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Charles Cook

In the space of two years, Charles Cook received a new heart and a kidney. The transplants not only saved his life but also instilled a deep commitment to helping others in need. As a member of the Can-SOLVE CKD Patient Governance Circle and the Transplant Ambassador Program, Cook is using his voice and his story to help pave the way for future patients to receive better care.

Manuel Escoto

Manuel is working with Can-SOLVE CKD as a patient partner and member of the Knowledge Translation/Knowledge User Committee, where he not only shares his experience as a patient but also his expertise in research, policy and knowledge translation.

Gwen Herrington

Gwen's experience of dialysis underscores the importance of self-management and of being involved in kidney research

Mary Beaucage

Mary Beaucage is a member of the Knowledge User/Knowledge Translation Committee and the Research Operations Committee, and co-chair of the Patient Governance Circle.

Kidney Quarterly

Kidney Quarterly: Issue 7

2022-10-21T14:14:28-07:00October 20, 2022|

  • Learning Tree cultivates skills for patient-oriented research
  • New position strengthens commitment to cultural competency
  • Unlocking KidneyLink’s potential for patient-researcher connections
  • Fostering excellence in nephrology trials

Kidney Quarterly: Issue 6

2022-10-21T14:12:48-07:00June 21, 2022|

  • Knowledge bundle enables lifelong learning about Indigenous cultures and experiences
  • IPERC mobilizes Indigenous voices and approaches
  • Remembering Howard Vincent and striving for reconciliation

Kidney Quarterly: Issue 5

2022-10-26T15:13:10-07:00March 10, 2022|

  • Treating kidney disease with precision
  • New tool finds the right medicine for better kidney health
  • Addressing the knowledge gaps that affect Indigenous peoples' care
  • Demystifying knowledge translation

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