rESEARCH AWARDS/GRANTS


University of British Columbia Orthopaedics Research Excellence Award, 2015-2017

Awarded for the development of a Patient Reported Outcome Instrument for Children with Lower Limb Deformities.

Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) Start-up Grant, 2015-2017

This grant was awarded to set up a multicentre database in RedCAP to record the Pin Site Infections in children undergoing limb reconstruction using an external fixator device.

CFRI Investigator Grant Award Program (IGAP), 2016-2021

Dr. Cooper is the first surgeon to receive the five-year investigator award from the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. This award has provided him with protected time for research.

Canadian Orthopaedic Research Legacy Grant, Canadian Orthopaedic Association, 2017-2019

Awarded for the development of a Patient Reported Outcome Instrument for Children with Lower Limb Deformities.

Rare Disease Grants, 2015-2018

Dr. Cooper has received six grants, over a period of three years, from the Rare Disease Foundation to support his ongoing work on various rare orthopaedic conditions.

St. Giles Young Investigator Award, 2018-2020

Awarded for his ongoing work involving the use of standing MRI scans to investigate the hip deformity in children with Perthes Disease (a rare orthopaedic condition).