We are grateful to everyone who shared their stories from the past 20 years, and for their exceptional contributions to improve health outcomes for British Columbians.
For over 15 years, MSFHR, Praxis Spinal Cord Institute and ICORD have partnered to support health researchers in BC who have collectively revolutionized the field of spinal cord research.
Dr. Amanda Slaunwhite is working towards changes to benefit people with mental health and substance use challenges in BC.
Harnessing the power of 3D technology that can help transfer knowledge from the lab to the bedside.
Dr. Shannon Dames’ Roots to Thrive program enables caregivers facing burnout to succeed and flourish in high-stress situations.
Dr. Travis Salway notes that support from patients has been an integral part of policy-changing research.
Patient partners help researchers see things they may not have thought of.
Dr. Adrienne Chan’s research focuses on helping First Nations youth reconnect to the land and their culture to improve their mental well-being.
Dr. Joanie Sims-Gould’s research focuses on improving the health and well-being of older people and their families.
Dr. Sarah de Leeuw’s unconventional work to amplify arts-based health research, and train culturally safe health researchers in the north, has paid off.