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Dr. Terry Klassen is the CEO and scientific director for the Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba and the scientific director for the George and Fay Yee Center for Healthcare Innovation.
Dr. Klassen is a clinician-scientist whose clinical base is pediatric emergency medicine, and has been active in Pediatric Emergency Research Canada collaborating on a national research program involving randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews and knowledge translation. He has a consistent record of national and international peer-reviewed funding, along with a publication record that has included many articles in the highest impact medical journals. Dr. Klassen’s research has had a large impact on the practice of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, which was recognized when he received a 2011 Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Canadian Medical Association Journal Top Achievements in Health Research Award. Most recently, he was awarded a Canada Research Chair Tier 1 in Clinical Trials.



  • Health Research Forum, Outstanding Contributions to Research Award, University of Manitoba (2016)
  • Marilyn Li Leadership Award in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (2015) 
  • Knowledge Translation Award for Cochrane Canada, Canadian Institutes for Health Research (2013)
  • Top Achievements in Health Research Awards, Canadian Institutes for Health Research - Canadian Medical Association Journal (2011)
  • Member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Science (2010)
  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (2007)
  • Research Award, Ambulatory Pediatric Association (2003)
  • Award of Distinction, Capital Health Authority REACH Awards (2003)

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University of Manitoba
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