Dr. Grunau’s primary research interest is the management of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. He has received over $6 million in research funding and published over 85 peer-reviewed articles, including as first author in high impact journals such as JAMA. He is currently funded by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, and holds a tenure-track faculty position within the UBC Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Grunau works closely with BC Emergency Health Services, assisting with research and quality-improvement initiatives for prehospital emergency care.
Dr. Grunau is the co-chair of the CanROC cardiac arrest committee, and volunteers for the Heart & Stroke Foundation as a scientific content expert. He has spoken to international audiences, most commonly on the topics of ECPR and intra-arrest transport, and has authored chapters in the core textbooks Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight.
Co-Director, BC Resuscitation Research Collaborative
Emergency Physician, St. Paul’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine
Resuscitation Innovation Lead, Emergency Medicine Network
Health Professional Investigator, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Research Medical Consultant, BC Emergency Health Services
To learn more about Dr. Grunau’s work, visit www.cheos.ubc.ca