Christine Kelly

Social Sciences (2018-2020)

Christine Kelly is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. She completed a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies at the University of Ottawa, as well as a postdoctoral position in Long Term Care Health Human Resources, funded by the Bruyère Research Institute and housed by the Institute of Population Health at University of Ottawa. Before this, Dr. Kelly completed her PhD in Canadian Studies at Carleton University and an MA in Disability Studies at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Kelly has expertise in qualitative methods, home care, long-term care, aging studies, gender and feminist theory, disability studies, and Canadian health and social policy. She presently leads a CIHR-funded study exploring directly-funded (or self-managed) home care in Canada. She is a co-investigator on a number of age-related studies, including an innovative, interdisciplinary study lead by Dr. Michelle Porter at the University of Manitoba considering the outcomes of a renovation to a dementia unit in a personal care home. She serves as a gender champion on a team grant lead by Dr. Sharon Straus and Dr. Julia Moore that aims to incorporate gender and intersectionality into the field of knowledge translation, drawing on research with older adults as the case example.

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