Staff and Investigator Profiles

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Abrahamowicz, Michal
Dr. Abrahamowicz concentrated his work on non-parametric modeling, survival analysis, cardiovascular risks, and clinical competence evaluation.
Internet site: http://www.epimgh.mcgill.ca/Research/michal_abrahamowicz.htm
Research Interests:
  • Theoretical research on the development of new statistical methodology;
  • Flexible modeling of survival data;
  • Epidemiology of Cardiovascular disease, cancer, arthritis, as well as with cohort studies of drug utilization patterns and their effects.
Email address: michal[at]epimgh[dot]mcgill[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 44712
Fax: (514) 934-8293
Postal Address: McGill University Health Centre (MUHC),
Division of Clinical Epidemiology,
V Building,
687 Pine Avenue West, room V2.20A,
Montréal, Québec
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Bacon, Simon
Dr. Bacon's research interests fall into 3 categories: behavioural interventions for chronic illnesses, the role of stress in the progression of chronic illnesses and endothelial function.
Internet site:
Research Interests:
  • Weight loss, exercise and stress management as treatments for uncontrolled hypertension and asthma;
  • Endothelial function as a predictor of cardiovascular events in women;
  • Chronic stress as a predictor of events in patients with asthma;
  • Influence of acute stress response in the aetiology of asthma;
  • CBT treatments for patients with non-cardiac chest pain.
Email address: simon[dot]bacon[at]concordia[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 5750 of his areas of interest are:
Fax: 514-848-8681
Postal Address: Concordia University,
Department of Exercise Science,
7141 Sherbrooke St West, SP165.35,
Montréal, Québec
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Cox, Jafna
Dr. Cox is the scientific director for the ICONS (Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes in Nova Scotia) study. His experience is with directing the primary data collection aspects of ICONS.
Internet site: http://dom.medicine.dal.ca/clinicaldivisions/cardiology/faculty.htm
Research Interests:
  • Health services research;
  • Outcomes and disease management;
  • Cardiovascular Outcomes.
Email address: coxjl[at]dal[dot]ca
Phone: (902) 473-7811
Fax: (902) 473-8616
Postal Address: QEII Health Sciences Center,
NHI Site,
P.O. Box 9000, room 2147,
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Dasgupta, Kaberi
Dr. Dasgupta is a specialist in internal medicine and clinical research. She is assistant professor of medicine at McGill University. She practices at CHIP and the Metabolic Day Centre (diabetes clinic) of the Royal Victoria Hospital.
Internet site: http://www.chiprehab.com/english/Staff/dasgupta.html
Research Interests:
  • Her research is concerned with improving the cardiovascular risk factor profile, through weight reduction and exercise, among people who have or are at risk for type 2 diabetes.
Email address: kaberi[dot]dasgupta[at]mcgill[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 44715
Fax: (514) 934-8293
Postal Address: McGill University Health Centre (MUHC),
Division of clinical epidemiology,
V Building,
687 Pine Avenue West, room V1.08,
Montréal, Québec
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Daskalopoulou, Stella
Dr Daskalopoulou is a specialist in Internal Medicine with special interest in Vascular Medicine. She is currently an Assistant Professor at McGill University in the Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine at the Montreal General Hospital.
Internet site:
Research Interests:
  • her main focus in cardiovascular evaluation and outcome and pharmacoepidemiology;
  • Carotid atherosclerotic disease and risk for stroke;
  • Imaging and image analysis;
  • Peripheral arterial disease;
  • Vascular risk factors;
  • Vascular risk factor modifications;
  • Arterial stiffness and hemodynamics;
  • Hypertension.
Email address: Stella[dot]Daskalopoulou[at]mcgill[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 934 1934 ext. 42295
Fax: (514) 934-8564
Postal Address: Montreal General Hospital,
Department of Medicine,
1650 Cedar Avenue,
Room B2.101.5
Montréal, Québec
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Eisenberg, Mark
Dr. Eisenberg is the Director of Cardiovascular Health Services Research Group of the Jewish General Hospital and a Principal Investigator at the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Community Studies. Dr. Eisenberg’s clinical experience is in interventional cardiology, technology assessment
Internet site: http://207.236.18.233/SITES/003-02-c-c-e-c-o-r/index.asp?LOCK=&M=2&C=1&DB=015_003-02-c-c-e-c-o-r&L=E&MINI=
Research Interests:
  • Clinical trials;
  • Cardiology;
  • Smoking cessation;
  • Metaanalyses.
Email address: marke[at]epid[dot]jgh[dot]mcgill[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 340-8222 ext. 3564
Fax: (514) 340-7564
Postal Address: Jewish General Hospital-Sir Mortimer B. Davis,
Divisions of Cardiology and Clinical Epidemiology,
3755 Cote Ste. Catherine Rd., room A-118,
Montréal, Québec
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Florian, Maria
Dr. Florian is studying the effects of estrogens on blood vessels walls. Dr. Florian has a Colonel Edward T. Renouf Research Fellowship.
Internet site:
Research Interests:
Email address: maria[dot]florian[at]mcgill[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 35260
Fax: N/A
Postal Address: Royal Victoria Hospital,
Research laboratory / McGill University Health Centre,
687 Pine Avenue West, room L3.05,
Montréal, Québec
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Ghali, William
Dr. Ghali’s experience is with the Alberta Provincial Program for Outcome Assessment in Coronary Heart Disease project.
Internet site: http://chs.myweb.med.ucalgary.ca/FullTimeFaculty.html#topic7530267656850811
Research Interests:
  • Clinical epidemiology and health services research;
  • Quality assessment/improvement research;
  • Analysis and interpretation of data from the APPROACH project (Alberta Provincial Program for Outcome Assessment in Coronary Heart Disease), a cohort study that captures data on all individuals undergoing cardiac catheterization in Albert;
  • Evaluation of patient outcomes after cardiac care (coronary artery bypass surgery and angioplasty) in Canada;
  • Peri-operative patient risk assessment and the teaching and practice of evidence-based medicine;
  • Involved in a data linkage initiative studying the epidemiology of diabetes in the Calgary Health Region.
Email address: wghali[at]ucalgary[dot]ca
Phone: (403) 210-9317
Fax: (403) 210-3818
Postal Address: University of Calgary,
Department of Medicine and Community Health Sciences,
3330 Hospital Drive N.W.,
Calgary, Alberta
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Grace, Sherry
Dr. Grace's research interests lie in the areas of cardiac psychology and health services utilization, specifically referral and participation in secondary preventive services for women and men with heart disease.
Internet site: http://www.yorku.ca/sgrace
Research Interests:
  • Secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease;
  • Cardiac rehabilitation referral;
  • Gender;
  • Health promotion behavior;
  • Diversity;
  • Health services research and behavioural / Psychosocial cardiology.
Email address: sgrace[at]yorku[dot]ca
Phone: (416) 736-2100 ext. 22364
Fax: (416) 736-5774
Postal Address: York University,
368 Bethune,
4700 Keele St,
Toronto, Ontario
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Guru, Veena
Dr. Guru is an Adult Cardiac Surgery at the Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre.
Internet site: http://www.ctsnet.org/home/vguru
Research Interests:
  • Randomized Clinical Trials in Surgery;
  • Gender Impact on Cardiac Surgery Outcomes;
  • Continuous Quality Improvement in Cardiac Surgery;
  • Cardiac Surgery Report Cards - Learning Curves;
  • Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Outcomes;
  • Use of NAC in the Prevention of CPB Induced Renal Dysfunction,Health Policy in Surgical Quality Improvement, how genomics relate to clinical outcomes in cardiac disease.
Email address: veena[dot]guru[at]utoronto[dot]ca
Phone: (416) 480-6100 ext. 7146
Fax: (416) 480-6072
Postal Address: Division of Cardiovascular Surgery SWCHSC/ICES/CCN,
2075 Bayview Avenue, room G-106,
Toronto, Ontario
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Hamet, Pavel
As the Canada Research Chair in Predictive Genomics, Dr. Hamet studies how the human genome interacts with environment factors—such as stress, nutrients, medication, psychological and socio-economic status, and so on—to cause problems associated with hypertension and CVD.
Internet site: http://www.recherche.umontreal.ca/pub/chercheur_affichage.asp?noseq_chercheur=20
Research Interests:
  • Dr. Hamet works with biotechnology and bioinformatics models to study these interactions and their impact on cardiovascular disease;
  • He expects to translate his knowledge into preventive and predictive medicine, reducing the burden of hypertension by making early and accurate predictions possible.
Email address: pavel[dot]hamet[at]uMontréal[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 890-8044
Fax: (514) 412-7186
Postal Address: Centre de recherche du CHUM,
Technopôle Angus,
2901, Rachel Est, office 401-F,
Montréal, Québec
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Heslop, Claire
Ms. Heslop is a GENESIS Scholar. Her GENESIS project involves characterizing gender differences in the pathogenesis and prognosis of cardiac syndrome X.
Internet site:
Research Interests:
  • Predictive value of biomarkers of oxidative stress in cardiovascular disease;
  • Sex differences in presentation, treatment and outcome of cardiovascular disease;
  • Lifestyle determinants of cardiovascular health.
Email address: clheslop[at]interchange[dot]ubc[dot]ca
Phone: (604) 682-2344
Fax: 604-806-8590
Postal Address: St-Pauls Hospital,
ASL-Healthy Heart,
1081 Burrard St.,
Vancouver, British Colombia
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Humphries, Karin
Dr. Humphries’s expertise with clinical registries (e.g. Canadian Registry of A trial Fibrillation) and experience with gender research will contribute to the capacity of the team to assess the gender and sex determinants of ACS.
Internet site: https://www.directory.ubc.ca/a/index.cfm?page=personDetail&row=1000003533
Research Interests:
  • Expertise with clinical registries (e.g. Canadian Registry of A trial Fibrillation);
  • Experience with gender research;
  • Sex differences in coronary angiography presentation and outcome.
Email address: khumphries[at]providencehealth[dot]bc[dot]ca
Phone: (604) 806-8994
Fax: (604) 806-8005
Postal Address: St. Paul's Hospital,
CHEOS,
1081 Burrard Street, room 620B,
Vancouver, British Columbia
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Kahn, Susan
Dr. Kahn and her colleagues are studying clinical and hematological risk factors for post-thrombotic syndrome after venous thrombosis and the impact of PTS on health status, quality of life and health services utilization.
Internet site: http://www.ladydavisinstitute.org/clinical.php?PHPSESSID=6e5749287c66b7c40482e0420bf53879
Research Interests:
  • Epidemiology of Thromboembolism: Etiology and Outcomes;
  • Limitations in exercise function after VTE;
  • Practice patterns in the use of VTE thromboprophylaxis regimens;
  • Various randomized VTE diagnosis and treatment studies;
  • Outcomes in women anticoagulated during pregnancy;
  • Genetic thrombophilia and gestational vascular adverse outcomes of pregnancy.
Email address: susan[dot]kahn[at]mcgill[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 340-8222 ext. 7587
Fax: (514) 340-7564
Postal Address: Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital,
Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Community Studies,
3755 Cote Ste. Catherine, room A-127,
Montréal, Québec
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Kapral, Moira
Clinical effectiveness, technology assessment / drug utilization, health services delivery, health research methods (qualitative), health care system, women's health, stroke, population health.
Internet site: http://www.hpme.utoronto.ca/faculty/list/kapral.htm
Research Interests:
  • The effect of socioeconomic status on access to care and mortality after stroke;
  • Gender differences in medical therapy following stroke;
  • Gender differences in the use of carotid endarterectomy;
  • The Ontario Stroke Registry: An analysis of regional variations and gender differences in stroke care and outcomes in Ontario;
  • Canadian Stroke Network: The development of a national stroke registry.
Email address: moira[dot]kapral[at]uhn[dot]on[dot]ca
Phone: (416) 340-4642
Fax:
Postal Address: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences,
Toronto General Hospital,
Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology,
200 Elizabeth St. 9ES, room 409,
Toronto, Ontario
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Karp, Igor
Dr. Karp is a GENESIS Scholar. His GENESIS project involves sex differences in the effects of cardiac medications in CHF and post-AMI patients.
Internet site:
Research Interests:
Email address: igor[dot]karp[at]mail[dot]mcgill[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 44833
Fax: (514) 934-8293
Postal Address: McGill University Health Centre (MUHC),
Division of clinical epidemiology,
V Building,
687 Pine Avenue West, room V0.10,
Montréal, Québec
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Khan, Nadia
Dr. Khan is a GENESIS Junior Investigator. Her GENESIS project involves gender and ethnic differences in hypertension and diabetes mellitus.
Internet site: http://members.shaw.ca/ubc_gim/nadiakhan.html
Research Interests:
  • Cardiovascular disease;
  • Chronic kidney disease;
  • Hypertension;
  • Perioperative medicine;
  • Health disparities among different ethnicities.
Email address: nakhan[at]shaw[dot]ca
Phone: (604) 266-0961
Fax: (606) 266-0962
Postal Address: Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences,
1081 Burrard Street, room 620-B,
Vancouver, British Columbia
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King, Kathryn
Dr. King has recently completed a multi-centre clinical trial investigating women's recovery from cardiac surgery and is investigating the influence of gender and ethnocultural affiliation on secondary prevention decision-making.
Internet site: http://www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/cvnursescientist/directors.html
Research Interests:
  • Examining gender/sex/ethnocultural issues in recovery from cardiac events;
  • Cardiovascular health services research.
Email address: kingk[at]ucalgary[dot]ca
Phone: (403) 210-3953 (403) 210-3818
Fax:
Postal Address: Centre for Health and Policy Studies,
Department of Community Health Sciences,
3330 Hospital Drive NW,
Calgary, Alberta
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Kirkland, Susan
Dr. Kirkland's expertise in gender research includes epidemiologic examination of health outcomes in women, cardiovascular disease, and an exploration of the interplay between gender and the social, cultural and economic determinants of health.
Internet site: http://www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/clsa/en/susan_bio_en.htm
Research Interests:
  • Epidemiologic investigation of health outcomes that are prevalent in women, most notably cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis;
  • Exploration of underlying determinants of health, including lifestyle behaviours and the interplay between gender and the genetic, social, cultural and economic determinants of health.
Email address: kirkland[at]dal[dot]ca
Phone: (902) 494-1235
Fax: (902) 494-1597
Postal Address: Dalhousie University,
Department of Community Health and Epidemiology,
Room 420, 5790 University Avenue,
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Lavoie, Kim
In general, my research interests fall into 3 categories: the impact of psychological stress, psychophysiological and behavioral mechanisms linking psychological stress to disease and behavioural medicine.
Internet site: http://www.axe-recherche-sante-respiratoire.org/fr/chercheurs.php
Research Interests:
  • The impact of psychological stress (e.g., anxiety, depression, psychiatric disorders) on the development and progression of chronic illnesses (e.g., cardiovascular disease, asthma, and occupational athsma;
  • Psychophysiological and behavioral mechanisms linking psychological stress to disease (cardio-pulmonary reactivity; inflammatory responses; poor health behaviors);
  • Behavioural medicine (e.g., behavioral interventions for chronic illnesses, including motivational interviewing, and cognitive- behavioral therapy.
Email address: kiml_lavoie[at]yahoo[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 987-3000 ext. 3835
Fax: (514) 987-7953
Postal Address: University of Québec at Montréal (UQAM),
Department of Psychology,
P.O. Box 8888, Succursale Centre-Ville,
Montréal, Québec
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Leung, Yvonne
Ms. Leung is a GENESIS Scholar. Her GENESIS project involves gender differences in the prevalence and correlates of mind-body therapy in cardiac patients.
Internet site:
Research Interests:
Email address: yleung[at]yorku[dot]ca
Phone:
Fax:
Postal Address: York University,
Kinesiology and Health Science,
Bethume College,
4700 Keele St.,
Toronto, Ontario
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Loucks, Eric
As a formally trained Physiologist and Pharmacologist. Dr. Loucks interfaces that knowledge with social determinants of health (most notably socioeconomic position, social isolation and housing conditions).
Internet site: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/researchers/eloucks.html
Research Interests:
  • Elucidating novel physiological pathways by which social determinants influence health;
  • Identifies biomarkers that may be useful in intervention studies to rapidly evaluate the likely health effects of social interventions.
Email address: ericbarryloucks[at]gmail[dot]com
Phone: (617) 432-0296
Fax: N/A
Postal Address: Harvard School of Public Health,
Departement of Society, Human Development & Health,
677 Huntington Ave., room 702,
Boston, MA
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Maxwell, Colleen
Dr. Maxwell is an assistant professor in community health sciences and medicine at the U of Calgary. She is a Heritage Population Health Investigator leading a study evaluating a care-needs assessment tool for Alberta’s continuing-care system.
Internet site: http://chs.myweb.med.ucalgary.ca/FullTimeFaculty.html#topic5482013446800297
Research Interests:
  • Health and aging;
  • Pharmacoepidemiology;
  • Dementia/Alzheimer's disease;
  • Health outcomes research;
  • Quality indicators in health care.
Email address: maxwell[at]ucalgary[dot]ca
Phone: (403) 220-6557
Fax: (403) 270-7307
Postal Address: University of Calgary,
Department of Medicine and Community Health Sciences,
3330 Hospital Drive N.W.,
Calgary, Alberta
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McGrath, Jennifer
Dr. McGrath’s predominant research interest focuses on pediatric cardiovascular behavioral medicine.
Internet site: http://www-psychology.concordia.ca/Faculty/mcgrath.html# http://pphp.concordia.c
Research Interests:
  • Pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease risk factors across the lifespan;
  • Community based prevetnion programs, incorporating public health and interdisciplinary perspectives, targeting pathways mediating cardiovascular disease.
Email address: jennifer[dot]mcgrath[at]concordia[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 5207
Fax: (514) 848-4523
Postal Address: Concordia University,
Department of Psychology,
7141 Sherbrooke Street West, room PY139-3,
Montréal, Québec
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Nikpay, Majid
Dr. Nikpay is a GENESIS Scholar. His GENESIS project involves finding genomic determinants of substance use in female and male French Canadian families.
Internet site:
Research Interests:
  • Genetics of complex diseases focused on cardiovascular disorders;
  • Genotype-by-sex (G x S) interaction.
Email address: majid[dot]nikpay[at]uMontréal[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 890-8000 ext. 23650
Fax: (514) 412-7682
Postal Address: Centre de recherche du CHUM,
Technopôle Angus,
2901 Rachel Street East, 4th floor, room 402-B,
Montréal, Québec
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Norris, Colleen
Dr. Norris is a young investigator who will contribute a nursing perspective to the team. Her expertise is in investigating sex differences among AMI patients.
Internet site: http://www.uofaweb.ualberta.ca/nursing/cnorris.cfm
Research Interests:
  • Health related quality of life outcomes of patients with coronary heart disease;
  • Gender differences in outcomes of patients with CAD;
  • Depression.
Email address: colleen[dot]norris[at]ualberta[dot]ca
Phone: (780) 492-1219
Fax: (780) 492-1219
Postal Address: 4-130F Clinical Sciences Building,
University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Alberta
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O'Loughlin, Jennifer
Dr. O’Loughlin will provide expertise and mentorship for the analysis of several databases that will permit the evaluation of biologic, genetic, behavioral, psychosocial, environmental risk factor prevalence between male and female children.
Internet site: http://people.mcgill.ca/jennifer.oloughlin/
Research Interests:
  • Population-based longitudinal studies of tobacco use in youth;
  • Development and validation of methods to measure smoking and nicotine dependence in youth, and evaluation of individual, school based community and health professional tobacco control interventions;
  • Genetic and socioenvironmental determinants of tobacco use and nicotine dependence.
Email address: jennifer[dot]oloughlin[at]uMontréal[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 890-8000 ext. 15858
Fax: (514) 412-7137
Postal Address: Centre de recherche CHUM,
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine,
3875 rue Saint Urbain, 1st Floor,
Montréal, Québec
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Pilote, Louise
Dr. Pilote is the Principl Investigator of the GENESIS ICE Team. Her research interests include cardiovascular epidemiology, outcomes research and health services research.
Internet site: www.epimgh.mcgill.ca/Research/louise_pilote.htm
Research Interests:
  • Cardiovascular epidemiology;
  • Outcomes research;
  • Health services research;
  • Pharmacoepidemiology;
  • Sex and gender research.
Email address: louise[dot]pilote[at]mcgill[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 44722
Fax: (514) 934-8293
Postal Address: McGill University Health Centre (MUHC),
Division of Clinical Epidemiology,
V Building,
687 Pine Avenue West, room V2.17,
Montréal, Québec
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Poole, Jasmine
Jasmine Poole is the GENESIS ICE Team Coordinator. For any information, please do not hesitate to contact her at: jpoole@epimgh.mcgill.ca or (514) 934-1934 ext. 44163.
Internet site:
Research Interests:
Email address: jpoole[at]epimgh[dot]mcgill[dot]ca
Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 44163
Fax: (514) 934-8293
Postal Address: McGill University Health Centre (MUHC),
Division of Clinical Epidemiology,
V Building,
687 Pine Avenue West, room V0.12,
Montréal, Québec
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Rabi, Doreen
Doreen Rabi is a GENESIS Junior Investigator. Her GENESIS project involves exploring sex differences in the efficacy of cardioprotective medications: a series of meta-analyses.
Internet site: http://chs.myweb.med.ucalgary.ca/Home.html
Research Interests:
Email address: doreen[dot]rabi[at]calgaryhealthregion[dot]ca
Phone: (403) 220-4286
Fax: (403) 270-7307
Postal Address: Department of Community Health Sciences,
Faculty of Medicine,
Heritage Medical Research Building,
3330 Hospital Drive NW, room G02,
Calgary, Alberta
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Ross, Nancy
Nancy has an ongoing research program investigating income inequality as a determinant of population health in North America. Nancy is continuing work at the health region level in Canada on the determinants of disability-free life expectancy as well as regional and neighbourhood scale work on the net social-contextual influences on health status.
Internet site: http://www.geog.mcgill.ca/faculty/ross/
Research Interests:
  • Health inequalities, contextual (place-based) influences on cardiovascular disease risk.
    Email address: nancy.ross@mcgill.ca
    Phone: (514) 398-4307
    Fax: Fax:: (514) 398-7437
    Postal Address: Department of Geography,
    McGill University,
    805 Sherbrooke St. West,
    Montréal, Québec
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    Schmaltz, Heidi
    Dr. Heidi N. Schmaltz is currently a geriatrician in the Calgary Health Region, and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Calgary, Canada.
    Internet site: http://www.ucalgary.ca/cgi-bin/medicine/deans/deptlist.pl?dept=Medicine#
    Research Interests:
    • Frailty in older adults.
    Email address: heidi[dot]schmaltz[at]calgaryhealthregion[dot]ca
    Phone: (403) 943-4881
    Fax: (403) 943-4017
    Postal Address: Peter Lougheed Centre-Sunridge Landing,
    Seniors' Health,
    3500 26th avenue, NE,
    Calgary, Alberta
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    Schampaert, Erick
    Dr. Schampaert is an Interventional Cardiologist and Head of the Division of Cardiology at the Sacré-Coeur Hospital in Montréal, Québec. He is also President of the Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiologists.
    Internet site: http://www.caic-acci.org/online/en/index.asp
    Research Interests:
    • Frailty in older adults.
    Email address: erick[dot]schampaert[dot]hsc[at]ssss[dot]gouv[dot]qc[dot]ca
    Phone: (514) 338-2340 or (514) 338-2222 ext. 2967
    Fax: (514) 338-2905
    Postal Address: Hôpital Sacré-Coeur de Montréal,
    5400 B. Gouin O.,
    Suite A1179,
    Montréal, Québec
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    Stark, Ken
    Dr. Stark's is an assistant professor in Kinesiology at hte Universiyt of Waterloo. He also hold a GENESIS Shcolarship to study: Cardiovascular Disease Risk and n-3 Fatty Acid Status in Men and Women.
    Internet site: http://www.ahs.uwaterloo.ca/kin/people/faculty/stark.htm
    Research Interests:
    • Examine the physiological effects, potential mechanisms and gender differences of dietary n-3 fatty acids on CVD risk reduction, particularly heart function, in human clinical and animal studies.
    Email address: kstark[at]uwaterloo[dot]ca
    Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 7738
    Fax: (519) 885-0470
    Postal Address: Laboratory of Nutritional & Nutraceutical Research,
    Department of Kinesiology,
    Faculty of Applied Health Sciences,
    University of Waterloo,
    Waterloo, Ontario
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    Tagalakis, Vicky
    Dr. Tagalakis, director of the division’s Fellowship Program, is also an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University.
    Internet site: http://www.jgh.ca/departments/epidemiology/f/membres.htm
    Research Interests:
    • Thromboembolic disease.
    Email address: vicky[dot]tagalakis[at]mcgill[dot]ca
    Phone: (514) 340-8222 ext. 2367
    Fax: (514) 340-7905
    Postal Address: Jewish General Hospital-Sir Mortimer B. Davis,
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Community Studies,
    3755 Cote Ste. Catherine Rd., room A-131,
    Montréal, Québec
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    Tremblay, Johanne
    Johanne Tremblay is the Chief of the laboratory of Cell Biology of Hypertension and of the Circulatory and Respiratory Axis at the CHUM Research Centre.
    Internet site: http://www.medicine.mcgill.ca/expmed/staff/tremblay_johanne.htm
    Research Interests:
    • Her research interests include the natriuretic peptide system and the genetics of cardiovascular diseases.
    Email address: johanne[dot]tremblay[at]uMontréal[dot]ca
    Phone: (514) 890-8000 ext. 23616
    Fax: (514) 412-7157
    Postal Address: Centre de recherche du CHUM,
    Technopôle Angus,
    2901, Rachel Est, office 314,
    Montréal, Québec
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    Tu, Jack
    Dr. Tu’s experience leading the CCORT team will be instrumental in contributing to the team’s successful strategies for knowledge translation, mentoring and capacity building.
    Internet site: http://www.hpme.utoronto.ca/faculty/list/Tu__Jack.htm
    Research Interests:
    • Dr. Tu’s expertise is with Ontario administrative databases of ACS patients;
    • Quality of acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, and stroke care;
    • Outcomes of cardiac surgery and carotid endarterectomy;
    • Health care report cards and performance measurement;
    • Health care report cards and performance measurement;
    • International comparisons of health care systems.
    Email address: tu[at]ices[dot]on[dot]ca
    Phone: (416) 480-4700
    Fax: (416) 480-6048
    Postal Address: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences,
    2075 Bayview Avenue, room G106,
    Toronto, Ontario
    M4N 3M5

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