Creating the future of health - right here in Calgary

The Dean's Talks are a conversation about the future of health and healthcare. From cancer and infectious diseases to wearable technology and advance life planning, research at the CSM is helping to create the future of health.

2017 Featured Speakers

Paul Fedak, MD, PHD

Heart surgery was the final frontier

Paul Fedak, MD, PhD Cardiac surgeon and translational scientist Heart surgery was the final surgical frontier and only became routine over the past few decades. Find out how it all started, what it takes to be a heart surgeon, and how the latest innovations and applied research are shaping the future.

Riona Clement, PhD

How do we improve the health care system?

Fiona Clement, PhD Director, Health and Technology Assessment Unit How do we improve the health care system? How do we use precision public health to make changes and integrate technological advances into the system?

Kathy McCoy, PhD

Leading the largest academic germ free facility in the world

Kathy McCoy, PhD Director, International Microbiome Centre Leading research to understand how the trillions of microbes that inhabit our bodies impact our health. Find out how we hope to harness the power of this microbiome and what this means for the study of chronic diseases.

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