Dr. Don Dick – Vice Chair
As a founding member of ABJHI, Don has played a significant role in establishing the institute as a catalyst for better ways to deliver public health care to Albertans suffering from bone and joint disorders.
An orthopaedic surgeon, Don is active in medical practice, teaching and professional service.
He specializes in adult joint arthroplasty (repair and replacement of joints) and in general paediatric orthopaedics (treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in children). Located in Edmonton, he is Alberta Health Services’ Senior Medical Director, Health Outcomes, and prior to that was the Senior Medical Director for AHS’s Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical Network.
Don is also Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta, He served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, and is Past-President of the Alberta Orthopaedic Society.