The Prevention & Wellness Centre is housed within the Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and is a source of information on cardiovascular health and well-being. The centre is open to patients, family members and the public.
The activities of the Prevention & Wellness Centre are organized in three thematic pillars:
- Awareness – Increasing awareness and knowledge, and correcting misperceptions concerning the incidence, prevalence and significance of cardiovascular disease
- Care – Prevention programs targeting risk factor modification to improve cardiovascular health profiles
- Research – Contributing new knowledge and excellence in preventative cardiovascular medicine and population health