Laurie Proulx

Position: Patient Partner, Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance

Laurie Proulx has lived with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis for over 25 years and it is her experiences that led to her involvement in the Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance (CAPA), a grass-roots patient driven and managed organization. Through her involvement with CAPA, she advocates for patient-centred health care policies and practices for people living with arthritis and has worked extensively as a patient partner in research and with various health care organizations. Professionally, she works as a human resources specialist and works to put clients or end users at the centre of everything.