Heather Ross

CM, MD, DSc, MHSc, FRCPC, FACC

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Heather Ross

University Health Network/Toronto General Hospital

CM, MD, DSc, MHSc, FRCPC, FACC

Areas of Research: Prognosis, Digital health, Quality of Life, Heart Failure, Heart Transplantation

Short Bio

Heather Ross CM, MD, DSc, MHSc, FRCP (C), FACC is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and Head of the Division of Cardiology at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre. She received the Order of Canada in 2020 (CM), and an Honorary Doctor of Science (DSc) from Queen’s University 2021. She is the site lead for the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research, and currently holds the Loretta A. Rogers Chair in Heart Function and the Pfizer Chair in Cardiovascular Research. She received her medical degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada, her cardiology training at Dalhousie University, and her postdoctoral fellowship in Cardiac Transplantation at Stanford University, California. She earned her Master’s Degree in Bioethics from the University of Toronto. She has published over 370 peer reviewed articles and won numerous awards including the inaugural CCS Women in Cardiovascular Medicine/Science Mentorship Award (2020) and the Canadian Heart Failure Society Annual Achievement Award (2019).

UHN, U of T title: Professor of Medicine, Head Division of Cardiology at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Site Lead Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research