Site PI: Joseph A. Carcillo, MD
Dr Carcillo is the Pittsburgh Site Principal Investigator for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institutes of Child Health and Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network. Other members include Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Mott Children’s Hospital, National Children’s Medical Center, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Mattel Children’s Hospital, and Los Angeles Children’s Hospital. This research network has a parental advisory group to guide clinical research towards the needs of families and their children. The sites meet together in Washington DC four times a year to discuss, implement, and publish studies directed to improving short and long term outcomes of children with critical illness.