ROAR 2018Reaching Out with Arthritis Research - Public Forum
Prevent. Thrive. Find answers.
We would like to thank everyone who participated in Reaching Out with Arthritis Research (ROAR) 2018. If you couldn’t attend the public education forum in-person of via live webcast, don’t worry. Presentation videos are now available! Please click the links below to watch our six presenters talk about arthritis prevention, treatment, research and more.
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Speakers and Presentation Descriptions
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, Reg. OT(BC), FCAOT
Professor, Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, University of British Columbia | Affiliated Researcher, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
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
Presenters answer questions about arthritis prevention, treatment, research and more.
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