Latest News Releases

  • September 1, 2017
    OTTAWA, September 1, 2017 — The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is proud to welcome Dr. Mehrdad Golian as the newest member of its Division of Cardiology. Dr. Golian will act as a...
  • August 21, 2017
    OTTAWA - Heart damage (cardiotoxicity) is a known risk for women treated with chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer. As breast cancer treatment has become more successful, more women are surviving a breast cancer diagnosis. However, there can be short- and long-term toxicities (side effects)...
  • July 26, 2017
    OTTAWA, July 27, 2017 - The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is proud to welcome two new researchers: Dr. Han Kim and Dr. Erin Mulvihill, and three new physicians: Dr. Talal Al-Atassi (Cardiac Surgery), and Drs. Adam Dryden and Brock Wilson (Anesthesiology). In addition, the Heart...
  • June 30, 2017
    Canada Day long weekend is here, and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute wishes everyone an amazing holiday! We want to share a few tips to ensure your celebrations are safe, happy… and healthy. Environmental factors such as bright sunlight, high humidity and lack of wind can challenge...
  • May 5, 2017
    Ontario will invest an additional $7.9 million in the University of Ottawa Heart Institute that would provide faster access to health care, expand crucial services and procedures, and improve the experience of patients. This investment in Ottawa is part of a 3.1 per cent average increase in...
  • May 1, 2017
    OTTAWA, May 1, 2017 — The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Thais Coutinho as the new Chief of its Division of Prevention...
  • March 22, 2017
    OTTAWA, March 22, 2017 – Between March 26 and April 5, 2017, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute will be implementing a new telephone system to enhance accessibility to its services, and to provide teams and staff with a modern communication system. Changes are part of the Heart Institute’s...
  • March 14, 2017
    OTTAWA, March 14, 2017 - The University of Ottawa Heart Institute, in collaboration with Lakehead University’s Moving on to Being Free program, has been awarded $3.5 million to implement a new and innovative program that seeks to ...
  • February 27, 2017
    OTTAWA, February 27, 2017 – The University of Ottawa Heart Institute has launched a new program for all patients waiting for coronary artery bypass surgery or heart valve replacement or repair. The program, called ...
  • February 10, 2017
    OTTAWA, February 10, 2017 — The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is proud to welcome back Dr. Gary Small as the newest member of its Division of Cardiology. Dr. Small joins the Heart Institute from the Northern Ontario School of...
  • February 2, 2017
    February 2, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Heart disease is the second-leading cause of death in Canada, and research in this area is an important tool in improving the lives of Canadians affected by this disease. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of...
  • January 23, 2017
    OTTAWA, January 23, 2017 - February is Heart Month, and Dr. Thierry Mesana, president and CEO of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, will be climbing Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, in support of Heart Month and as an opportunity to raise awareness on heart health. ...
  • January 20, 2017
    OTTAWA, January 20, 2017 – For the ninth year, the Ottawa Heart Institute is hosting the Annual Conference on Smoking Cessation, bringing together national and international experts.  WHAT: 9th Annual Ottawa Conference on Smoking CessationWHEN: Today WHERE: The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive,...
  • January 13, 2017
    OTTAWA, January 13, 2016 — The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is proud to welcome Dr. Ryan Mahaffey as the newest member of its Division of Cardiac Anesthesiology. Dr. Mahaffey joins the Institute from Queen’s University in Kingston. Dr. Ryan Mahaffey Dr. Ryan Mahaffey obtained his...