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angle-left Dr. Marc Rodger appointed Physician-in-Chief of the McGill University Health Centre

The MUHC and RI-MUHC welcome an addition to their world-class clinical and research teams

Dr. Marc Rodger, Physician-in-Chief and Medical Director of the Medical Mission of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), is a senior scientist in the Cardiovascular Health Across the Lifespan Program at the Research Institute of the MUHC
Dr. Marc Rodger, Physician-in-Chief and Medical Director of the Medical Mission of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), is a senior scientist in the Cardiovascular Health Across the Lifespan Program at the Research Institute of the MUHC

January 10, 2020

Source: MUHC and RI-MUHC. Effective January 1, 2020, Dr. Marc Rodger assumed the functions of Physician-in-Chief and Medical Director of the Medical Mission of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). As Physician-in-Chief and Medical Director of the Medical Mission of the MUHC, he oversees 15 general and specialty divisions at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal General Hospital, Lachine Hospital, and Montreal Chest Institute. Dr. Rodger was also appointed this month as a senior scientist in the Cardiovascular Health Across the Lifespan Program at the Research Institute of the MUHC (RI-MUHC).

A native of Chibougamau, Québec, Dr. Rodger was a hematologist at the Ottawa Hospital from 1998 to 2019, where he also served for a decade as Chief and Chair of the Division of Hematology. He led the development of the Ottawa Blood Disease Centre, which opened in 2012, and founded the Regional Thrombosis Program that provides world-class thrombosis care. As a senior scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute since 2006, Dr. Rodger co-directed the Canadian Venous Thrombosis Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research Network, which he co-founded, and the International Network of Venous Thrombosis Clinical Research Networks, which he founded.

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