CFUW-Ottawa February General Meeting

  • 04 Feb 2013
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Riverside United Church/Anglican Church of the Resurrection, 3191 Riverside Dr., Ottawa, ON K1V 8N8
Speaker:  Dr. Robert RobertsMD, FRCPC, MACC, FAHA, LLD (Hon.)
President/CEO, Univ. of Ottawa Heart Institute; Prof. of Med./Dir. Ruddy Can. Cardiovascular Genetics Centre

Topic:  "Medicine, A Glimpse of the Future"

Robert Roberts is the President and CEO of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and founding Director of The Ruddy Canadian Cardiovascular Genetics Centre.  He received his M.D. from Dalhousie University and completed his residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Toronto.  Funded by a Canadian Heart Foundation Scholarship, he pursued research in heart disease and in 1982 became Chief of Cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. As a cardiologist, educator and scientist, he developed the MCBK Test which has been used to diagnose heart attacks for the past three decades. Dr. Roberts’ research led him to molecular biology and genetics, during which time he discovered many genes responsible for heart disease.  Dr. Roberts is generally regarded as one of the founders of molecular cardiology.

CFUW-Ottawa General Meetings are open to all.

November 1, 2012       


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