Drs. David Moher and Dawn Stacy inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

October 2, 2019

Drs. Dawn Stacey (left) and David MoherDrs. Dawn Stacey (left) and David MoherDrs. Dawn Stacey and David Moher were recognized among Canada’s top-ranked health and biomedical scientists during their induction as Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Fellows evaluate Canada’s most complex health challenges and recommend strategic, actionable solutions.

Dr. David Moher is an internationally recognized leader and pioneer in the conduct of randomized clinical trials, methodology of systematic reviews and meta-analyses, developing guidelines for reporting health research, and for pioneering the emerging field of journalology (publication science). He is one of the most cited and impactful researchers in the world.

Dr. Dawn Stacey is an internationally renowned researcher advancing the science of supporting patients’ involvement in healthcare decisions. Her evidence-based knowledge tools, patient-decision aids and learning activities are publicly available. They are used in clinical practice and for continuing education of healthcare professionals, and have directly influenced health policy in Canada, the United States, Australia, Denmark, and Norway. Read full profiles.

The Ottawa Hospital: Inspired by research. Driven by compassion 

The Ottawa Hospital is one of Canada’s largest learning and research hospitals with over 1,100 beds, approximately 12,000 staff and an annual budget of over $1.2 billion. Our focus on research and learning helps us develop new and innovative ways to treat patients and improve care. As a multi-campus hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, we deliver specialized care to the Eastern Ontario region, but our techniques and research discoveries are adopted around the world. We engage the community at all levels to support our vision for better patient care. See for more information about research at The Ottawa Hospital.

University of Ottawa: —A crossroads of cultures and ideas

The University of Ottawa is home to over 50,000 students, faculty and staff, who live, work and study in both French and English. Our campus is a crossroads of cultures and ideas, where bold minds come together to inspire game-changing ideas. We are one of Canada’s top 10 research universities—our professors and researchers explore new approaches to today’s challenges. One of a handful of Canadian universities ranked among the top 200 in the world, we attract exceptional thinkers and welcome diverse perspectives from across the globe.

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