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Derek Angus, MD, MPH

Derek Angus, MD, MPH


Derek Angus, MD, MPH, is professor and chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine and director of the Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illnesses (CRISMA) Center at the University of Pittsburgh. He holds secondary appointments in medicine, health policy and management, and clinical and translational science. A graduate of the University of Glasgow and University of Pittsburgh, he also spent a year in Hong Kong with Médecins Sans Frontières.

Dr. Angus's research interests include clinical, epidemiologic, and translational studies of sepsis, pneumonia, and multisystem organ failure and health services research of the organization and delivery of critical care services. He has led several large NIH-funded multicenter studies in the critically ill, the most recent of which is ProCESS (Protocolized Care for Early Septic Shock), a 40-center study focusing on how to best provide early resuscitation for septic shock.