Edmonton Wood Forum

  • Newcap Radio Stage, West Edmonton Mall Phase IV 8820 170 Street Northwest Edmonton, AB, T5T 5X1 Canada

Arthritis and You

A free public forum on the latest research advances in personalized medicine.  

Program

LIGHT BREAKFAST RECEPTION

INTRODUCTION
Mark Connolly

Radio Host, CBC’s Edmonton AM

WELCOME
Dr. Robert Haennel
Interim Dean, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta

KEYNOTE
What is precision medicine? What does it mean to have arthritis? 
Dr. Marv Fritzler, Director, Mitogen Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory, University of Calgary

PRESENTATIONS

Stem cell therapy: what is legitimate and what to avoid
Dr. Ubaka Ogbogu, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta

What should I do today to live a good life with arthritis? 
Dr. Jackie Whittaker, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta and Research Director, Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic

A pain in the arthritis: What to do when it hurts
Dr. Geoff Bostick, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta

PANEL DISCUSSION AND Q&A
Dr. Marv Fritzler
Dr. Ubaka Ogbogu
Dr. Jackie Whittaker
Dr. Geoff Bostick

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