Meet the Expert

Meet the Expert: A Woman’s Heart – The Truth About Women’s Heart Disease

On February 25, 2020, the Patient Alumni Association held another successful Meet the Expert event. The event featured experts and patients who shared their knowledge and experience of women’s heart disease and support for women with heart disease. Read more to view the event online or access recommended resources.

Posted on March 11, 2020

SOLD OUT- A Woman’s Heart: The Truth About Women’s Heart Disease

Due to the overwhelming response to the Meet the Expert event “A Woman’s Heart: The Truth About Women’s Heart Disease” that will take place on February 25th, this event is sold out. We will endeavour to organize a similar event as soon as possible and we will keep you informed. Thank you for your interest. The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Patient Alumni Association…

Posted on February 3, 2020

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…

Posted on May 23, 2019

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…

Posted on February 28, 2019

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…

Posted on May 29, 2018

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…

Posted on October 25, 2017

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…

Posted on June 13, 2017