Lise Bélanger

RN, MSN

Lise Bélanger is the Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Acute Spine Program at Vancouver General Hospital a level 1 trauma center and regional referral center for spinal cord injuries (SCI). She has more than 35 years of practice experience with the population of patients with spine trauma and spinal cord injury (SCI) as well as other conditions of the spine and spinal cord. She has a particular interest in working with patients and families in crisis following traumatic SCI. Her research focus is to support the integration of scientific research into the clinical setting. She has worked closely with Dr. Kwon and the Vancouver Spine Research Program to implement investigational research and clinical trials in the early hours following traumatic SCI.