Allison Ezzat

Dr. Allison Ezzat is a physiotherapist and postdoctoral fellow at the School of Nursing and Centre for Health Services and Policy Research at University of British Columbia (UBC), where she is the Research Manager for the BC Primary Health Care Research Network. She completed her PhD in the School of Population and Public Health at UBC in 2019 funded through the Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program and BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. Allison’s doctoral research used a mixed methods approach to examine the longer-term physical and psychological health outcomes of knee injuries in youth sport and how these may contribute to the development of post-traumatic osteoarthritis later in life. She currently holds a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Trainee Award and Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship. Allison’s current research interests include knowledge translation strategies for best practice management of knee injury and Osteoarthritis using electronic medical record data to facilitate a multi-disciplinary team-based approach in primary care.