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Does “prehab” before surgery improve patient outcomes? Pilot sets the stage for national trial
October 5, 2022 - A home-based prehabilitation or “prehab” program designed to help older adults with frailty recover from cancer surgery has shown promise in a randomized pilot trial, particularly for patients who had a high level of adherence to the program.
Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded 18 CIHR grants worth more than $11 million
February 5, 2022 - These projects will advance science and improve health in areas such as tuberculosis, blood disease, prostate cancer, heart disease, muscle repair, sleep apnea, brain cancer, medical imaging, virtual care, prehab, intellectual disability, sarcoma, CA
Two researchers at The Ottawa Hospital receive Ontario Early Researcher Awards
September 1, 2020 - Two researchers from The Ottawa Hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa received Early Researcher Awards from the Ontario Research Fund.
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Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Eagles, Debra
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Aging, Frailty Emergency medicine
Manuel, Douglas
Senior Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Aging, Alzheimer's, Cancer, COVID-19, 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 Artificial intelligence and data science, Big data, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Digital and mobile health, Epidemiology, Health research methods, Health services research, Prevention, Public health
McIsaac, Daniel
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Aging, Frailty, Health in older peoples, Pain, Population health Anesthesiology, Artificial intelligence and data science, Big data, Biostatistics, Clinical research, Clinical trials, Cohort studies, Digital and mobile health, Epidemiology, Health services research, Patient engagement, Peri-operative medicine, Public health, Quality Improvement, Risk assessment, Surgery, Systematic reviews
Mulpuru, Sunita
Associate Scientist
(Clinical Epidemiology)
Chronic disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Frailty, Influenza, Population health Epidemiology, Health services research, Immunization, Quality Improvement