Dr. Niranjan 'Tex' Kissoon
Department of Pediatrics
Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Dr. Kissoon is Past President of the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies (WFPICCS) and Professor in Pediatric and Surgery at UBC in Vancouver, Canada. He is President of the Global Alliance for Sepsis (GSA), and Co-Chair of the World Sepsis Day, International Pediatric Sepsis Initiative, and the Pediatric Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guideline Committee.
As the President of the Global Sepsis Alliance, Dr. Kissoon has been instrumental in lobbying the World Health Assembly of the United Nations to adopt a resolution on sepsis which has recently been passed in May 2017 at the World Health Assembly.
In recognition of his achievements, Dr. Kissoon was awarded the UBC Canada Distinguished Achievement Award for Overall Excellence in 2016.