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angle-left Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Seminar (March 10, 2020)
Janusz Kaczorowski, PhD
Janusz Kaczorowski, PhD

Where: 5252 Boulevard de Maisonneuve West, 3rd Floor (3B kitchen)

When: Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 12–1 p.m.

Presenter: Janusz Kaczorowski, PhD
Professor and Research Director
Docteur Sadok Besrour Chair in Family Medicine
GSK Chair in Optimal Management of Chronic Disease
CIHR-ICRH/Heart & Stroke/Hypertension Canada Chair in prevention and control of hypertension
Department of Family and Emergency Medicine
University of Montreal
University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM)
Co-director: Health Innovation and Evaluation Hub

A pragmatic cluster randomized trial of the Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP) for social housing residents in Ontario and Quebec, Canada

The Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP) uses volunteers to provide cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes screening in a community setting, referrals to primary care providers, and locally available programs targeting lifestyle modification. CHAP has been adapted to target older adults residing in social housing, a vulnerable segment of the population.

CHAP has been adapted to target older adults residing in social housing, a vulnerable segment of the population. The study objective is to evaluate whether there is a reduction in unplanned CVD-related Emergency Department (ED) visits and hospital admissions among residents of social seniors' housing buildings receiving the CHAP program for 1 year compared to residents in matched buildings not receiving the program.

Information: CORE 514-934-1934 ext. 48292 or Core.mailer@rimuhc.ca

The presentation will be delivered in English.