ROAR 2017 - Reaching Out with Arthritis Research - Public Forum

Managing Arthritis and You

Listen. Learn. Ask questions. #eROAR.

The ROAR 2017 Public Forum will be webcasted live on October 21st from 9:30am – 12:30pm PDT.

Webcasting by Shawn Lam Video

Having trouble viewing the video? Visit our alternate location on UStream


On Twitter? Search #eROAR or visit @Arthritis_ARC to review the online chat from the event.

If you attended the public forum or viewed the webcast, please consider filling out the short survey via the link below. It helps us plan future public forums and your feedback is kept confidential. Thank you in advance for your consideration.

The short survey is found here: http://freeonlinesurveys.com/s/mgGK0KqJ

About ROAR 2017


Speakers and Topics

Dr. Paul Fortin, Research Scientist of Epidemiology, MD, MPH. Professor, Centre de Recherche, Université Laval


Managing Lupus and You – Navigate Your Journey With “My Lupus Guide”


Cheryl Koehn, Founder and President of Arthritis Consumer Experts (ACE)

What’s a Brain Like You Doing in a Joint Like This?


Dr. Linda Li, Senior Research Scientist of Clinical Epidemiology, BSc(PT), MSc, PhD. Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia

Fitbit/FitViz update – Stepping Out or Stepping Aside: Activity Trackers and Arthritis


Dr. Diane Lacaille, Senior Research Scientist of Rheumatoloy, MD, MHSc, FRCPC. Professor & Associate Head of Academic Affairs, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Good News About Lifespan for People With Rheumatoid Arthritis


Clayon Hamilton, BSc, MSc, PhD. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Patient Partners Step up to the Research Plate …How do we Score?


Kelly English, Arthritis Patient Advisory Board member

Wearing Many Hats …A Patient’s Experience



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