Knowledge Utilization Studies Program


Dr Carole EstabrooksCarole A. Estabrooks is Professor, Faculty of Nursing, at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and holds a Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation. She is principal investigator of the Knowledge Utilization Studies Program (KUSP). Dr. Estabrooks' program of research focuses on knowledge translation in the health sciences; she studies the influence of organizations on the research implementation behavior of health care providers and the effect of knowledge translation on patient/resident, provider and system outcomes. She holds a number of active research grants, most recently a five year CIHR funded program of research, Translating Research in Elder Care being conducted in long term care facilities in the Canadian Prairie Provinces. Among other funded research in which she is engaged are a five year CIHR Team grant in Children’s Pain and a European Union 7th Framework study, Facilitating the Implementation of Research Evidence, involving elder care in five countries. In these two studies she is a co-investigator responsible for streams examining the interactions of organizational context and knowledge translation. She is a member of the advisory board for CIHR’s Institute of Aging and an Adjunct Professor in Nursing, University of Toronto. She is a Fellow in the Canadian Academy of Health Science (CAHS). Dr. Estabrooks teaches a doctoral level interdisciplinary course in knowledge translation and supervises several postdoctoral fellows and doctoral, masters, and honors undergraduate students studying in the area.
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