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Darine El-Chaar, MD, FRCSC, Msc

delchaar@toh.ca

501 Smyth Road
Box 804
Ottawa, ON
K1H 8L6

http://omni.ohri.ca



ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8266-0242

News

1 in 4 survey respondents who gave birth at The Ottawa Hospital during the 2020 spring lockdown experienced abusive behaviour from their partners before, during or after pregnancy
June 15, 2021 - Survey results from 216 people who gave birth at The Ottawa Hospital between March and June 2020 showed that 52 (24 percent) experienced controlling or abusive behaviour from their partners during their perinatal period (one year pre-pregnancy, ...
Planned caesarean births safe for low-risk pregnancies
May 3, 2021 - New research shows that planned caesarean deliveries on maternal request are safe for low-risk pregnancies and may be associated with a lower risk of adverse delivery outcomes compared with planned vaginal deliveries.
Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded 17 CIHR grants worth $7.5 million
March 10, 2021 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital are playing a lead role in 17 new projects funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
New scientist profile: Dr. Darine El-Chaâr aims to help pregnant parents and their babies
March 10, 2021 - Dr. Darine El-Chaâr’s research focuses on three areas: increasing breast/chestfeeding among patients with diabetes, cannabis use in pregnancy, and COVID-19 in pregnancy.
Understanding the impact of COVID-19 on pregnant women and babies
June 25, 2020 - Very little is known about how COVID-19 affects pregnant women and their babies. Drs. Darine El-Chaâr, Marc-André Langlois and their team plan to address this knowledge gap through several large studies. Dr Langlois’s team will be ...
The Ottawa Hospital awarded $4.7 million for COVID-19 research from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research
June 25, 2020 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded $4.7 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for four research projects that could transform our understanding of COVID-19 and ...