Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Harriette Van Spall

Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine

Cardiologist, Hamilton Health Sciences

Associate Member, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

HHSC, Hamilton General Hospital Site
237 Barton St. E.
Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2

905.525.9140 x 40309


Currently Accepting Graduate Students


Academic Interests

Dr. Van Spall is a full-time cardiologist in the Department of Medicine. Her clinical activities are in Echocardiography, Heart Failure, and Cardiac Critical Care. She is involved in teaching and mentoring residents and fellows in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Echocardiography.

Dr. Van Spall is a Principal Investigator for the Knowledge Translation and the Heart Failure programs at the Population Health Research Institute. Her research, supported primarily by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, is in knowledge translation and health systems improvement pertaining to cardiovascular disease. She mentors postgraduate research fellows, medical residents, and medical students in health services research. She has won several research awards, and her work has been published in high-impact medical journals, including JAMA, Lancet, Circulation, and Annals of Internal Medicine.

Selected Publications