Fall 2019 (Volume 29, Number 3)
The 2019 CIORA Grant Awards
By Janet Pope, MD, MPH, FRCPC
The Canadian Initiative for Outcomes in Rheumatology Care (CIORA) held its 12th grant competition in March, receiving 34 letters of intent and 24 grant applications.
Congratulations to the 2019 grant recipients! CIORA funded three one-year grants and three two-year grants for a total of $493,518. This year’s grants include three in Awareness/Advocacy/Education, two in Multi-Disciplinary Care Teams and one in Early Access for Rheumatic Disease Patients. CIORA has funded 98 projects and provided $6,869,500 in research funding since 2006.
A special thanks to our sponsors for their continued support.
Janet Pope, MD, MPH, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine,
Division of Rheumatology,
Department of Medicine,
St. Joseph’s Health Care,