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  • The Ottawa Stroke Research Program received the 2018 TOH Team Excellence award

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  • Dr Grant Stotts received the 2018 TOH physician recognition award

 

 

 

 

  • Congratulations to Dr. Hubert Lee for publishing his MSc thesis: Lee H, Perry JJ, English SW, Alkherayf F, Joseph J, Nobile S, Zhou LL, Lesiuk H, Moulton R, Agbi C, Sinclair J, Dowlatshahi D. Clinical prediction of delayed cerebral ischemia in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 8:1-8. doi: 10.3171/2018.1.JNS172715. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29882700.

 

 

 

 

  • Congratulations to Mr. Michael Pugliese for yet another manuscript from his MSc thesis: Pugliese M, Ramsay T, Johnson D, Dowlatshahi D. Mobile tablet-based therapies following stroke: A systematic scoping review of administrative methods and patient experiences. PLoS One. 2018 Jan 23;13(1):e0191566. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191566. eCollection 2018. Review. PubMed PMID: 29360872;PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5779660.

 

 

 

 

  • Gocan, S., Fitzpatrick, T., Wang, CQ, Taljaard, M., Cheng, W., Bourgoin, A, Dowlatshahi, D., Stotts, G. & Shamy, M.  (2018).  Averting Transient Ischemic Attack Misdiagnosis: Discriminating Features from a Retrospective Chart Review.  Short communication and e-poster.  World Stroke Congress.  Montreal, Canada.  Short communication and e-poster

 

 

 

 

  • Gocan, S., Fitzpatrick, T., Wang, CQ, Taljaard, M., Cheng, W., Bourgoin, A, Dowlatshahi, D., Stotts, G. & Shamy, M.  (2018).  A TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING:  UNMASKING FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH A FINAL DIAGNOSIS OF TIA/STROKE. World Stroke Congress. Montreal, Canada.  Oral Presentation.

 

 

 

 

  • Bourgoin A., Fronzi L., Edwards E., Hammond L., Hawton S., McKellar J., Moher C., Murphy C., Sousa M., Stevenson G., Tebbutt T., Maebrae-Waller A., White J., Kelloway L., “The Development of the Ontario Stroke Prevention Clinic Nursing Interest Group: Bridging the communication gap”, September 2017; Calgary Alberta, 8th Canadian Stroke Congress

 

 

 

 

  • Bourgoin A., “My patient has had a TIA – now what?”, 2018 Heart & Stroke Clinical Update – Invites speaker, December 2018

 

 

 

 

  • Bourgoin A., Stevenson G., Tebbutt T., Fronzi L., Edwards E., McKellar J., Godfrey K., Yearwood K., Murphy C., “Standardized approach for Ontario’s Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinics”  World Stroke Congress.  October 2018; Montreal, Canada.  Oral Presentation

 

 

 

 

  • Sivakumar B.,  Bourgoin A., Gocan S., “Women Are From Venus: Stroke Risk Factors Unique to Women of All Ages”  June 2017; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CANN AGM and Scientific Sessions

 

 

 

 

  • Kessler, D., Afkham, A., Bourgoin, A., Gocan, S., Sivakumar, B., Windsor, M.E., & Liddy, C.  (2017). An Electronic Referral Initiative to Facilitate Referral to a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program for Persons with Transient Ischemic Attack.  ACI Open; 1:e1-e6.

 

 

 

 

  • Fitzpatrick, T., Gocan, S., Wang, CQ., Bourgoin, A., Dowlatshahi, D., Stotts, G., & Shamy, M.  (2018). How experts diagnose TIA: A systematic review.  Neurology Apr 2018, 90 (15 Supplement) P5.256

 

 

 

 

  • Gocan, S., Fitzpatrick, T., Wang, CQ, Taljaard, M., Cheng, W., Bourgoin, A, Dowlatshahi, D., Stotts, G. & Shamy, M.  (2018).  Averting Transient Ischemic Attack Misdiagnosis:  Discriminating Features from a Retrospective Chart Review.  Short communication and e-poster.  World Stroke Congress.  Montreal, Canada.  Short communication and e-poster

 

 

 

 

  • Gocan, S., Fitzpatrick, T., Wang, CQ, Taljaard, M., Cheng, W., Bourgoin, A, Dowlatshahi, D., Stotts, G. & Shamy, M.  (2018).  A Transient Ischemic Attack In Sheep’s Clothing: Unmasking Factors Associated with a Final Diagnosis of TIA/Stroke.  World Stroke Congress.  Montreal, Canada.  Oral Presentation.

 

 

 

 

  • Shamy, M., Wang, C., Fitzpatrick, T., Taljaard, M., Bourgoin, A., Dowlatshahi, D., Stotts, G., & Gocan, S.  (May 2018). How Experts Diagnose TIA: An In Vivo Clinical Decision-Making Model.  European Stroke Organization Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden.  Poster Presentation.

 

 

 

 

  • Fitzpatrick, T., Gocan, S., Wang, C., Stotts, G., Dowlatshahi, D., Bourgoin, A. & Shamy, M.  (April 2018). “How experts diagnose TIA: A systematic review”.  American Academy of Neurology 70th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. Poster Presentation.

 

 

 

 

  • Bourgoin, A., Gocan, S., Stotts, G., Dowlatshahi, D., & Shamy, M.  (2017).  Improved Oral Anticoagulant Prescription Rates for Secondary Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Success in the Champlain LHIN. Eighth Canadian Stroke Congress.  Poster Presentation.

 

 

 

 

  • Fitzpatrick, T., Gocan, S., Bourgoin, A., Dowlatshahi. D., Stotts, G., Shamy, M.  (2017).  How Experts Diagnose TIA: A Systematic Review.  Eighth Canadian Stroke Congress.  Poster Presentation.

 

 

 

 

  • Rany Shamloul presented “THE PRICE WE PAY FOR USING PAPER IN CLINICAL STROKE RESEARCH/Attitudes of Research Personnel towards Modernizing Clinical Research Management” at the 2017 SoCRA meeting, Orlando

 

 

 

 

  • Yogendrakumar V, Smith E, Demchuk AM, Aviv RI, Rodriguez-Luna D, Molina CA, Blas YA, Dzialowski I, Kobayashi A, Boulanger J, Lum C, Gubitz G, Padma V, Roy J, Kase CS, Bhatia R, Ali M, Lyden P, Hill MD, Dowlatshahi D. Lack of Early Improvement Predicts Poor Outcome Following Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Crit Care Med. 2018;46(4):e310-e317. Published January 2018 in Critical Care Medicine

 

 

 

 

  • Shamy M, Yogendrakumar V, Iancu D, Bourque P. Serpiginous Cranial Arterial Calcification in Uremia. Neurology. 2017;89:1530-1531 Published October 2017 in Neurology

 

 

 

 

  • Yogendrakumar V, Demchuk AM, Aviv RI, Rodriguez-Luna D, Molina CA, Blas YS, Dzialowski I, Kobayashi A, Boulanger J, Lum C, Gubitz G, Padma V, Roy J, Kase CS, Bhatia R, Hill MD, Dowlatshahi D. Location of Hemorrhage Predicts Hematoma Expansion. Euro Stroke Journal. 2017;2:257-263. Published June 2017 in European Stroke Journal

 

 

 

 

  • Yogendrakumar V, Demchuk AM, Aviv RI, Rodriguez-Luna D, Molina CA, Blas YS, Dzialowski I, Kobayashi A, Boulanger J, Lum C, Gubitz G, Padma V, Roy J, Kase CS, Bhatia R, Hill MD, Salim M, Dowlatshahi D. Independent Validation of The Hematoma Expansion (Hep) Score: A Non-Contrast Prediction Tool. Oral Presentation:October 2018 – World Stroke Congress (Montreal)

 

 

 

 

  • Yogendrakumar V, Al-Ajlan F, Najm M, Puig J, Calleja A, Sohn S, Ahn SH, Mikulik R, Asdagh N, Field TS, Jin A, Asil T, Boulanger JM, Hill MD, Demchuk AM, Menon BK, Dowlatshahi D. Predictors of Hemorrhage After Endovascular Therapy: Findings from the INTERRSeCT Study. Int J Stroke. 2017; 12(4S) Abstract Published in International Journal of Stroke (September 2017)

 

 

 

 

  • Karen Mallet et al. Using Knowledge-to-Action cycle to help improve adherence to Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations for Rehabilitation and increase rehabilitation intensity at 11th World Stroke Congress, Montreal, October 17-20, 2018

 

 

 

 

  • Karen Mallet et al Implementing Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations in Acute Care: Development of an acute stroke pathway for Speech Language Pathology at 11th World Stroke Congress, Montreal, October 17-20, 2018

 

 

 

 

  • Moira Teed. Timely Access Impacts Length of Stay: Acute Stroke Pathway for Social Work at 11th World Stroke Congress, Montreal, October 17-20, 2018.

 

 

 

 

  • Isabelle Martineau et al. The creation of bilingual aphasia-friendly care companions for “Your Stroke Journey” at The Ottawa Hospital. 11th World Stroke Congress, Montreal, October 17-20, 2018.

 

 

 

 

  • Karen Mallet et al TeleRehab at Home: Mobile Tablet Technology for Patients with Post-Stroke Communication Deficits Canadian Stroke Congress, Calgary, September 9-11, 2017

 

 

 

 

  • Karen Mallet et al. TeleRehab at Home: Mobile Tablet Technology for Patients with Post-Stroke Communication Deficits Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery, Calgary, September 8, 2017

 

 

 

 

  • Michael Pugliese et al RecoverNow: Preliminary Results of a Comprehensive Mobile Tablet-based Stroke Rehabilitation Platform for Early Recovery. In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE 2017 Sep 1 (Vol. 12, pp. 63-63). 1 OLIVERS YARD, 55 CITY ROAD, LONDON EC1Y 1SP, ENGLAND: SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD.

 

 

 

 

  • Karen Mallet et al.TeleRehab for Patients with Post-Stroke Communication Deficits using Mobile Technology: A Randomized Controlled Trial. In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE 2017 Sep 1 (Vol. 12, pp. 18-18). 1 OLIVERS YARD, 55 CITY ROAD, LONDON EC1Y 1SP, ENGLAND: SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD.

 

 

 

 

  • Whitney Kucey et al Implementation of an Acute Stroke Unit at the Ottawa Hospital. In INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE 2017 Sep 1 (Vol. 12, pp. 24-24). 1 OLIVERS YARD, 55 CITY ROAD, LONDON EC1Y 1SP, ENGLAND: SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD.

 

 

 

 

  • Shamy M, Fedyk M. Why the Ethical Justification of RCTs is a Scientific Question. J Clin Epidemiol 2018; 97: 126-132.

 

 

 

 

  • De Meulemeester J, Fedyk M, Jurkovic L, Reaume M, Dowlatshahi D, Stotts G, Shamy M. Many RCTs May Not be Justified: A Cross-Sectional Analysis. J Clin Epidemiol 2018; 97: 20-25.

 

 

 

 

  • Kyriakopoulos P, Fedyk M, Shamy M. Translating Futility. CMAJ 2017; 189: E805-806.

 

 

 

 

  • Congratulations to Dr. Hubert Lee for publishing his MSc thesis: Lee H, Perry JJ, English SW, Alkherayf F, Joseph J, Nobile S, Zhou LL, Lesiuk H, Moulton R, Agbi C, Sinclair J, Dowlatshahi D. Clinical prediction of delayed cerebral ischemia in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 8:1-8. doi: 10.3171/2018.1.JNS172715. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29882700

 

 

 

 

  • Congratulations to Mr. Michael Pugliese for yet another manuscript from his MSc thesis: Pugliese M, Ramsay T, Johnson D, Dowlatshahi D. Mobile tablet-based therapies following stroke: A systematic scoping review of administrative methods and patient experiences. PLoS One. 2018 Jan 23;13(1):e0191566. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191566. eCollection 2018. Review. PubMed PMID: 29360872;PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5779660.

 

 

 

 

  • Dr Dowlatshahi received a $290,000 grant-in-aid from the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada for the RecoverNow tablet-based acute speech therapy phase II clinical trial

 

 

 

 

  • Dr.Shamy received $98,000 grant from the CIHR Catalyst Grant in Ethics (2018-2020) for studying the ethics of randomized clinical trials.

 

 

 

 

  • Dr. Shamy received $100,000 grant form   HSFC Seed Catalyst Grant (2018-2020) for studying the ethics of women-only randomized control trials in stroke.

 

 

 

 

  • Dr.Shamy received $10,000 AMS Project Grant (2018) for studying conceptual clarity in end of life care.

 

 

 

 

  • Sophia Gocan and Aline Bourgoin received the Nursing Research Catalyst Award, Nursing Professional Practice, The Ottawa Hospital $8,000 Research Grant (2017).

 

 

 

 

  • Sophia Gocan, Michel Shamy and Aline Bourgoin received the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute, $25,000 Research Grant (2017)

 

 

 

 

  • Dr.Yogendrakumar received the $17,500 Frederick Banting and Charles Best Graduate Scholarship Award (April 2018) from CIHR

 

 

 

 

  • Dr.Yogendrakumar received $550 uOttawa Graduate Studies Travel Grant Award (December 2017) from the University of Ottawa.

 

 

 

 

  • Dr.Yogendrakumar received the $15,000 Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology Awarded (July 2017).

 

 

 

 

  • Dr.Yogendrakumar received the $8,000 uOttawa Masters Excellence Scholarship Award (July 2017).

 

 

 

 

  • May 2017: The members of the Ottawa Stroke Program received multiple nominations at the Ottawa Hospital Annual Excellence Awards. Isabelle Martineau was the winner of the Excellence Award in the Working Together category. Laura Dunn was nominated in the Commitment to Compassion category. The Stroke Unit and the Ottawa Stroke Program research team were each nominated for a Team Excellence award.