Projects Completed in Past Five Years

 

Exploring E-Health Ethics & Multi-Morbidity
A qualitative study to analyze the role and impact of e-health on chronic illness experience and management.
Principal Investigator: Catherine Backman & Anne Townsend
Funded by CIHR

 

Osteoarthritis Physical Activity & Exercise Net (OPEN)
Can an interactive website increase physical activity in people with previously undiagnosed early knee osteoarthritis?
Principal Investigators: Linda Li & Sydney Lineker (Knowledge User Co-PI)
Funded by CIHR

 

ANimated, Self-serve, WEb-based Research (ANSWER):
A BC study to assess whether an online decision aid improves patients’ knowledge about rheumatoid arthritis treatment.
Principal Investigator: Linda Li & Paul Adam (Knowledge User Co-PI)
Funded by CIHR

 

ANimated, Self-serve, WEb-based Research Decision Coaching (ANSWER DC):
A study in Ontario and Alberta to assess whether an online decision aid and consultation with an arthritis-trained therapist improves patients’ knowledge about rheumatoid arthritis treatment.
Principal Investigator: Linda Li
Funded by the Canadian Initiative for Outcomes in Rheumatology cAre (CIORA)

 

Early Inflammatory Arthritis Help-Seeking Experience 2 (ERAHSE-2):
A qualitative study gaining insight into individuals’ decision-making and help-seeking experiences during the early stages of RA.
Principal Investigators: Anne Townsend & Linda Li
Funded by the Canadian Arthritis Network (CAN)

 

Usability of Physical Activity Monitors in Rheumatoid Arthritis:
Are physical activity monitors useful for people living with rheumatoid arthritis?
Principal Investigators: Linda Li & Lynne Feehan
Funded by Graphics, Animation and New Media (GRAND)

 

Well in Hand:
A study imaging hand bone health in people with early rheumatoid arthritis.
Principal Investigators: Lynne Feehan, Linda Li & Heather McKay
Co-Funded by the Michael Smith Foundation of Health Research (MSFHR)