Faculty Member

Michael D. Cusimano MD, FRCS(C), PhD, MHPE

Email Address(es)
mountain@smh.ca
Office Phone
416-864-6048/416-864-5312
Office Address
St. Michael's Hospital, Dept. of Neurosurgery 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario Toronto, ON M5B 1W8
Division(s)/Office
Clinical Public Health Division
Position
Professor
SGS Status
Full Member
Appointment Status
Non budgtry Crss

Research Interests

  • Injury Research, Injury Prevention and Control Research, Education, Geomatics applications, Research to policy
  • Applied clinical neurosciences – cognitive neurosurgery, TBI, stroke, brain tumors, NPH outcomes, QOL, RCTs, case-control, cohort studies, surgical innovation and anatomy
  • Medical Education

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

  • Medical Students and Residents
  • Graduate Student supervison or co-supervision Thesis/committee/practicum
  • UnderGraduate Students
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Honours & Awards

Current Research Projects

  • 2005-2009 – Randomized Controlled Trial of a an Injury Prevention Strategy into Ontario's Elementary Schools
  • 2005-2010 – GIS and Injury Prevention
  • 2005-2009 – Parent-Child Risk Factors in Injury Prevention and Control
  • 2008-2011 – Bicycle injuries and the environment
  • 2008-2011 – Role of Cannabis in Motor vehicle crashes: a case cross over study
  • 2005-2008 – RCT of an e-based treatment for depression in brain injured patients
  • proposed – TBI and violence in vulnerable populations
  • Possible – Longitudinal cost effectiveness of injury prevention education
  • Possible – Environment – genetic interactions
  • Ongoing – A number of studies in clinical neurosciences topics – Stroke, Cushing's Disease, pituitary tumor, Coma outcome, brain tumours, NPH

Representative Publications