News & Events


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Apr 17

CANHEART primary prevention performance indicators for cardiovascular disease published

Key performance indicators that can be used to measure and improve cardiovascular care in the primary setting published in CMAJ Open. Read more

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Apr 17

Where you live could determine your risk of a heart attack or stroke.

Led by Dr. Jack Tu, CANHEART investigators publish “Regional variations in ambulatory care and incidence of cardiovascular events” in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). Read more

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Oct 16

CANHEART investigators publish “High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Cause-Specific Mortality in Individuals Without Previous Cardiovascular Conditions”

Led by Dr. Dennis Ko, CANHEART investigators publish “High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Cause-Specific Mortality in Individuals Without Previous Cardiovascular Conditions” in Journal of American College of Cardiology. Read more

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Jun 16

SRI Magazine highlights CANHEART Immigrant Study

The CANHEART Immigrant Study (Tu et al., Circulation. 2015) presented as a featured article in the SRI Magazin. Details …

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Nov 15

CANHEART’s SAC Meet

CANHEART’s International Scientific Advisory Committee met to discuss current progress and future initiatives.

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Nov 15

Dr Maria Chiu wins Elizabeth Barrett-Connor Young Investigator Award

Dr. Maria Chiu receives the 2015 Elizabeth Barrett-Connor Young Investigator Award in Epidemiology for her research on walkability and health. Details

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Nov 15

AHA presentation by Dr Dennis Ko

Dr. Dennis Ko presents “High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and cause-specific mortality: A population-based study of more than 630,000 individuals without prior cardiovascular conditions” at the American Heart Association Clinical Science Special Reports (Orlando, Florida).   Details …

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Nov 15

AHA presentation by Dr Maria Chiu

Dr. Maria Chiu presents “Moving to a highly walkable neighborhood and incidence of hypertension: a propensity-score matched cohort study” at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions (Orlando, Florida). Details …

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Oct 15

Canadian Cardiovascular Congress presentation by CANHEART student

Mostafa Alabousi presents “Performance standards of cardiovascular disease risk factor management in North America” at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (Toronto, Ontario).

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Aug 15

BMJ publication by CANHEART investigators

CANHEART investigators publish “Temporal trends in cardiovascular disease risk factors among white, South Asian, Chinese and black groups in Ontario, Canada, 2001 to 2012: a population-based study” in BMJ Open.   Details …

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