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Marc Rodger

Scientific Steering Committee

Marc Rodger, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Co-Director, CanVECTOR Network

Dr. Rodger holds a Faculty of Medicine Clinical Research Chair in Venous Thrombosis and Thrombophilia and a Career Scientist Award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC). Dr. Rodger founded the Ottawa Hospital General Campus Thrombosis Program in 1998, which merged with the Civic Campus Thrombosis Program (founded by Dr. Phil Wells) in 2002. Dr. Rodger led the development of the Champlain LHIN Regional Thrombosis Program which was launched in 2010 and serves a population of over 1 million. In 2012, as Chief of Hematology he also led the development of the Ottawa Blood Disease Center: A state of the art world class facility housing the clinical, research, teaching and administrative components of the Division of Hematology.

Dr. Rodger’s research program is focused on venous thrombosis and thrombophilia with specific focus on 1) thrombosis/ thrombophilia in pregnancy and 2) venous thrombosis: optimal management. With over $20 million in principal investigator funding over his lifetime to conduct research in these areas, he has generated over 200 peer-reviewed publications.