Feb. 26, 2021
New Adjunct Faculty Appointment
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lauren Burt as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology. She has made many contributions in her career at the University of Calgary in the Bone Imaging Lab, authoring 31 journal articles in Calgary and from her PhD at the Exercise Science from the Australian Catholic University (2011). Notably, one of her recent publications as lead author was in The Journal of the American Medical Association; in the first year year since its publication it has been viewed more than 76,000 times, over 100 citations and has an Altmetric score over 1000.
Not only is Lauren making enormous contributions to her scientific field, she is also the mentor to numerous trainees at the Bone Imaging Lab and the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health and helps guide them to their own success as they pursue advanced degrees in bone health research.
She is currently working on the development of a new collaboration between the University of Calgary and the Canadian Sports Institute where she uses state-of-the-art technology to monitor bone health in elite athletes.
Congratulations to Lauren, and we look forward to many fantastic years to come for your bright career.