Linda Li

Professor

Research Classification

Research Interests

Arthritis / Osteo-Arthritis
digital media
E-health
Health Care Technologies
Health services research
Implementation Science
Knowledge translation
Patient/Public engagement
Patient help-seeking experiences
Patient self-management
rehabilitation
Rehabilitation Care and Services
Rehabilitation and lifestyle interventions in arthritis management
Shared decision-making

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Research Options

I am available and interested in collaborations (e.g. clusters, grants).
I am interested in and conduct interdisciplinary research.
I am interested in working with undergraduate students on research projects.
 
 

Biography

Dr. Linda Li is Professor and Harold Robinson/Arthritis Society Chair at the Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, and Senior Scientist at Arthritis Research Canada. She holds a Canada Research Chair in Patient-oriented Knowledge Translation. Dr. Li’s research centers on improving the care for people with arthritis and empowering patient self-care. Her work focuses on the integration of online, mobile, and wearable tools in health care. Examples include the use of interactive decision aids for improving communication between patients and health professionals, and the use of wearables and apps to promote physical activity in people with chronic bone and joint diseases. Dr. Li’s work in knowledge translation and implementation science has led to a new line of studies on the benefits of engaging patients and the public in the research process. Her work has been recognized by a Distinguished Scholar Award from the Association of Rheumatology Professionals (a division of American College of Rheumatology). In 2019, she was inducted as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

Research Methodology

Randomized controlled trial
Mixed quantitative & qualitative research design
community-based research

Recruitment

Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
Any time / year round
  1. Physical activity promotion using digital technology
  2. Shared-decision making
  3. Patient self-management
  4. Integrated knowledge translation - patient engagement in research
  5. Implementation science

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/

I am open to hosting Visiting International Research Students (non-degree, up to 12 months).
I am interested in supervising students to conduct interdisciplinary research.

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