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:

Primary to comprehensive stroke center transfers: Appropriateness, not futility

Author(s):Goyal, M. | Menon, B.K. | Wilson, A.T. | Almekhlafi, M.A. | McTaggart, R. | Jayaraman, M. | Demchuk, A.M. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: International Journal of Stroke

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Bridging the evidence-to-practice gap in stroke care

Author(s):Hill, M.D. | Kamal, N. | Jeerakathil, T.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

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Telehealth for Remote Stroke Management

Author(s):Zerna, C. | Jeerakathil, T. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: Canadian Journal of Cardiology

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Rationale and design for the detection and neurological impact of cerebrovascular events in non-cardiac surgery patients cohort evaluation (NeuroVISION) study: A prospective international cohort study

Author(s):Mrkobrada, M. | Chan, M.T.V. | Cowan, D. | Spence, J. | Campbell, D. | Wang, C.Y. | Torres, D. | Malaga, G. | Sanders, R.D. | Brown, C. | Sigamani, A. | Szczeklik, W. | Dmytriw, A.A. | Agid, R. | Smith, E.E. | Hill, M.D. | Sharma, M. | Sharma, M. | Tsai, S. | Mensinkai, A. | Sahlas, D.J. | Guyatt, G. | Pettit, S. | Copland, I. | Wu, W.K.K. | Yu, S.C.H. | Gin, T. | Loh, P.S. | Ramli, N. | Siow, Y.L. | Short, T.G. | Waymouth, E. | Kumar, J. | Dasgupta, M. | Murkin, J.M. | Fuentes, M. | Ortiz-Soriano, V. | Lindroth, H. | Simpson, S. | Sessler, D. | Devereaux, P.J.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: BMJ Open

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Restenosis and risk of stroke after stenting or endarterectomy for symptomatic carotid stenosis in the International Carotid Stenting Study (ICSS): secondary analysis of a randomised trial

Author(s):Bonati, L.H. | Gregson, J. | Dobson, J. | McCabe, D.J.H. | Nederkoorn, P.J. | van der Worp, H.B. | de Borst, G.J. | Richards, T. | Cleveland, T. | Müller, M.D. | Wolff, T. | Engelter, S.T. | Lyrer, P.A. | Brown, M.M. | Algra, A. | Bakke, S.J. | Baldwin, N. | Beard, J. | Bladin, C. | Bland, J.M. | Boiten, J. | Bosiers, M. | Bradbury, A.W. | Canovas, D. | Chambers, B. | Chamorro, A. | Chataway, J. | Clifton, A. | Collins, R. | Coward, L. | Czlonkowska, A. | Davis, S. | DeJaegher, L. | Doig, D. | Dorman, P. | Ederle, J. | Featherstone, R.F. | Ferro, J.M. | Gaines, P. | Gilling-Smith, G. | Goertler, M. | Gottsäter, A. | Hacke, W. | Halliday, A. | Hamilton, G. | Hendriks, J.M.H. | Hill, M. | Kapelle, L.J. | Kaste, M. | Kennedy, F. | Konrad, P. | Kool, L.J.S. | Koudstaal, P.J. | Malik, I. | Markus, H. | Martin, P. | Mas, J.-L. | McCollum, C. | McGahan, T. | McGuire, A.J. | Michel, P. | Molyneux, A. | Moroney, J. | Mosch, A. | Moss, J. | Naylor, R. | Peeters, A. | Roy, D. | Schultz, D. | Seriki, D.M. | Shinton, R.A. | Sidhu, P. | Stewart, J. | Subramanian, G. | Sztajzel, R. | Than, P.G. | Thomas, D. | Turner, E. | van den Berg, J.S.P. | Vanhooren, G. | Venables, G. | Wahlgren, N. | Walker, S. | Warlow, C. | Zvan, B.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: The Lancet Neurology

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Treat fast but abandon time from ischemic stroke onset as a criterion for treatment: The DAWN and DEFUSE-3 trials

Author(s):Hill, M.D. | Goyal, M.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: International Journal of Stroke

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Canadian stroke best practice consensus statement: Secondary stroke prevention during pregnancy

Author(s):Swartz, R.H. | Ladhani, N.N.N. | Foley, N. | Nerenberg, K. | Bal, S. | Barrett, J. | Bushnell, C. | Chan, W.-S. | Chari, R. | Dowlatshahi, D. | Amrani, M.E. | Gandhi, S. | Gubitz, G. | Hill, M.D. | James, A. | Jeerakathil, T. | Jin, A. | Kirton, A. | Lanthier, S. | Lausman, A. | Leffert, L.R. | Mandzia, J. | Menon, B. | Pikula, A. | Poppe, A. | Potts, J. | Ray, J. | Saposnik, G. | Sharma, M. | Smith, E.E. | Bhogal, S. | Smitko, E. | Lindsay, M.P.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: International Journal of Stroke

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Thrombolytic therapies for ischemic stroke: Triumphs and future challenges

Author(s):Moussaddy, A. | Demchuk, A.M. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: Neuropharmacology

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Is varicella vaccination associated with pediatric arterial ischemic stroke? A population-based cohort study

Author(s):MacDonald, S.E. | Dover, D.C. | Hill, M.D. | Kirton, A. | Simmonds, K.A. | Svenson, L.W.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: Vaccine

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Pulmonary Embolism in Ischemic Stroke

Author(s):Eswaradass, P.V. | Dey, S. | Singh, D. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences

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Defining CT Perfusion Thresholds for Infarction in the Golden Hour and with Ultra-Early Reperfusion

Author(s):Najm, M. | Al-Ajlan, F.S. | Boesen, M.E. | Hur, L. | Kim, C.K. | Fainardi, E. | Hill, M.D. | Demchuk, A.M. | Goyal, M. | Lee, T.Y. | Menon, B.K.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences

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Hypertension Canada's 2018 Guidelines for Diagnosis, Risk Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension in Adults and Children

Author(s):Nerenberg, K.A. | Zarnke, K.B. | Leung, A.A. | Dasgupta, K. | Butalia, S. | McBrien, K. | Harris, K.C. | Nakhla, M. | Cloutier, L. | Gelfer, M. | Lamarre-Cliche, M. | Milot, A. | Bolli, P. | Tremblay, G. | McLean, D. | Padwal, R.S. | Tran, K.C. | Grover, S. | Rabkin, S.W. | Moe, G.W. | Howlett, J.G. | Lindsay, P. | Hill, M.D. | Sharma, M. | Field, T. | Wein, T.H. | Shoamanesh, A. | Dresser, G.K. | Hamet, P. | Herman, R.J. | Burgess, E. | Gryn, S.E. | Grégoire, J.C. | Lewanczuk, R. | Poirier, L. | Campbell, T.S. | Feldman, R.D. | Lavoie, K.L. | Tsuyuki, R.T. | Honos, G. | Prebtani, A.P.H. | Kline, G. | Schiffrin, E.L. | Don-Wauchope, A. | Tobe, S.W. | Gilbert, R.E. | Leiter, L.A. | Jones, C. | Woo, V. | Hegele, R.A. | Selby, P. | Pipe, A. | McFarlane, P.A. | Oh, P. | Gupta, M. | Bacon, S.L. | Kaczorowski, J. | Trudeau, L. | Campbell, N.R.C. | Hiremath, S. | Roerecke, M. | Arcand, J. | Ruzicka, M. | Prasad, G.V.R. | Vallée, M. | Edwards, C. | Sivapalan, P. | Penner, S.B. | Fournier, A. | Benoit, G. | Feber, J. | Dionne, J. | Magee, L.A. | Logan, A.G. | Côté, A.-M. | Rey, E. | Firoz, T. | Kuyper, L.M. | Gabor, J.Y. | Townsend, R.R. | Rabi, D.M. | Daskalopoulou, S.S.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: Canadian Journal of Cardiology

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Direct mechanical thrombectomy in tPA-ineligible and -eligible patients versus the bridging approach: A meta-analysis

Author(s):Kaesmacher, J. | Mordasini, P. | Arnold, M. | López-Cancio, E. | Cerdá, N. | Boeckh-Behrens, T. | Kleine, J.F. | Goyal, M. | Hill, M.D. | Pereira, V.M. | Saver, J.L. | Gralla, J. | Fischer, U.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery

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Association of follow-up infarct volume with functional outcome in acute ischemic stroke: A pooled analysis of seven randomized trials

Author(s):Boers, A.M.M. | Jansen, I.G.H. | Beenen, L.F.M. | Devlin, T.G. | San Roman, L. | Heo, J.H. | Ribó, M. | Brown, S. | Almekhlafi, M.A. | Liebeskind, D.S. | Teitelbaum, J. | Lingsma, H.F. | Van Zwam, W.H. | Cuadras, P. | Du Mesnil De Rochemont, R. | Beaumont, M. | Brown, M.M. | Yoo, A.J. | Van Oostenbrugge, R.J. | Menon, B.K. | Donnan, G.A. | Mas, J.L. | Roos, Y.B.W.E.M. | Oppenheim, C. | Van Der Lugt, A. | Dowling, R.J. | Hill, M.D. | Davalos, A. | Moulin, T. | Agrinier, N. | Demchuk, A.M. | Lopes, D.K. | Aja Rodríguez, L. | Dippel, D.W.J. | Campbell, B.C.V. | Mitchell, P.J. | Al-Ajlan, F.S. | Jovin, T.G. | Madigan, J. | Albers, G.W. | Soize, S. | Guillemin, F. | Reddy, V.K. | Bracard, S. | Blasco, J. | Muir, K.W. | Nogueira, R.G. | White, P.M. | Goyal, M. | Davis, S.M. | Marquering, H.A. | Majoie, C.B.L.M.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery

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Thrombolysis: Improving door-to-needle times for ischemic stroke treatment – A narrative review

Author(s):Kamal, N. | Smith, E.E. | Jeerakathil, T. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: International Journal of Stroke

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The Optimal Anti-Coagulation for Enhanced-Risk Patients Post–Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation (OCEAN) trial

Author(s):Verma, A. | Ha, A.C.T. | Kirchhof, P. | Hindricks, G. | Healey, J.S. | Hill, M.D. | Sharma, M. | Wyse, D.G. | Champagne, J. | Essebag, V. | Wells, G. | Gupta, D. | Heidbuchel, H. | Sanders, P. | Birnie, D.H.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: American Heart Journal

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A comparison of meta-analytic methods for synthesizing evidence from explanatory and pragmatic trials

Author(s):Sajobi, T.T. | Li, G. | Awosoga, O. | Wang, M. | Menon, B.K. | Hill, M.D. | Thabane, L.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: Systematic Reviews

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Improving care for acute in-hospital ischemic strokes—A narrative review

Author(s):Chen, S. | Singh, R.-J. | Kamal, N. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: International Journal of Stroke

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Novel interactive data visualization exploration of the ESCAPE Trial (Endovascular Treatment for Small Core and Anterior Circulation Proximal Occlusion with Emphasis on Minimizing CT to Recanalization Times) data

Author(s):Brigdan, M. | Hill, M.D. | Jagdev, A. | Kamal, N.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: Stroke

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Suggested modification of presentation of stroke trial results

Author(s):Goyal, M. | Ganesh, A. | Brown, S. | Menon, B.K. | Hill, M.D.
Publication year: 2018
Journal / Book title: International Journal of Stroke

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