AGE-WELL Partnership Provides Awards for Trainees

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L-R: Dr. Changki Kim, Postdoctoral Fellow; Jonathan Low, PhD student, Health and Exercise Sciences; Violet Ignace, MSN student

Three outstanding UBCO trainees working with our IHLCDP Associates are among 19 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows awarded scholarships through the 2021 AGE-WELL Award program. These awards support trainees in pursuing research related to accelerating the delivery of new and innovative technologies and technology-related services to support older adults and caregivers.  We are delighted to congratulate the following awardees:

  1. Dr. Changki Kim, Postdoctoral Fellow (Supervisor: Dr. Jennifer Jakobi)
  2. Jonathan Low, PhD student, Health and Exercise Sciences (Supervisors: Dr. Ali McManus and Dr. Jonathan Little)
  3. Violet Ignace, Northern Oji-Cree and Northern Cree from North Spirit Lake First Nation, Master of Science Nursing student (Supervisor: Dr. Donna Kurtz)

Dr. Changki Kim and Violet Ignace were profiled, along with information about their proposed research projects, by AGE-WELL in this news release about the 2021 awards here. The IHLCDP is proud to be a partner with AGE-WELL, Canada’s technology and aging network, to help build research capacity in healthy aging.