Clinical Trial Shows Promise of Stem Cells in Offering Safe, Effective Relief from Arthritic Knees

Follow link for full article https://www.worldstemcellsummit.com/2019/04/08/clinical-trial-shows-promise-of-stem-cells-in-offering-safe-effective-relief-from-arthritic-knees/

Dr. Tim Leroux featured for the April Author Spotlight in the American Journal of Sports Medicine

Follow the link for the podcast and bio.   https://ajsmauthorspotlight.wordpress.com

UTOSM at AAOS in Las Vegas March 2019

At the AAOS meeting in Las Vegas, our UTOSM group received recognition for the following achievements:

Ryan Paul, Danny Whelan and Ryan Khan won the Orthopaedic Video Theater Award as the best Sports Medicine video for “Fixation of Fibular Head Avulsion Fractures with a Proximal Tibiofibular Screw”.

Matt Rubacha and Graeme Hoit received honourable mention in the best poster category.
As you all know, the Sports Medicine presence from the US at the AAOS meeting is huge, so this is a tremendous accomplishment for our group.

Congratulations to all!

UTOSM fellow Dr. Tom Zochowski wins best poster award from AAC at this years COA

Congrats to Dr. Tom Zochowski for winning best poster as awarded by the Arthroscopy Association of Canada for his project

“Determining the Patient Acceptable Symptomatic State for Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy in the Knee.”
Thomas Zochowski MD FRCSC MSc, Tim Dwyer MBBS FRCSC PhD, Darrell Ogilvie-Harris MD FRCSC, John Theodoropoulos MD FRCSC MSc, Daniel Whelan MD FRCSC MSc, Jaskarndip Chahal MD FRCSC MSc MBA.

His supervisor is Dr. Jas Chahal.

CIHR research grant awarded to Principal Investigator Aileen Davis and UTOSM team members Dr. Chahal, Dr. Murnaghan, Dr. Dwyer, Dr. Ogilvie-Harris and Dr. Marks for national level study

A big congratulations to Aileen Davis and the UTOSM team who are collaborating on a research project related to decreasing the risk of arthritis in patients who have had ACL surgeries

Dr Tim Dwyer awarded Ph.D.

Tim Dwyer was successful in the defense of his PhD Thesis, “Designing an Assessment Program for the Competency-based Era”.

Tim did an excellent performance during his defense and demonstrated great poise and professionalism as he addressed the questions from:

External Examiner:  Dr. Tim Woods (Ottawa PhD)

External Examiner: Carol Anne Moulton (PhD & Surgeon Scientist)

Committee Examiners:  Mahan Kulasegaram (PhD), Charlotte Ringstead (PhD) and Brian Hodges (PhD and Clinical Scientist)

The successful completion of a PhD in any surgical discipline is never an easy process and one which requires incredible dedication.