Linda Li, PT, PhD

University of British Columbia

Dr. Linda Li is Professor and Harold Robinson/Arthritis Society Chair at the Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, and Senior Scientist at Arthritis Research Canada. She holds a Canada Research Chair in Patient-oriented Knowledge Translation. Dr. Li’s research centers on improving the care for people with arthritis and empowering patient self-care. Her work focuses on the integration of online, mobile, and wearable tools in health care. Dr. Li’s work in knowledge translation and implementation science has led to a new line of studies on the benefits of engaging patients and the public in the research process. Her work has been recognized by a Distinguished Scholar Award from the Association of Rheumatology Professionals, USA. In 2019, she was inducted as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.