Laurie

Laurie

Laurie Proulx has lived with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis for 28 years and it is her experiences that led to her involvement as a patient partner in research. She has worked as a patient partner in a variety of research projects such as pediatric rheumatology, shared decision-making, clinical practice guidelines, maternal health, workplace, and most recently surgical safety. Laurie has served as a patient engagement ambassador presenting at the SPOR Summit and the Surgical Safety Network. She is an advocate of early engagement between patients and researchers, believes in the power of teamwork, and building positive relationships. 

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