Celina Carter RN PhD is a research scientist and clinician who has been conducting innovative health research to support interdisciplinary teams in providing safe, equitable, and effective care for underserved populations including frail adults, homeless youth, and urban Indigenous peoples for over 10 years. Celina holds a BScN from Dalhousie University, an MN from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly called Ryerson University), and a PhD from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, funded by a CIHR Doctoral Research Award. Her dissertation research project focused on improving primary care for frail older adults by examining the way policy, language, and norms shape clinician-patient communication and decision-making about end-of-life care. As a Senior Research Associate at the SE Research Centre, Celina leads a diverse research portfolio of impact-oriented health services research and evaluation drawing on her expertise in qualitative and mixed-methods research, social theory, primary care, nursing, aging, and end-of-life care. Projects led by Celina include integrating holistic community-based care and services for older adults and The Reflection Room® Grief and Bereavement Project. Follow Celina on Twitter @celinafcarter.
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Senior Research Associate