Terry Klassen


  • Accepting Students: Yes
  • Research Category: Research to Innovation


Current Positions

Professor, Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Manitoba
CEO & Scientific Director, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
Academic Director, George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation


1995 Certification MSc (Clinical Epidemiology), McMaster University
1987 Diplomate American Board of Pediatrics, 1987
1986 FRCPC Pediatrics, Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
1982 MD Medical School, University of Manitoba
1982 B.Sc. (Med) University of Manitoba

Research Focus

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and systematic reviews (SRs) in Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM)
Knowledge translation of PEM research to improve outcomes of children
Decision rules in PEM
Methods of RCTs and SRs, including adaptive design and Bayesian statistics
Meta-research and research waste

Research Interests

- TREKK, Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (
- iPCT, Innovative Pediatric Clinical Trials (
- Manitoba Emergency Care Research for Kids ( )