Why is Patient Oriented Research so important? What is the IMAGINE Network? What is the CIHR SPOR and how is it helping patients with IBD? What is the role of patient partners in IMAGINE? Answers to all these questions and more on this episode! We chat with Aida Fernandes, Executive Director, IMAGINE Network; Sandra Zelinsky, Patient Research Partner/Co-lead of Patient Engagement Working Group, IMAGINE Network; and Nancy Mason MacLellan, Manager of Strategies for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) at Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
For more information on how you can get involved with research and to read more about these amazing groups, check out the following websites: http://imaginespor.com/ and http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/45854.html.