Critical Care Reviews Team

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Rob Mac Sweeney

Founder

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 Nutt

Director

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 Kelly

Meeting Lead

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 Gillen

Director

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

Director of Operations

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.

Jakub Fronczek

Jakub Fronczek

Visual Abstracts Lead

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 Betteridge

Contributor to the Narrative Reviews Collection

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 Behal

Michael Behal

Contributor to the Narrative Reviews Collection

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 Corbett

Sarah Corbett

Contributor to the Guidelines Collection

Sarah is a consultant anaesthetist from Galway, Ireland, and is currently working in an echo fellowship in Wellington, New Zealand.

Rosalyn Chi

Contributor to the Narrative Reviews Collection

Rosalyn is an emergency medicine physician from New Jersey who is now training as a critical care fellow at Indiana University, USA.

Toni Riveros

Toni Riveros

Contributor to the Critical Care Reviews Book

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.

Enrique Ortiz-Diaz

Enrique Ortiz-Diaz

Enrique is a practicing Pulmonary, Critical Care, Neurocritical Care Physician born & bred in Puerto Rico, and living in Houston, Texas, USA. He is an amateur historian, guitarist, Star Wars Fanboy and father to 2 wonderful children.
Anestis Karakatsanis

Anestis Karakatsanis

Contributor to the Narrative Reviews Collection

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 Shetty

Varun U. Shetty

Contributor to Blog & Book

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. 

Carmen López Soto

After completing Anaesthetic training in Spain in 2011, Carmen moved to the UK to further her neurocritical care experience. After fellowships in both anaesthesia and critical care at Addenbrooke´s Hospital, King´s College Hospital, and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, she moved to Toronto where she completed a fellowship in Critical Care at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center. When not at work, Carmen can be found practising crossfit, planning a trip abroad, at the cinema or theatre, or sometimes chilling with a book.
Jonathan Ball

Jonathan Ball

Contributor to the Book & Blog

Jonathan is currently based in Auckland, New Zealand, doing full time ICU.  He spent over 15 years as a General and Neuro ICU consultant in south London, where he trained, to return to Australasia, where he had previously completed 18-months of post training fellowships.  His clinical and research interests cover a broad range of topics from pathophysiology to palliative care.

Patrick Eckert

Patrick Eckert

Contributor to the Narrative Reviews Collection

Patrick is an attending physician in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care at Christiana Care Health
System in Wilmington, Delaware USA. He works primarily in the medical ICU and is active in resident
education and critical care ultrasound.

Shakti Mishra

Contributor to the Book & Blog

Dr Shakti Bedanta Mishra is a Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at IMS and SUM. 

Rohit Patnaik

Contributor to the Book & Blog

Dr Rohit Patnaik is an Associate Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at IMS and SUM. His areas of interest are POCUS and Mechanical Ventilation.

Dr Sagarika Panda

Dr Sagarika Panda is an Associate Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at IMS and SUM. His areas of interest are nosocomial infections and Septic Shock.

Rupali Patnaik

Contributor to the Book & Blog

Dr Rupali Patnaik is an Associate Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at IMS and SUM. Her areas of interest are ARDS and RRT in ICU.

Biswajit Nayak

Contributor to the Book & Blog

Dr Biswajit Nayak is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at IMS and SUM. His areas of interest are quality improvement in ICU.

Abhilash Dash

Contributor to the Book & Blog

Dr Abhilash Dash is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at IMS and SUM. His areas of interest are ECMO and CRRT.

Samir Samal

Contributor to the Book & Blog

Dr Samir Samal is an Associate Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at IMS and SUM. His areas of interest are nosocomial infections.

Dr Rafael Wabl

Rafael Wabl

Contributor to Neuro Collections

Rafael Wabl is a neurologist and neuro-critical care-trained intensivist working in a mixed medical and surgical ICU in the Seattle area. He loves running, reading fiction, and escaping into the mountains

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