Hassan Mir, MD, MHI, MPH, FRCPC
SPECIALTY AND TITLE
Cardiologist, Clinician Investigator, Assistant Professor
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
University of Ottawa
AREA OF RESEARCH
Hassan is passionate about clinical research and his focus is on smoking/vaping cessation and the use of digital health technology to improve patient care. Dr. Mir has received over $1 million in peer-reviewed grant funding and managed over $10 million in operational knowledge translation grants relating to smoking cessation.
MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCIENCE AND/OR HEALTH CARE DELIVERY
Healthcare delivery: Chair of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation. System-based smoking cessation program implemented in 500+ sites supporting 500,000+ people. Chair of the virtual care health heart team.
Digital Health Technology Assessment: Developed, implemented, and evaluated several digital health technologies.
Health Research Methodology: Multiple systematic reviews and meta-analyses. I have also been a co-author and primary panel member of two guideline committees.
Tobacco and E-Cigarette Research: I have been involved in tobacco control policy over the past decade. I continue to work on implementing a systematic approach to smoking cessation in Canada and beyond.