Bruyère Research Institute

Honour Roll

Celebrating research excellence at the Bruyère Research Institute

Sarina Isenberg, PhD, awarded Rising Star Early Career Award in Health Services in Policy Research

Congratulations to Sarina Isenberg, PhD and Chair in Mixed Methods Palliative Care
Research at Bruyère Research Institute, on receiving the 2022 Rising Star Early Career
Award in Health Services and Policy Research
 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Isenberg’s research focuses on ways to build system capacity for palliative home visits across Ontario. Her work aims to increase palliative and end of life care in the community, supporting many Canadians’ wishes to receive palliative and end of life care at home.


Isenberg was also recognized by the University of Ottawa's Department of Medicine with the 2022-2023 PhD Scientist Award.

Dr. Peter Tanuseputro awarded Early Career Researcher of the Year Award

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Tanuseputro, Bruyère Research Institute investigator and uOttawa Faculty of Medicine Clinical Research Chair in Palliative and Predictive Analytics, on his receipt of the 2022 uOttawa Early Career Researcher of the Year Award.

This award highlights research excellence in the humanities, social sciences, fine arts, and literature, as well as in pure and applied science. It comes with a $10,000 research scholarship to cover the salary of a supervised graduate student.

His research team that leads the nation in identifying gaps in the performance of health-care systems for frail and end-of-life populations, thus making substantial contributions to improving end-of-life health-care services.

Dr. Peter Tanuseputro speaks at Research Canada’s Parliamentarian Luncheon Event, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Dr. Paul Hébert appointed Scientific Director of the OPH Emergencies Science Advisory Committee

Congratulations to Dr. Paul Hébert who was appointed as the Scientific Director of the Ontario Public Health Emergencies Science Advisory Committee (OPHESAC). Dr. Hébert, professor at the University of Ottawa, palliative care physician, and investigator at Bruyère Research Institute, will be leading OPHESAC’s Secretariat in the province’s evidence-based emergency preparedness efforts.