Wendy Duggleby

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Wendy Duggleby, PhD, RN, AOCN

University of Alberta

Member: Education and Training Committee

Principal Investigator:

2014 Catalyst Grant Program — Feasibility of a volunteer/healthcare provider navigation partnership to support frail rural-dwelling older adults (CAT 2014-CP)

2015 Catalyst Grant Program — Supporting Family Caregivers of Frail Older Persons Living in Long Term Care (CAT 2015-04)

Wendy Duggleby is a Professor and Endowed Nursing Research Chair in Aging and Quality of Life, in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan, her Master of Nursing at the University of Alberta, and her PhD in Nursing at the University of Texas-Houston Health Sciences Center. Her areas of research interest include gero-oncology, psychosocial oncology, family caregivers, palliative and end of life care. The goal of her research is to enhance quality of life for older adults and their families, and her program of research is entitled “Living with Hope.”