Kara Schick-Makaroff

Kara Schick-Makaroff, PhD, MN, BScN, RN

University of Alberta

Principal Investigator:

2018 Catalyst Grant Program — Supporting quality of life assessments of frail older adults and their family caregivers (CAT 2018-17)

Kara Schick-Makaroff is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, and a federally funded New Investigator. She completed a Bachelor of Science (Nursing) at the University of Saskatchewan, a Master of Nursing (Policy and Practice) and PhD in Nursing at University of Victoria, followed by a post-doctorate fellowship at University of Alberta. The goal of her program of research is to enrich quality of life, enhance person-centred care, and improve services for people living with chronic and life-limiting illnesses. A major focus of Dr. Schick-Makaroff’s research is to provide evidence relating to the routine clinical use of electronic patient-reported outcomes (ePROs) in multidisciplinary care of chronic and life-limiting illnesses, particularly chronic kidney disease.