Marcelo MalakootiAssistant Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care)
Marcelo Malakooti, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care), and the director of Innovation-IGNITE. He is also an attending Physician Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Malakootie's research focuses on using innovation to improve patient outcomes and quality of care, while fostering dynamic strategies to minimize waste and optimize resources. Malakooti obtained his MD from Drexel Univeristy (2008), and went on to complete residency at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Pediatrics (2011), and his Fellowships at Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital) and Pediatrics Critical Care (2014).