Our team connects researchers with patients and families and supports them to work together as partners throughout the research process. We provide training in Patient-Oriented Research, and help teams to translate their results into practice to improve care.
Manager, Patient and Public Research Engagement and Regional Centre Lead
Tara McMillan provides operational oversight for the Island Centre.
Leader, Patient and Public Research Engagement
Taylor Hainstock connects researchers and patient partners, and provides training and resources to everyone involved in patient-oriented research.
Uta Sboto-Frankenstein offers support for Patient-Oriented Research teams on the Mid- and North Island working on ethics and grant applications.
Heather Strosher helps to integrate research into practice by working with research teams to define who they want to engage, how to do it, and what evidence to use.