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Brain Awareness Week Lecture: Addressing Pain and Injuries in Long-Term Care Through Advanced Technologies

The Centre on Aging and Health's 2018 Brain Awareness Week lecture is a joint lecture featuring Gretta Lynn Ell, Stephen Robinovtich (PhD), and Thomas Hadjistavropoulos (PhD).

Gretta Lynn Ell is the executive director for Continuing Care, Programming & Utilization in the Long Term Care Service Line, Regina with the Saskatchewan Health Authority. She has worked developing the Long Term Care Program in the Regina Health District, and has managed the Long Term Care system in the (former) Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region.

Stephen Robinovitch, Ph.D. is Professor at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, with dual appointments in Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology, and Engineering Science. His program on Technology for Injury Prevention in Seniors ( focuses on the cause and prevention of falls and fall-related injuries in older adults.

Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Ph.D., FCAHS is Research Chair in Aging and Health and Professor of Psychology at the University of Regina. His work, summarized in over 180 peer reviewed articles and book chapters as well as five books, focuses primarily on pain in dementia. He is currently working toward the development of advanced technologies designed to assess and monitor pain in older adults with severe cognitive impairments. 

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Research and Innovation Centre (RI) 119
Main Campus

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Janine Beahm

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