Can a calculator predict your risk of heart attack and stroke?
uOttawa’s Dr. Doug Manuel and a team of Canadian researchers have built and validated an online calculator that empowers individuals to predict their risk of cardiovascular disease. Their process was published July 23 in the CMAJ.
MD/PhD student profile: Helping under-served communities locally and internationally
As a young teenager growing up in Quebec, uOttawa MD/PhD student Alexandra Beaudry-Richard was captivated by books and TV shows about Doctors Without Borders and the way it championed the delivery of medical aid to places where it’s needed most.
Celebrating 12 years of the “Brain Waves” program run by uOttawa MD students
Most parents will agree that it’s not always easy convincing kids to wear a bike or sports helmet—a frustrating challenge considering this added layer of protection is proven to prevent serious brain injuries.