• HRC2022
  • 9 - 11 Oct 2022

Dr Paula Harvey

Paula Harvey

Position: Interim Chief of Staff
Location: Toronto, CA

Dr. Harvey is an Australian Medical Graduate. After completing her specialty training and subsequent PhD in 1999 she re-located to Canada as a NH&MRC Scholar to complete post-doctoral training in Cardiovascular Physiology at the University of Toronto. In 2002 Dr. Harvey was appointed to faculty in the Division of Cardiology, University Health Network. In 2010 Dr Harvey joined Women's College Hospital (WCH) as Director, Cardiovascular Research and subsequently also as Medical Director, Women’s Cardiovascular Health initiative.  In December 2013 Dr. Harvey was appointed Division Head, Cardiology at WCH.  In 2017 she was appointed Physician in Chief of the Department of Medicine at WCH and the F.M. Hill Chair in Women’s Academic Medicine. In January 2019 Dr. Harvey was appointed Interim Chief of Staff. Dr. Harvey’s clinical and research focus is on cardiovascular disease in women across the lifespan, with a special interest in hypertension and complex blood pressure disorders, autonomic disorders such as Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), cardiovascular disease prevention through lifestyle interventions (such as exercise) and cardiovascular disease in autoimmune and inflammatory rheumatological disorders (cardio-rheumatology). 

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