Research Events

DoM Research Day 2019

On March 28th approximately 140 people met at Pier 21 to celebrate the research taking place in the Department of Medicine. DoM Research Day 2019 featured ten podium presentations and 84 posters by department members, undergraduate students, residents, research fellows, graduate students, and research associates.

Dr. Heather Ross, Loretta A. Rogers Chair in Heart Function and Site Lead at the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research in Toronto, Ontario, was an entertaining and informative guest speaker on the topic of Remote Patient Monitoring in Heart Failure: Myth or Magic?

Congratulations to Research Day 2019 award recipients:

Award Recipient Title
Best Undergraduate Presentation
Jordan Boudreau, Undergraduate Student Public knowledge of prevention during an HIV outbreak: Are the most at-risk individuals PrEPared?

Supervisor: Lisa Barrett
Division: Infectious Diseases
Presentation: Podium
Best Core Resident Presentation Alex Legge, PGY3 The Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics Frailty Index (SLICC-FI) as a predictor of organ damage accural and hospitalizations in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Supervisor: John Hanly
Division: Rheumatology
Presentation: Podium
Best Sub-Specialty Resident Presentation Daniel Belliveau, PGY5 Cardiology Cardioembolic and bleeding outcomes of patients treated for left ventricular thrombus following primary percutaneous intervention

Supervisor: Robbie Stewart
Division: Cardiology
Presentation: Poster
Best Research Fellow / Graduate Student Presentation Allie Carew, Research Associate Haptoglobin phenotype as a predictor of incident cardiovascular disease within the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) randomized clinical trial of strict glycemic control 

Supervisor: Leah Cahill
Division: Howard Webster Research Chair
Presentation: Podium
Best Overall Poster Presentation Scott Kehler, Research Fellow Does cardiac rehabilitation improve frailty levels?

Supervisor: Olga Theou and Kenneth Rockwood
Division: Geriatric Medicine, Cardiology
Presentation: Poster