Wood Forum

The Wood Forum is an annual free public forum on bone and joint health held each year in October or November.

Wood Forum

Online Wood Forum: Hip Health hosted on November 7, 2020

The 2020 Online Wood Forum on Hip Health was held on Saturday, November 7th, and welcomed 250 attendees online. This year's expert speaker panel presented the latest research advances in the management of hip conditions. Topics included hip fracture risk and prevention, cannabidiol use for arthritis, and the advances in hip replacement surgery. 

View the presentation recordings:

Wood Forum 2020: Full event recording

Dr. Emma Billington: Keeping hip: Tips for preventing bone loss and hip fractures

Dr. Liam Martin: It's legal but is it any good: some thoughts on CBD (cannabidiol) in the management of arthritis

Dr. Rajrishi Sharma: Let's get hip! Advances in hip replacement surgery

Shannon Falsetti: Preventing future fractures: An overview of Alberta 'Catch a Break" and 'Fracture Liaison Service'

Q&A Panel Discussion


Wood Forum History

The Wood Forum is an initiative supported through the Wood Joint Research Fund which honours the memories of Dr. John and Mrs. Christena Wood. The forums were designed to enhance public awareness of the causes, consequences and prevention of joint injury and disease, and to provide an opportunity to discuss the latest research findings with leaders in the field. The Wood Research Fund continues this legacy. 

The first Wood Forum was in 1998 with the topic: My Aching Back. 


Past Wood Forums

Browse our video archive and view presentation recordings from past -Wood Forums.

Arthritis and You

Past Wood Forum topics

  • 2016  – Arthritis and You
  • 2015 – Knee Injuries
  • 2014 – Innovations in Juvenile Arthritis
  • 2013 – Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis
  • 2012 – Forum on Osteoporosis
  • 2005 – My Aching Hand and Wrist
  • 2004 – My Aching Knee
  • 2000– My Aching Shoulder
  • 1999 – My Aching Foot
  • 1998 – My Aching Back