracic Surgery. Education includes undergraduate honors physics at Carleton University, followed by medical school, general surgery training, and a doctoral degree in basic science from McGill University, and thoracic surgery and critical care medicine training at the University of Ottawa. He currently is both an ICU intensivist and thoracic surgeon at The Ottawa Hospital. Scholarly interests include theoretical research exploring the clinical insights of complex systems science, experimental research applying continuous variability analysis at the bedside and development of means to continuously monitor quality of surgical care.
Andrew is the founder and Chief Science officer of Therapeutic Monitoring Systems, whose mission is to develop and evaluate software to perform continuous monitoring of multi-organ variability in order to improve care for patients at risk for or with existing critical illness. Andrew has published over 35 peer-reviewed papers, presented at numerous international meetings, and was awarded a “New Investigator” Award by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in 2005.
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Darren completed a degree in Health Sciences from the University of Ottawa and obtained a diploma from Algonquin College in Business Management & Entrepreneurship. His previous experiences include building and managing professional social media accounts, working as a certified personal trainer, and competing as a Team Canada athlete in TaeKwon-Do. His current interests involve health, fitness, medicine, and business development.