Roanne Thomas is a Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa. Roanne also holds a Canada Research Chair in Creative Practices and Well-being (2011-2021). Using innovative tools such as photovoice (storytelling + photography) and other visual arts, such as mixed media, she and her research teams are helping people to improve their sense of well-being and to support themselves through life’s transitions. Roanne’s research is grounded in the intersections between the social sciences, humanities, and rehabilitation. More information about her work can be found at https://www.roannethomas.ca/
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
The Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation offers a mailing list with periodic updates about new articles.