Dr. Linda Li is a professor and Harold Robinson / Arthritis Society Chair at the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia, a senior scientist at Arthritis Research Canada, and a physiotherapist at the Mary Pack Arthritis Program in Vancouver General Hospital. She holds a Canada Research Chair in Patient-oriented Knowledge Translation.
Dr. Li’s research centers on improving the care for people with arthritis and empowering patient self-care. Her work focuses on the integration of online, mobile, and wearable tools in health care. Examples of her work include the use of interactive decision aids for improving communication between patients and health professionals, and the use of wearables and apps to personalized physical activity levels for patients. Dr. Li’s work in knowledge translation has also led to new studies on the benefits of engaging patients and the public in the full spectrum of research process.