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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.

Dr. Waleed Alqurashi, Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute, presents The Canadian Anaphylaxis Action Plan For Kids. AKA the “kids CAP”. Dr. Alqurashi discusses the materials developed to inform kids and parents about Anaphylaxis.

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.
The Kid’s CAP study received the 2017 IHDCYH-CAPHC ( Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health-Canadian Association of Pediatric Health Centres) Clinical Research Award.
Sample Publications:

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, 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.

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.

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