• 1327 Citations
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19982020

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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

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., Feb 2020, In : Extreme Mechanics Letters. 35, 100614.

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  • 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

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    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. D., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 28, 4, p. 671-677 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    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