McMaster University

McMaster University

Dr. Avram and Dr. Ayeni promoted to Associate Professor

Published: July 21, 2014

The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery is very pleased to announce the promotions of Dr. Victoria Avram and Dr. Olufemi Ayeni.


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Victoria Avram - Promotion to Associate Professor

Dr. Avram helps to improve the quality of her patients’ lives through hip and knee replacements. She frequently gives presentations to residents and family medicine physicians as well as to community members to educate them on general orthopaedics, in addition to operative and non operative care of osteoarthritis. Dr. Avram is involved in many different areas of research and recently had the opportunity to present her research on readmission rates following joint replacements at the national meeting for the Canadian Orthopaedic Association. She is also working with senior medical students to create videos and other learning tools to enhance the learning experience within the Orthopaedic Clerkship rotation. Dr. Avram has presented yearly at the Hamilton Arthroplasty Group “Day in Arthroplasty” event. This day is designed to educate the public on the management of arthritis and is attended by hundreds of community members annually.

Olufemi Ayeni - Promotion to Associate Professor

Dr. Ayeni’s clinical practice focuses on the operative and non operative management of disorders affecting the hip, knee and shoulder joint; most patients present with athletic injuries. He shows a strong interest in hip preservation surgery, and has been consulted by the Ministry of Health as a Medical Expert in Arthroscopy. Dr. Ayeni has demonstrated an advanced interest in research by obtaining his Master’s Degree in Health Research Methodology. He conducts clinical trials and systematic reviews related to Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and has completed more than 20 peer reviewed publications in four years, as well as several book chapters. Dr. Ayeni uses his research skill to mentor residents and trainees who show an interest in research. Dr. Ayeni is the Unit Head for Sports Medicine and currently serves as the Fellowship Director for the MacSports Fellowship.

 

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