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Iuliana Popescu
New Canadians find meaningful employment at The Ottawa Hospital

Iuliana Popescu came to Canada from Romania in 2002, and began working in the Human Resources Department at The Ottawa Hospital five years later. No matter where her travels took her, she always felt a sense of belonging here. The Ottawa Hospital was recently recognized for helping new Canadians like Iuliana find meaningful employment.

Twenty-eight living kidney donors
Living organ donors honoured in ceremony

The Ottawa Hospital and the Trillium Gift of Life Network honoured 28 living organ donors at a ceremony on Oct. 30, 2018. Living donors and recipients shared their touching stories about how organ donation has changed their lives.

Ora Cook (left) and Betty Clark (right)
Outstanding B2 nurses treated patient as a family member, won Team Nursing Award

Their compassion and caring shone through – not just for Allan Cook but for all his family and friends as well. And after he passed away, they attended his wake and celebration of life, continuing to care for his family. All that and more is why the nurses on B2 won the Team.

Dr. Fraser Scott is giving a speech about his research
Leading diabetes researcher Dr. Fraser Scott recognized for outstanding achievements

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.

Dr. Kristin Danko
Chance encounter on a train led to an award-winning career in research

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 potential as a scientist.

Dr. William Stanford
Dr. William Stanford has been named The Ottawa Hospital’s Chrétien Researcher of the Year for his work on blood cancer and other diseases

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.

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