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Banff Sport Medicine Research team part of award-winning research!

Banff Sport Medicine Surgeon, Dr Mark Heard, was the presenting author and member of the Stability research study team that received the prestigious Jan I. Gillquist Scientific Research Award at the recent International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) Congress.

The Stability team were one of four finalists selected based on the quality of their research and presentation, which was entitled:

“Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with or without a Lateral Extra-Articular Tenodesis: Analysis of Complications from the ISAKOS-sponsored Stability Study”

Group photo: (L to R): Dr Femi Ayeni (ISAKOS), Dr Mark Heard (Stability Co-lead), Dr Dianne Bryant (Stability Co-lead), Dr Alan Getgood (Stability Co-lead), and Dr Jason Koh (ISAKOS)

AAC 2018

AAC 2018 Awards:

Awarded the Best Clinical Research Paper by the Arthroscopy Association of Canada (AAC) at the 2018 Canadian Orthopaedic Association Meeting in Victoria for “Patient-reported Quality-of-Life is Lower in Patients with Graft Laxity following Hamstring Autograft ACL Reconstruction”

Awarded a Best Poster Award by the Arthroscopy Association of Canada (AAC) at the 2018 Canadian Orthopaedic Association Meeting in Victoria for “Which Risk Factors Predict Outcome following Isolated MPFL-R? A Multivariate Regression Analysis”

Banff Sport Medicine Awards

Awards

  • ISAKOS / Patellofemoral Foundation Travelling Fellowship (2014), awarded to Dr. L.A. Hiemstra
  • Outstanding Research Award for Excellence in Sports Medicine Research by the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Rendevous II Meeting (2008)  for “The Effect of Knee Immobilization on Postoperative Pain Following an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction: A Randomized Clinical Trial”
  • Outstanding Research Award by the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine Annual Meeting (2008) for “The Effect of Knee Immobilization on Postoperative Pain Following an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction: A Randomized Clinical Trial”