AO Foundation - Research Institute
Caroline is a Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon from Canada. She completed her surgical residency training (ACVS candidate) in February 2019 at the University of Montreal, where is previously finished a clinical internship in Farm Animal Surgery and Medicine (IPSAV) in 2015 and her Veterinary Doctoral Degree (DMV) in 2014. She joined her surgical residency program with research through a Master program in Veterinary Clinical Sciences (M.Sc), in which they developed an new innovative Nitinol prosthesis for cranial cruciate ligament rupture in Cattle. Her principal professional interest is orthopedic surgery and muskuloskeletal trauma. Facing problems of premature failure of currently available orthopedic implants in horse and cattle surgery and intrigued by this problem; she became naturally involved in the area of biomechanical technology. To contribute to orthopedic research and help improving surgical outcomes regardless of the treated specie or weight, she is currently completing a Master of Engineering (MENG) through distant education at the University of Mississippi, and completed a preclincial fellowship the AO Research Institute in orthopedic research. Caroline is now an Experimental Surgeon at the AO Foundation - Research Institute, an world renowned international multidisciplinary team, and hopes to pass her passion for orthopedics to new generation of healthcare professionals as the AO inspired her.
Thursday, October 17
1:30 PM – 1:45 PM