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Ian Graham, MA, PhD, FCAHS
613-737-8899 x 73851
igraham@ohri.ca

Ian D Graham, PhD FCAHS
Senior Scientist
Centre for Practice-Changing Research
The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
501 Smyth Road, Box 711
Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6
Tel (613) 737-8899 x 73851
Fax (613) 739-6938

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News

Five scientists at The Ottawa Hospital ranked among world’s top researchers
November 26, 2021 - Five scientists at The Ottawa Hospital have made it onto the prestigious list of Highly Cited ResearchersTM for 2021, with multiple papers that rank in the top one percent in their fields. Their research has been used and built upon by tens of ...
Clinicians at The Ottawa Hospital launch 14 innovative projects to improve health-care delivery, thanks to funding from TOHAMO and The Ottawa Hospital’s Research Institute
March 22, 2019 - The Ottawa Hospital Academic Medical Organization (TOHAMO) has awarded $1.169 million in Innovation Grants to 14 teams, with supporting funds provided by the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
Researchers to advance science and improve health with new CIHR funding
February 14, 2019 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, are playing a lead role in nine new projects funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). These projects will advance science and improve health in ...
Research project aims to get stroke survivors moving
October 24, 2018 - Exercise has been proven to enhance brain repair, decrease depression, maintain cognitive function and reduce frailty in stroke survivors. However, stroke survivors don’t always have access to evidence-based exercise programs in the community. A ...
$5.5 million to help save lives when the heart stops and standardize care for rapid heartbeat
March 9, 2018 - Two national projects led by Ottawa emergency medicine researchers received a total of $5.5 million from the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) and matching funders. Dr. Christian Vaillancourt’s team* aims to help 9-1-1 communication offi
Finding better ways to bring health research to life: World-leading Centre for Implementation Research opens at The Ottawa Hospital
January 18, 2018 - Researchers regularly make discoveries that have the potential to improve patient care and quality of life. However, getting those findings adopted by health-care systems can be a challenge. Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital are already world l
New members of the Royal Society of Canada join the ranks of academic trailblazers
September 7, 2017 - Dr. Ian Graham has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), the highest academic accolade for scholars, artists and scientists in Canada. Fellowship includes sitting on panels to advise policy makers on decisions of great impact.
Decision-making strategy aims to empower First Nations, Inuit and Métis patients
September 29, 2016 - Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Janet Jull is tailoring and testing a peer-support shared decision-making strategy and guide to better meet the health-care needs of First Nations, Inuit and Métis. While working as an occupational therapist with Inuit
The Ottawa Hospital General Campus to be a test ground to compare two rehydration fluids
August 11, 2016 - Starting August 2016, a pilot study at the General Campus of The Ottawa Hospital will help find out which of two liquids is the best to replace lost fluids in hospitalized patients. A healthy person’s bodyweight is about 60 percent water. How
Dr. Ian Graham awarded $3.3M to tackle the challenge of effectively applying health research to health care
May 11, 2016 - The ultimate goal of most health research is for the results to be put into practice. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. In many cases, research findings are applied very slowly to everyday health care or not at all. Failing to put research i
Study investigates progress in increasing value in biomedical research
October 14, 2015 - Biomedical research is essential for improving health, but evidence suggests that we are not deriving maximum benefit from the research that’s being done. This can be because of poor research questions, poor study design and poor (or no) reporting of
The Ottawa Hospital awarded $28M from Canadian Institutes of Health Research for 22 research projects
July 28, 2015 - Twenty-two teams at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded more than $28 million in research grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health for
$1.5M grant could improve care for trauma patients and save $10M per year
June 30, 2015 - Drs. Christian Vaillancourt and Ian Stiell have been awarded $1.5M from the Ontario SPOR (Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research) Support Unit to evaluate a strategy to reduce unnecessary immobilization of trauma patients by paramedics. Currently, pa