Health xChange is an evening of inspiring stories about how community engaged research can make a difference in creating healthy people and healthy communities. It’s an opportunity to learn from and network with others passionate about including patients in health research.
Ten speakers will share innovative approaches that have made community engaged research matter. Speakers will use a PechaKucha format (20 images x 20 seconds), each conveying their big ideas in just over six minutes.
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Please note: A limited number of tickets are available. Please add your name to the waitlist and tickets will be released on a first-come, first-served basis as they become available.
Presentations 6:00 – 7:15pm
Discussion: 7:15 – 7:45pm
Networking: 7:45 – 9:00pm
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Host: Michael Unger, Nerd Nite YVR
Jonathan Aitken – The NYC PARCS project: Using human-centered design to maximize use of community parks in Harlem
Faith Eiboff – A peer-driven initiative to engage formerly homeless citizens in knowledge exchange
Dr. Olivier Ferlatte – Still Here (photo voice)
Anastasia Gaisenok – From surviving to thriving: Critical health literacy for youth
Christa Hoy – Choose to move: A partnership approach to enhance the health of older adults
Dr. Jesse Kancir – This book will save a life: The power of medical humanities
Natasha Kolida – The power of blogs as vessels of knowledge translation
Dr. Patrick McDougall – Finishing the story: Using spoken word poetry to translate research findings
Alina McKay – Making research accessible initiative: Developing an online platform for information exchange
Dr. Peter Wood – The right to a healthy environment: Building a movement to change Canada’s constitution