Andreas Laupacis & Roxana Anderson: Engaging People in Health Research 2017
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Andreas Laupacis & Roxana Anderson: Engaging People in Health Research 2017

Andreas Laupacis & Roxana Anderson: Engaging People in Health Research 2017

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Bernard Snell Hall

8440 112 Street Northwest

Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7

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We would like to welcome Andreas Laupacis and Roxana Anderson - our session 1 Speaker Series presenters! Andreas and Roxana worked together on a head and neck cancer research priority setting project. They will be discussing their experience of patient engagement in health research.

Headshot of Dr. Andreas LaupacisAndreas Laupacis is a Professor at the University of Toronto in the Faculty of Medicine and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. Dr. Laupacis also holds a Canada Research Chair in Health Policy and Citizen Engagement. Andreas' many accomplishments include publishing several hundred peer-reviewed articles on various topics and founding two initiatives: Healthy Debate (www.healthydebate.ca) and Faces of Healthcare (www.facesofhealthcare.ca). He has served on several committees and boards, and has received numerous awards.

Headshot of Roxana AndersonRoxana Anderson is a graduate of the Calgary General Hospital School of Nursing - and a 31-year survivor of head and neck cancer. Seeking a better type of prosthetic eye retention, she was enrolled by Edmonton-based COMPRU (now iRSM) as a clinical trial patient in 1991, and remained with iRSM for 9 years as a Patient Representative; she was a voice for those who were devastated by head and neck cancer. Roxana is a long-time member of AboutFace International and was on the Executive Board for the Calgary Chapter. Family is important to Roxana - she is a wife, mother, and grandmother to five teen girls.


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February 16, 2017

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bernard Snell Hall - Edmonton, AB

Hors d’oeuvres and light refreshments will be served following the presentation

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This speaker series is profiling successful examples of patient engagement in health research. A researcher and a patient will be co-presenting on the challenges and rewards of having patient engagement early in the research process.

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