Meet the Expert

Mental Health and Cardiovascular Disease

The Heart Institute Patient Alumni held another successful Meet the Expert conference on April 23rd, 2019. Entitled “Mental Health and Cardiovascular Disease’, the conference featured experts of the Heart Institute and the University of Ottawa, as well as former patients, who shared their knowledge and experience on the topic. Over 75 people attended the session at the Ottawa Ritz Canal restaurant, which cordially hosted us. The informal setting…

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Living with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

The University of Ottawa Patient Alumni Association invites you to its upcoming Meet the Expert* conference: Living with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Featuring: Dr. Mehrdad Golian– Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, University of Ottawa Heart Institute Ms. Bonnie Quinlan – Advanced Practice Nurse in Cardiology, UOHI Ms. Peter Croal, a UOHI patient who will share his experience The main speakers will be followed up with a Q…

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Physical Activity and Heart Disease

        Over 65 people attended the session at the Ritz Canal restaurant, in Ottawa. The informal setting allowed for a vibrant exchange between guests and speakers. For the occasion, a healthy menu was presented to guests who gathered in the scenic room to listen, learn and ask questions while enjoying the nice weather. Dr. Jennifer Reed, Registered Kinesiologist, Scientist, and Director…

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START THE CONVERSATION – A Woman’s Heart Health Across her Lifespan

        The University of Ottawa Patient Alumni Association held its third very successful Meet the Expert* session on September 26th. Entitled START THE CONVERSATION – A Woman’s Heart Health Across her Lifespan, nearly 100 people attended the session at the Canal Ritz to hear featured experts and patients share their knowledge and experience on prevention of women’s heart diseases and ways…

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Living with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Patient Alumni held its second Meet the Expert conference at the Heart and Crown Pub on Preston Street in Ottawa on May 23rd at 5:30PM. Over 70 guests were present to hear and share their experience with our distinguished speakers from the Heart Institute (HI): Dr. David Birnie, Director of the Arrhythmia Service, Ms. Bonnie Quinlan, Advanced Practice…

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