Four researchers from the Faculty of Health Sciences - School of Nursing are awarded the prestigious Canadian Academy of Nursing Fellowship
Four researchers from the Faculty of Health Sciences - School of Nursing are awarded the prestigious Canadian Academy of Nursing fellowship: Dr. J. Craig Phillips, Dr. Josephine Etowa, Dr. Dave Holmes, Dr Janet Squires.
In recognition of her impactful research, Professor Wendy Gifford has been awarded of the uOttawa 2020-2021 Knowledge Mobilization Excellence Award
An Associate Professor at the School of Nursing and holder of the Marie des Anges Loyer-Da Silva Chair in Community and Public Health Nursing, Professor Gifford assembled a research team, including key knowledge users to examine cancer survivorship care, and the barriers and facilitators to receiving it for Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn First Nation. Knowledge mobilization activities included the development of a 30 minute documentary film that includes footage from the journey mapping focus groups and interviews.
Professor Judy King has been honoured with a Canadian Physiotherapy Association Centenary Medal of Distinction recognizing individuals who have impacted physiotherapy over the past century (1920 to 2020)
Associate Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Sciences and holder of the University of Ottawa Chair in University Teaching, Professor Judy King continues to practice as a physiotherapist in intensive care settings, and is well known for her patient-centred approach and focus on optimizing patient education.
$100K dedicated to bilingual students from Prescott and Russell in Health Sciences
The Faculty of Health Sciences is pleased to share that the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital (“HGH”), the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital Foundation (“HGH Foundation”) and the Fondation franco-ontarienne, are increasing their support of hardworking students in their mission to promote careers in health sciences in the United Counties of Prescott and Russels community.
Congratulations to Professor Marie-Claude Thifault on her renewal as the Canadian Francophonie Research Chair in Health
Marie-Claude Thifault of the School of Nursing was renewed as the Canadian Francophonie Research Chair in Health
The research conducted by Professor Marie-Claude Thifault aims to present the life stories and health care histories of individuals experiencing serious mental illness, from 1909 to 2019.
Congratulations to Professor Yan Burelle on the renewal of his University Research Chair
Yan Burelle of the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences was renewed as the University Research Chair in Integrative Mitochondrial Biology
Professor Yan Burelle aims to better understand the complex mechanisms linking mitochondrial biology to health and the development of diseases, including cardiomyopathies and skeletal muscle disorders. Mitochondria generate most of a cell’s supply of chemical energy; understanding their role in determining the fate of stem cells and their ability to repair is of great importance to the field of regenerative medicine.
uOttawa Faculty of Health Sciences alumnus vaccinates President Joe Biden against COVID-19
“I’ve never been more deeply grateful for the advanced education that I received at the University of Ottawa. It gave me the leadership skills that were required to get the career I have today, which led me to the opportunity to vaccinate the president of the United States of America. It gave me confidence to fully participate in this moment in history.”
Isabelle Giroux, Full Professor at the School of Nutrition Sciences, and Vice-Dean Academic (student and professional affairs) at the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Ottawa is named as a Fellow of Dietitians of Canada.
A registered dietitian, Professor Giroux has devoted her whole career to the education of dietitians, advancing dietetic research and knowledge, as well as the promotion of the dietetics profession and its importance in the promotion of health, the prevention and management of disease. Professor Giroux leads research to evaluate the impact of simulated experiential learning on the development of professional competencies, including interprofessional collaboration, which has helped to move dietetic education forward. For over two decades, she has been actively involved in professional affairs as a dietetic educator, a dietetic program accreditation surveyor, a member of the Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) of Canada and its Accreditation Standards Development Working Group and a founding Chair of the French Network of Dietitians of Canada.
Dr. Dawn Stacey, Full Professor in the School of Nursing and University Research Chair in Knowledge Translation to Patients, is one of two laureates of the 2020 University of Ottawa Award for Excellence in Research.
The fundamental characteristic that drives Dr. Stacey’s achievements in research is her profound wish to improve healthcare services and systems, through shared decision making, particularly empowering the patient – health professional interaction.