Carole Estabrooks

Carole Estabrooks, RN, PhD, FCAHS, FAAN

University of Alberta

Member: Knowledge Translation Committee

HQP Supervisor:

2014 Interdisciplinary Fellowship Program Supervisor — Elizabeth Dogherty, PhD, RN — Development of an intervention to enhance evidence uptake in managing depression in long-term care

2015 Summer Student — Leo Akioyamen

2016 Summer Student — Veronica Bergstrom

2017 Summer Student — Muhammad Moola

2018 Summer Student — Grace Werner

2020 Summer Student — Veronica Ruschkowski

Dr Estabrooks is Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation. Member of the Order of Canada (CM) and Fellow in both the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (FCAHS) and the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). She is Scientific Director of the pan-Canadian Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC) research program at the University of Alberta. Dr Estabrooks’ research program focuses on knowledge translation in the health sciences. She studies the influence of organizations on the use of knowledge and its effects on quality of care, quality of life and quality of end of life and quality of work life outcomes. The work is situated in the residential long-term care sector and focuses on quality improvement and the spread and scale-up of innovation. She has developed and continues to evaluate the Alberta Context Tool (ACT) currently in use in eleven countries