Roger Zemek MD, FRCPC


Roger Zemek MD, FRCPC
Full Professor and Director, Research

Office: 613-737-7600 ext. 3955/2318
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Dr. Roger Zemek completed his medical school and pediatrics residency at Columbia University in New York City in 2002, followed by a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at McGill University at the Montreal Children’s Hospitalin 2006. As well as being a pediatric emergency physician practicing at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), he is a scientist at the CHEO Research Institute with expertise in pediatric concussion and asthma. He is the principal investigator for a large pan-Canadian study funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) which involves nine children’s hospitals examining the predictors for persistent post-concussion symptoms in children. He also leads an international team developing guidelines for the management of pediatric concussion. In addition to his work in pediatric concussion, he is an investigator for several national pediatric asthma research studies.

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