Screen Shot 2017 10 24 at 9.25.00 PMDr. Michael Hill  MD, FRCPC

Dr. Michael Hill is a Professor for the Departments of Clinical Neurosciences, Community Health Sciences, Medicine and Radiology at the University of Calgary.  He is also Director of the Stroke Unit for the Calgary Stroke Program, Alberta Health Services. 

Dr. Hill completed undergraduate training at McGill University in biochemistry and went on to the University of Ottawa medical school. He  trained in internal medicine at the University of Ottawa and received his FRCPC (Internal Medicine) in 1997. Subsequently, he completed a neurology residency at the University of Toronto and received his FRCPC (Neurology) in 1999. Dr. Hill moved to Calgary to undertake a stroke fellowship and clinical epidemiology training at the University of Calgary and was appointed to faculty in 2001.  He then completed his MSc thesis in 2003, and is currently Director of the Stroke Unit at the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary Health Region. 

Dr. Hill’s research interests include stroke thrombolysis, stroke epidemiology, and surveillance and clinical trials.  He is funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) and holds the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta/NWT/Nunavut professorship in Stroke Research. He holds and has held operating and clinical trials grants from the CIHR, Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta/NWT/Nunavut and from various industry partners as well as  NIH (NINDS). Dr. Hill has also received a number of awards, including the Barnett, The Pessin Award and the ARP merit award and the Performance Recognition award for his role in research and his outstanding publication record.

 

 

 

Latest Publications by Dr. Hill:

A randomised controlled trial assessing the efficacy of an electronic discharge communication tool for preventing death or hospital readmission

Author(s):Santana, M.J. | Holroyd-Leduc, J. | Southern, D.A. | Flemons, W.W. | O'Beirne, M. | Hill, M.D. | Forster, A.J. | White, D.E. | Ghali, W.A.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: BMJ Quality and Safety

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Outcomes of endovascular treatment for acute large-vessel ischaemic stroke more than 6 h after symptom onset

Author(s):Motyer, R. | Kok, H.K. | Asadi, H. | O'Hare, A. | Brennan, P. | Power, S. | Looby, S. | Nicholson, P. | Williams, D. | Murphy, S. | Hill, M.D. | Goyal, M. | McManus, J. | O'Brien, P. | Thornton, J.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Journal of Internal Medicine

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Implications for New Trials in Acute Ischemic Stroke in the New Era of Endovascular Therapy

Author(s):Zerna, C. | Holodinsky, J.K. | Goyal, M. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Handbook of Neuroemergency Clinical Trials: Second Edition

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A composite robotic-based measure of upper limb proprioception

Author(s):Kenzie, J.M. | Semrau, J.A. | Hill, M.D. | Scott, S.H. | Dukelow, S.P.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation

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Population-based study of home-time by stroke type and correlation with modified Rankin score

Author(s):Yu, A.Y.X. | Rogers, E. | Wang, M. | Sajobi, T.T. | Coutts, S.B. | Menon, B.K. | Hill, M.D. | Smith, E.E.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Neurology

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Minimal sufficient balance randomization for sequential randomized controlled trial designs: Results from the ESCAPE trial

Author(s):Sajobi, T.T. | Singh, G. | Lowerison, M.W. | Engbers, J. | Menon, B.K. | Demchuk, A.M. | Goyal, M. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Trials

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Temporal trends in the use and comparative effectiveness of direct oral anticoagulant agents versus warfarin for nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: A Canadian population-based study

Author(s):Yu, A.Y.X. | Malo, S. | Svenson, L.W. | Wilton, S.B. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Heart Association

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Diffusion-Weighted MRI Stroke Volume Following Recanalization Treatment is Threshold-Dependent

Author(s):Sah, R.G. | D’Esterre, C.D. | Hill, M.D. | Hafeez, M. | Tariq, S. | Forkert, N.D. | Demchuk, A.M. | Goyal, M. | Barber, P.A.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Clinical Neuroradiology

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Dabigatran following acute transient ischemic attack and minor stroke II (DATAS II)

Author(s):Ng, K.H. | Sharma, M. | Benavente, O. | Gioia, L. | Field, T.S. | Hill, M.D. | Coutts, S.B. | Butcher, K.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: International Journal of Stroke

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Approaches to the field recognition of potential thrombectomy candidates

Author(s):van Gaal, S.C. | Kamal, N. | Betzner, M.J. | Vilneff, R.L. | Mann, B. | Lang, E.S. | Demchuk, A. | Buck, B. | Jeerakathil, T. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: International Journal of Stroke

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Subclinical atrial fibrillation in older patients

Author(s):Healey, J.S. | Alings, M. | Ha, A. | Leong-Sit, P. | Birnie, D.H. | De Graaf, J.J. | Freericks, M. | Verma, A. | Wang, J. | Leong, D. | Dokainish, H. | Philippon, F. | Barake, W. | McIntyre, W.F. | Simek, K. | Hill, M.D. | Mehta, S.R. | Carlson, M. | Smeele, F. | Pandey, A.S. | Connolly, S.J.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Circulation

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Moderate sensitivity and high specificity of emergency department administrative data for transient ischemic attacks

Author(s):Yu, A.Y.X. | Quan, H. | McRae, A. | Wagner, G.O. | Hill, M.D. | Coutts, S.B.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: BMC Health Services Research

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Towards Improved Translational Stroke Research: Progress and Perspectives of the Recent National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Consensus Group Meeting

Author(s):Zerna, C. | Hill, M.D. | Boltze, J.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Stroke

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Consumer-Based Physical Activity Monitor as a Practical Way to Measure Walking Intensity during Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation

Author(s):Klassen, T.D. | Semrau, J.A. | Dukelow, S.P. | Bayley, M.T. | Hill, M.D. | Eng, J.J.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Stroke

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Systematic Review of the Cost and Cost-Effectiveness of Rapid Endovascular Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke

Author(s):Sevick, L.K. | Ghali, S. | Hill, M.D. | Danthurebandara, V. | Lorenzetti, D.L. | Noseworthy, T. | Spackman, E. | Clement, F.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Stroke

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Ticagrelor Versus Aspirin in Acute Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source

Author(s):Amarenco, P. | Albers, G.W. | Denison, H. | Easton, J.D. | Evans, S.R. | Held, P. | Hill, M.D. | Jonasson, J. | Kasner, S.E. | Ladenvall, P. | Minematsu, K. | Molina, C.A. | Wang, Y. | Wong, K.S.L. | Johnston, S.C.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Stroke

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Hospital treatment costs and length of stay associated with hypertension and multimorbidity after hemorrhagic stroke

Author(s):Specogna, A.V. | Turin, T.C. | Patten, S.B. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: BMC Neurology

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Amartya Sen and the Organization of Endovascular Stroke Treatment

Author(s):Goyal, M. | Wilson, A.T. | Kamal, N. | McTaggart, R.A. | Jayaraman, M.V. | Fisher, M. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Stroke

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Long-term stroke prevention: We can do better

Author(s):Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: CMAJ

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Shifting Trend of Transient Ischemic Attack Admission and Prognosis in Canada

Author(s):Yu, A.Y.X. | Lindsay, M.P. | Kamal, N. | Fang, J. | Coutts, S.B. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2017
Journal / Book title: Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences

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