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Salmaan Kanji, BSc, Pharm, PharmD
613 737-8899 ext 78159
skanji@ottawahospital.on.ca

Salmaan Kanji

Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Critical Care, Department of Pharmacy
The Ottawa Hospital
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine
University of Ottawa
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Montreal

Research Interests

Critical Care Pharmacotherapy with a focus on the management of Atrial Fibrillation in critically ill patients. Other research interests include toxicology, glycemic control, and the management of severe sepsis.

Brief Biography

Dr. Kanji obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Alberta in 1997 after which he completed a pharmacy residency at the Ottawa Hospital in 1998. He then received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Wayne State University (Detroit, MI) in 2000 followed by a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Critical Care Medicine completed in 2002. Dr. Kanji has been a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the ICU of the Ottawa Hospital since 2002 and an Associate Scientist with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute since 2003.

Selected Publications

  • Barletta JF, Kanji S, MacLaren R, Lat I, Erstad BL; for the American-Canadian consortium for intensive care Drug utilization (ACID) Investigators. Pharmacoepidemiology of stress ulcer prophylaxis in the United States and Canada. J Crit Care. 2014 June 30 [Epub head of print]
  • Lawlor PG, Davis DHJ, Ansari M, Hosie A, Kanji S, Momoli F, Bush SH, Watanabe S, Currow DC, Gagnon B, Agar M, Bruera E, Meagher D, de Rooij SEJA, Adamis D, Caraceni A, Marchington K, Stewart DJ. An Analytic Framework for Delirium Research in Palliative Care Settings: Integrated Epidemiological, Clinician-Researcher and Knowledge User Perspectives. J Pain of Symptom Manage.Apr. 2014, doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.12.245.[Epub ahead of print]
  • Daneman N, Sarwar S, Fowler RA, Cuthbertson BH; SuDDICU Canadian Study Group.Effect of selective decontamination on antimicrobial resistance in intensive care units: a systematic review and meta-analysis.Lancet Infect Dis. 2013 Apr;13(4):328-41.Barletta JF, Kanji S, MacLaren R, Lat I, Erstad BL; for the American-Canadian consortium for intensive care Drug utilization (ACID) Investigators. Pharmacoepidemiology of stress ulcer prophylaxis in the United States and Canada. J Crit Care. 2014 June 30 [Epub head of print]
  • Kanji S, Maclean RD. Cardiac glycoside toxicity: More than 200 years and counting. Crit Care Clin. 2012 Oct;28(4):527-35.
  • Kanji S, Seely D, Yazdi F, Tetzlaff, Singh K, Tsertsvadze A, Tricco AC, Sears ME, Ooi TC, Turek M, Skidmore B, Ansari MT. Interactions of commonly used dietary supplements with cardiovascular drugs: a systematic review. Syst Rev 2012;1:26.