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Dr. Babak Shadgan Attends 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games as Medical Director of Wrestling Competitions

Dr. Babak Shadgan Attends 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games as Medical Director of Wrestling Competitions

The International Olympic Committee has amended its “Faster, Higher, Stronger” motto to include the word ‘Together’, highlighting the need for solidarity during difficult times such as the COVID-19 pandemic. At this year’s 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, finding and sustaining the proper balance of safety and togetherness has never been more challenging. Dr. […]

Dr. Pierre Guy Named COA 2nd President Elect

Dr. Pierre Guy Named COA 2nd President Elect

Congratulations are extended to UBC Orthopaedics Professor, Dr. Pierre Guy, who was named the Canadian Orthopaedic Association’s 2nd President Elect during the Association’s recent virtual Annual Meeting. “I am both honoured and humbled by the nomination” says Dr. Guy. “I know that many surgeons are contributing to improving musculoskeletal care in Canada and I look […]

Canadian Football League Appoints Dr. Robert McCormack as Chief Medical Officer

Canadian Football League Appoints Dr. Robert McCormack as Chief Medical Officer

The Canadian Football League (CFL) recently appointed Dr. Bob McCormack and Dr. Dhiren Naidu as its Chief Medical Officers.

McCormack and Naidu will lead a CFL Medical Committee comprised of top health professionals and executives from the league and its clubs.

Congratulations to the COA’s 76th President Dr. Kishore Mulpuri

Congratulations to the COA’s 76th President Dr. Kishore Mulpuri

Congratulations UBC Orthopaedics Professor and Head, Dr. Kishore Mulpuri, on becoming the 76th President of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA)! As President, Dr. Mulpuri will become the chair of COA’s Executive Committee. The Executive Committee meets a minimum of ten times annually and addresses issues related to planning, programs, staffing, and the implementation of COA’s […]

Faculty Spotlight – Raphaele Charest-Morin

Faculty Spotlight – Raphaele Charest-Morin

RAPHAELE CHAREST-MORINCLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Division:Spine Site:Vancouver – Vancouver General Hospital Can you share a little bit about your educational background and journey, and how you got to where you are today? What inspired you to work in orthopaedics, specifically spine surgery? I was born and raised in Québec city. For as long as I can […]