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Research Opportunities

In addition to engagement opportunities offered by our health care partners, we support health researchers through our partnership with REACH BC.

REACH BC is a new online platform that connects researchers to the public and to patients who are interested in participating in health research opportunities. The platform will house an online listing of all recruiting health research projects and patient partner research opportunities. Patient partner research opportunities will be cross-posted here on our website, if requested by the health researcher.

Please note: to view the full posting for any patient partner research opportunity, you must sign up to participate in REACH BC.

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Help Improve COVID Research and Care – Become a Patient Advisor

CanTreatCOVID Recruitment & Communications Committee Health Areas Influenza, Positively diagnosed COVID-19 patients Opportunity Purpose Patient partners will join the CanTreatCOVID Recruitment and Communications Committee. Along with researchers and communications and engagement specialists from across Canada, patient partners will support the development and implementation of strategies to spread…

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Improving Care for Patients with PASC

Post Acute Sequelae Covid (PASC)- Interior Health Health Areas Positively diagnosed COVID-19 patients Opportunity Purpose Post Acute Sequalae Covid (PASC) symptoms can be physical, cognitive and/or social/emotional in nature requiring psychological, social and medical care, support and education. The purpose of this research is to consider the…

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Understanding the Social Networks of Adults 50+ with Mental Health Concerns in Urban BC

Supporting Mental Health of Urban Adults 50+ Study Purpose Feeling socially connected is important for our well-being. As we experience life transitions, especially after the age of 50, our well-being may suffer and our social networks become more important. This study aims to understand the social networks of…

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Journey Mapping Radiation Therapy in Older Adults with Cancer

Journey Mapping Radiation Therapy in Adults 65+ This project will be creating journey maps based on personas developed from real-life experiences of patients to gain a basic understanding of human behavioral patterns of the older adults’ cancer experience focusing on radiation therapy. Details Each online interview session (via…

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Obesity Prevention from Birth

Opportunity Purpose We want to develop and test an educational program of classes for new parents to help them learn some of the important skills that have been shown to support healthy development and prevent future health problems. We think that all parents want to do their best for…

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Shana Ooms

Executive Director of Primary Care Strategy, Policy and Quality — BC Ministry of Health

Shana Ooms

Where those of us in the room may have debated policy or wording, patient voices made sure patients were top of mind. And as a result, significant improvements were made to simplify something that was otherwise complex. Patient voices at the table bring us back to reality in terms of what we are trying to achieve.