Jacques Lacroix , M.D.
    Jacques Lacroix
    Research Axis
    Infectious Diseases and Acute Care Axis
    Research Theme
    Critical care, trauma and transfusions

    514 345-4931 #5549


    • Full Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal.
    • Member, Pediatric Critical Care Division, CHU Sainte-Justine.
    • Head, Health Outcomes Axis, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center.


    • Pediatric Critical Care, Université René Descartes, Paris, 1979-1980.
    • Pediatrics (FRCPC, FAAP), University of Montreal, 1974-1978.
    • MD, University of Montreal, 1969-1974.

    Research Interests

    • Research on the use of blood products such as blood concentrates and immunoglobulins, as well as blood product substitutes.
    • Sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS). We are interested in the physiopathology of sepsis and MODS, their risk factors, clinical impact, treatment and prevention. We have created and validated a clinimetric scale that allows us to measure the seriousness of MODS cases, the Pediatric Logistic Organ Dysfunction (PELOD) score.
    • Pediatric traumatology (serious brain damage in particular).
    • Nosocomial infections in critically ill children.

    Awards and Distinctions

    • Teaching Award, Board of Directors’ Human Resources Committee, CHU Sainte-Justine Recognition Program, November 2007.
    • Recognition Program for the Development of Clinical Research, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center, 2003-2004.
    • Prize for Excellence in Teaching in Medical Education for 2001-2002, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, June 2002.

Livres des Éditions


Every dollar counts!

Thank you for your generosity.

It is thanks to donors such as you that we are able to accelerate research discoveries, to heal more children every year and to continue to offer world-class care.

It is also possible to give by mail or by calling toll-free

1-888-235-DONS (3667)

Contact Us

514 345-4931


© 2006-2014 CHU Sainte-Justine.
All rights reserved. 
Terms of Use,  Confidentiality,  Security


All information contained within the CHU Sainte-Justine site should not be used as a substitute for the advice of a duly qualified and authorized medical practitioner or any other health professional. The information provided on this site is intended for educational and informational purposes only.

Consult your physician if you feel ill or call 911 for any medical emergency.

CHU Sainte-Justine