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Dr Sangeeta Mehta

Biographical Sketch
University Appointments
Hospital Appointments
Current Activities
Current Grant Support
Selected Publications

Biographical Sketch

1986 - 1990 MD, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
1983 - 1986 B.Sc. Biology, McGill University

Undergraduate Research Experience
1986 McGill University -- Montreal Children's Hospital Research Institute
Research: Search for pancreatic receptors for Chymodenin
Supervisor: Dr. Joel Adelson

1985 NSERC Summer Research Scholarship, McGill University, neurobiology
Research: Regeneration in goldfish optic nerves
Supervisor: Dr. Robert Levine

1984 McGill University, Department of microbiology
Research: Superoxide dismutase in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Supervisor: Dr. Fred Archibald

Postgraduate Training
08/97 - 07/98 University of Toronto, Toronto, CANADA
Research Fellowship with Drs. A. Slutsky and D. Bradley
1993 - 1997 Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Clinical/Research Fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
1990 - 1993 University of Toronto, Toronto, CANADA
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine

Honours and Awards
The Karen McGibbon Award of Excellence, 2001. Recognizes contributions in advancing the mission of Mount Sinai Hospital, enhancing the workplace environment of others, and promoting multidisciplinary team work.
Fantham Memorial Prize, 1986
University Scholar, 1986
Angus M. Smith Bursary, 1986
Robert Bruce Bursary, 1986
Graduated from B.Sc. with Great Distinction, 1986
National Science and Education Research Council (NSERC) Postgraduate Scholarship, 1986 (Declined)
NSERC Summer Research Scholarship, 1985
Faculty Scholar, 1985
Marianopolis College Dean's List and Honour Roll, 1982 and 1983

Professional Licenses and Board Certification
Medical License #62297, Ontario
FLEX, Diplomate, 1990
Medical Council of Canada, Diplomate, 1991
American Board of Internal Medicine:

  • Diplomate, Internal Medicine ,1993
  • Diplomate, Respiratory Medicine, 1996
  • Diplomate, Critical Care Medicine, 1998

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Diplomate, Internal Medicine, 1994
Diplomate, Respiratory Medicine, 1996

University Appointments

Chair, Respiratory Physiology Course, January 2002-present

Hospital Appointments

Adult Critical Care Team, Mount Sinai Hospital
Research Director, Critical Care Unit
Staff Physician, Critical Care Unit
Research Ethics Board, Mount Sinai Hospital
Advisory committee for Medical Step-Down Unit, Mount Sinai Hospital
Antimicrobial Subcommittee

Current Local, Provincial, National and International Activities

Society Memberships
American College of Chest Physicians
American Thoracic Society
Ontario Thoracic Society
Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
Canadian Critical Care Society

External Committees/Programs
Executive advisory committee for multi-center CIHR sponsored study:
"Randomized trial of norepinephrine vs vasopressin in septic shock". PI: Dr. J. Russell, Vancouver, 2001-present
Canadian Critical Care Society, 2002-present
Canadian Critical Care Trials Group, 2002-present.
Canadian Critical Care Trials Group Guidelines Committee, 2002-present.
Supervisor for Linda Wright, Bioethicist at Mount Sinai Hospital.
Participant in Ontario Medical Association's Mentorship program for medical students. Oct 2003 - present
Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care - Research Subcommittee. March 2004-present
American Thoracic Society 2004-2005 Critical Care Program Committee

Current Grant Support

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Vasopressin in Patients with Septic Shock - VASST study.
CIHR grant. Co-applicant. PI Dr. J Russell
2001 - 2002 $616,462
2002 - 2003 $553,954
2003 - 2004 $532,454
October 1, 2005 to September 30, 2006, $291,905. CIHR funding ref # MCT44152

PROTECT: Prophylaxis for ThromboEmbolism in Critical Care Trial.
CIHR grant. Co-applicant. PI Dr. DJ Cook
2005-2009 $4,880,347

Selected Recent Publications

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