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  • John Fraser Scott MD MDiv

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path – Clinician Teacher

    Dr. John Scott is an Associate Professor in the Division of Palliative Care and is based at The Ottawa Hospital.

    Dr. Scott graduated from Medicine at the University of Toronto (1973) and interned at the University of Montreal. From 1975-8, he worked with Dr. Balfour Mount in developing Canada’s first palliative care program at the Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University. He went on to undertake postgraduate studies in Theology (University of Toronto, M.Div. 1979) and Clinical Epidemiology (McMaster University 1982-5). He developed pioneer programs in the new discipline of Palliative Care at the University of Toronto (St. Michael’s Hospital and Women’s College Hospital) and McMaster University (St. Joseph’s Hospital).

    In 1988, Dr. Scott was recruited to Ottawa by Dr. John Seely, then Head of the Department of Medicine. Dr. Scott was appointed Head of a newly created Division of Palliative Medicine ‚Äď the first such academic division in Canada. He was Director of the clinical programs at both √Člisabeth Bruy√®re and Ottawa General hospitals and later became Vice-President of the SCO Hospital with responsibility for Palliative Care. During his tenure as Division Head (1988‚Äď1998), there was significant growth in academic activities (Canada‚Äôs first postgraduate training program in Palliative Medicine, creation of the University of Ottawa Institute of Palliative Care for clinical and educational research). There was also rapid expansion in clinical activities (the Regional Unit at √Člisabeth Bruy√®re became the largest unit in Canada, the Regional Pain and Symptom Management Team was developed for providing consultation throughout East Ontario).

    Dr. Scott was one of the founding members of the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians (its first Secretary-Treasurer), the Section of Palliative Care of OMA, and the Canadian Hospice/Palliative Care Association.

     

    Physician Contact
    Title: Physician, Palliative Care
    Phone: Ext: 13071
    Email: joscott@ottawahospital.ca
    Office:

    The Ottawa Hospital
    Civic Campus

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Stephanie Rochette
    Phone: 613 737 8899 ext. 77220
    Email: srochette@toh.ca
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus 1053 Carling Avenue Ottawa ON K1Y 4E9
  • Peter Tanuseputro MD MHSc CCFP FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Peter Tanuseputro is an Assistant Professor at The Department of Medicine in the Division of Palliative Care, effective May 2017. He completed his MHSc in Community Health and Epidemiology, his MD, his CCFP, and his FRCPC (Public Health and Preventive Medicine) (2012), all at the University of Toronto. He moved to Ottawa to complete research fellowships at the Bruyère Research Institute (BRI), the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI). He received his appointments as an Investigator at BRI and as an Associate Scientist at OHRI in 2016, and as an Adjunct Scientist at ICES in 2017.

    Dr. Tanuseputro’s research focuses on using linked big data at ICES to develop population perspectives on aging and end of life. He currently leads grants that aim to improve the use of long-term care facilities, to improve transitional care for people with dementia, and to build risk-prognostication tools for end-of-life and palliative care. He leads the Bruyère Big Data Research Program. Dr. Tanuseputro also practices family medicine and palliative care, and is involved in provincial and national initiatives aimed at improving care for the aging.

    Physician Contact
    Office:

    Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus
    1053 Carling Ave Box 693
    2-006 Admin Services Building
    Ottawa ON K1Y 4E9

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Karen Pacheco
    Phone: 613-798-5555 Ext. 10298
    Fax: 613-761-5402
    Email: kapacheco@toh.ca
    Mailing Address: Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus 1053 Carling Ave Box 693 2-006 Admin Services Building Ottawa ON K1Y 4E9
  • Christine Watt MSc, MD, CCFP

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Watt completed her undergraduate medical training at McMaster University in 2015 and her Family Medicine training at McGill University in 2017. She then returned to Ottawa to complete her Palliative Medicine Enhanced Skill Training in 2018. Prior to medicine, she obtained a Bachelors of Health Science from the University of Ottawa and a Masters of Science in Human Genetics at McGill University.

    Dr. Watt now joins the Division of Palliative Medicine at the University of Ottawa as an appointed lecturer. Her academic interests include palliative delirium and neuropalliative care, as well as integrating basic science into palliative care research.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Physician, Palliative Care
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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Rose Ireland
    Phone: 613 562-6262 x 4008
    Email: rireland@bruyere.org