Mary Fox KITE

Mary Fox, an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at York University, is a world-renowned expert in geriatric nursing. Her research focuses on older persons’ functional abilities during illness and responds to profound social and economic changes (e.g., population aging, the movement of care into communities) affecting healthcare in Canada and beyond. The recipient of more than $4 million in grants and awards (e.g. Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Ontario Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care, Ontario Ministry of Research & Innovation), she has disseminated the findings of over 30 studies in more than 100 peer reviewed published manuscripts and conference proceedings. Her work has garnered the attention of numerous premiere Knowledge Translation centres (e.g. Centers for Reviews and Dissemination in the United Kingdom), the media (e.g. Zoomer radio), and has been credited with providing the evidence needed to ‘Make the Case for ACE,’ a fundamental pillar of Ontario’s Seniors Strategy.

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  • Faculty of Graduate Studies, School of Nursing, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, School of Health Policy & Management
  • transitional care, dementia care, aging, rural communities, functioning, bed rest, Acute Care for Elders (ACE), intervention acceptability