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. 

Time Speaker
Mar 13 No Rounds - March Break
Mar 20

Zul Merali, PhD

Cardiovascular Disease and Depression:  Bridges Linking the Heart and the Brain

President & CEO

Institute of Mental Health Research (IMHR);

The Royal Institute

Mar 27

Michael Potter & Family Endowed Cardiovasdcular Genetics Lecture presents

Elena Aikawa, MD PhD

Novel Insights into Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Calcification

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Director, Heart Valve Translational Research Program, Brigham and Women’s Hopsital

Apr 3

Jack Goodman, MSW PhD

to follow


Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education

University of Toronto

Apr 10

Margaret & Theodore Marr Family Endowed Lectureship in Electrophysiology presents

Professor Michel Haissaguerre

to follow

Chief, Department of Cardiology - cardiac electrophysiology and pacing
Professor of University - Hospital Practitioner
Bordeaux University Hospital - University of Bordeaux

Apr 17 No Rounds
Apr 24

Manesh Raman Patel, MD

to follow

Associate Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of Cardiology

Chief, Division of Clinical Pharmacology

Duke University 

May 1

Emilio Alarcon, PhD

to follow

Director, Bio-nanomaterials Chemistry and Engineering Laboratory (BnCE)

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

May 8  
May 15

UOHI Research Day

Gordon Francis, MD PhD

to follow

Professor of Medicine

Centre for Heart Lung Innovation

University of British Columbia

May 22 No Rounds - Victoria Day
May 29

Frank Rybicki, MD

to follow

Professor, Chair and Chief, Department of Radiology

University of Ottawa, FAculty of Medicine and

The Ottawa Hospital



Visit Speaker Archives for past presentations.

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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