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Doctor Katherine Allan

St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto (Canada)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology
European Heart Rythm Association

Currently a senior research associate at St. Michael’s Hospital, Dr. Allan specializes in arrhythmia research with a focus on sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in the young. She has over 14 years of experience in both in-hospital and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation research. She is the Project Manager and co-investigator for the Canadian Sudden Cardiac Arrest Network (C-SCAN), a national registry of sudden cardiac arrests. In 2018, Dr. Allan co-founded CARE (Cardiac Arrest Response and Education), a grass roots organization made up of survivors of SCA, families who have lost a loved one to SCA, scientists, cardiologists and 6 paramedic organizations. Together with Heart and Stroke and the Red Cross, CARE’s mission is to increase survival from SCA through various community-based initiatives, including raising awareness of SCA, mandating CPR and AED training for all kids and increasing accessibility to AEDs.

Strategies to increase success rates of resuscitation in the community.

Event: ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Ventricular Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD)

Session: Sudden cardiac death: from prevention to early intervention!

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