Nicole Rouvinez Bouali

Investigator, CHEO Research Institute

Dr. Nicole Rouvinez-Bouali is a full-time academic neonatologist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Ottawa Hospital in Ottawa. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neonatology at the University of [A1] Ottawa and holds a Master of Management from Mc Gill University (the International Masters for Health Leadership). She is involved in clinical research and QI projects within the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and with the Canadian Neonatal Network (CNN, Ottawa site investigator 2008-2015).

Since 2014, her main academic and research focus has been the development and assessment of clinical education programs to decrease neonatal mortality in Benin (Sub-Saharan Africa) and she has led multiple international education missions to improve neonatal management, mainly in low-income countries (LIC) of. Her main research interests are non-invasive ventilation (CPAP) for the newborn in LIC, improved access to oxygen in LIC, nutrition of the preterm infant and use of kangaroo mother care to increase survival of very low birthweight infants in LIC, and prevention of severe jaundice complications in LIC.