Presentations & 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 Research Rounds are held on Mondays at 12:00 in the Foustanellas Auditorium.

To view most past presentations, see Speaker Videos.

Date Speaker Topic
March 19 Michel Le May, BSc, MD
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Lucas 3 chest compression system for cardiac situations - now and in the future
March 26 Bart Loeys, MD, PhD
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
University of Antwerp, Belgium
Michael Potter and Family Cardiovascular Genetics Endowed Lectureship
Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection: The Translational Journey from Marfan to Sartan and Back
March 28 Dr. Mark Ainslie
Clinical Fellow, Electrophysiology and Pacing
Cardiology Rounds
Pacemakers and Defibs in the MR scanner: What is the fuss about? (Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask.)
April 9 Arun Chockalingam, MS, PhD, FACC
Professor of Epidemiology, Medicine & Global Health
University of Toronto
Anand and Saroj Aggarwal South Asian Heart Health Endowed Lectureship
Why South Asians are at an Increased Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes? Epidemiological and Cultural Analysis
April 23 Carolyn Y. Ho, MD
Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Genetics Center
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Boston, MA
Sheila & Don Bayne Cardiovascular Genetics Endowed Lectureship
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in 2018: Using Genetics for Greater Precision

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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