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ROAR 2018 - Reaching Out with Arthritis Research - Public Forum

Prevent. Thrive. Find answers.

The ROAR 2018 public forum will be webcasted live on September 29th from 9:30am – 12:30pm PDT.
Please visit our ROAR 2018 event page to find out more about each presentation. 

About ROAR 2018


Speakers and Topics

Dr. Mark Harrison, Affiliate Scientist, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia | Scientist, Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcome Sciences

Preventing arthritis: would you if you could?


Dr. Mary De Vera, Research Scientist of Pharmacoepidemiology, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia | Canada Research Chair in Medication Adherence, Utilization, and Outcomes | Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar

Arthritis medication & pregnancy: is it safe?


Dr. Nick Bansback, Research Scientist of Health Economics, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia | Scientist, Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHEOS), Providence Health Research Institute

Fork in the road: contemplating surgery


Dr. Michael Hunt, Affiliate Scientist, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy | Director, Motion Analysis and Biofeedback Laboratory, University of British Columbia

Canes, orthotics & footwear: how do they work?


Dr. Catherine Backman, Senior Scientist of Rehabilitation, PhD, OT(C), FCAOT

Professor, Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, University of British Columbia | Affiliated Researcher, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute | Investigator, Canadian Arthritis Network

Moving from “What’s the matter?” to “What matters”


Dr. John Esdaile, Scientific Director, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FCAHS

Arthritis Research Canada: transforming lives through research



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