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Robert Fowler, MD, MDCM, M.Sc.

Senior scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room D4 78
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6100, ext. 7471
Fax: 416-480-6191


  • B.Sc., 1991, biology, University of New Brunswick, Canada
  • MDCM, 1995, McGill University, Canada
  • M.Sc., 2002, epidemiology, Stanford University, U.S.

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Senior scientist, Evaluative Clinical SciencesTrauma, Emergency & Critical Care Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Physician, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Associate professor, department of medicine and interdepartmental division of critical care medicine, University of Toronto
  • Associate director, clinical epidemiology and health care research, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, U of T

Research Foci:

  • Epidemiology, outcomes and care for critically ill populations across the globe
  • Infection and outbreak-related critical illness
  • End-of-life care comparisons and quality improvement

Research Summary:

Dr. Fowler is a clinician, teacher and supervisor for medical students, residents and clinical fellows. He has an active research program focused upon clinical outcomes of critically ill patients. He has published many research papers and holds a number of peer-reviewed grants in support of his academic work.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

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