Patient Partner

Lisa Ridgway is a patient partner and a lawyer. After UBC Law and 15 years of wearing a suit and heels, she became an advocate for patient-oriented research and mental health issues. Lisa has a funded patient-led research project through Island Health Research.  She is a proud patient partner with the NINET lab at UBC as well as with UVIC Division of Medical Sciences, Island Health, the Vancouver Island BC Support Unit and PVN.   Lisa co-hosts the “SPORcast” podcast on Canada’s strategy for patient-oriented research (the CIHR SPOR program).  She’s on Twitter at @LisaRidgway8