Announcing New COF Research Award Recipients

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation

The Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved funding for the following research awards:

2021 Community Innovation Award:

Dr. James Higgins (Toronto, ON) for his research proposal entitled:

“A Dedicated Anesthesia Block Room Produces a Positive Return on Investment While Reducing Surgical Backlog When Implemented Using a Combination of Machine Learning, Discrete Event Simulation and Optimization Modelling”

2021 CSES Research Grant, in collaboration with the Canadian Shoulder and Elbow Society:

Dr. Jarret Woodmass (Winnipeg, MB) for his research proposal entitled:

 “Randomized controlled trial comparing reverse total shoulder arthroplasty with and without subscapularis repair”

All applications were reviewed and ranked by the Foundation’s Research Review Panel.

On behalf of the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation’s Board of Directors, Research Committee and Staff, congratulations to the recipients and thanks to all who took the time to apply.

Click here for further details about the COF’s research program.

The research program is made possible thanks to the generous support of surgeons, industry partners and individual donors, and is largely supported through the Powering Pain Free Movement campaign. Special thanks to our funding partners.