ROAR 2017

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Event Location 

Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, Alice MacKay Room, 250 West Georgia Street


Live webcast (details TBA) and join the conversation online #eROAR

Intended Audience 

Managing Arthritis and You. Part of the Reaching Out with Arthritis Research Series (ROAR 2017)

ROAR 2017 is organized by the Arthritis Patient Advisory Board for patients. ROAR is an interactive educational public forum that was developed 13 years ago for people affected by arthritis.

Attend in-person or online for this unique opportunity to interact with arthritis researchers and ask pertinent questions. Hear directly from researchers how to better manage your disease.

Refreshments will be provided for those attending the in-person event. Follow the discussion on Twitter: #eROAR


  • Managing Lupus and You – Navigate your Journey with “My Lupus Guide” - Dr. Paul Fortin, Laval University
  • What’s a Brain Like you Doing in a Joint Like This? - Cheryl Koehn, Arthritis Consumer Experts
  • Stepping Out or Stepping Aside: Activity Trackers and Arthritis - Dr. Linda Li, UBC
  • Good News About Lifespan for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis - Dr. Diane Lacaille, UBC
  • Patient Partners Step up to the Research Plate - Clayon Hamilton, PhD, UBC
  • Wearing Many Hats …. A Patient’s Experience - Kelly English, Arthritis Patient Advisory Board, Arthritis Research Canada

Cost: $5 in-person

Online webcast: free

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For more information, contact: 

Arthritis Research Canada


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