Projects Completed in Past Five Years

 

Improving Physical Activity Using an Online Monitoring Tool: A New Model of Care for Knee Osteoarthritis (MONITOR-OA)
A study to test whether a new program using an online monitoring tool can support people with knee osteoarthritis to improve their physical activity.
Principal Investigator: Linda Li
Funded by Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Innovation and Translational Research Award

 

About Us: Developing a How-To Manual to Support Patient Engagement in Research from the Patient Perspective
A study in collaboration with Arthritis Research Canada’s Arthritis Patient Advisory Board to develop a resource that can be used by patients, research teams and organizations to guide meaningful patient engagement in research.
Principal Investigator: Linda Li
Funded by The Vancouver Foundation

 

ANSWER-2: Development of New Biologic Decision Aid Begins
A study to test whether an online tool can help people to make decisions about starting biologic therapy for rheumatoid arthritis.
Principal Investigator: Linda Li
Funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

 

PAthway To Health (PATH): Fostering culturally appropriate physical activities using digital technology in Indigenous communities
A study to test whether a new program can support communities served by KDC Health to participate in physical activity.
Principal Investigator: Linda Li
Funded by CIHR – PATH is a sub-project of the IMPAKT-HiP study.

 

Arthritis Care in the Digital Age: Understanding the Context and Barriers to Integrating Online Tools to Optimize Physical Activity
A study to understand what affects the use of physical activity monitoring tools in health care
Principal Investigator: Linda Li
Funded by The Arthritis Society

 

ICON: Improving Cognitive & Joint Health Network
A network to develop innovative technologies that can support people to keep their brain and joints healthy.
Principal Investigators: Linda Li, Teresa Liu-Ambrose, John Esdaile, Diane Gromala
Funded by CIHR

 

Improving Physical Activity Using a Wearable Activity Tracker: Pilot Testing a New Model of Care for Knee Osteoarthritis (TRACK-OA)
A study to test whether a new program that uses wearable activity trackers can support people with knee osteoarthritis to improve their physical activity.
Principal Investigator: Linda Li
Funded by The Arthritis Society, BC & Yukon Division 

 

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)