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
September 26, 2022 Peter Liu, MD
Chief Scientific Officer & Vice President, Research;
Director, Cardiac Function Laboratory
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Weekly Research Conference
Brain-Heart InterConnectome - Who? When? How? Our Big Science Project
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September 28, 2022 Dr. A. Nantsios
CVSx Resident
(Supervisor: Dr V. Chan)
Cardiology Rounds
Topic to be determined
October 3, 2022 David Birnie, MD
Vered Chair and Head, Division of Cardiology;
Faculty of Medicine Tier 1 Clinical Research Chair in Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa

Weekly Research Conference
Topic to be determined

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October 5, 2022 Speaker to be determined

Cardiology Rounds

Topic to be determined

October 12, 2022 Dr. Geiger Cardiology Rounds
EPIC Updates
October 17, 2022 Ruth McPherson, MD, PhD
Director, Ruddy Canadian Cardiovascular Genetics Centre, Atherogenomics Laboratory and the Lipid Clinic, University of Ottawa Heart Insititute
Professor, Department of Medicine and Biochemistry, University of Ottawa

Weekly Research Conference
Topic to be determined

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October 19, 2022 Dr. Simon Hansom Cardiology Rounds
Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy - Bench to Bedside and Beyond
October 24, 2022 Mario Gaudino, MD, PhD
Cardiac Surgeon, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian | Weill Cornell Medicine

Weekly Research Conference - Foustanellas Endowed Lecture 

Topic to be determined

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October 26, 2022 Dr. R. Miller
University of Calgary
Cardiology Rounds
Topic to be determined
October 31, 2022 Lynn Megeney, PhD
Senior Scientist, Regenerative Medicine Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa

Weekly Research Conference
Topic to be determined

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November 2, 2022 Christopher Granger, MD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, 
Professor of Nursing, 
Duke University

Grand Rounds

Topic to be determined

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November 7, 2022 Benjamin Chow, MD
Saul and Edna Goldfarb Chair in Cardiac Imaging;
Director, Cardiac Imaging;
Co-Director, Cardiac Radiology;
Director of Post-graduate Cardiac Imaging Training Program;
University of Ottawa Heart Insititute;
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa

Weekly Research Conference
Diagnostic Testing – Improving Accuracy

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November 9, 2022 Speaker to be determined Cardiology Rounds
Topic to be determined
November 14, 2022 Sharon Chih, MD
Transplantation Cardiologist; Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa 

Weekly Research Conference
Topic to be determined

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November 16, 2022 Rene Boudreau
Cardiology Resident
Cardiology Rounds
Topic to be determined
November 21, 2022  Eugenio Cingolani, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director Preclinical Research
Director, Cardiogenetics-Familial Arrhythmia Program
Department of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section
Cedars Sinai Smidt Heart Institute 

Weekly Research Conference
Topic to be determined

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November 23, 2022
Speaker to be determined
Cardiology Rounds
Topic to be determined
November 28, 2022  Speaker to be determined

Weekly Research Conference
Topic to be determined

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November 30, 2022 Simon Parlow
Cardiology Resident
Cardiology Rounds
Topic to be determined
December 7, 2022 Jeff Healey, MD
Director, Arrhythmia Services, Hamilton Health Sciences;
Associate Professor, Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario

Grand Rounds

Topic to be determined

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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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