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Critical Care Reviews
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Critical Care Reviews Team
Rob Mac Sweeney
Rob started Critical Care Reviews in 2009 to freely share the latest scientific advances in the field of intensive care medicine. During the day, he is a fulltime intensivist at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Chris works across the platform, driving progress in the growth and direction of the organisation. He is a fulltime intensivist and anaesthetist at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.
Catriona leads the organisation of the annual meeting, and specialises in the putting toegther a diverse and engaging social programme. She is a fulltime neurointensivist and neuroanaesthetist in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.
Phil is a key component in the success of both the meeting and livestream, taking on unseen roles to ensure their smooth operation. He is also a fulltime intensivist and anaesthetist at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, as well as the lead for the adult critical care transfer service for Northern Ireland.
Emma Mac Sweeney
Emma started in Spring 2022 as the first Director of Operations for Critical Care Reviews. She manages the financial and logistical activities of this continually growing organisation. She is Critical Care Reviews' first employee.
Kuba is our first team member from outside Northern Ireland. He leads on visual abstracts and our new instagram account. He is an anaesthesiology & critical care trainee in Cracow, Poland, and an Editorial Fellow at the British Journal of Anaesthesia.
Toby is a Specialist in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia in Christchurch, New Zealand. He has been the ANZICS CTG committee member for New Zealand since 2021 and was previously on the board of the ANZICF. His research interests include neurocritical care, optimisation of organ flow and its measurement, mechanical ventilation, and the impact of right ventricular dysfunction on ICU outcome.
Michael is the Post-Doctoral Academic Fellow at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy in Lexington, KY, and a pharmacist practicing in the medical intensive care unit at University of Kentucky Healthcare.
Sarah is a consultant anaesthetist from Galway, Ireland, and is currently working in an echo fellowship in Wellington, New Zealand.
Rosalyn is an emergency medicine physician from New Jersey who is now training as a critical care fellow at Indiana University, USA.
Toni Riveros is an EM-CCM trained intensivist based out of the Chicagoland area. Her clinical areas of interest are communication between patients, their advocates and providers, and improving workflow and team dynamics during in-hospital cardiac arrests. Originally from Los Angeles, California, she now actually enjoys the temperamental weather of the Midwest.
Anestis was born and raised in Greece, where he completed residency in General Surgery and later a Critical Care fellowship. He has been practising as an Consultant in Critical Care for the last 4.5 years. His interests include resuscitation, acute surgical critical care and trauma, and mechanical ventilation. Anestis is ardent supporter of free open access medical education.
Varun U. Shetty
Varun is an adult intensivist at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Hamot Hospital, Erie. Varun’s focus is on healthcare disparities in critical care and care of the critically ill in global health settings. He is interested in developing sustainable systems that will consistently provide high-quality care to critically ill patients anywhere.