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Joanie Sims-Gould

Joanie Sims-Gould

Dr. Sims-Gould is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Sims-Gould is a dedicated sex and gender health researcher who applies novel methodological and engagement approaches to understanding broad public health concerns, particularly those related to older adults and “adding life to years”. She works …

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Maureen Ashe

Maureen Ashe

SIT LESS, MOVE MORE As a VCHRI scientist at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility (CHHM), Maureen Ashe’s goal may be simple—to get people to sit less and move more—but achieving it is anything but. In the face of overwhelming evidence demonstrating the benefits of physical activity—from increased fitness to prevention of chronic conditions …

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Michael Hunt

Michael Hunt

Dr. Hunt’s research interests focus on identifying changes in movement patterns and biomechanics as a result of injury or disease. His group uses state-of-the-art real-time motion analysis techniques to analyze movement pattern differences between injured and healthy individuals. He then uses this information to develop targeted treatment approaches that aim to optimize function and/or prevent …

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Alex Scott

Alex Scott

Dr. Scott is a Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, and a past President of the Physiotherapy Association of BC. His research targets a widespread problem, overuse injuries and chronically painful tendon disorder in workers and athletes. Alex’s clinical research has been supported locally by organizations including WorksafeBC, Michael Smith Foundation, and the Health …

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Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Davis

Biography Jennifer Davis is a CRC (Tier 2) in Applied Health Economics and a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Career Scholar. Jennifer is an Assistant Professor at UBC-Okanagan in the Faculty of Management. Her career goal is to improve the health of Canadians through applied health economic evaluation and outcomes research. Jennifer’s research focuses …

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Janice Eng

As a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, Dr. Eng dedicates 80% of her time to her Neurorehabilitation Research Program. She is co-Director of the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, and Director of the Rehabilitation Research Program. She has clinical training in physical therapy and occupational therapy, as well as training in biomedical engineering. She …

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