Dr. Wissam Shalish

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Education and Research:

Dr. Shalish graduated from medical school at McGill University and completed his pediatric residency at the Montreal Children’s Hospital from 2008-2011. After completing his fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, he returned in 2013 as physician in the division of Neonatology at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. At the same time, he has been pursuing a PhD in Experimental Medicine at McGill University, looking at the use of automated analyses of cardiorespiratory signals for the prediction of extubation readiness in extremely preterm infants. He was the recipient of the Richard and Edith Strauss Fellowship in clinical medicine from 2013 to 2015, and has been awarded the FRQS doctorate award since 2015. His research interests include weaning from mechanical ventilation, prediction of extubation readiness and biomedical signal analysis.