Rob Fowler

MDCM (McGill University)
MSc (Stanford University)

Professional Interests

critical care, health research methods (clinical trials), clinical effectiveness, clinical economics, technology assessment / drug utilization, patient safety

 Research Foci:

  • End-of-life care of serious ill and elderly patients
  • Epidemiology and clinical outcomes for critically ill patients
  • Infection-related critical illness and global infectious diseases outbreaks
  • Economic evaluation

Research Summary

Dr. Fowler 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. He is a clinician, teacher and supervisor for graduate and medical students, clinical residents and fellows.

Other Affiliations

  • Senior scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Trauma, Emergency & Critical Care Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Professor, Department of Medicine and Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Clinician Scientist, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
  • Chair, Research, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Hospital, University of Toronto
  • Consultant, World Health Organization, Department of Pandemic and Epidemic Diseases, Genva, Switzerland