Stories of Partnership

IKT Team


handshake icon Using Integrated Knowledge Translation to Improve Bowel Care Routines for Individuals Living with Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

Vera-Ellen Lucci began her research looking into the challenges individuals living with the consequences of a spinal cord injury (SCI) face as a result of their injury. She currently uses a patient-oriented approach by collaborating with Spinal Cord Injury British Columbia to co-develop evidence-based interventions to support people with SCI.

Click here for the BC Support Unit Webinar information about the project

Click here to watch the recording of the webinar

handshake icon Research is Better When People with SCI Help Design It

People with SCI are increasingly involved in all aspects of research. Their vast experience, expertise, and real-life knowledge are informing approaches–before funding is wasted or unrealistic conclusions are reached.

These articles, published in New Mobility, describe people with lived experience of SCI and their partnership experience in research.

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