Pipe, Andrew

Dr. Andrew Pipe


Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Ontario)

Clinician Scientist, University of Ottawa Heart Institute (Ottawa, Ontario)



Research Interests

  • Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Anti-Doping


Dr. Andrew Pipe graduated from Queen’s University in 1974. Formerly Chief of the Division of Prevention and Rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, he continues his academic activities within the Division.  Dr. Pipe is a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa.

He is currently involved in clinical research assessing novel initiatives to prevent cardiovascular disease, strategies designed to facilitate exercise adoption, and new approaches to smoking cessation.  Dr. Pipe has addressed audiences in over 30 nations and is frequently consulted on issues related to drug use in sport, physical activity and health, and tobacco use and smoking cessation

Dr. Pipe has been extensively involved in sports and sport medicine for many years.  A Past-President of CASEM, Dr. Pipe led the development of the Diploma in Sport Medicine programme and has served as a physician at 12 Olympic Games.  He will be Team Physician to Canada’s National Women’s Soccer Team at the forthcoming World Cup in France.

Dr. Pipe led the development of Canada’s national anti-doping programme (CCES) following the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games scandal and continues to be very active in anti-doping activities as a consultant to several international sport federations.

A member of the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame, Dr. Pipe is the recipient of the International Olympic Committee’s Award for “Sport, Health and Wellbeing”. He has received honourary degrees from Queen’s University (LLD), Brock University (DSc) and the University of Guelph (DSc).    In 2002 he was named to the Order of Canada. Dr. Pipe is currently the Chair of the Board of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.