Claire LudwigUniversity of Ottawa
Claire Ludwig is a PhD candidate at the School of Nursing, University of Ottawa. Her doctoral work is focused on patient engagement in research, specifically engaging frail and/or seriously ill patients as knowledge users. Her other research interests examine how patients and nurses negotiate the process of triage and self-management in cancer symptom management. Claire is a senior health care leader involved in the development, implementation and evaluation of large-scale programs aimed at improving patient and caregiver outcomes. Claire is also a patient with a cancer, currently in remission. She has served as a knowledge user on research projects as a healthcare administrator and as a patient advisor in the acute treatment and maintenance phases of her illness.