McMaster University

McMaster University

Edward Pugh

Dr Edward Pugh McMaster University Department of PediatricsDr. Edward Pugh is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics' Division of Neonatology.

Dr. Pugh graduated from St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School in London, UK in 2003. He completed six years of postgraduate medical education in England before immigrating to Canada in 2009 to complete his pediatric residency training at The Hospital for Sick Children. Upon finishing his residency, he continued at the University of Toronto to pursue a fellowship in neonatal and perinatal medicine, which he completed in 2012.

Dr. Pugh’s research interests include the development of information/communication technology in medicine and he is currently enrolled in a Masters program in Health Informatics at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Specifically, he’s interested in real-time computer assisted decision support and early warning systems. For his master’s thesis, he is developing and validating a novel computer algorithm to detect and classify neonatal spells in real-time.

In addition to his passion for technology, Dr. Pugh is reputed for his patient care. During his neonatology fellowship, Dr. Pugh received the University of Toronto’s 2011 Audrey-Tan Day Humanitarian Award and the 2012 SickKids’ Student Humanitarian Award in recognition of his compassion and humanitarianism in providing care to children and their families.

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