Joanna E.M. Sale

PhD (McMaster University)

Professional Interests

Evidence-to-care gaps in musculoskeletal health, medication use, older adults/elderly with multiple chronic diseases, models of behaviour change, patient perspective

Current Research

  • Patients’ understanding of fracture risk
  • Patients’ perceptions of the clinical encounter
  • The experience of medication use
  • Models of care to facilitate bone health management in an orthopaedic environment
  • Bone health management in the context of comorbidities
  • The applicability of behaviour change models in bone health
  • Collaborations on projects examining other chronic conditions (e.g., osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, asthma, Parkinson’s Disease)


NB: Photo provided by St. Michael’s Hospital.