Cardiac Research Day

Showcasing cardiovascular research at Dal

Cardiac Research Day is an annual event hosted by the Division of Cardiology, the Division of Cardiac Surgery and the DalCREW to showcase the cardiovascular research taking place at Dalhousie University. The upcoming research day will be on March 27, 2023.

The event features a keynote address from an invited speaker, podium presentations and a poster session. Lunch is provided and awards are available for the top podium and poster presentations by trainees.

2023 Keynote speaker

Phyllis Billia, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Director of Research Peter Munk Cardiac Centre

University Health Network, Toronto 


Past keynote speakers


Dr. Subodh Verma
"At the Heart of Diabetes"
Surgery, Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Toronto
St. Michael's Hospital


Dr. Paul Armstrong
“Travels with ST Elevaction Myocardial Infarction: Lessons Learned from a Clinical Investigator”
Department of Medicine (Cardiology)
University of Alberta
Canadian VIGOUR Centre


Dr. Céline Fiset
“Pregnancy Arrhythmogenesis Mechanism”
Montreal Heart Institute
Université de Montréal


Dr. Carrie Bourassa
“Noojimo Mikana (A Healing Path): Research and Reconciliation”
CIHR Institute of Indegenous Peoples' Health
University of Saskatchewan


Dr. David Birnie
“Cardiac Sarcoidosis: Underdiagnosed?Undertreated?”
Heart Institute
University of Otttawa 


Dr. Igor Efimov
The George Washington University


Dr. Marc Pelletier
New Brunswick Heart Centre


Dr. Andrew Krahn
Division of Cardiology
University of British Columbia


Dr. David Eisner
Cardiac Physiology
University of Manchester


Dr. Richard Whitlock
Population Health Research Institute
McMaster University


Dr. Robert Beanlands
Heart Institute
University of Ottawa


Dr. Morris Karmazyn
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
University of Western Ontario