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Dr. Shelley Peacock

Associate Professor, College of Nursing,

University of Saskatchewan

Shelley earned a BSN in 2000 and an MN in 2003 both from the University of Saskatchewan. In 2011 Shelley completed her PhD with the faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta. Shelley worked for many years as an RN with the Geriatric Assessment Program at Saskatoon City Hospital before and after entering graduate school. Currently, Shelley teaches foundational assessment and nursing skills in the undergraduate BSN program and is supervisor and committee member to several nursing and psychology graduate students. Shelley's research focuses on supporting older adult persons living with dementia and their family carers. Her present research involves a self-administered intervention to support bereaved spouses of persons with dementia, known as the Reclaiming Yourself tool;  developing a wellness app for rural family carers to persons living with a rare-dementia; and adapting the Scottish Dementia Champions Programme for use in Canada. Her work is supported by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.