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Staff members

A black and white photo of Alison Phinney. A white woman with a V neck blouse, a necklace and pendants.

Alison Phinney, PHD

Academic Lead, UBC

Principal Investigator of the Building Capacity.    Read More

A black and white photo of Andrea Monteiro. A Brazilian woman with curly hair and a scarf around her neck.

Andréa Monteiro, PHD

Community Research Director, UBC

Community Research Director for the BCP Vancouver site.  

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A black and white photo of Eric Macnaughton. A white man with a zipper sweatshirt.

Eric Macnaughton, PHD

Project Manager, UBC

Eric coordinates & implements new dementia initiatives across the two sites. Read More

A black and white photo of Ania Landy. A white woman with shoulder length hair and a black and white dotted top.

Ania Landy MS 

Community Research Coach, UBC

Community Research Coach for the BCP Fraser-Sunshine Coast site.  Read More

A black and white photo of Paulina Malcolm. A young woman with straight shoulder length hair and a basic top.

Paulina Malcolm

Community Research Coordinator, UBC

Coordinates projects focused on addressing dementia-related stigma and promoting more dementia-inclusive spaces.   Read More

A black and white photo of Heather Neale. A white woman with long straight hair and a shirt.

Heather Neale, MFA

Knowledge Mobilization Lead, UBC

She also works in collaboration with the Flipping Stigma Action Group. Read More

A black and white photo of Samantha Pineda. A Mexican woman with shoulder length curly hair and a V neck top.

Samantha Pineda, MFA

Visual Communication Designer, UBC

Sam works with researchers & dementia advocates developing tools and  multimedia campaigns. Read More

A black and white photo of Elaine Wiersma. A white woman with short hair with a neck scarf and loop pendants.

Elaine Wiersma, PHD 

Academic Lead, Lakehead University

Building Capacity Lead Researcher in Thunder Bay.  Read More

A black and white photo of Nisha Sutherland. A woman of color with short dark hair and big glasses.

Nisha Sutherland

Co Investigator, Lakehead University

Dr. Sutherland work analyzes how social relations shape health and health care experiences. Read More

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Carlina Marchese

Knowledge Broker, Lakehead University

Carlina is a Knowledge Broker for the Dementia and Seniors’ Mental Health division at Lakehead University.  Read More

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