The Equitable Person-Centred OA Care research team is seeking the participation of AHPA clinicians in a one-time, brief telephone interview and/or your help in recruiting patients with osteoarthritis for this important study.

Healthcare Professional Study Component

Dr. Anna Gagliardi at University Health Network (UHN) is recruiting healthcare professionals for a one-time, 20-minute phone interview for a research study about how to improve person-centred osteoarthritis (OA) care. During the interview, you will be asked for your perspectives, experiences, and recommendations regarding strategies to improve care for immigrant women affected by osteoarthritis.

You are eligible for this study if you:

  • Are a family physician, nurse practitioner, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, or community pharmacist who work with patients with osteoarthritis

OR

  • Are a healthcare executive or policymaker who oversees osteoarthritis services

For more information or to express interest in participating, please contact the study coordinator, Madeline Theodorlis, by email: madeline.theodorlis@uhn.ca.

Please note that information sent by email may be accessible by external parties and therefore not entirely secure. Many thanks for your consideration.


OA Patient Study Component

Women living with osteoarthritis are being invited to participate in a research study that aims to explore how to improve person-centred osteoarthritis care. The research study is being conducted by Dr. Anna Gagliardi at University Health Network (UHN), and it involves a single telephone interview of approximately 20 minutes. During the interview, patient participants will be asked for their perspectives, experiences, and recommendations regarding strategies to improve care for immigrant women affected by osteoarthritis.

Patients are eligible for this study who:

  • Have suspected or confirmed osteoarthritis
  • Are aged 40 or older
  • Were born in or have lived in Canada for 10 years or more
  • Can speak and understand the English language
  • Represent the following ethno-cultural groups: Caucasian (White European), East Asian (Chinese, Filipino), South Asian (Indian, Pakistani), Black (African, Caribbean)

Patients who are interested in participating or who wish to learn more about the study should please contact Angelina (Angel) Abbaticchio at angelina.abbaticchio@uhn.ca.

Please note that information sent by email may be accessible by external parties and therefore not entirely secure. Many thanks for your consideration.

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