Linda Li, PT, PhD

Arthritis Research Canada

Dr. Linda Li is Professor and Harold Robinson/Arthritis Society Chair at the Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia. She holds a Canada Research Chair in Patient-oriented Knowledge Translation. Dr. Li’s research centers on improving care for people with arthritis and empowering patient self-care. Her work focuses on integration of online, mobile, and wearable tools in health care. Example includes the use of fitness trackers and apps in patient coaching to promote physical activity. Dr. Li’s work in knowledge translation has also led to new studies on the benefits of engaging patients in the full spectrum of research process.