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Online Wood Forum 2020: Hip Health

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JOIN US FOR A FREE ONLINE EVENT ON BONE AND JOINT HEALTH

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The McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health (University of Calgary) brings you a FREE online forum on the latest research advances in hip health, topics include hip fracture risk and prevention, cannabidiol use for arthritis and advances in hip replacement surgery.

PROGRAM:

Introduction & emcee: Jon Cornish, an investment advisor with RBC Dominion Securities and former football running back for the Calgary Stampeders

Welcome address: Dr. Steven Boyd, researcher and Director of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health

Keeping Hip: Tips for preventing bone loss and hip fractures: Dr. Emma Billington, researcher and endocrinologist

It's legal but is it any good: some thoughts on CBD (cannabidiol) in the management of arthritis: Dr. Liam Martin, researcher and rheumatologist

Let's Get Hip! Advances in hip replacement surgery: Dr. Raj Sharma, researcher and orthopaedic surgeon

Preventing future fractures: An overview of Alberta ‘Catch a Break’ and ‘Fracture Liaison Service’ programs: Shannon Falsetti, nurse clinician, Alberta Health Services

SCHEDULE:

10:00 AM (MST): Speaker presentations

11:30 AM (MST): Q&A and speaker panel

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The event link will be shared to all registered attendees a few days prior to the event and on the day-of the event through email.

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Contact the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health: mccaig@ucalgary.ca.

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