2008 Grant Awards

In 2008 CIORA funded 7 projects totalling $460,000.

Pillar Title Principal Investigator Award
Awareness/Advocacy/Education Creation of a validated web-based curriculum in rheumatology: improving education of our allied health practitioners Thompson, A. $75,000
Awareness/Advocacy/Education Does an interactive on-line learning program, involving simulation, improve medical residents’ knowledge and skill to manage patients with inflammatory arthritis? Wadey, V. $50,600
Awareness/Advocacy/Education The Sensitivity of the GALS (Gait, Arms, Legs, Spine) Examination for Detecting Inflammatory Arthritis in Primary Care Beattie, K. $50,705
Early Access for Inflammatory Arthritis Patients A randomized controlled trial comparing the effect of peripheral magnetic resonance imaging, radiography and standard of care on pharmacotherapeutic escalation in early inflammatory arthritis Adachi, J. $74,420
Early Access for Inflammatory Arthritis Patients Field validation of an early inflammatory arthritis detection tool Bell,  M. $75,000
Early Access for Inflammatory Arthritis Patients Time to get an appointment to a rheumatologist and for rehabilitation services: is rheumatoid arthritis prioritized?  Feldman, D. $60,316
Multi-Disciplinary Care Teams The Development of The Arthritis Program-Training Program Bain, L. $75,000