Faculty Member

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

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
Office Address
St. Michael's Hospital, Dept. of Neurosurgery 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario Toronto, ON M5B 1W8
Clinical Public Health Division
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