Dr. Susan Kirkland

Dr. Susan Kirkland,
Canada

Dr. Susan
Kirkland

Professor and Head, University Research Professor 
 
Institution: Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University
 
Country: Australia 

Primary Research Interests: Healthy Aging, Aging & Technology, Frailty, Longitudinal Studies, Older Adult Engagement.

Research activities relating to the ACT™ Assessment approach: Dr. Kirkland leads the SMARTech research project utilizing an innovative person-centered rehabilitation service to enable the use and integration of project partners’ proprietary and off-the-shelf SMART devices to enhance the independence, autonomy, and wellbeing of older adults aging with or into disabilities in continuing care. The rehab service will be guided by participants and their ACT™ Assessments to focus on addressing their prioritised needs.