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Gilles Clermont, MD, MSc

Professor of Critical Care Medicine                   
Associate Professor of Mathematics                                                              
Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering
Associate Professor of Clinical and Translational Science                                                              
                                                                                                                                      

412.647.3859
Admin Assistant:
Janeen LaForce
412-647-6853

Education & Training

Degree

Year

Field

McGill University BS 1977 Physics
McGill University MD, CM 1983 Medicine
University of Montréal, Montréal, QC MS 1982 Physics
Saint Mary’s Hospital, Montréal, Canada Intership 1984 Rotating Internship
University of Montréal, Montréal, QC Residency 1994 Internal Medicine, Chief Resident, Notre Dame
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine Fellowship 1995 Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine Research Fellowship 1995 Critical Care Medicine

 


Academic Titles

   
1997 - 1998 Department of Anesthesiology/CCM, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Instructor
1998 - 1999 Department of Anesthesiology/CCM, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Visiting Clinical Instructor
1999 - 2002 Department of Anesthesiology/CCM, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Assistant Professor
2002 - 2005 Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Assistant Professor
2004 - Present McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Faculty
2006 - Present Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Assistant Professor
2008 - Present Department of Industrial Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Associate Professor
2008 - Present Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh School of Arts and Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA Associate Professor
2009 - Present Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Associate Professor
2010-Present Mathematics Graduate Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Arts and Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA Graduate Faculty
     
Non Academic
   
1984-1990 301 Dufort, Laprairie, Québec Private Practice
1984-1989 Hôpital Charles-Lemoyne, Greenfield Park, Québec, Emergent Care, General Medicine Active Physician
Family Medicine
1984-1989 Hôpital Général Lasalle, Lasalle, Québec Emergent Care, General Medicine, Intensive Care Active Physician
General Medicine
1989-1994 Centre Hospitalier Anna-Laberge, Châteauguay, Québec, General Medicine, Intensive Care Active Physician
General Medicine
1996-2001 Centre Hospitalier Anna-Laberge, Châteauguay, Québec, Intensive Care, Internal Medicine Active Physician
Internal Medicine
1997-Present University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA Attending Staff
Critical Care Medicine
1997-2006 Magee-Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA Attending Staff
Critical Care Medicine
1998-Present Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA Attending Staff
Critical Care Medicine
1998-Present Presbyterian-University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Ctr, Pittsburgh, PA Attending Staff
Critical Care Medicine
2004-2005 SemperCare Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA Attending Staff
Critical Care Medicine
2005-Present Select Specialty Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA Attending Staff
Critical Care Medicine

 


Honors

   
1997 McGill University University Scholar
1977 Government of Québec Scholar of the Direction des Études Supérieures 
1978 Government of Canada Scholar of the National Research Council
1983 McGill University H. Sackett Memorial Prize in Otolaryngology
1991 University of Montréal Léopold Morissette prize in Hematology/Oncology
1996 University of Pittsburgh,  Medical Center Wyeth Fellow Reporter Program Award
1998 American College of Chest Physicians ACCP Young Investigator Award
2000 Society of Critical Care Medicine Founder's Grant in Health Services Research
2001 University of Pittsburgh Science 2001 Research First Place Fair Award
2010 American Medical Informatics Association Homer R. Warner Award
2010 International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) Pter Reizenstein Prize


Research

See Dr. Clermont's Investigator page

 

Current Research Projects


Federal

Biological Models of Influenza A Virus

Quantitative, Model-based Medical Decision Support by Bayesian Inference

Detecting Deviations in Clinical Care in ICU Data Streams
Systems Engineering of Pheresis Intervention for Sepsis (SEPsIS)

Computational Analysis of Noninvasive Ventilation

Hybrid Model of Vocal Fold Inflammation and Tissue Mobilization

Computational Models of Infectious Disease Threats (Project 3 – Evolution)

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Veterans Engineering Resource Center (VERC)

Discovering Complex Anomalous Patterns

Non-Federal

Co-PI, Baxter Healthcare Corporation. Saline-induced hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis and clinical outcomes in critically ill patients.

PI, Edward Corp. Complexity Modeling of Critical Illness


Completed Research Projects

 

Federal

International Conference on Complexity in Acute Illness

Modeling of the Acute Inflammatory Response

The Optimal Timing of Liver Transplantation 

Mathematical modeling of Anthrax infection

Economic Analysis of Pulmonary Artery Catheter Use

Long-term outcomes of NO for ventilated premature babies

Metabolic-inflammatory systems in irreversible shock

Molecular Biology of Hemorrhagic Shock. Project V: Predictive

Mathematical Model of Inflammation.

Non-Federal

Laerdal Grant in Resuscitation Medicine.  Cost-effectiveness of cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Ohmeda PPD, Inc.  Cost-effectiveness Analysis of ECMO and Inhaled NO in the  Treatment of Respiratory Distress of the Newborn
Eli Lilly and Company.  Cost-effectiveness of recombinant human activated protein C in the treatment of severe sepsis.

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Seed Grant.  Evaluating Serum Cytokine Patterns in Community-Acquired Pneumonia and Exploring Their Relationship to Outcome

Society of Critical Care Medicine Founder’s Award.  The impact of ICU physician staffing patterns outcome and resource use

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Seed Grant. Gene Expression in Patients with Severe Sepsis - A Pilot Study

Launchcyte.  An algorithm for estimating the outcome of inflammation following injury or infection:  Proof of concept based on experimental data: a stepped approach

GlaxoSmithKline.  Epidemiology, healthcare resource use, and cost of illness of infection, sepsis, and acute organ dysfunction in a tertiary medical center. A Phase 1 study

ICOS Corp.  Cost-effectiveness of recombinant platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase in the treatment of severe sepsis. 

ICOS Corp.  A Phase 3 study to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of recombinant platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase (rPAF-AH, Pafase®) for reducing 28 day all cause mortality in patients with severe sepsis

Altana Corporation.  Retrospective evaluation of sepsis and pneumonia (RESP).
PI, Amgen Corp. Management of Anemia in Critical Care (MACC)

Amgen Corp. Management of anemia in critical care (MACC), Phase II

Altana Corporation.  Epidemiology of ventilated pneumonia

iNO Therapeutics, Inc.  iNO for Ventilated Babies

Gambro, Inc.  Acute renal Failure in the ICU

 

Publications

See Gilles Clermont's Publications