John has two roles at BC Children's Hospital; one as a senior leader focused on planning and strategic initiatives across campus, and the other as the Head of the Digital Lab, a multi-disciplinary unit focused on improving child health through digital innovation and technology. John's research spans both of these portfolios with primary interests in health services management, health policy and economics, as well as the development and evaluation of digital health innovation and emerging technologies.


A Web-Based and In-Person Risk Reframing Intervention to Influence Mothers' Tolerance for, and Parenting Practices Associated With, Children's Outdoor Risky Play: Randomized Controlled Trial.
Journal of medical Internet research
DOI: 10.2196/24861
PubMed: 33904820

The use of virtual reality in reducing anxiety during cast removal: a randomized controlled trial
Journal of Children's Orthopaedics
Bejaan A. Jivraj and Emily Schaeffer and Jeffrey N. Bone and Chelsea Stunden and Eva Habib and John Jacob and Kishore Mulpuri
DOI: 10.1302/1863-2548.14.200090

‘Active & Safe Central’: development of an online resource for the prevention of injury in sport and recreational activity
DOI: 10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043164


Current Projects
List of current research project will be included on Digital Lab website (New 'Research' section launching June 2021): www.bcchdigital.ca.