Dr. Lauren Beaupre
Dr. Lauren Beaupre is a physical therapist and epidemiologist who is a professor and Dr. David Magee Endowed Chair in Musculoskeletal Research in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta. She also holds a joint appointment in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Alberta. Her research interests are in outcome and health services research for people who live with musculoskeletal conditions and are recovering from orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Beaupre leads the Collaborative Orthopaedic REsearch (CORe) group at the University, which is a multidisciplinary research unit. She is also Faculty on the Young Investigators Initiative sponsored by Bone and Joint Canada and the US Bone and Joint Initiative that aims to mentor young musculoskeletal scientists to further their research careers.
Dr. Beaupre has published extensively in the areas of hip fracture recovery and secondary fracture prevention, total joint arthroplasty surgery and rehabilitation, and upper extremity research. She is also interested in Implementation Science Research and has worked closely with the Alberta Bone and Joint Strategic Clinical Network to implement and evaluate provincial bone health programs to improve secondary fracture prevention. Dr. Beaupre is the current Scientific Committee Chair for the international Fragility Fracture Network that will bring their Global congress to Toronto in Fall 2021.