Dr. Ghazal Fazli
Nothing About Us, Without Us: The need for trauma-informed intersectional analysis of diabetes risk during COVID-19 through patient and public engagement
Ghazal Fazli is teaching as an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream within the Department of Health and Society at the University of Toronto, and a postdoctoral fellow with the Network for Healthy Populations. As an epidemiologist, Ghazal has deep interests for research and policy initiatives that promote action on the social determinants of health to improve wellbeing and quality of life across the lifespan. In her current research, she is examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on prediabetes and diabetes risk via population-based databases and patient and community engagement initiatives.
-Understand key concepts in patient and community engagement research
-Identify meaningful ways to engage with community members and patient partners in health research
-Understand how trauma-informed intersectionality analysis can be applied in health research involving patient partners and community members
Community partnerships for equity-oriented chronic pain care
Nicole George is a PhD student in Rehabilitation Science within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at McGill University. She is a member of the Person-Centered Health Informatics lab under the supervision of Dr. Sara Ahmed, in the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation. For her doctoral thesis, Nicole is examining integrated, community-based approaches to chronic pain management that address the biopsychosocial nature of pain for person-centered care. Her work is supported by CIHR, Richard and Edith Strauss Canada Foundation, Quebec SPOR Support Unit, and SPOR Evidence Alliance.
-Describe the knowledge to action gap for linkages between clinical pain management and community resources to support the multidimensional experience of living with chronic pain
-Reflect on inclusive, equitable strategies for public and patient engagement in research
-Identify knowledge exchange methods to be used for the co-design of community linkages to reduce care fragmentations and health inequities related to chronic pain
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Dr. Ghazal Fazli, “Nothing About Us, Without Us: The need for trauma-informed intersectional analysis of diabetes risk during COVID-19 through patient and public engagement. presentation: View here
Nicole George, “Community partnerships for equity-oriented chronic pain care” presentation : View here