Inspire Awards recognize exceptional clinical research personnel

November 4, 2016

Cathy Clement, Erica Nichols and Emily Hladkowicz were recognized during the second annual Inspire Awards for clinical research personnel who live The Ottawa Hospital’s values, lead by example and inspire those around them. Ms. Clement, Program Manager for Emergency Medicine Research, is described as “energetic, encouraging and a master at spirited networking.” Ms. Nichols, Clinical Research Coordinator in Obstetrics/Gynecology, is known for her contagious positive attitude, her kindness to patients and her organizational skills. Ms. Hladkowicz, Clinical Research Coordinator for Anesthesiology, is known for her compassionate approach to research and her ability to identify and solve problems. Congratulations to all, you inspire us!

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

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.

For further information, please contact

Amelia Buchanan
Senior Communication Specialist
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Office: 613-798-5555 x 73687
Cell: 613-297-8315