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ATTARAN, Amir »


Amir Attaran

Full Professor
Faculty of Law, Common Law Section

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2889)
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International development and foreign aid; international human rights law and particularly how it applies to the war in Afghanistan; global public health in the poorer countries.

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BENCHIMOL, Eric »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Medicine
Pediatrics

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Dr. Benchimol conducts epidemiology, outcomes, and health services research in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). He is leading the health services research and quality improvement initiatives for the Canadian Children IBD Network. His work created The Ontario Crohn’s and Colitis Cohort, the world’s largest ongoing surveillance cohort of IBD patients. Dr. Benchimol also chairs the Canadian Gastro-Intestinal Epidemiology Consortium (CanGIEC), which conducts national research on IBD and other chronic illnesses using health administrative data. Dr. Benchimol’s work is focused on improving the way the health care system treats children with IBD, at a clinical, provincial, and national level.

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BOURGEAULT, Ivy Lynn »


Ivy Lynn Bourgeault

Full professor
Telfer School of Management

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8614)
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Dr. Bourgeault has garnered an international reputation for her research on health professions, health policy and women’s health. She has published widely in national and international journals and edited volumes on midwifery and maternity care, the migration and integration of internationally educated health workers, primary care delivery, advanced practice nursing, qualitative health research methods, and on complementary and alternative medicine. Other areas of expertise : Health care, Health-service providers, Human-resource management

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BRUNET, Jennifer »


Jennifer Brunet

Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3068)
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Dr. Brunet’s research addresses the promotion of mental and physical health through physical activity in diverse populations. Her research is grounded in various motivational and social cognitive theories and she use mixed methods to coalesce the strengths of quantitative and qualitative approaches to research.

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ELBESHBEISHY, Rana »


Part-time professor
Faculty of Medicine

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Office: 6136009943
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I'm interested and experienced in the field Anatomy, Histology and Pathology. I have many researches using immunohistochemistry, biochemistry and electron microscopy both scanning and transmission. Being a physician, I have a medical background.

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FOSTER, Angel »


Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Interdisciplinary School of Health sciences

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2316)
Cell: 617-417-9974
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Dr. Angel M. Foster holds a DPhil (doctorate) in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Oxford, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and an AM (master's degree) from Stanford University. She has conducted multi-methods research on women’s health in Burma, Canada, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Thailand, Tunisia, and the United States. Her current research focuses on expanding access to emergency contraception, increasing access to safe, high quality, and affordable abortion services, improving the reproductive health training of health service professionals, and Identifying and addressing the reproductive health needs of vulnerable populations including young/unmarried women and refugees/displaced women. She has published more than 50 articles, book chapters, and technical reports on women's health and her first book, Emergency contraception: The story of a global reproductive health technology, was published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2012 (co-edited with L.L. Wynn). Her next book, Abortion pills, test tube babies & sex toys: Emerging sexual and reproductive health technologies in the Middle East and North Africa, will soon be published by Vanderbilt University Press.

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HUSEREAU, Don »


Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Office: 6132994379
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My main area of interest is health policy including methods to increase innovation in health care. A strong area of focus is examining approaches to decision-making for new health technologies (drug and device) and health services that provide better incentives for private and public sector innovators.

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KREWSKI, Daniel »


Director
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Institute of Population Health

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Office: 613-562-5381
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LABONTÉ, Ronald »


Ronald Labonté

Canada Research Chair in Globalization and Health Equity
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Institute of Population Health

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2288)
Cell: 613-795-1668
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For the past 15 years, Dr. Labonté’s work has focused on the health equity impacts of contemporary globalization. His current research projects include the health equity impacts of global health worker migration and medical tourism, globalization-related pathways of influence on the health of Canadians, health and human rights, comprehensive primary health care reform, trade and health, and global health diplomacy (how health is positioned in foreign policy).

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LITTLE, Julian »


Julian Little

Canada Research Chair in Human Genome Epidemiology, and Department Chair
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Epidemiology and Community Medicine

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8159)
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My current research includes empirical work on potential biases in genetic association studies, harmonization of biobanks, the potential value of germline genetic profiling in prediction of risk for chronic disease, the potential value of information on family history in predicting risk for chronic disease, potential value of information on HPV and other factors in management of women with low-grade cervical abnormalities.

I am engaged in collaborations on enhancing surveillance of congenital anomalies in Canada, on long term health outcomes in people with congenital anomalies and on the etiology and management of cleft lip and palate.

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English and French , italien (limité) / limited Italian

ORSINI, Michael »


Michael Orsini

Chair, Institute of Women's Studies
Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Political Studies

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Office: 613-562-5791
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I am a political scientist who is interested in health politics and health policy. I have specific interests in how citizens can affect health policy issues. I am especially interested in illnesses that affect marginalized communities, such as HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C. I am currently completing a SSHRC-funded project on “contested illnesses”, including autism and Multiple Chemical Sensitivities. My non-health related interests include methods of citizen engagement and citizen participation, the role of the voluntary sector, and the influence of interest groups and social movements.

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POLOMENO, Viola »


Viola Polomeno

Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8736)
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Known as "The Love Nurse"; specialized in perinatal sexuality; the intimacy of the parenting couple during the perinatal period (preconception, normal and at-risk pregnancy, labor and delivery, parenting, breastfeeding); francophone parenting couples in a minority situation (mothers and fathers); sexuality and health care; the training of health care professionals in perinatal sexuality and sexuality and health care. 

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POTTIE, Kevin »


Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Family Medicine

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Office: 613-562-6262 (2937)
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My research focuses on initiatives to use evidence-based medicine to improve the quality of primary care and to address health inequities for vulnerable populations. Specifically this included clinical practice guidelines, systematic reviews, and community based research. 

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SHEHATA, Marlene Fouad »


Prof., Pharmacist and PhD candidate in Genetics of Cardiovascular Diseases
Part-time professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Medicine

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Office: 613-255-5476
Cell: 613-255-5476
Home: 613-255-5476
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My main field of research is targeting the salt-sensitive high blood pressure. This particular kind of high blood pressure has been connected with a genetic component that is inherited from parents to offspring and that is usually exacerbated by high salt-intake. As a Geneticist Candidate and a Pharmacist, I am investigating the genes that might be involved in transmitting that genetic form of high blood pressure.

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STACEY, Dawn »


University Research Chair in Knowledge Translation to Patients
Associate professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Nursing

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8419)
Office: (613)-737-8899 ext 73817
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In her role as scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, she leads the Patient Decision Aids Research Group. Her research is focused on using research findings to: a) support patients to be involved in making health decisions; b) guide policy makers with implementing patient decision aids and shared decision making in healthcare; c) help nurses provide telephone support to patients with cancer such that they are better able to manage their treatment side effects.

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