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
November 13

No Rounds - AHA Scientific Meeting

November 20

Alexandre Stewart, PhD

Scientist, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Does Shortening the Message Enable Escape from Inflammation in Coronary Artery Disease?

November 22 Dr. Christopher Fordyce
University of British Columbia
Cardiology Rounds: Ottawa-Vancouver Cardiology Rounds Exchange (OVATioN)
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: Strategies to improve survival
November 27

Stephane Heymans, MD, PhD

Sheila & Don Bayne Cardiovascular Genetics Endowed Lectureship

Nothing is simple in non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathies!  All about gene-environmental interactions!

November 29 Dr. Benjamin Pang
EP Fellow
Cardiology Rounds: Pacing Frontiers: the RV septum and His bundle pacing
December 4

Bernard McDonald, MD, PhD

Clinician Investigator, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Does Tomorrow Ever Come?  Predicting Outcome in the Midst of Critical Illness Following Cardiac Surgery


Sharon Chih, MD, PhD

Clinician Investigator, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Searching for clues in Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy

December 6 Dr. L. Beauchesne
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Cardiology Rounds: Quarterly Meeting of UOHI Medical and Scientific Staff
December 11 UOHI Research Celebration
December 13

Dr. Janet Ngu

PGY5 Cardiac Surgery Resident, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Surgical Coronary Revascularization: Where Do We Stand Today?

December 18 No Rounds
December 20

Dr. Ali Alenazy

Cardiac Imaging Fellow, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Can MRI cause cancer like non-ionizing radiation?

December 27 No rounds
January 3, 2018

Grand Rounds

Dr. Benjamin Hibbert
Interventional Cardiologist, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Device based management of stroke prevention: an evidence based review of left atrial appendage and PFO closure

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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