Events

2022 TriFit ChallengeTriFit

The Ohio State Ross Heart Hospital TriFit Challenge Triathlon, Duathlon, and Aquabike is an exciting action-packed experience takes place on Sunday, July 31. Beginning at the calm spring-fed Antrim Lake, a bike ride through several suburbs of Ohio's capital city Columbus, Ohio, and ends with an exciting run and finish on The Oval on the campus of The Ohio State University.

The race consists of multiple distance options, including the Ross Tri (mini distance), Ross Fit (sprint distance), and Ross Challenge (International distance). Participants can race as individuals or as part of a 2-3 person relay team (relay teams see FAQ section). For 2022, we have added a virtual participation option.

Ross Heart Hospital Family 5K Run/Walk Nothing unites us like doing good together. It's never been a better time to find new ways to boost physical and emotional health. Joining the Ross Heart Hospital Family 5K run/walk on Sunday, July 31 is a great way to socially connect and get moving - all while making a great impact in our community and saving lives. The event takes place on the campus of The Ohio State University and highlights many of the visual amenities and landmarks of the campus.

You can register for any of the Triathlon options, the Family 5k, or sign up to volunteer by following the link below. There you can also donate to the Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute TriFit Fund. This year the fund will be used to support a pre-doctoral fellowship for a DHLRI trainee.

Register for TriFit

2022 AHA Heart Walk

Join your friends and neighbors and be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.

Physical and emotional health have never been more important than they are now! And joining your Central Ohio Heart Walk is a great way to boost them both - all while making a huge impact in your community and saving lives.

By participating in the Central Ohio Heart Walk, you will reap lasting benefits for yourself and help others.

This year’s Central Ohio Heart Walk will take place on Saturday, August 20. You can register for the walk by following the link below.

Register for the Heart Walk

2022 Research DayWeisleder

DHLRI Research Day will take place on Wednesday, October 19 in the BRT. More information to come.

The 2022 DHLRI Research Day Keynote Speaker will be Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD. Dr. Wu is the president elect of the American Heart Association, effective July 2022. Dr. Wu is also a physician researcher, Director of the Cardiovascular Institute and Simon H. Stertzer, MD, Professor and Professor of Radiology at Stanford University. His research focuses on the biological mechanisms of patient-specific and disease-specific induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) to understand mechanisms of cardiovascular disease, accelerate drug discovery, develop "clinical trials in a dish" technology, and implement precision medicine for cardiovascular patients. 

Speaker Series

DHLRI Research in Progress

For the Autumn 22 semester, DHLRI Research in Progress will take place in virtual or hybrid formats, depending on the speaker. All in person talks will take place in DHLRI 165, unless noted otherwise, and will also be streamed via zoom.

Research in Progress is scheduled for 12-1pm every Friday.

Friday, September 2 – Reasearch in Progress: Hsin-Jung Joyce Wu, BVM, PhD

                Dr. Wu is a Professor of Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University. More information to come.

Friday, September 16 – Training in Progress: Pre-Doc of the Year Talks

                Hear from the DHLRI Pre-Doc of the Year nominees. More information to come.

Friday, September, 23 – Training in Progress: Post- doc of the Year Talks

                Hear from DHLRI Post-Doc of the Year nominees. More information to come.

Friday, September 30 – DMRC Seminar: Richard Lang, PhD

Dr. Lang is a Professor of Pediatrics and Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati. He also conducts research with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. More information to come.

Friday, October 7 – Research in Progress: John Schneider, MD, PhD

Dr. Schneider is a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Chicago. More information to come.

Friday, October 14 – Research in Progress: Martin Young, PhD

Dr. Young is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. More information to come.

Friday, October 21 – Research in Progress: Anthony Ferrante, MD, PhD

                Dr. Ferrante is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia. More information to come.

Friday, October 28 – Research in Progress: Jeff Volek, PhD, RD

Dr. Volek is a Professor in the department of human sciences at The Ohio State University. More information to come.

Friday, December 8 – Research in Progress: Victor Thannickal, MD

Dr. Thannickal is a Professor of Medicine and Pathology at Tulane University. More information to come.

Discovery Series

Friday, September 9 – Distinguished Speaker: Kory Lavine, MD, PhD

Dr. Lavine is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Washington University at St. Louis. More information to come.

Pulmonary Seminar Series

More information TBA. 

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