Kevin Coughlin

Maternal, Fetal & Newborn Health Dr. Kevin Coughlin
Associate Scientist


Associate Scientist, Division of Maternal, Fetal & Newborn Health, Children's Health Research Institute
Member, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Western University
Bioethics Education Consultant, Department of Paediatrics, Children's Hospital of Western Ontario


Current Research Activities

Dr. Couhglin's research interests are ethical decision-making at the limits of viability and resource allocation in neonatal intensive care.

Recent Publications


Chest compressions and epinephrine during resusciation of infants born at the border of viability: yes, no or maybe?
Moore GP, Daboval T, Coughlin KW
Paediatric Child Health. 2011; 16(2):87-90

Ethical decision making in the resuscitation of extermely premature infants: the health care professional's perspective
Weir M, Evans M and Coughlin KW
Journal of Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2011; 33(1):49-56

Life and death decisions in the extermely preterm infant: What happens in a level III perinatal centre?
Coughlin KW, Hernandez Ronquillo L, Richardson BS, daSilva O
Paediatrics & Child Health. 2007; 12(7):555-562

Neurotoxicity of Soluble Macrophage Products in Vitro -- Influence of Dexamethasone
Flavin MP, Ho LT, Coughlin KW
Experimental Neurology. 1997; 145:462-470

Soluble Macrophage Factors Trigger Apoptosisin Cultured Hippocampal Neurons
Flavin MP, Coughlin KW, Ho LT
Neuroscience. 1997; 80(2):437-448



Phone: (519)685 8500, x65925
Fax: (519) 646-6123
Email: kevin [dot] coughlin [at] lhsc [dot] on [dot] ca

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