David Zygun

Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Critical Care Medicine


Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Critical Care Medicine


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Dr Zygun is the Past Chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine and is currently seconded to Alberta Health Services in the role of Edmonton Zone Medical Director.

He trained at the University of Toronto (Internal Medicine) and University of Calgary (Critical Care Medicine, MSc Clinical Epidemiology) prior to completing a neurocritical care medicine fellowship at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge England.

Dr Zygun has been funded by CIHR and Alberta Innovates: Health Solutions. Dr Zygun's main research interests have focused on the clinical, epidemiological and translational issues relating to neurocritical care, particularly traumatic central nervous system injury and infection. His focus now involves health services research as he completes his Masters of Health Economics, Policy and Management.

He has published 114 peer reviewed scientific articles. He is recognized nationally as a leader in neuro-critical care.