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July 16, 2019(L-R) Mike and Dawn Wrenshall.

Community Donations Go a Long Way to Supporting Regional Health Care

Research is vital in Northwestern Ontario, helping us find solutions to our unique health care challenges. Despite our barriers to care, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre programs consistently rank among the best in Ontario, and we are a Leading Practice in several areas including orthopaedics, Telemedicine, and Patient and Family Centred Care (PFCC). The […]

(L-R) James McCormick, Lisa Ewen, Connor Little and Dr. Arnold Kim.

Designing Better Patient Care

July 16, 2019

Standard patient records, whether they are paper or electronic, are large and often fragmented collections of information. But what if you could bring all that information into a design environment and create a “blueprint of care”? This would allow care providers to literally visualize the treatment plan and instantly see the big picture. That’s exactly […]

Dr. Zubair Fadlullah

New Smart Health Research Chair Will Overcome Geographic and Other Barriers to Health Care in Northwestern Ontario

June 28, 2019

“Smart health” is one of the most promising areas of health care advancement today. Smart health encompasses a wide range of technology that will help health care providers connect more easily with their patients, receive more information about their patients’ health faster, and ultimately improve patient care.

Summer School of Medical Imaging Roster for 2019

Summer School of Medical Imaging gives future scientists an opportunity to sharpen their skills

June 3, 2019

The Summer School of Medical Imaging (SSMI), jointly hosted by the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute and Lakehead University’s Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies, offers a unique research experience that showcases the graduate environment in Medical Imaging as a prospective career path for undergraduate students.

Dr. Patrick McGrath

Save the Date for Research Day: October 4th, 2019

June 3, 2019

The second annual Research Day will take place on Friday, October 4th at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (the Hospital) and will offer valuable information, skills-building and networking opportunities for anyone interested in health research.

Andrew Ross

Health Research Institute Board Member Profile: Andrew Ross

June 3, 2019

Andrew Ross is the Manager of the Anishnaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program, a collaboration of the Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) and Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA).

Dr. Ingeborg Zehbe

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Solving the HPV Problem

December 7, 2018

As a Cancer Biologist, Dr. Zehbe’s research focuses on human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancer.

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Ranks Among the Top Research Hospitals in Canada

November 2, 2018

After debuting on the list of Top 40 Research Hospitals in Canada in 2010, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (the Hospital) continues to rank among the leading health research institutions in the country. Eight years ago, the Hospital appeared on the list for the first time, entering at #40. This year, Thunder Bay Regional […]

Meet Dr. Amarjit Chahal, the Health Research Institute’s Manager of Business Development

November 2, 2018

Dr. Amarjit Chahal joined the Health Research Institute in September 2016 as the Manager of Business Development. In his role, Dr. Chahal is responsible for identifying and pursuing business development opportunities that are in alignment with the Health Research Institute’s strategic plan. This includes patenting and the commercialization of inventions. Dr. Chahal’s background highlights a […]

Research Canada Reception

Jean Bartkowiak Addressed Colleagues in Health Research at Annual Reception in Ottawa

November 2, 2018

Jean Bartkowiak, President and CEO of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and CEO of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute, represented both organizations at this year’s Northern and Rural Health Research in Canada reception in Ottawa on October 30th. Mr. Bartkowiak was there to address colleagues in health research, while bringing attention to the patient-centred research at our Hospital and Health Research Institute.