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Tracie Risling

RN, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan

Tracie Risling RN, PhD is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan and the President-Elect of the Canadian Nursing Informatics Association. Her patient-oriented program of health informatics research includes study on AI, social media, co-design, and patient access and use of electronic health records. Dr. Risling explores how health technologies, in particular those that provide data access, influence patient empowerment and engagement. Her most recent work includes an examination of digital determinants of health and intervention design with several diverse patient groups exploring potential barriers to their full participation in our digital health future.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A member of the California Highway Patrol, all CHIPS all the time!

What motivates you to do what you do?
A belief that digital health will be patient partnered health.

What are you looking forward to most about the Partnership Conference?
The energy infusion from two days of shared pursuits and the vision of what can be accomplished.

What emoji do you use most often?
ic emoji eyeroll ic emoji party ic emoji face palm ic emoji star (I raise all boys and do disruptive research it's a complicated journey)

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