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Announcing New SAC Chair – Dr. Rowena Ridout

October 1, 2021
Dr. Rowena Ridout is the new chair of Osteoporosis Canada’s Scientific Advisory Council. Rowena has been involved with Osteoporosis Canada since 2010 as an active member of the Scientific Advisory Council.  […]

PHAC Osteoporosis Key Findings

August 18, 2021
Osteoporosis Canada has been working closely with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) over the past few years assisting in the collection of data in Canada’s Canadian Chronic Disease […]

Jack Hirsh Award Recipient

June 3, 2021
Jack Hirsh Award Rick Adachi MD, FRCPC The McMaster Academic and Education Department of Medicine Awards review committee have selected an outstanding group of individuals for the 2020-2021 academic year. […]

Canadian Fracture Liaison Services Join the Capture the Fracture® Map of Best Practice

April 20, 2021
Media Release Osteoporosis Canada and the International Osteoporosis Foundation underline their shared goal of improving clinical outcomes and preventing recurrent fractures in patients who have sustained fractures due to osteoporosis. […]

Tribute to Dr. Harry Genant

January 28, 2021
HARRY K. GENANT, MD (1942-2021) Osteoporosis Canada is saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Harry K. Genant, internationally renowned for his ground-breaking research in non-invasive and quantitative imaging methods […]

CIHR Institute of the Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis Advisory Board

January 14, 2021
Dr. Suzanne Morin has been named a member of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of the Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis Advisory Board. In this capacity Dr. Morin […]

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) releases its anticipated new report: “Osteoporosis and related fractures in Canada”

December 7, 2020
This report provides a national overview on diagnosed osteoporosis, related fractures and the osteoporosis care gap among Canadians 40 years and older.  It reports on administrative data from the Canadian […]

Dr. Earl Bogoch Appointed the Inaugural Holder of the Brookfield Chair in Fracture Prevention

November 19, 2020
PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, November 19, 2020 – Dr. Earl Bogoch has been appointed the inaugural holder of the Brookfield Chair in Fracture Prevention. Dr. Famida Jiwa, President & CEO, Osteoporosis […]

ISCD RESEARCHER OF THE YEAR

May 27, 2020
The International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) Researcher of the Year award for 2020 was recently presented to Dr. William D. Leslie, MD, FRCPC, MSc, CCD. This award is given to […]
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