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Smita Pakhale, MD, FRCPC, MsC (Epi & Biostat)
613-737-8899 ex.79469
spakhale@ohri.ca

The Ottawa Hospital
501 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, Canada

Our Community-Based Research Centre:
The Bridge Engagement Centre (The Bridge)
216 Murray St., Ottawa, Canada, K1N 5N1
Phone: 613-518-7172
http://bridgeengagement.ca/
@TheBridgeCtr

News

The Ottawa Hospital awarded $12.7M for research, double the national CIHR success rate
January 30, 2018 - Sixteen research groups at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded $12.7 million in the most recent project grant competition from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). This represents a success r
The Ottawa Hospital awarded 18 research grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, worth $10.7 million
May 19, 2017 - Eighteen research groups at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded nearly $11 million in the most recent project grant competition from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). This represents a suc
Community researchers examine how to help Ottawa’s most marginalized quit smoking
January 26, 2017 - Community researchers like Kelly Florence and Tiffany Rose are collaborating with Dr. Smita Pakhale to find the best ways to help residents of Ottawa’s inner city reduce the amount they smoke or stop smoking altogether. Dr. Smita Pakhale wants
Study finds 33% of adults recently diagnosed with asthma do not have it
January 17, 2017 - A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that 33 percent of adults recently diagnosed with asthma by their physicians did not have active asthma. Over 90 percent of these patients were able to stop ...
Patient breathes more easily through weight loss
June 30, 2015 - For years, Janet Handy had trouble walking up stairs, tying her shoelaces…and just plain breathing. She was nearly 240 pounds in 2013 when she enrolled in the Weight Management Clinic at The Ottawa Hospital. “I had battled with weight on and off t