Dr Rick Sawatzky receives the Excellence in Advancing Nursing Knowledge & Research Award!
Congratulations, Rick, for receiving a 2016 Excellence in Advancing Nursing Knowledge & Research award from the Association of Registered Nurses of BC!
Dr. Richard Sawatzky, aside from being an iPANEL team member, holds many other titles, including Canada Research Chair in Patient-Reported Outcomes at Trinity Western University, research scientist with the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHEOS) with Providence Health Care, and member of the board of directors of the International Society for Quality of Life Research.
Rick's research focuses on the use of patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments and quality of life assessments in various health care contexts. Current research activities include systematic reviews, statistical methods, the use of tablet devices for quality of life assessments, family caregiver quality of life, the selection and utilization of PRO instruments in health care decision making, and nursing care delivery and practice supports for a palliative approach.
Patients and families benefit greatly from your research. This award is well-deserved. Congratulations, Rick!
Read more about the award on the ARNBC website.