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Jan 16, 2019

Ceporah Evic (red jacket) and Vanessa Evic (purple jacket) met Senators player Mark Borowiecki and his wife, Tara Borowiecki, before an Ottawa Senators game. A cancer diagnosis is enough to shake anyone’s world. Now imagine the added stress of travelling across the country to receive treatment, leaving your family, friends, and community behind. This is […]

Jan 9, 2019

Dr. Robert Feibel (left) and Dr. Eugene Wai – both sporting their hospital-blue ties – are the medical leads for a Team Broken Earth mission going to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to help people there in the long recovery from the 2010 earthquake.  They’re embarking on a mission to Haiti armed with donated medical supplies and equipment, […]

Dec 20, 2018

Pharmacist Pierre Giguère helped develop a free web and mobile app that helps health-care professionals and the public check for drug interactions. Pharmacists and members of the public can quickly check the safety and compatibility of HIV and hepatitis C drugs with other commonly prescribed medications, thanks to a new app that Ottawa Hospital Pharmacist […]

Dec 13, 2018

Twenty-eight living kidney donors were honoured at the ceremony for their selfless decision to save a life. Marie-Claire Jean-Louis held back tears as she stood on stage in front of hundreds of people who had been affected by kidney donation. “If a person can donate their kidney, the least I could do is get over […]

Dec 6, 2018

Nurses on B2 at the Civic Campus, led by Clinical Manager Betty Clark (right), won the Team Nursing Award at the Nursing Recognition Celebration in November. They were nominated by Ora Cook (left) and her family. When Allan Cook became discouraged, they urged him on, high-fiving him as he managed to walk down the hallway […]

Nov 29, 2018

Six 11-year-old friends donated their earnings to the Rose Ages Breast Health Centre: Isla (left), Lucy, Alice, Parker, Jackie and Tess. “I know it’s a hospital, but this is beautiful!” said Parker when the elevator doors opened at the Rose Ages Breast Health Centre. This was the reaction not of an adult woman, but of […]

Nov 26, 2018

Dr. Fraser Scott made a ground-breaking discovery when he realized the connection between diet and type 1 diabetes.  Since then, his research has had a far-reaching impact, with potential for developing new treatment strategies. » Read more

Nov 14, 2018

A job on the Rocky Mountaineer train took Dr. Kristin Danko to places that weren’t on the route between Vancouver and Calgary. One stop was a research lab at The Ottawa Hospital. Now she is the recipient of the Worton Researcher in Training Award from the hospital in recognition of her outstanding achievements and her […]

Nov 7, 2018

When Dr. William Stanford first became a biological scientist, he simply followed his curiosity and was happy to let others pursue any practical applications of his research. Today goes on bedside rounds with clinicians, meets with patients and dreams of launching clinical trials. » Read more

Oct 31, 2018

Dr. Les Melamed had a front-row seat on 30 years of research advances during his time on the Ottawa Health Science Network Research Ethics Board. For 30 years, Dr. Les Melamed read research proposals and asked himself, “If I were a patient, would I want to be part of this study?” By putting himself in […]