Spotlight on: Dr. Scott Lear

ICVHealth Clinical Lead and Director of Community Health Solutions

November 17, 2014

Key Interests:
Built environment
Management of chronic diseases
Virtual chronic disease clinics


Your research is mainly focused on the prevention and management of chronic disease, all to provide and …

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Spotlight on: Dr. Jonathon A. Leipsic

ICVHealth Clinical Lead
Canada Research Chair in Advanced Cardiac Imaging 

November 3, 2014

Key Interests:
Cardiac MRI Contrast Reduction CT
CT Pulmonary Hypertension CT Valve
Replacement Genetic Cardiomyopathies Perfusion
CT Radiation Dose Reduction


Your research is mainly focused on cardiac imaging and its …

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Spotlight on: Dr. Carolyn Taylor

ICVHealth’s Clinical Lead,
Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC

September 29, 2014

Key Interests:
Risk factor modification
Cardiac CT Angiography
Cardiac intensive care unit
Preventative cardiology


With a focus on preventative cardiology, risk factor modification, cardiac intensive care, and cardiac CT angiography, what motivates …

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Spotlight on: Dr. John Webb

ICVHealth Clinical Lead,
Director of Interventional Cardiology,
and Inventor of the modern TAVI

September 15, 2014

Key Interests:
Transcatheter management of structural and valvular diseases
New device development


What interests you most about this particular field in interventional cardiology?

 Dr. Webb finds it …

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Spotlight on: Dr. Daniel Wong

ICVHealth Clinical Lead,
Co-Director of the Transcatheter Heart Valve Program at Royal Columbian Hospital

September 1, 2014

Key Interests:
Aortic surgery
Transcatheter heart valves
Cardiac surgical quality and outcomes


What is it about this specific area in cardiac surgery that interests you?

Dr. …

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Spotlight on: Dr. Tara Sedlak

ICVHealth Clinical Lead,
Director of Leslie Diamond Women’s Heart Clinic

August 18, 2014

Key Interests:
Microvascular Coronary Dysfunction
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection
Women’s heart health


Given your research interests, what inspired and motivated you to begin in this field?

Dr. Sedlak became interested …

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Robert Hayden Research Fellowship

August 7, 2014

The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) and the BC Centre for Improved Cardiovascular Health (ICVHealth) are pleased to announce the launch of the Robert Hayden Research Fellowship.This personnel award was established by Cardiac …

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