• 1286 Citations
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19982019
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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.

Education/Academic qualification

Clinical Fellowship, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University

20022003

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

20012002

MSc, University of Western Ontario, Canada

20012002

Residency, University of Western Ontario, Canada

19962001

MD, University of Western Ontario, Canada

19921996

BSc, University of Western Ontario, Canada

19881992

External positions

Associate Editor, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

2015 → …

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Research Output 1998 2019

3D full-field biomechanical testing of a glenoid before and after implant placement

Zhou, Y., Gong, C., Lewis, G. S., Armstrong, A. D. & Du, J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Extreme Mechanics Letters. 100614.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tomography
Testing
X rays
Arthroplasty
Biomechanics
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Systems-Based Practice Curriculum in Orthopaedics: Successes and Challenges Moving Forward

Hacken, B., Jarvis-Selinger, S. S., Armstrong, A., Black, S., Pratt, D. & Black, K., Jan 2 2019, In : Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American Volume. 101, 1, p. E2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Undergraduate Medical Education
Curriculum
Orthopedics
Delivery of Health Care
Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characterization of an anatomic safe zone surrounding the lower subscapular nerve during an open deltopectoral approach

Walley, K. C., Saloky, K. L., Updegrove, G. F., Lopez, H. & Armstrong, A., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 28, 4, p. 671-677 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotator Cuff
Tendons
Shoulder Joint
Brachial Plexus
Wounds and Injuries

Clinical results of conservative treatment of severe proximal humerus fractures requiring surgical treatment in old patients

Pace, G., Zale, C., Chan, J., Armstrong, A. D., Boateng, H. A. & Kim, H. M., Sep 1 2019, In : Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 20, 3, p. 80-87 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Humerus
Head
Therapeutics
Conservative Treatment
Joints

Important Elements in the Quality Improvement Curriculum for Orthopaedic Residents

Vaughn, N. H., Hassenbein, S. E., Black, K. P. & Armstrong, A. D., Apr 3 2019, In : Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American Volume. 101, 7, e28.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Curriculum
Orthopedics
Internship and Residency
Patient Safety