Prof. Harriette Van SpallMcMaster University, Canada
Dr. Van Spall completed her Doctor of Medicine degree and postgraduate clinical training at the University of Toronto, and subsequently earned a Master of Public Health degree at Harvard University. She is a full-time cardiologist, with a clinical focus in Heart Failure and Echocardiography in the Department of Medicine at McMaster University. Dr. Van Spall is a CIHR-funded scientist who leads clinical trials in Heart Failure at the Population Health Research Institute. She has garnered more than $3.5 million in research funding, has won several research awards, and has published her work in high-impact medical journals, including JAMA, Lancet, Circulation, and Annals of Internal Medicine.