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CCORT is funded by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research

CANHEART is funded by a CIHR Team Grant in Chronic Disease Risk & Intervention Strategies

CIHR Article of the Year 2010 award

CCORT's paper on the Enhanced Feedback for Effective Cardiac Treatment (EFFECT) study won the CIHR Article of the Year award for 2010. This award “is intended to recognize published research that has significantly contributed to the advancement of the field of health services and policy research in Canada.” The award recognizes research that has had a clear impact or potential impact on policy or practice (e.g., decision maker uptake, change management for improved practice) or research that breaks ground in the way health services or policy research are conducted (e.g., innovations in methodology, novel theory or application of theory, new approaches to existing problems). EFFECT Study Principal Investigator, and CCORT Team Leader, Dr. Jack Tu, accepted the award at the CIHR-IHSPR recognition dinner, May 12, 2010 in Toronto. The EFFECT study's findings were presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions, held in Orlando, Florida by Dr. Tu and simultaneously published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on November 18, 2009. Tu et al. JAMA 2009; 302(21):2330-2337. 

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