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Nov 202007

ABJHI Wins CIHR Partnership Award

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Canada’s top health researchers were recognized at the 6th annual Canadian Health Research Awards – A Celebration of Excellence on Nov. 20 in Ottawa. These awards are among the Canadian research community’s highest honours. The event was attended by Canada’s leading health researchers, health administrators and policymakers. “Canadian health researchers are generating the knowledge that makes a difference to Canadians in so many different areas,” said the ...

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Sep 012007

CIHR Partnership Award

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From the Canadian Institutes of Health Information Website Rates of hip and knee replacements have been increasing dramatically in Canada – and so have the waits for these operations. Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute took action on the issue, heading a partnership that reduced wait times while improving service quality and ...

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Aug 102007

Dr. Cy Frank Appointed Executive Director of Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute

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CALGARY – The Board of Directors of the Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute (ABJHI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Cy Frank as Executive Director, effective Aug. 10.  In his new role, Dr. Frank is responsible for leading the ABJHI team in developing strategic initiatives in bone and joint health care service delivery, ...

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Mar 302007

Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute Warns Rising Rates of Obesity in Children an Alarming Omen of Early Joint Wear

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CALGARY, AB – Alberta children may have joints worn beyond their years by middle age and may need hips and knees replaced sooner and in far greater numbers than the previous generation unless obesity rates are reversed, the Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute (ABJHI) said today. “Rising rates of obesity in our children are an alarming ...

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