Dr. Justine Giosa is a research scientist and health care leader with a 10-year track record of bridging the knowledge to practice gap in aging research and health care delivery. In her role as Scientific Director, Justine oversees a diverse research portfolio and leads a team of researchers, ensuring they are supported to execute high quality research, evaluation and knowledge mobilization work. Justine is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo, where she actively collaborates on research grants with the Geriatric Health Systems Research Group and participates in both undergraduate and graduate level teaching, training and mentorship. Justine completed her PhD in 2018 in Health Studies and Gerontology at the University of Waterloo and has held both a CIHR Doctoral Research Award and CIHR Masters Award. Her research focuses on integrated geriatric care planning and delivery across the continuum of care and authentic engagement of older adults, family/friend caregivers and health and social care providers in health system change. Follow Justine on Twitter @JustineGiosa.
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