Dr. Wendy Duggleby is a Professor, Endowed Nursing Research Chair in Aging and Quality of Life, Director of the Innovations in Seniors’ Care Research Unit and Associate Dean Research in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta. She is also an adjunct professor, Division of Palliative Care, Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta.
Wendy leads several multidisciplinary international research teams and has developed and evaluated several interventions to foster hope and quality of life in older adults and their family caregivers with national and provincial funding support. This research has received multiple awards for excellence. Dr. Duggleby has been recently awarded the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology Excellence in Research Award and the University of Texas-Houston Health Sciences Center School of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award.