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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 […]


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 […]

2019 Lindy Fraser Award Presented to Dr. Rowena Ridout

May 25, 2020
Members of Osteoporosis Canada’s Scientific Advisory Council would like announce this year’s Lindy Fraser Award winner as chosen by the members of the SAC. Osteoporosis Canada established this award in 1993 […]

Tribute to Dr. Timothy Murray 1938-2019

May 25, 2020
Osteoporosis Canada is saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Timothy M. Murray, founding member of Osteoporosis Canada. Dr. Murray was the Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of […]

2019 Spring Donor Newsletter

May 25, 2020
A UNIQUE WAY TO CREATE AWARENESS ABOUT BONE HEALTH Attendees of Toronto Fashion Week saw something unusual on the catwalk this year: a line of innovative fashions incorporating bubble wrap! […]

Breaking the Cycle of Recurrent Fractures: 2019 Implementation Science Team Project Grant Recipient

May 25, 2020
After rigorous peer review, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) recently awarded the Fraser Health Authority team in British Columbia (BC), a three-year project team grant worth $500,000. […]

Patient Engagement in Clinical Guidelines Development

May 25, 2020
Mr. Larry Funnell, a long time Osteoporosis Canada volunteer, and Dr. Suzanne Morin, a member of Osteoporosis Canada’s Scientific Advisory Council, presented “Patient Engagement in Clinical Guidelines Development : Input […]

Patient Empowerment: The Importance of Knowing About Osteoporosis

May 25, 2020
Dr. Marla Shapiro spoke at the recent CNS Day at World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (WCO-IOF-ESCEO Paris 2019) on patient empowerment. Watch this short video where Dr. […]
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