UManitoba, health centre creates research chair focused on people living in long-term care


University of Manitoba’s Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Riverview Health Centre (RHC) recently partnered to create a research chair focused on improving the quality of life for people living in long-term care. Dr Genevieve Thompson will be the inaugural holder of the Research Chair in Person-Directed Living and will be responsible for using evidence-informed practices to improve the quality of life, care, and work for those involved with RHC. “We are excited to collaborate with RHC in conducting landmark research that is focused on improving the quality of life of older people and their families,” said Dr Netha Dyck, Dean of the College of Nursing at UManitoba. “Dr Thompson has the passion and expertise to lead this important research and facilitate knowledge transfer in education and practice.”