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Celebrating Across Canada

 

Is your family affected by arthritis? Learn more about how we are working to reduce the burden of arthritis for all families.

 

Our Research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event Details

Is ‘Big Data’ a big deal for healthcare in Canada?

 

We want to hear from you! Share your knowledge and opinions about the use of Big Data in Canadian health research in this secure and confidential survey.

Learn More

Participate in Research

 

We are inviting you to the OPAM-IA program, in which the use of an activity monitor is combined with physical activity counselling to help people with RA and SLE become physically active in a safe way.

 

Learn More

Celebrating Across Canada

 

Is your family affected by arthritis? Learn more about how we are working to reduce the burden of arthritis for all families.

 

Our Research

Is ‘Big Data’ a big deal for healthcare in Canada?

 

We want to hear from you! Share your knowledge and opinions about the use of Big Data in Canadian health research in this secure and confidential survey.

Learn More

Participate in Research

 

We are inviting you to the OPAM-IA program, in which the use of an activity monitor is combined with physical activity counselling to help people with RA and SLE become physically active in a safe way.

 

Learn More

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OUR LATEST RESEARCH

OPAM-IA: A Physical Activity Intervention

Principal Investigator: Linda Li, Senior Research Scientist of Clinical Epidemiology, BSc(PT), MSc, PhD.

OPAM-IA is a program that uses Fitbit Flex (wireless physical activity tracker) paired with FitViz (new application), and physical activity counselling to help people with RA and SLE be more physically active safely and at their own pace…

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It IS About Us

Co-Principal Investigators: Linda Li, Professor, Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia and Jenny Leese, PhD Student, Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia

The It IS About Us project is jointly designed by Arthritis Research Canada’s Arthritis Patient Advisory Board (APAB) and health researchers who have experience in engaging with patients in research.

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MEET THE TEAM

John Esdaile

John Esdaile

Scientific Director, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FCAHS

Daniel Parlow

Daniel Parlow

Board of Directors Chair

Shauneen Kellner

Shauneen Kellner

Executive Director

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