Presentations and invited speakers

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is dedicated to enhancing collaboration and knowledge translation for staff and colleagues at other institutions through our ongoing seminar and presentation series. Our Weekly Research Conferences are held on Mondays from 12 to 1 p.m. in Centre Foustanellas Auditorium.

Video recordings

A listing of recorded presentations is available.

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Date Speaker Topic
March 27, 2023 F. Daniel Ramirez, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Cardiac Electrophysiologist,
Division of Cardiology,
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Weekly Research Conference
Whatever Happened to the Physiology in Electrophysiology?”: Understanding atrial function to treat atrial fibrillation
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March 29, 2023 Dr. David Messika-Zeitoun
Dr. Rebecca Crosier
Dr. Lisa Mielniczuk
Cardiology Rounds
ACC Conference 2023 Updates: TRILUMINATE, CLEAR and AIMI-HF TRIALS
April 3, 2023 Kerri-Anne Mullen, PhD
Scientist and Director, Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre and Prevention and Wellness Centre,
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Weekly Research Conference
 A Little Less Talk and a Lot More Action: Advancing women’s cardiovascular health research
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April 5, 2023 James Fang, MD 
HFSA President-Elect
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Executive Director, Cardiovascular Service Line
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Grand Rounds
Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: Five Common Myths
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April 24, 2023 Mete Civelek, PhD
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Resident Faculty, Center for Public Health Genomics,
University of Virginia
Weekly Research Conference
Systems Genetics Analysis of Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotypes in Diverse Ancestries
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May 3, 2023 TBD Grand Rounds
Topic to be confirmed
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May 31, 2023 Rebecca Hahn, MD
Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Centre
Chief Scientific Officer, Echo Core Lab, Cardiovascular Research Foundation Director, Interventional Echocardiography, Columbia Structural Heart & Valve Center
Grand Rounds
Topic to be confirmed
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June 14, 2023  Dr. Donna Nicolson Cardiology Rounds
Quarterly Staff Meeting

Other Seminars of Interest:

  • CMM Seminars (Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa)
  • OHRI Seminars (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
  • EPI Seminars (School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa)
  • BMI Seminars (Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ottawa)

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