Seminars & Events

Friday, November 15, 2019, 12:00-13:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
Typical and atypical secondary antibody deficiency
Speaker: Juthaporn Cowan, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa & The Ottawa Hospital, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology
Location: General campus – Centre for Practice-Changing Research (CPCR) seminar room L1111 (Host) (directions attached)

Civic campus - Admin Services Building (ASB), 2nd floor, conference room 2-018

Watch online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=99838996

Learning objectives:

  • To review risk factors for secondary antibody deficiency in the 21st century
  • To review current prevention, early detection and management of secondary antibody deficiency
  • To review how immunoglobulin treatment can also work in patients without typical secondary antibody deficiency such as COPD patients

To learn more about Dr. Juthaporn Cown's research, go to: http://www.ohri.ca/profile/jcowan

Clinical Epidemiology Program Rounds

For more information, contact jpeters@ohri.ca
Friday, November 22, 2019, 12:00-13:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
What aspects of Equity should Cochrane Reviews address?
Speaker: Peter Tugwell, O.C., MD, FRCPC
Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Director, Centre for Global Health, University of Ottawa
Co-Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Knowledge Translation and Health Technology Assessment in Health Equity, Bruyere Research Institute
Professor, Medicine & Epidemiology & Community Medicine, University of Ottawa
Location: General campus – Centre for Practice-Changing Research (CPCR) seminar room L1111 (Host) (directions attached)

Civic campus - Admin Services Building (ASB), 2nd floor, conference room 2-018

Watch online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=99839009

Learning objectives:

Cochrane has identified equity as one of the new priority areas needing guidance. We would like feedback on our proposed guidance.  

To learn more about Dr. Peter Tugwell's research, go to: http://www.ohri.ca/profile/ptugwell

Clinical Epidemiology Program Rounds

For more information, contact jpeters@ohri.ca
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:00-12:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
Writing and registering a meaningful protocol
Speaker: Dr. An-Wen Chan
Dr. Chan is a Phelan Scientist at the Women's College Research Institute, an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and a Staff Dermatologist at the Women's College Hospital. Dr. Chan's research interests include the epidemiology and management of high-risk skin cancer in solid organ transplant recipients, as well as addressing issues of transparency and biases in clinical trials. He currently chairs the international SPIRIT initiative to improve the quality of clinical trial protocols.
Location: General Hospital, 5th floor Critical Care Wing, Room W5225 (directions attached)

Watch online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=141878178 (link works best in Explorer)

Centre for Journalology Speaker Series

The Centre for Journalology, based at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, is pleased to announce our 2019-2020 speaker series. Please see details of the first three talks below. Join us and our invited external speakers to learn more about publication best practices. Talks will be relevant to both clinical and basic science researchers.

For more information please contact Kelly Cobey at kcobey@ohri.ca
Thursday, March 05, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
The wild west of scientific publishing: What we've learned at Retraction Watch
Speaker: Dr. Ivan Oransky
Dr. Oransky is VP, Editorial at Medscape, Distinguished Writer In Residence at NYU’s Carter Journalism Institute, and co-founder of Retraction Watch. Retraction watch "tracks retractions as a window into the scientific process". He received his bachelor's degree from Harvard University, where he was executive editor of The Harvard Crimson, his medical degree from New York University, and completed an internship at Yale before leaving medicine to be a full-time journalist.
Location: General Hospital, 5th floor Critical Care Wing, Room W5225 (directions attached)

Watch online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=141886750 (link works best in Explorer)

Centre for Journalology Speaker Series

The Centre for Journalology, based at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, is pleased to announce our 2019-2020 speaker series. Please see details of the first three talks below. Join us and our invited external speakers to learn more about publication best practices. Talks will be relevant to both clinical and basic science researchers.

For more information please contact Kelly Cobey at kcobey@ohri.ca

Please note that OHRI seminars are open to all members of OHRI and partner institutions. Members of the general public are asked to contact the communications office (613-737-8899 x 73325; jganton@ohri.ca) for more information about the research presented at OHRI seminars.