With nearly 25 years of lived experience of spinal cord injury (SCI) since being paralyzed in 1993, John Chernesky has participated in dozens of research studies in addition to being co-investigator on a number of research projects. With his strong connections to local and international SCI communities, he brings regional, national, and international consumer perspectives to the SCI research field. Recognized as a leader in engagement and integrated knowledge translation, he has presented to audiences around the world.

John Chernesky is based in Canada, British Columbia.

Involvement with PCORI

Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement - Member

Ambassador Interests

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