Aug. 31, 2020

The 2020 Cy Frank Legacy Lecture

Join the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health for this year's Cy Frank Legacy Lecture, featuring a presentation by Dr. Gillian Hawker, MD, Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Her talk is titled: “Osteoarthritis: A Not-So-Silent Killer.” 
2020 Cy Frank Legacy Lecture
Join us for the 2020 Cy Frank Legacy Lecture

Many people with osteoarthritis also have other health concerns such as obesity or heart disease. In her September 14th presentation, Dr. Hawker will provide an overview of the burden of osteoarthritis (OA) in the population, how it is changing, and propose an approach on how toimprove OA diagnosis and treatment for people living with more than one chronic health condition.

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Tickets are free. This year’s lecture will be offered online through Zoom and there will be an opportunity to ask questions after the lecture. The lecture is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. (MDT). You can read more about Dr. Hawker and the lectureship here.

A recording of the lecture will be provided to all registered attendees. A Zoom link will be provided closer to the date.

The Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship honours and commemorates the late Dr. Cy Frank, an internationally acclaimed visionary who championed the application of research to create solutions for patients. The lectureship showcases individuals who reflect the passion of Dr. Frank.

Special thanks to Alberta Innovates for their sponsorship of this event.