The conceptual components of the SODIUM-HF study were developed by a number of researchers: Dr. Justin Ezekowitz (Principal Investigator), Dr. Sean Virani, Dr. Gary Newton, Dr. Paul Armstrong, Dr. Eloisa Colin Ramirez, Dr. Finlay McAlister, and Dr. Joanne Arcand.
Justin Ezekowitz, MBBCh, MSc
- Principal Investigator
Eloisa Colin-Ramirez, BSc, PhD,
- Head Dietitian
The SODIUM-HF team consists of 16 sites across Canada, 2 sites in Chile, 1 site in Colombia, 1 site in Mexico, 3 sites in Australia, and 3 sites in New Zealand. Study teams include dietitians, nurses, and physicians at the following hospitals or clinics:
Vancouver General Hospital
Toronto General Hospital
Foothills Medical Centre/University of Calgary (Calgary, AB)
St. Michael's Hospital
Dr. Shahin Jaffer, Inc.
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (Halifax, NS)
Curans Heart Centre
(Thunder Bay, ON)
Brampton Research Associates
St. Boniface Hospital
Southlake Regional Hospital
St. Paul's Hospital
Red Deer Regional Hospital
(Red Deer, AB)
Hamilton Health Sciences
University of Alberta Hospital / Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Prairie Vascular Research Inc.
Royal University Hospital
St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Limited
The Prince Charles Hospital
The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (Queensland, AUS)
Centro de Estudios Cardiológicos y de Medicina Interna Ltd.
Hospital Base Osorno
Clinica Cardio VID
Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social Coordinación de Investigación en Salud
(Mexico DF, MX)
Christchurch Heart Institute / University of Otago
Auckland UniServices Limited
Middlemore Clinical Trials
SODIUM-HF Operations Team
- Project Lead
- Regulatory Specialist and Data Manager
The SODIUM-HF study is managed and coordinated by the Canadian VIGOUR Centre, an academic research organization (ARO) comprised of internationally-recognized thought leaders in cardiovascular medicine and clinical investigation.