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Inspire Awards recognize exceptional clinical research personnel

November 4, 2015

Ruth White, Deborah Keller and Louise Lebel have been recognized with the first annual Inspire Awards for clinical research personnel who live The Ottawa Hospital’s values, lead by example and inspire those around them.

Ms. White, Manager of the Obstetrics, Maternal and Newborn Investigations (OMNI) Research Group, is describes as having “a wealth of knowledge regarding the research process coupled with a clinical background which make her irreplaceable”.

Ms. Keller, Clinical Study Coordinator in The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre Clinical Trials Office, is known for respecting individuality, inspiring colleagues and building relationships with industry partners.

Ms. Lebel, Clinical Research Coordinator with the Clinical Epidemiology Program, is known for her compassion for patients, teamwork and mentoring.

About The Ottawa Hospital


The Ottawa Hospital is one of Canada’s largest learning and research hospitals with over 1,100 beds, approximately 12,000 staff and an annual budget of over $1.2 billion. Our focus on research and learning helps us develop new and innovative ways to treat patients and improve care. As a multi-campus hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, we deliver specialized care to the Eastern Ontario region, but our techniques and research discoveries are adopted around the world. We engage the community at all levels to support our vision for better patient care.

For further information, please contact


Jennifer Ganton
Director, Communications and Public Relations
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Office: 613-798-5555 x 73325
Cell: 613-614-5253
jganton@ohri.ca