Dr. Kavanagh-Gray was the first full-time specialist hired by St. Paul’s and one of the hospital’s first female physicians. An activist for women’s issues and an accomplished cardiologist, this heart month we’d like to celebrate this remarkable Doctor.
“I want charitable donors to know how appreciated they are by St. Paul’s staff,” says Stefanie MacLeod. “They inspire us to do more, to innovate, to help in other ways. People who give to St. Paul’s encourage that mindset.”
When he looks back on the six times he was hospitalized while on the waiting list for a heart transplant, it’s the cardiovascular nurses that transplant recipient Mo Shariff thinks of the most.
Dr. John Webb and his team at the Centre for Heart Valve Innovation at St. Paul’s Hospital continue to lead by expanding an innovative heart procedure After a decade of heart trouble, 87-year-old Gisela Wegner’s aortic heart valve was starting to fail, no longer able to properly open to let her blood through the chambers of […]
Initial results are very promising and this could prove to be a game changer for those facing the uncertainty of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Dr. Jeff Reading Appointed Western Canada’s First Chair in Heart Health Research for First Nations PeopleJanuary 21st, 2016
The $2.5 million chair, the first of its kind in Western Canada, will place a holistic focus on First Nations and Aboriginal Peoples’ cardiac health to drive research that can improve health outcomes.
The new equipment includes a screen, much like a TV, which has a series of lenses that connect it to a recorder which can then be hooked up to the ophthalmologist’s computer, allowing the ophthalmologist to place test images on the screen to determine how a patient’s vision has been impacted by an injury.
Hudson’s Bay Foundation donates $150,000 to St. Paul’s Foundation in support of Lights of Hope campaign.January 13th, 2016
Hudson’s Bay pre-Black Friday event held November 26, 2015 was a roaring success and resulted in the largest corporate donation to this year’s Lights of Hope fundraising campaign.
When serious and sometimes life-threatening situations arise with baby or with mom, St. Paul’s is the best place to be.
St. Paul’s Foundation’s 18th annual Lights of Hope fundraising campaign raised a record amount. Contributions from sponsors, St. Paul’s staff and volunteers and the community will support the hospital’s greatest needs in patient care, equipment, research and teaching.