At the confluence of cardiovascular research, education and care

The Libin Cardiovascular Institute coordinates all cardiovascular research, clinical care and education in southern Alberta. 

Cardiovascular patients: Please seek treatment!

Cardiovascular conditions are the No. 1 killer globally, far surpassing any deaths from infectious diseases. Yet during the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a large drop in the number of cardiovascular patients seeking treatment. 

Unfortunately, your cardiovascular symptoms won't go away, and delaying treatment might cause serious harm and even death, so please don't avoid treatment due to fears over the coronavirus. Our physicians and health care providers are here to help you, so please let us by seeking treatment. 

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Caroline Hatcher stepping down from her role in the Dept. of Cardiac Sciences

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After over a decade as executive director of Cardiac Sciences at FMC, Caroline Hatcher is stepping down to take on a new challenge. She is leaving a legacy in patient care, leadership and quality improvement that won’t soon be forgotten.


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Researchers receive $3M CIHR grant to conduct trials co-designed with patients

Studies to address real-world concerns for people living with chronic diseases...

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Study investigates the importance of patient engagement

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Libin researchers looking to improve experience and outcomes for patients with diabetes

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Trainee receives scholarship for diabetes research

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