Faculty A-Z

Lisa Kenny

Associate Professor of Medicine - (Critical Care/Neuro-Critical Care) M.D. Memorial, MED, FRCPC


(709) 777-7090


Dept. of Critical Care, HSC

What brought me to MUN? What keeps me at MUN?

After completing my critical care fellowship and Masters of Education, I secured an academic position at University Health Network/University of Toronto. When a position opened up at Eastern Health I jumped at the opportunity to transfer to MUN. Memorial affords a balanced combination of clinical and academic prospects.


2005 - 2008 MEd, Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development, OISE/UT, University of Toronto,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1997-2001 MD, Valedictorian, Dept. of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's
Newfoundland and Labrador Canada

1994 - 1995 BEd, Secondary Education, Dean’s List, Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

1989 - 1994 BSc, Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada


2011 Dec Subspecialty Certification, Neurocritical Care, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, St Paul, Minnesota, United States, NNC00632-11

2004 Jul 1 - 2006 Jun 30 Postgraduate Subspecialty Training, Adult Critical Care Medicine, Dept. of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2001 Jul 1 - 2004 Jun 30 Internal Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Research/Teaching Summary:

UGME Phase 2 Lead


1. Downar J, Delaney JW, Hawryluck L, Kenny LP. Guidelines for the withdrawal of life-sustaining measures. Intensive Care Medicine. Online First TM - April , 2016

2. Rose L, Kenny LP, Taite G. Ventilator settings and monitoring parameters for initiation of continuous mechanical ventilation: A questionnaire study. Journal of Critical Care. 2014: 29: 123-127.

3. Goligher EC, Ferguson ND, Kenny LP. Core competency in mechanical ventilation: Development of educational objectives using the Delphi technique. Critical Care Medicine. 2012: 40: 2828–2832.

4. Cherfan AJ, Arabi YM, Al-Dorzi HM, Kenny LP. Advantages and Disadvantages of Etomidate Use for Intubation of Patients with Sepsis. Pharmacotherapy. 2012 . 32 :399–482.

5. Wax R, Kenny LP, Burns P. Educating providers of mechanical ventilation: an update. Current Opinion in Critical Care. 2006; 12: 61-6.