Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

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The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI), formerly Ottawa Health Research Institute,[1] is a non-profit academic health research institute located in the city of Ottawa. It was formed in 2001 following the merger of three Ottawa hospitals. The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital and affiliated with the University of Ottawa.

As of April 2013, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute houses approximately 560 scientists and clinical investigators, 475 students and research fellows, and 700 support staff.[2] It has five research programs: Cancer Therapeutics; Chronic Disease; Clinical Epidemiology; Regenerative Medicine; and Neurosciences.[3]

Ronald G. Worton was the research institute's founding CEO and Scientific Director in 2001.[4] In 2007, Duncan Stewart, formerly Chief Cardiologist of St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and Director of Cardiology of University of Toronto, took over as CEO and Scientific Director.[5][6]


  1. ^ Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (April 22, 2009). "Ottawa Health Research Institute changes name to Ottawa Hospital Research Institute". Retrieved June 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Our People". Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. 
  3. ^ "Research Programs". =Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. 
  4. ^ "Dr. Ronald Worton, Founding CEO of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, to be inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame". Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. September 24, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Dr. Duncan Stewart, science director at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, has been named to head up the Canadian Vascular Network". Ottawa Citizen. February 23, 2014. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Ottawa Health Research Institute holds Annual General Meeting and welcomes new CEO". Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. September 24, 2007. 

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