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The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital and an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa. OMNI is a research group within the Clinical Epidemiology Program of OHRI and located within the Center for Practice Changing Research at the General Campus of The Ottawa Hospital.
The University of Ottawa has a very large research program and is ranked 9th of 50 Canadian universities. Dr. Mark Walker, co-founder of OMNI, holds a position as a Tier 1 Research Chair at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Shi Wu Wen is a Professor, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine. As a result, the University of Ottawa has supported OMNI with over $500,000 in research grants and salary awards.
The Better Outcomes Registry and Network (BORN) Ontario was created with the vision of ensuring The best possible beginnings for life-long health. Dr. Mark Walker is the Scientific Director and a founding member of BORN.