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Waleed Alqurashi photo of Dr Waleed Alqurashi
Clinical Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Pediatric Emergency Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, CHEO
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine,
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
613-737-7600 Ext. 3799
Research Practice Areas:
Current Research:
Dr. Waleed Alqurashi's current research activities are in anaphylaxis and sever allergic reactions in children, with primary focus on biphasic anaphylaxis, anaphylaxis epidemiology, and anaphylaxis emergency action plan and patient education.
Research Team:
Dr. Alqurashi completed his Pediatric residency training at the Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University. He then completed his fellowship training in pediatric emergency medicine at CHEO, University of Ottawa. He also pursued a research fellowship at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and completed a master degree in clinical epidemiology at the University of Ottawa. He currently, is a Clinical Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the University of Ottawa. He is also involved in the Trauma and Simulation program in the division of emergency medicine at CHEO.
Sample Publications:

Alqurashi W, Alnaji F, Menon K. Refractory anaphylaxis: further considerations for emergency care providers. Ann Allergy, Asthma Immunol. 2016;116(3):265-266. doi:10.1016/j.anai.2015.12.028.

Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada. Epinephrine Use for Anaphylaxis – A Multi-Incident Analysis.; 2017.
Alqurashi W, Ellis AK. Do Corticosteroids Prevent Biphasic Anaphylaxis? J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2017;5(5):1194-1205. doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2017.05.022.

Alqurashi W, Stiell I, Chan K, Neto G, Alsadoon A, Wells G. Epidemiology and clinical predictors of biphasic reactions in children with anaphylaxis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015.
doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2015.05.013. [Epub ahead of print]

Alqurashi W. Management of Children with Anaphylaxis in the Emergency Department: Practice Pattern and Prediction of Biphasic Reactions. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: University of Ottawa; 2015.

Mok G, Vaillancourt R, Irwin D, Wong A, Zemek R, Alqurashi W. Design and validation of pictograms in a pediatric anaphylaxis action plan. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2015;26(3):223-33.

Al-Shamsi M, Al-Qurashi W, de Caen A, Bhanji F. Pediatric basic and advanced life support: an update on practice and education. Oman medical journal. 2012;27(6):450-4. 
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