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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




Cardiovascular Research Day 2012

The Cardiovascular Diagnostic Imaging program of ICES, led by Dr. Jack Tu, held its inaugural
Cardiovascular Research Day on June 20, 2012.  This full day event, kicked off by Dr. David Henry, President and CEO, ICES, involved a series of interesting sessions led by ICES scientists, alumni, and external partners. Keynote speakers included Dr. Ben Chan, President and CEO, Health Quality Ontario and ICES alumni, whose presentation was entitled "What new research do we need to support Ontario's quality agenda?" and Carolyn Pullen and Vince Bowman, Heart and Stroke Foundation, who provided an "Update on the Heart and Stroke Foundation Research Enterprise".

The CVD Research Day Brochure and Agenda provide additional details regarding the day's events.

CVD Research Day 2012 Presentations
The following presentations are also available for viewing:

 #  Title  Speaker
1. What new research do we need to support Ontario's quality agenda?    Dr. Ben Chan


Update on the HSF Health Research Enterprise

Carolyn Pullen,
Vince Bowman
Ethnic Differences in CVD and Diabetes Risk: Population-based
studies in Ontario
Maria Chiu, PhD


CHAP: Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program

Larry Chambers, PhD
Canadian Hospital Reporting Project: CIHI's tool to measure and
improve hospital performance
Jeannie Lacroix

2nd Annual CVD Research Day - Spring 2013
Check back for information on the next CVD Research Day planned for Spring, 2013.