Advisory Committee


The Advisory Committee fosters research in aging and quality of life and acts as a bridge between the Research Chair and relevant community stakeholders. The responsibilities of the Advisory Group include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • To recommend strategies for the building of research capacity for researchers;
  • To provide advice and guidance to the Director of the research unit to ensure strategic goals, and objectives are achieved;
  • To identify relevant issues and opportunities for the Research Unit at local, regional, provincial, and national levels;
  • To foster linkages for research with potential partners from the university/college sector, governments, community organizations and relevant community stakeholders; and,
  • To facilitate dissemination and promotion of Research Unit accomplishments and activities.

Advisory Committee Members:

Carol Anderson
Executive Director, Continuing Care, AHS Edmonton Zone

Patricia Berry
Director, Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence at OHSU, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University

Jayna Holroyd-Leduc
Scientific Director, Alberta Seniors Health SCN

Arlene Huhn
Alzheimer Society Alberta/NWT

Karen McDonald
Executive Director, Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE)

Grace Maier
Alberta Health Services Representative

Anna Mann
Executive Director, Alberta Caregivers Association

Jasneet Parmar
Medical Director, Network of Excellence in Seniors' Health and Wellness, Covenant Health

Adrian Wagg
Professor of Healthy Ageing, University of Alberta

Wendy Duggleby
Director, Innovations in Senior's Care Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing University of Alberta

Jennifer Swindle
Research Coordinator, Faculty of Nursing University of Alberta