Health in older peoples

Research News


Sending knee replacement patients home early is safe and could be expanded
January 16, 2019 - New research led by Dr. Geoffrey Dervin builds on The Ottawa Hospital's leadership in helping joint replacement patients recover safely at home. Dr. Dervin and his team were among the first to show that sending appropriate patients home the day of th
Exercise, eye exams help prevent falls in older people
June 13, 2018 - Falls in older individuals can reduce quality of life and cause serious injury. Dr. Kednapa Thavorn was part of a group of researchers who published a meta-analysis in JAMA that identified the best ways to prevent falls in older people. After analyzi
Research project aims to improve end-of-life care in the community
May 25, 2018 - Most people prefer to spend their last days of life at home surrounded by family and loved ones. For many, having the support they need starts with a discussion about what to expect. This often doesn’t happen. Part of the challenge is talking abou


Researchers


Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Manuel, Douglas
MD, MSc, FRCPC
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Aging, Alzheimer's, Cancer, Dementia, Diabetes, Frailty, Global health, Health equity, Health in disadvantaged peoples, Health in older peoples, Immigrant and refugee health, Infectious disease, Obesity, Parkinson's, Population health, Stroke, Vascular cognitive impairment, Vascular, heart and metabolic disease Big data, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Digital and mobile health, Epidemiology, Health research methods, Health services research, Prevention, Public health
McIsaac, Daniel
MD, MPH, FRCPC
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Aging, Frailty, Health in older peoples, Population health Anesthesiology, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Epidemiology, Health services research, Quality Improvement, Risk assessment, Surgery, Systematic reviews
Tanuseputro, Peter
MD, MHSc, CCFP, FRCPC
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Aging, Alzheimer's, Dementia, Health in older peoples, Population health Epidemiology, Health research methods, Health services research, Knowledge translation and implementation research, Palliative care, Public health, Risk assessment
Thavorn, Kednapa
BPharm, MPharm, PhD
Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Cancer, Diabetes, Gastrointestinal disease, Glaucoma, Global health, Health in disadvantaged peoples, Health in older peoples, Immigrant and refugee health, Infectious disease, Population health, Septic shock, Stroke, Thrombosis / thromboembolism, Vision Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Critical care, Epidemiology, Health economics, Health research methods, Health services research, Knowledge translation and implementation research, Pharmacy, Public health, Quality Improvement, Systematic reviews