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sur la recherche &

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The theme of the 13th annual Symposium is "Excellence in Aging"

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Wednesday, November 15th, 2023


8:00 am - 5:00 pm AST

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Thank s for joining us!

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Photos by UNB Media Services - Salvador Alejandri & Cameron Fitch

The Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Aging

Le prix du lieutenant-gouverneur

pour l'excellence dans le domaine du vieillissement

The Honourable Brenda L. Murphy, ONB

This award pays tribute to those who care deeply about the well-being of senior citizens in our province. We will honour one individual and one group at the Symposium.

Consider nominating someone today.

Ce prix rend hommage à ceux qui tient à cœur le bien-être des personnes âgées de notre province. Nous rendrons hommage à une personne et à un groupe au Symposium.

Nominez quelqu'un aujourd'hui.

2023 Recipients

Group: Stepping Stone Senior Centre, Madeleine Gaudet, President (pictured above)

Individual: Daphne Noonan, Person Centred Universe


Dr. Wayne Albert

The Vendlet: Patient Handling

Full professor and Dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick, Dr. Albert has been an active researcher in the field of occupational biomechanics and ergonomics for over 25 years.

Dr. Michelle Cardoso

The Vendlet: Patient Handling

Dr. Michelle Cardoso has expertise in human factors and ergonomics. She has held the position of Assistant Professor in Kinesiology at l'Université de Moncton since July 2018.

Deana Sappier

Neqotkuk Elder Advisory Committee

Ms. Sappier is the Assistant Health Director for Neqotkuk Health. She has a Masters in Environmental Science and has worked on contaminated sites and radon projects in Neqotkuk (Tobique First Nation, NB). Ms. Sappier and her son are also members of Neqotkuk.

Barb Fletcher

Stress Solutions on Demand: Resilience for Elderly Care Professionals

Barb Fletcher is a Certified HeartMath Coach/Trainer and Stress Mastery Educator with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

Dr. Pam Jarrett

How Research can

Inform Better Care

Pamela Jarrett MD, FRCPC is a geriatrician Horizon Health Network, Saint John, New Brunswick, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Dalhousie University. She is a graduate of Dalhousie Medical School and has been practicing Geriatric Medicine since 1994.

Sarah Wagner

Long-term Care Review Report

Deputy Advocate, Public Affairs- New Brunswick Office of the Child, Youth and Seniors Advocate.

Dr. Pam Durepos

SPA LTC: Strengthening a Palliative Approach to Long-Term Care

Dr. Durepos is an assistant professor in the faculty of Nursing at UNB Fredericton.

STU Research Department

Panel Discussion Participant

The STU Research Department aims to instill a passion for lifelong learning in students through faculty and community research.

University of New Brunswick

Panel Discussion Participant

The UNB Research Department is guided by the idea that UNB has a role with industry and government to support a stronger, healthier and more innovative New Brunswick and Atlantic Canada.


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Mitacs powers research & development creation by connecting private sector with the best post-secondary institutions to solve organizational challenges. .


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Since its incorporation in 2018, CIRA has received several research funding grants and has fostered research collaborations with stakeholders, researchers, and academics from across Canada.

Symposium Exclusive Raffle

for an 'ACCELERATE' project

$1500 Voucher

2022 Recipient - Loch Lomond Villa

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