TR Talks: Roles of Patients in Research

Can patient engagement translate to patient advocacy that can improve research? How?

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Series Title: TR Talks

Geared to an inter-professional community of clinicians researchers and trainees the series is intended to provoke discussion and community building. The Talks are intended to provide an overview of the health innovation landscape while introducing the ‘tools and competencies’ needed to systematically ‘translate’ science more effectively.

Roles of Patients in Research

March 3, 2020

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The benefits and value of patient engagement and empowerment are continually touted as a research imperative. Can patient engagement translate to patient advocacy that can improve research? How? And what does meaningful patient engagement look like?

Old Administrative Building Auditorium, 263 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON, Canada Toronto, ON M5T1W7

Pat Furlong

Panelist

Founding President and CEO Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD)

Ron Beleno

Panelist

Patient and Care-Giver Advocate

Alies Maybee

Panelist

Co-Founder of Patient Advisors Network