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Alcohol-related ED visits disproportionately increasing in women and young adults
July 22, 2019 - More Ontarians are ending up in emergency departments (ED) due to alcohol use, with the largest increases happening in women, and young adults between the ages of 25 and 29, according to a new study led by researchers at ICES, The Ottawa Hospital, th
More than 52,000 sexual assault cases treated in Ontario hospitals during 15-year period
July 18, 2019 - Approximately 3,500 survivors of sexual assault are treated in Ontario hospitals each year, according to a new study led by researchers at ICES, The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa. The researchers used a broad set of codes to help ident
Cannabis use in pregnancy linked to increased risk of preterm birth
June 19, 2019 - Researchers from The Ottawa Hospital, CHEO, BORN Ontario and the University of Ottawa have conducted one of the largest studies to date on the effect of cannabis use during pregnancy. They found that reported cannabis use during pregnancy was associa
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Researchers


Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Hawken, Steven
PhD
Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Population health, Global health, Newborn and child health, Pregnancy Big data, Biomarkers, Health services research, Immunization, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health research methods
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
Perkins, Theodore
PhD
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Brain and neuromuscular disease, Cancer, Muscular dystrophy, Musculoskeletal conditions, Neuromuscular disease Basic research, Big data, Bioinformatics, Biomarkers, Biostatistics, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Systems biology, Translational research
Van Walraven, Carl
MD, FRCPC
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Big data, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health research methods, Health services research
Wilson, Kumanan
MD, MSc, FRCPC
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Global health, Infectious disease, Newborn and child health, Population health Big data, Biomarkers, Clinical research, Digital and mobile health, Epidemiology, Health services research, Health technology, Immunization, Public health, Transfusions, Translational research