Karin Maiwald BPT, MPhil, PhD (Health Sciences, Health Policy Research)
Current Positions and Affiliations:
- Regional Practice Leader, Research and Knowledge Translation, Interior Health (based in Nelson)
- Support research in priority areas
- Build capacity for health services research
- Increase collaboration between researchers and decision makers
- Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia (external affiliation)
- Maastricht University, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Social Medicine, the Netherlands (external affiliation)
Areas of Research Interest:
I am a health sciences and health policy researcher with a background in physiotherapy.
- Public health policy, particularly Return-to-Work policy to help all people access employment (often called: Disability Management; Occupational Health)
- Stakeholders' perspectives (Leadership, admin/managers, patients/workers with ill-health)
- Health policy and program impact (regarding patient experience of care, professional experience of policy and care)
- Implementation and key opportunities for health policy and program improvement
- Decision making
- Health care
- Sociology of health
Current Research Related to the Institute's Priorities:
- Co-Applicant A-CERCLE - Accelerating Co-Creation of Evidence-Informed Resources for Curricular Renewal for Labour-Market Participation and Full Employment. Under leadership of Dr. Izabela Schultz, University of British Columbia, Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education.
- Co-Project Lead - Pulmonary Tele-Rehabilitation for Interior Health. Part One: A Participatory Research Approach to Understand Physical Activity of Residents Living in Remote and Rural Locations.
Last reviewed 7/14/2016 11:55:34 AM
Regional Practice Lead, Research and Knowledge Translation
Research Department, Professional Practice Office