Mullen, Kerri-Anne


Dr. Mullen is an Associate Scientist with the Ottawa Heart Institute Research Corporation. Kerri-Anne has been with the University of Ottawa Heart Institute since 2006 where she and her team have worked with hundreds of healthcare organizations to implement and evaluate clinical approaches to the treatment of tobacco addiction.


She received her BSc (Hon.) at the University of Ottawa, her MSc at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and her PhD in Population Health at the University of Ottawa. She trained as a Student Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES uOttawa) between 2010 and 2015 within the Primary Care & Population Health Research Program.

Dr. Mullen was recipient of the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada’s Graduate Research Award in 2012 and received a two-year CIHR fellowship in Population Intervention for Chronic Disease Prevention between 2009 and 2011. Along with her team, her program, the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation, was awarded the Heather Crowe Smoke-Free Ontario Award in 2016.

Dr. Mullen sat on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation between 2011 and 2015, where she chaired the organizing committee for its annual meeting in 2012. She has chaired or been an active member of several tobacco cessation committees at local and provincial levels. She has served as an ad hoc reviewer for several high impact academic journals and scientific meetings.

Research & Clinical Interests 

Dr. Mullen’s research interests include the health services, economic, and health impacts of prevention interventions.


See current publications list at PubMed.

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