Announcing the Recipients of the Inaugural 2017 Community Innovation Awards

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation’s Inaugural 2017 Community Innovation Awards:

Dr. Olivia Cheng (Collingwood, ON) for her research proposal entitled: “Telemedicine is effective in the reduction of patient care costs for hip fracture patients”

Dr. Kevin Koo (Markham, ON) for his research proposal entitled: “Impact of an orthogeriatric collaborative care model for older adults with hip fracture in a community hospital setting”

All applications are 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 COF thanks Zimmer Biomet for its transformational gift which enabled expansion of our research program.