Relevant Degree Programs
Dr. Linda Li is Professor and Harold Robinson / Arthritis Society Chair in Arthritic Diseases at the Department of Physical Therapy, and Senior Scientist at the Arthritis Research Centre of Canada. She also holds a Canada Research Chair in Patient-oriented Knowledge Translation. She earned a PhD in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Toronto, and then completed a CIHR-funded post-doctoral fellowship in clinical epidemiology/knowledge translation at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
As a health services researcher, Linda’s research focuses in two areas: 1) understanding the help-seeking experience in people with early inflammatory arthritis, and 2) evaluating models of arthritis care. Her methodological skills include clinical epidemiology and mixed-methods design. She also collaborates with digital media experts to develop and evaluate online tools, such as decision aids for promoting shared-decision making and interactive programs for coaching people to be physically active. Her research is currently funded by CIHR, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, and The Arthritis Society.
1) Physical activity promotion using digital technology
2) Shared-decision making
3) Patient self-management
4) Integrated knowledge translation - patient engagement in research
**Visit the Arthritis, Joint Health & Knowledge Translation Research Program website for a current list of Dr Li's research projects: http://arthritis.rehab.med.ubc.ca/
Graduate Student Supervision
Master's Student Supervision (2010-2016)
- A Community-Based Physical Activity Counselling Program for People With Knee Osteoarthritis: Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of the Track-OA Study (2017)
Linda C Li and Eric C Sayre and Hui Xie and Cam Clayton and Lynne M Feehan
JMIR mHealth and uHealth 5 (6) e86