Preliminary Findings Exploring E-Health Ethics


Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the ‘Exploring E-health Ethics & Multi-Morbidity’ project studies the role and impact of e-health on chronic illness and management. The project’s preliminary findings were presented at Reaching Out with Arthritis Research (ROAR): ‘Does a Google a Day Keep the Doctor Away?’ on November 30, 2013. ROAR is an interactive public forum for patients, healthcare professionals and researchers, which is hosted annually by the Patient Advisory Board of the Arthritis Research Centre of Canada.

Dr. Anne Townsend is a Research Associate in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia. She is a co-principal investigator of the ‘Exploring E-health Ethics & Multi-Morbidity’ project. Prof. Catherine Backman, who moderated the event, is the Principal Investigator of the project.

Marilyn Mulldoon has primary Sjogren’s syndrome and is a member of the Arthritis Research Centre of Canada’s Patient Advisory Board.

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