April Armstrong, MD, MSc

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    1998 …2024

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    Professional information

    Board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2016

    Research interests

    Dr. April Armstrong's main research interest is related to the biomechanical failures mechanisms of the glenoid component for a total shoulder replacement. She has also published in the areas of quality of patient care and systems-based practice training. She is a co-investigator on an NIH grant that is exploring mechanisms of bone healing and virtual fracture simulation and coaching.

    Teaching and educational interests

    Dr. April Armstrong is actively involved in the education of residents and has been very involved with developing a systems-based education curriculum for residents. She has published on a team-based approach to teach residents elements of quality and safety and was Vice Chair for Quality for the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation before serving as interim department chair.

    Clinical interests

    Dr. April Armstrong is a shoulder and elbow expert and also takes level one trauma call. She sees any pathology related to the shoulder and elbow including fracture care, reconstruction and soft-tissue reconstruction.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

    Education/Academic qualification

    Clinical Fellowship, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University


    Clinical Fellowship, St. Joseph's Health Care London Hand and Upper Limb Centre, Ontario


    MSc, University of Western Ontario, Canada


    Residency, University of Western Ontario, Canada


    MD, University of Western Ontario, Canada


    BSc, University of Western Ontario, Canada


    External positions

    Associate Editor, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

    2015 → …


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