University Health Network

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R. Fraser Elliott Building, 190 Elizabeth St., Toronto, M5G 2C4, ON, CA


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University Health Network (UHN) is a medical centre that comprises four hospitals: Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. These are a network of teaching hospitals affiliated with the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. It is a recognized leader in patient care, research and education.

UHN has a proud history of achieving many "world firsts" including discovering stem cells, pioneering deep brain simulation to treat patients with depression, performing the world's first single and double-lung transplant and pioneering the Cobalt machine, the technology that allowed modern radiation therapy to develop. UHN is committed to continually breaking new ground in research and treatment so it can enhance patients' experience and outcomes.

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Dr. Peter Pisters

Dr. Peter Pisters

President & CEO

Dr. Pisters is an internationally known tenured Professor of Surgery and worked at MD Anderson

Management of Sarcoma Cancer Patients Management of Gastrointestinal Cancer Patients Health Care Management Healthcare Leadership Change Management Health Systems Clinical Management Public Health Healthcare Information Technology Clinical Research

Dr. Heather Ross

Dr. Heather Ross

Director - Cardiac Transplant Program, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre

A widely recognized authority on heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation

Heart Failure/Function Immunosuppressive Optimization Clinical Research Cardiology Organ Donation Education of Transplant Specialists Quality of Life

Dr. Tirone  David

Dr. Tirone David

Cardiac Surgeon, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre

Holder of the Melanie Munk Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre

Cardiovascular Surgery Myocardial Infarction Thoracic Aneurysms Surgical Techniques

Dr. Joy Richards

Dr. Joy Richards

Vice-President, Health Professions and Chief Nurse Executive at University Health Network

Dr. Richards is a well-known and highly respected nurse leader who has held a range of significant management positions

Clinical Leadership Quality of Work Life Environments Client-Centred Practice Settings Geriatric Care Nursing Practice Allied Health Professions Healthcare Education Interprofessional Practice Patient Centred Care Leadership

Dr. Brian Hodges

Dr. Brian Hodges

Executive Vice President, Education

Internationally renowned educator who has worked with medical schools and licensure organizations all over the world

Health Professional Education Educational Structure Clinical Education Educational Technologies Services Education of Healthcare Professions Research in Educational Practice Patient Education Psychiatry Qualitative Research Medical Education Program Evaluation University Teaching Public Health Program Development

Dr. Eleanor Fish

Dr. Eleanor Fish

Senior Scientist, Division of Advanced Diagnostics - Infection & Immunity Toronto General Research Institute

Helping develop develop therapeutic intervention strategies for a variety of clinical indications.

Immunology Autouimmunity Arthritis Cytokines - Interferons and Chemokines H5N1 H1N1 Pandemic Infections Sars Influenza Women's Health

Dr. Carmela Tartaglia

Dr. Carmela Tartaglia

Neurologist, Memory Clinic, Krembil Neuroscience Centre

Leading researcher in the fight against dementia

Neuroscience Neuroimaging Alzheimers Dementia Memory Loss Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (Ftld) Neurology Concussion Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (Cte) Biomarkers Exercise for Dementia

Dr. Michael Gardam

Dr. Michael Gardam

Director of Infection Prevention and Control

Fiercely committed to ensuring patient safety and preventing the spread of infectious disease

Infectious Diseases Infection Prevention and Control Tuberculosis Organizational Change Healthcare Management Patient Safety Epidemology Ebola Hospital Infections Noscocomial Infections Change Management Positive Deviance

Dr. Barry Rubin

Dr. Barry Rubin

Medical Director - Peter Munk Cardiac Centre

Vascular surgeon

Vascular Surgery Clinical Research Multiple Sclerosis Hospital Administration Medical Devices Cardiovascular Surgery Leadership in Innovation

Dr. Leanne Casaubon

Dr. Leanne Casaubon

Director, TIA and Minor Stroke (TAMS) Unit

Leading innovator in stroke research

Clinical Research Neurology Epidemiology Health Services Research

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