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Pilot project allows Ottawa paramedics to provide palliative care at home
February 19, 2020 - A pilot project led by emergency medicine researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa, in partnership with the Ottawa Paramedic Service, will give eligible palliative care patients the option of being treated at their home for pai
Intravenous drugs can often rapidly restore normal heart rhythm without sedation, shocks
January 30, 2020 - A study published in The Lancet found that two ways of quickly restoring normal heart rhythm in patients with acute atrial fibrillation in the emergency department are equally safe and effective.
Ottawa doctor recognized as one of the top emergency medicine researchers in Canada
January 7, 2020 - Dr. Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy has received a major honour recognizing his outstanding contributions to advancing care in the emergency department both in Canada and around the world. He is the winner of the 2020 Mid-Career Lecturer Award in
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Researchers


Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Calder, Lisa
MD MSc FRCPC
Affiliate Investigator
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Clinical research, Emergency medicine
Kwok, Edmund
MD MHA MSc FRCPC
Clinician Investigator
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Clinical research, Critical care, Emergency medicine, Health professional behaviour change, Health services research, Knowledge translation and implementation research, Patient safety, Pragmatic trials, Qualitative methods, Quality Improvement, Rapid reviews, Systematic reviews
Perry, Jeffrey
MD, MSc, CCFP-EM
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Stroke, Subarachnoid hemorrhage Clinical decision rules, Emergency medicine
Poulin, Patricia
C. Psych.
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Addiction, Anxiety, Cancer, Chronic pain, Depression, Health equity, Musculoskeletal conditions, Pain Anesthesiology, Behaviour, Biomarkers, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Emergency medicine, Epidemiology, Health professional behaviour change, Health services research, Knowledge translation and implementation research, Palliative care, Patient decision aids, Patient safety, Peri-operative medicine, Pragmatic trials, Psychology, Qualitative methods, Quality Improvement, Systematic reviews
Ramsay, Timothy
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Addiction, Alzheimer's, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Anxiety, Ataxia, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Autism, Bipolar, Brain and neuromuscular disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Colorectal cancer, Concussion, Cystic fibrosis, Dementia, Depression, Dystonia, First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health, HIV, Immigrant and refugee health, Influenza, Kidney disease, Lung cancer, Macular degeneration, Men's health, Multiple sclerosis, Muscular dystrophy, Myasthenia gravis, Obesity, Ovarian cancer, Parkinson's, Pulmonary hypertension, Septic shock, Spinal cord injury Behaviour, Biomaterials, Biostatistics, Cell therapy, Clinical decision rules, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Critical care, Drug development, Emergency medicine, Epidemiology, Health professional behaviour change, Health promotion, Health research methods, Health services research, Health technology, Immunization, Immunotherapy, Palliative care, Patient decision aids, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Prevention, Psychology, Psychometrics, Public health, Qualitative methods, Quality Improvement, Regenerative medicine, Rehabilitation, Risk assessment, Shared decision making, Surgery, Surveys, Systematic reviews, Transfusions, Translational research, Transplantation, Viral therapy
Stiell, Ian
MD, MSc, FRCPC
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Heart disease Clinical decision rules, Clinical trials, Emergency medicine
Thiruganasambandamoorthy, Venkatesh
MBBS, CCFP-EM, MSc
Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Cardiac arrest, Heart disease, Vascular, heart and metabolic disease Clinical decision rules, Clinical research, Emergency medicine, Epidemiology, Health services research
Vaillancourt, Christian
MD, MSc, FRCPC, CSPQ
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Cardiac arrest, Heart disease, Population health, Spinal cord injury, Traumatic brain injury, Traumatic injuries Clinical decision rules, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cluster randomized trials, Cohort studies, Critical care, Emergency medicine, Epidemiology, Health economics, Health professional behaviour change, Health services research, Knowledge translation and implementation research, Public health, Quality Improvement, Surveys, Systematic reviews
Yadav, Krishan
MD, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Infectious disease, Pneumonia, Skin disorders Clinical research, Emergency medicine