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Steven Boyd

Steven Boyd

Steven Boyd

Professionnal informations

PhD, Professor, Director, McCaig Institute
University of Calgary


Yvonne Durnin


Region of Steven Boyd
Calgary, AB


  • English

Activities sectors

  • Health science

Conferences types

  • Virtual conferences
  • In-person conferences anywhere in the country


2001/4 - 2002/8 Post-doctorate, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Biomedical Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Degree Status: Completed Supervisors: Ralph Müller 1997/9 - 2001/1 Doctorate, PhD, Mechanical Engineering (Biomechanics), University of Calgary Degree Status: Completed Supervisors: Ronald Zernicke 1995/1 - 1997/5 Master's Thesis, MSc, Mechanical Engineering (Biomechanics), The University of Calgary Degree Status: Completed Supervisors: Janet Ronsky 1989/9 - 1994/5 Bachelor's, BEng, Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria Degree Status: Completed Supervisors: No Specific Supervisor


Dr. Steven Boyd is a professor in the Cumming School of Medicine (Department of Radiology) at the University of Calgary, and is jointly appointed at the Schulich School of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) and Faculty of Kinesiology. Since 2016, he serves as the Director of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health, and holds the Bob and Nola Rintoul Chair in Bone and Joint Research and the McCaig Chair in Bone and Joint Health. His research program is based at the Bone Imaging Laboratory, which he established in 2004, and is focused on bone and joint health research. He and his team have published over 130 papers in peer-reviewed journals, with a focus on bone mechanics related to osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. His work includes the development of image-based computational methods to assess bone quality, and is often applied to large cohort or clinical trials aimed at detection, monitoring and treatment of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. His research program is supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Canadian Space Agency, the Canada Foundation for Innovation, and Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions.

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