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Jun 192017

Lauren Beaupre Appointed Dr. David Magee Endowed Chair in Musculoskeletal Research

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Congratulations to Lauren Beaupre who has been named the Dr. David Magee Endowed Chair in Musculoskeletal Research, effective July 1. Dr. Beaupre is a professor in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and an adjunct assistant professor in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Alberta. Her research focuses on recovery of physical function and quality of life as well as health services utilization by people with bone and ...

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Jun 142017

DATA MANAGER

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Position:                    DATA MANAGER Job Type:                  Full time, One Year Term  (Paternity Leave coverage) Hours of Work:      38.75 hours per week Salary Range:        $55,000 – $65,000 Website:                    http://www.albertaboneandjoint.com Posted:                      June 14, 2017 Contact:                    ...

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Jun 142017

Measuring Body Fat Using BMI Alone May Miss Serious Health Problems

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Thousands of middle-aged Canadians thought to have normal levels of body fat may be carrying extra weight in areas that significantly increase their risk of serious health problems and even death, according to a new study by University of Calgary researchers. Recent evidence suggests that high amounts of fat in the body, and inflammation resulting from fat, may be at the root of many chronic diseases. However, Canada and most other developed ...

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Jun 052017

Save the Date: Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship on Clinical and Research Innovation

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This year’s Cy Frank Legacy Lecture features Dr. Tom Noseworthy, professor, Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine. Title of his presentation: “Learning Healthcare Systems.” Dr. Noseworthy will present in three locations: Ottawa – September 15, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., Canadian Academy of Health Sciences meeting, Fairmont Chateau Laurier. Edmonton – October 6, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., University of ...

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