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angle-left Michael Shevell, MD, CM, FRCP, FCAHS

Investigator, RI-MUHC , Glen site

Child Health and Human Development Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, MUHC



disability • cerebral palsy • developmental delay • outcomes • etiology

Research Focus

My research focuses on the causes, consequences and outcome of children at risk for, or with, a neurodevelopmental delay. I am particularly interested in identifying clinical causes that have the potential for interventions and especially vulnerable sub-populations of children at risk for adverse outcome. In doing so, I evaluate the diagnostic effectiveness of novel technologies and refine our evaluation protocols.

Selected Publications

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  • Benini R, Dagenais L, REPACQ Consortium, Shevell MI. Normal imaging in patients with cerebral palsy. What does it tell us? J Pediatr 162:369-374, 2013. PMID: 22944004.

  • Garfinkle J, Sant'Anna G, Ali N, Morneau L, Kocklas L, Shevell, MI. Cooling in the Real World: Therapeutic Hypothermic in Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy. Eur J Pediatr Neurol 17:492-497, 2013. PMID: 23603010.

  • Oskoui M, Majnemer A, Dagenais L, Shevell MI. The relationship between gross motor function (GMFCS) and manual ability (MACS) : A population-based study. J. Child Neurol 28:1646-1653, 2013. PMID: 17584944.

  • Moeschler J, Shevell MI. Comprehensive evaluation of the child with intellectual disability or global developmental delays. Pediatrics 134:e903-918, 2014. PMID: 25157020.

  • Freire G, Shevell MI, Oskoui M. Cerebral palsy: phenotypes and risk factors in term singletons born small for gestational age. Eur J Pediatric Neurol 2014 Dec 17. pii: S1090-3798(14)00206-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2014.12.005. PMID: 25596065.